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Discover the Dinosaurs UNLEASHED! Stomping It’s Way Into Concord, NC!


Hear that? That’s the sound of the dinosaurs coming to North Carolina!

If you have kids that love dinosaurs this will be an event you’ll want to be sure to check out with them. For 1 weekend in April (8th & 9th) you can head to the Cabarrus Arena & Events Center in Concord, NC for a day of fun & learning. 


  • Up-close encounters with a lifelike Stegosaurus, Velociraptor and the king T-Rex in thrilling walk-through exhibits
  • Kids can also meet a baby Apatosaurus
  • Take a spin in the Jurassic Jeeps on the Dino Raceway
  • Visit the Kids Adventure Zone filled with themed bouncy houses
  • Crafts
  • Face painting
  • Parents and kids can test their skills playing an all-new Mesozoic Mini Golf course
  • Become junior paleontologists while completing a scavenger hunt
  • Dig for fossils in the Valley of the Bones

What: Discover the Dinosaurs UNLEASHED in Concord!
When: Saturday April 8 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
            Sunday April 9 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Where: Cabarrus Arena and Events Center
4751 NC-49
Concord, NC 28025

We have more than 20 life-like dinosaurs and tons of great activities to keep families with kids ages 2-12 entertained. Kids can be a Jr. Paleontologist for a day and complete a scavenger hunt, ride a dinosaur, get involved with Cretaceous Crafts, adventure through “Valley of the Bones” where they can participate in fossil panning and dig for bones in the “Dino Dig.” We also have several new attractions, including a Dino raceway, mini golf, and a baby dinosaur! More information on the exhibit: www.discoverthedinosaurs.com. 

Tickets: $19 adults, $19 children, $16 seniors.

Children under two are free with a paid adult.

Child general admission tickets include the Dinosaur Exhibit and access to attractions (Valley of the Bones, Ride the Dinosaurs, Cretaceous Crafts, Dino Raceway, Mesozoic Mini Golf, Kids Adventure Zone and Scavenger Hunt).

T-Rex Tickets (ages 2-12) are available for $52, and include one child general admission ticket, one face paint, one Fossil Find bag, one green screen photo print, a make-and-take T-shirt, one drawstring backpack and one pair of socks for the inflatables.

*For general admission tickets, additional fees apply for face painting, Green Screen Photo Print, make-and-take T-shirt, socks for inflatables, drawstring backpack and Fossil Find bag. These can be purchased individually at the Souvenir Shop inside the exhibit. Other restrictions and additional fees may apply.

For tickets and more information, please visit www.DiscoverTheDinosaurs.com.

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. However, all opinions are 100% mine & all dinosaurs being used in the making of this event were never harmed. 🙂

Jennifer Hutcheson is the Owner and Editor of Mami 2 Mommy - a community where all moms can have a voice. She is a Latina mami of a 5-year-old boy, Shaun (aka Shaunsito) and wife to another incredible male in her life, Daddy Shaun. Currently a Digital Strategist/Social Media Consultant and a Freelance Writer her days are often filled with the joys of her crazy mami world and the passion for her work.




  • K. Elizabeth

    My son is definitely the biggest dino lover in our family! It’s kind of cool that he’s into them. He loves learning about them whenever he has the chance.

  • Jenn

    Would love to take Alex! Thanks for the chance to win tickets!

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