When visiting Rowan County this June, you'll find just about every type of event under the sun! Live music in parks, rodeos... events for transportation fans, history enthusiasts, and events showing Rowan County's multicultural pride. No matter what part of the month you choose to visit, you're sure to find just the right event for you!


Pops at the Post Presented by the Salisbury Symphony

June 3, 2023

A free outdoor performance featuring the Salisbury Symphony Orchestra, local community groups, and memorable moments through music. Join us on Saturday June 3, 2023 to celebrate the Salisbury Post, Salisbury Symphony, and the musical community present right here in Rowan County.


Kannapolis Movies & Concerts in the Park

June 3, 8, 16 & 24, 2023

Discover Fun in Kannapolis returns this summer with an incredible lineup of great concerts, movies, and of course, fireworks. This month you can look forward to concerts featuring Collective Soul, Chairmen of the Board, The Embers and a presentation of the movie, Jungle Cruise.


Annual Cleveland Rodeo

June 9 & 10, 2023

This annual event is a celebration of the cowboy/Western way of life! The event will include bull riding, wild horse riding, calf roping, breakaway roping, team roping and barrel racing, with family entertainment including a bounce house, mechanical bull, pony rides, and more.


RAD Carolina at the N.C. Transportation Museum

June 10, 2023

Break out your high-top sneakers or boots, tease up your hair, get decked out in neon or plaid, and take a trip “back in time” to the 1980’s and 1990’s. Relive those glory years at RAD Carolina, where we will celebrate everything 80’s and 90’s, including your favorite cars and trucks from these decades


Historic Salisbury Foundation's 1st Annual Salvage Showcase

June 10, 2023

Join the Historic Salisbury Foundation for their first annual Salvage Showcase. It's guaranteed to scratch your vintage itch! With antiques, salvage items and rusty gold galore this is a can’t miss gathering of vintage lovers, junk junkies and resto-radicals!


Juneteenth Celebration

June 17, 2023

The Salisbury-Rowan NAACP will host its annual Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18 from noon to 7 P.M. at Bell Tower Green in Downtown Salisbury. This community event celebrates Juneteenth with music, vendors, children’s activities, and more. This year’s theme is “Celebrating our legacy, Cultivating our future."

Ice Cream Train at the N.C. Transportation Museum

June 21, 2023

I Scream.  You Scream. WE ALL SCREAM FOR ICE CREAM! Come join the N.C. Transportation Museum for their Ice Cream Train on June 21, July 12, and August 2. Pick up your ice cream at the Barber Junction Visitor Center before hopping on board and enjoying your sweet treat as you take a ride around the museum's 60-acre site.


History on Tap Presented by the Historic Salisbury Foundation

June 22, 2023

We invite you to kick off the summer season with us at the Historic Salisbury Foundation's 9th Annual History on Tap (H.O.T.) beginning in June! Tour the revitalization efforts of the Napoleon Bonaparte House and sample local craft beer from New Sarum while learning about Salisbury’s fascinating history and connecting with the community.


Fire Truck Festival at the N.C. Transportation Museum

June 24, 2023

At this year's Fire Truck Festival, you'll get to meet firefighters from across the state, get a close-up look at the equipment they use, vote for your favorite fire truck, and enjoy a fun family day at the museum. After the show, enjoy the parade! During your visit, there will be tons of activities to enjoy and train rides throughout the day.


Salisbury Pride's Annual Pride Festival

June 24, 2023

Join Salisbury Pride at the Bell Tower Green for the 11th annual Salisbury Pride Festival! For 2023, the Salisbury Pride theme is United with Pride. Combined. Kindred. Harmonious. United. Unity is our strength. Unity is our hope. Unity is our goal. When we work together, anything is possible. Join with them this year in being united with pride.


Explore Rowan County even further by checking out our events in the arts this month on our June in the Arts blog post.