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Greater Raleigh Calendar of Events

We host thousands of events each year, so from concerts to culinary arts, historic sites to holiday celebrations (plus great college and professional sports), we won't let you down in Greater Raleigh. Even better: many of our festivals and festivities are free. View and map events by day, week or month below, or search for events in a certain category, Destination I.D. or city/town.

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Butterflies & Moths

July 30, 2014

North Carolina State Park theme for 2014 is Emerge & Fly - Year of the Lepidoptera (Year of the Butterflies & Moths). Join a Park Ranger for a movie and a short hike to learn how to identify b...

Exhibition: Mediterranean Art: Mohammed Benchi

July 25 – September 22, 2014 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Mohammed Benchi is an experienced artist who specializes in Mediterranean Art. His formal education in art sharpened his keen observations of the people, colors and textures seen in the Mediterranean ...

John Legend

July 30, 2014

Nine-time Grammy Award winning, multi-platinum selling artist John Legend will continue his highly acclaimed 2014 North American tour by performing at Red Hat Amphitheater on July 30. The highly antic...

Johnny Folsom 4- Johnny Cash Tribute

July 30, 2014

From "A Boy Named Sue" to "Ring of Fire," four of Raleigh's favorite musical sons pay tribute to the Man in Black with the Johnny Folsom Four. True to the Mr. Cash's poetic spirit,...

Midweek Feast at Tir na nOg

July 16 – 30, 2014 (Recurring every 2 weeks Wednesday)
  • Times: 5pm
  • Venue: Tir na nOg
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: 3 options for $10 or all 5 for $15

Tir na nOg's Culinary Delights by Chef Aaron Vaughn. Once a month Chef Aaron presents Midweek Feast. For the special occasion of World Cup Soccer, we will host TWO World Cup Midweek Feasts. Representi...

Wind Down Wednesdays: Captain & the Keels

July 30, 2014

Wind Down Wednesdays returns to Waverly Place for its third season! Join us every Wednesday evening beginning on May 28-July 30 from 6-9pm on the Promenade, for this free and exciting, family-friendly...

On-Going Events

Bluegrass, Bourbon & Blues

January 22 – November 19, 2014 (Every Wednesday)

Buzz’n Go: Guided City Tour & Local Brewery Tasting

Starting June 25, 2014 (Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Capital City East Segway Tour

Starting May 31, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Downtown Discovery Segway Tour

Starting May 31, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Exhibit: Carolina Bluegrass: Breakdowns and Revivals

June 29, 2014 – April 15, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Exhibit: Cedars in the Pines

February 22 – August 31, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Exhibit: Stagville: Black & White

March 1, 2014 – January 25, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Exhibit: Triangle Artist Group Art

July 18 – August 22, 2014 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Exhibition: Bull City Summer

February 23 – August 31, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Tues.-Thurs. 10am-5pm; Fri., 10am-9pm; Sat.-Sun., 10am-5pm
  • Venue: North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
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Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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