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2024 Summer Events

Discover Fun in Kannapolis this summer! 

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Programs and Activities

The Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of recreational programs and events throughout the year, including trips and athletic leagues.

Registration for Programs

NOTE: Most programs require a completed program registration form.  While many are free, some do have a participation fee. You may register in person, by phone or by mail.To register by mail, send your completed program form and any payment required to: Kannapolis Parks and Recreation, 401 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC 28081. Please make checks payable to “City of Kannapolis.” 

Many of programs are currently available for on-line registration. If you would like to register on-line for a program, click on the link in the program description and you will be re-directed to a new page for registration. If no link is present, then on-line registration is not available.  Please call our office to register by phone or for more information.

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Youth & Family Programs

Mother Son Dance- Superhero Duo: August 31, 2024, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Join us on Saturday, August 31 at the Laureate Center for a night of fun. Our theme is a Superhero Duo-come dressed as your favorite superheroes. Light hors d'oeuvres will be served but we encourage you to take your date to dinner prior to the event.

  • Tickets: $50.00 per couple; $20.00 each additional boy.
  • This program is designed for boys ages 5 & up to be accompanied by his mom, step-mom, grandma, big sister, aunt or other special gal.
  • Dress Code: Come dressed as your favorite superhero or business casual (dresses, khakis/polos, etc.) .
  • Please register EACH mom/son attending so we have an accurate RSVP.
  • Register here. 


Champions in Motion Youth Cheerleading

Monday evenings at Fred L. Wilson School (1401 Pine St, Kannapolis, NC 28081)

Ages 4-6: 6-6:45pm
Ages 7-9: 6:45-7:30pm
Ages 10-18: 7:30-8:15pm


Register online HERE. Call 919-535-8304 with questions.

Adult Programs, Activities & Day Trips

Upcoming Day Trips


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The Barn Dinner Theatre: Steel Magnolia's

May 21, 2024

Register Here

Old Salem Museums and Gardens 

May 30, 2024

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Charlotte Funny Bus

June 20, 2024

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Hickory Aviation Museum

June 25, 2024 

Register Here

High Tea at Tea for Two Bakery 

July 18, 2024

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Charlotte Motor Speedway and Hendrick Motosports Museum

July 23, 2024

Register Here

Disney’s The Lion King Musical

August 8, 2024

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Flatrock Playhouse: Boeing-Boeing

August 14, 2024

Register Here