The high-octane sport of NASCAR stock car racing was born in North Carolina, and in 1965 Richmond County became a racing hotbed with the opening of the Rockingham Speedway. Just across the street resides the Rockingham Dragway, a multi-purpose drag racing facility.
Experience the true beauty of the outdoors in the Heart of the Carolinas. From canoeing and kayaking to hunting, hiking and fishing, you’ll satisfy your senses and discover the freedom afforded by the great outdoors.
Every county has a history, but Richmond County has a heritage. Formed in 1779, Richmond County is an area steeped in Southern traditions and small town charm. So step back in time and discover our acclaimed railroads, historic homesteads and rich heritage.
Whether you’re taking in the annual Seaboard Festival, a race at one of our motorsports facilities or even a concert or Broadway show at our 1000-seat performing arts center, you’ll find we offer something for every interest.
The 2nd Annual Hitchcock Creek Duck Derby to benefit Sandhills Children’s Center launches at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, June 7th near the Steele Street entrance to the park. Schedule 1:00 pm Festival begins with games, food and fun! 2:00 pm Kid’s Duck Race Children of all ages may purchase a duck for $10 beginning […]
ROCKINGHAM, N.C. – Rich Christensen, creator of the PINKS reality racing franchise, and Steve Earwood, owner of Rockingham Dragway, jointly announced Friday the return of the popular grassroots drag racing festival to one of the venues at which it enjoyed its greatest success. “Our PINKS: All Out event in 2007 remains the largest paid […]
PRESS RELEASE Richmond County Tourism Development Authority The Richmond County Tourism Development Authority (RCTDA) is pleased to announce the hiring of its first Executive Director. Kelly L. Pruett will begin her duties on April 16, 2015. Ms. Pruett currently resides in Pinehurst, NC and will be relocating to Richmond County. She is a graduate […]
The popular outdoor concerts are free and staged on the hillside right next to Rockingham City Hall, at 514 Rockingham Road, the first Thursday of each month from May through October. The fun and entertainment continue from about 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
The USLMRA is excited to bring its’ STA-BIL National Lawn Mower Racing Series to the Ellerbe Lions Club track in Ellerbe, NC for two days of racing, May 24-25, Memorial Day Weekend. The event will be a “Race For Taylor.” Here are some words from Race Organizer Rex Crouch, Jr.: Ok guys, after over a […]
Take in a round of sporting clay shooting!
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Get behind the wheel--NASCAR Style!
Take an overnight fishing trip to Richmond County!