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Raleigh, N.C., Calendar of Events

Raleigh, N.C., hosts thousands of events every year, including many enriching experiences for your visit. Looking to build your trip around something exhilarating? We've got the most music in N.C., a hopping collegiate and professional sports scene and a host of accolade-worthy, homegrown culinary and cultural festivities pioneered by our smart and passionate locals. Below, you can view and map events by day, week or month, or search for events in a certain category or area of the destination.

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6 String Drag

October 1, 2016

6 String Drag will be performing live with Maldora at The Pour House Music Hall.

Bass Lake Day

October 1, 2016
  • Times: 2pm
  • Venue: Bass Lake Park
  • Area: Holly Springs
  • Admission: Free

This annual nature and environmental education festival includes interactive exhibits, live music, crafts and games, live animals and more.

Blue Sky Crying

October 1, 2016

Blue Sky Crying will be performing live at Abbey Road Tavern.

Chavis Park Celebrates

October 1, 2016

The annual celebration at John Chavis Memorial Park marks the 78th year anniversary of John Chavis Memorial Park. Come for the food trucks, music, entertainment, community information booths, vendors,...

Chris Overstreet

October 1, 2016

Chris Overstreet will be performing live at Chef's Palette Restaurant.

Classic Car Meetup

October 1, 2016

Calling all classic car lovers! Check out beautiful cars (or bring your own) while enjoying coffee and breakfast items from food trucks. Then head inside to see the exhibition-opening an hour early at...

Copland Classics

November 4, 2015 – November 5, 2016 (Recurring daily)

Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man. Copland: Our Town. Barber: Symphony No. 1. Missy Mazzoli: Sinfonia . John Williams: Overture from The Cowboys. Copland: Suite from Billy the Kid.

DDASC OctoberFest

October 1, 2016

The Daniel Dhers Action Sports Complex is kicking off the fall season with DDASC Octoberfest! Come out for food from local Archibald's Tavern, Ice Cream from Mister Softes and beer brewed right h...

Eric's Attic

October 1, 2016

Eric's Attic will be performing live at Doherty's in Cary.

Exhibition: BanjoStand

September 27 – October 1, 2016

Artist Bland Hoke's popular interactive public art project Banjostand will return for 2016's World of Bluegrass event Sept. 27-Oct. 1. New additions include a special banjo made for Sir Walter, fantas...

Face 2 Face

October 1, 2016
  • Times: 9pm
  • Venue: The Ritz
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Admission: $10

Face 2 Face will be performing live at The Ritz.

Fireman's Day

October 1, 2016

This annual Garner event includes a parade, barbecue and more! Enjoy barbecue, desserts and over two dozen vendors. The parade starts at 2pm. There will be fire demos and fire safety tips and informat...

Glenn Ingram

October 1, 2016

Jazz saxophonist Glenn Ingram will be performing live at the Irregardless Café.

Gross Reality

October 1, 2016
  • Times: 8:30pm
  • Venue: The Maywood
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Admission: $8; 21 and over

Gross Reality will be performing live with Final Sign, Everthrone and Bloodwritten at The Maywood.

Heritage Day

October 1, 2016

Visit this old-time county fair, featuring live music, animals, agricultural displays, heritage craft displays, re-enactors, quilt auction, and much more!

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Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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