- The list below includes 135 free or cheap things to do in or near Concord, North Carolina, including 71 different types of inexpensive activities like Race Tracks, Movie Theaters, Parks and Aquariums.
- From Cabarrus Park to Dorton Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Concord and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Charlotte, Cornelius, Huntersville and Mooresville.
Located within Ramsey Creek Park, Swaney Pointe K-9 Park measures four acres and provides a fenced, off-leash area for canine recreation. It features grassy and wooded areas, a separate small dog field, drinking water and a double-gated entrance.
Situated on 24-acres of land, Blythe Landing is a leisure park that features a dockside cafe, floating piers for boat launching, a beach, and a playground. The park also is home to a number of sand volleyball courts.
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The 1/3 mile indoor go-kart track at Pit Indoor Kart Racing is made of 3,350 NASCAR tires and has 20 challenging turns that drivers can try to negotiate with high speed go-carts. The facility also offers black light mini-golf, laser tag, a rock-climbing wall, and a baseball-batting cage.
The Meroney Theater is home to the Piedmont Players, a professional theater company that stages a variety of plays and musicals. The company conducts a number of eduational programs and special events, including a 'Haunted Theater' event in October.
Built around 1820, the Dr. Josephus Hall House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Originally a classroom building for an all-women's school, the house was since remodeled into a palatial home. Tours are available.
The 1819 Federal-style townhouse built by Jacob Stirewalt now houses the Utzman-Chambers House Museum. It is one of the few surviving Federal period townhouses in North Carolina and reflects the lifestyle of affluent families in the 1800s.
As a National Historic Landmark, Doctor Josephus Hall House is a historic mansion of a 19th century doctor. Visitors can arrange for a tour where they can view a Civil War cannon and furniture from that time period.