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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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Art in the Evening

March 07 – April 25, 2014 (Every Friday)

Guests are invited to experience the NCMA after dark, share small plates with friends, wander the galleries, relax with a glass of wine and live music. Live music schedule: 3/7: David Dyer and...

Carolina Mudcats vs. Frederick Keys

April 18 – 21, 2014
  • Times: Fri. & Mon., 7pm; Sat., 6pm; Sun., 2pm
  • Venue: Five County Stadium
  • Area: Zebulon
  • Admission: Premium Field Level $11; Box Seats $10; General Admission $6; Cattails Skybox Seats $15

The Carolina Mudcats face off against the Frederick Keys in a four-game series at Five County Stadium.

Ghost of a Chance

April 18 – 26, 2014 (Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Bethany is bright, strong, independent, beautiful and has zero self-esteem. She has brought her finance, Floyd, and his mother, Verna, up to her cabin in the woods, the site of the hunting accident th...

Good Friday Choral Service of Tenebrae

April 18, 2014
  • Times: 7:30pm
  • Location: Edenton Street United Methodist Church
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

The ESUMC Chancel Choir, soloists and chamber orchestra unite to present an experience of music and spoken reflection for Good Friday.


April 18 – 27, 2014
  • Times: Fri.-Sat., 9am-6pm; Sun., 10am-4pm
  • Venue: Festival Park
  • Area: Wake Forest

Herbfest is a spring festival highlighting low maintenance, organically grown natural perennials, herb plants, organic vegetables grown from organic seeds, herb crafts, cosmetic soaps, cooking recip...

North Carolina State vs. Boston College Baseball

April 18 – 20, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: Fri.-Sat., 6:30pm; Sun., 1pm
  • Venue: Doak Field (North Carolina State University)
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Admission: Advance $8; Senior/Youth (17 and under) $5; Day of game $10; Senior/Youth $7

The North Carolina State University Wolfpack take on Boston College in a three-game series at Doak Field.


April 18 – May 4, 2014 (Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Fri., 7:30pm; Sat.-Sun., 1pm & 5pm
  • Venue: Raleigh Little Theatre
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Admission: Adults $15; Teens/Children $10

Pinocchio: A children's musical based on the story by Carlo Collodi. Book and lyrics by Arnold Wengrow and music by Nicky Rea and Jackie Cassada. A tale about a willful little wooden marionette who ru...

Pulse Electronic Dance Party

April 18, 2014
  • Times: 10pm
  • Venue: Lincoln Theatre
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Advance $5; Day of show $10

Lincoln Theatre presents Pulse Electronic Dance Party on Apr. 18 featuring Psylo, Sub-Culture, DV-US and From Zero. Doors open at 9pm; show starts at 10pm.

Suite 201

April 18, 2014

Suite 201 features two singer-songwriters in Allegheny Will and Peter Miller. Our originals further our eclectic appeal; coming from two directions and meeting in a satisfying nexus of musical energy....

The Diary of Anne Frank

April 03 – 20, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: Thurs.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2pm
  • Venue: Burning Coal Theatre
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: General Admission $25; Seniors $20; Active Military/Students $15 - except Thurdays all seats $10.

The Diary of Anne Frank: A play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett. Directed by Abdelfattah Abusrour. Anne Franks diary described a Jewish family that went into hiding in the Netherlands in 1942 a...

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

November 15, 2013 – August 15, 2014
  • Times: Midnight
  • Venue: Rialto Theatre
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $6

The Low Down Cheap Little Punks perform at the Rocky Horror Picture Show at Rialto Theater on the first, third and fifth Fridays of each month. The film will be projected on a screen up front and serv...

Third Annual Spring Egg Hunt

April 12 – 21, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Welcome Spring this year with the Third Annual Spring Egg Hunt! The fun starts on April 12 and stays until April 21. This isn't your typical egg hunt! In case you haven't participated before, here is...

On-Going Events

Capital City East Segway Tour

Starting October 12, 2013 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

ComedyWorx Show

Starting June 14, 2013 (Every Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: 8-9:30pm
  • Venue: ComedyWorx
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh

Downtown Discovery Segway Tour

Starting October 12, 2013 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
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