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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Anthony & Mariah

June 24, 2016

Anthony & Mariah will be performing live at Wakefield Wine Cellar, June 24!

Armchair Traveler Series - Focus on Asia

June 24 – July 22, 2016 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: 11am
  • Venue: North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Area: Midtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $20 Members/Nonmembers (per session), $15 Themed boxed lunch with speaker (optional)

Explore the great tourist sites of Asia with Museum lecturer Joseph Covington, who continues the popular series that merges art, travel, and spectacular photography.

Bass Mountain Boys

June 24, 2016

Bass Mountain Boys will be performing live at Lorraine's Coffee House, June 24!

Canaan James

June 24, 2016

Canaan James will be performing live at Chef's Palette Restaurant, June 24!

Craver, Hicks, Watson & Newberry

June 24, 2016

Craver, Hicks, Watson & Newberry will be performing old time music, new and vintage, with early Red Clay Ramblers favorites.

Creekside Wind Down

May 20 – August 5, 2016 (Every Friday)

Stop by Triangle Town Center & Commons (#TTC) for the first annual Creekside Wind Down outside the Creekside Cafe! The Triangle’s largest shopping destination will offer up family-friendly a...

Dave & Rory

June 24, 2016

Dave & Rory will be performing live at Abbey Road Tavern, June 24!

Ed Stephenson

June 24, 2016

Ed Stephenson will be performing live at Jimmy V's Steak House.

Holly Springs Salamanders vs. Wilmington Sharks

June 24, 2016

The Holly Springs Salamanders, member of the Coastal Plain League, take the field in Holly Springs.


June 24, 2016

In 1975, the call came, "Wake up Everybody, no more sleeping in bed. No more backward thinking time for thinking ahead. Today, we have been conditioned to be constantly vigilant and attentive t...

Jambone Duo

June 24, 2016

Jambone Duo will be performing live at Doherty's in Cary, June 24!

Ken Q

June 24, 2016

Ken Q will be performing live at Mac's Tavern, June 24!

Miss N.C. Pageant

June 22 – 25, 2016 (Recurring daily)

Save the Date! The Miss North Carolina and Miss North Carolina’s Outstanding Teen 2016 Pageants will take place in June 2016. Preliminary competition will begin on June 22 through 24. The crowni...

PNC Downtown Raleigh Movie Series: Sister Act

June 24, 2016
  • Times: 6-11pm
  • Venue: City Plaza
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

Downtown Raleigh Alliance's newest outdoor event transforms City Plaza into "the living room of Raleigh" with a series of movies under the stars and downtown's growing skyline. For six Fri...


June 10 – 26, 2016 (Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Fri.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 2pm
  • Venue: St. Francis of Assisi
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Admission: Adults $29; Seniors/Students/Military $23; Groups (10+) $18

The Justice Theater Project will present Ragtime, a musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty that won four Tony Awards.

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Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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