1How much does it cost?
Admission is free.
2What items are NOT allowed to be brought to the parade?
Alcoholic beverages are prohibited & animals are discouraged
3Where can I park and how much will it cost?
Please refer to the directions tab and downtown Concord map to find the best option for you.
4 Where can I stand to view the haulers?
The best location to view the parade is along Union Street in downtown Concord between Cabarrus Avenue and Corban Avenue. This is the location of the Fan Fest and you can enjoy concerts, games, show cars and lots of fun for the entire family.
5What is the best way to get to the parade?
Historic Downtown Concord is a short drive from Charlotte, NC, five hours from Atlanta, GA, and two hours from Columbia, SC. The community is served by Interstate I-85, US 29, US 601, NC 73 and NC 3.

From the Charlotte Motor Speedway to Historic Downtown Concord:
Concord Parkway (US-29 North), approximately 6 miles. Bear right on Cabarrus Avenue, West approximately 2 miles. End in Historic Downtown Concord. 8 miles

From the Cabarrus Arena and Event Center to Historic Downtown Concord:
Exit Arena right on Old Airport Road. After 3.2 miles Old Airport Road becomes Union Street, South. End in Historic Downtown Concord. 5.7 miles

From Exit 60 off I-85 to Historic Downtown Concord:
Southeast on Copperfield Blvd., NE. Turn left onto NC-3-Branchview Drive, NE Turn right on Cabarrus Avenue, East. End in Historic Downtown Concord. 4.9 miles
6What are the plans for 2020?
We will host a Virtual event on the 600 Festival Association's Facebook page on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 7 p.m. The live event in Concord has been postponed to Thursday, October 8, 2020.