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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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Carolina Mudcats vs. Wilmington Blue Rocks

August 30 – September 1, 2016 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: Tues.-Thurs., 7pm
  • Venue: Five County Stadium
  • Area: Zebulon
  • Admission: Premium Field Level $12; Box Seats $11; Cattails Skybox Seats $15

The Carolina Mudcats face-off against the Wilmington Blue Rocks in a four-game series at Five County Stadium.

City Soul Cafe Open Mic

Starting July 20, 2016 (Every Wednesday)
  • Times: 8:30-11:30pm
  • Venue: 44 Soul Cafe
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Admission: $5

Join 44 Soul Café for a night of spoken word. Enjoy the inspiring words of amazing local artists with a music backdrop provided by DJ Supreme, delicious food, adult beverages, laughter and netw...

Emily Jane White

August 31, 2016

Emily Jane White will be performing live at the Pour House.

Grass Cats

August 31, 2016

Grass Cats will be performing live at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre as part of the Pickin' in the Pines music series.

Horse Lords

August 31, 2016
  • Times: 9pm
  • Venue: KINGS
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Advance $8; At the door $10

Horse Lords will be performing live with Hotline & the Dinwiddies at Kings Barcade.

James Olin Oden

August 31, 2016

James Olin Oden will be performing live Irish music at Doherty's in Cary.

Maurice Wynn

August 31 – September 28, 2016 (Every Wednesday)

Southern Soul recording artist Maurice Wynn will be performing live at TJ's Nightlife.

Million Dollar Quartet

August 17 – 31, 2016 (Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

To finish off the 2016 Season, Theatre Raleigh's Hot Summer Nights Series will literally go out with a bang with the musical based on the historic day when 4 music Icons, Elvis Presley, Jerry L...

Nixon, Blevins & Gage

August 31, 2016

Nixon, Blevins & Gage will be performing live at the Irregardless Café.

Sanctuary Winery From N.C.

August 31, 2016
  • Times: 7pm
  • Venue: Mandolin
  • Area: Midtown Raleigh

Every Wednesday, sample wines from all across the globe at Mandolin from 6-7pm. This week, we are featuring Sanctuary Winery from N.C.

The Embers

August 31, 2016

The Embers are back for an end-of-summer concert at Waverly Place.

On-Going Events

Andrew Hladky: Its Some Kynd of Thing It Aint Us but Yet Its In Us

August 11 – September 10, 2016 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Tues. 10am-7pm; Wed.-Sat. 10am-6pm
  • Venue: Artspace
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh

Can You Survive an American Adventure?

June 20 – September 7, 2016 (Recurring every week day)

Downtown Discovery Segway Tour

Starting July 14, 2016 (Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Exhibition: Altered Land- Works by Damian Stamer and Greg Lindquist

April 16 – September 11, 2016 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: Tues.-Thurs., 10am-5pm; Fri., 10am-9pm; Sat.-Sun., 10am-5pm (Unless Otherwise noted)
  • 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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