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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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Beer and Wine Dinner

August 21, 2017

Beer or Wine? Which pairs better with your food? Neuse River Brewing Company think both go equally well! That's why they're partnering with the Sommelier from Liquid State and Spread N.C. Ca...

Conversations with Hitler World Premiere

August 19 – September 2, 2017 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: Dates and times will vary; please visit the event website for more information
  • Venue: Sonorous Road Productions
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Admission: $10-15

Conversations with Hitler is the world premiere of a play written by incarcerated playwright Steven R Bond, a recent PEN award-winner. Influenced by his time participating with a prison program, the p...

Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week 2017

August 21 – 27, 2017

Indulge your palate during the Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week-a weeklong dining extravaganza showcasing the culinary talent in the heart of the capital city! Participating restaurants will offer del...

Gary Brunotte

August 07 – 28, 2017 (Every Monday)
  • Times: 8-10pm
  • Venue: Empress Room
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free with $1 lifetime membership

Gary Brunotte will be performing tunes from The Great American Songbook live at the Empress Room.


August 21, 2017

Meatwound will be performing live with The Ditch and The Delta at Slim's Downtown.

Paul McDonald

August 21, 2017

Paul McDonald will be performing live at The Pour House Music Hall.

Solar Eclipse Tailgate Party

August 21, 2017
  • Times: 1-4pm
  • Venue: Cabela's
  • Area: Garner
  • Admission: Free

Cabela’s is holding a Solar Eclipse Tailgate Party at the Garner store and partnering with many of its neighbors in the White Oak shopping center to provide a fun place to enjoy history being ma...

On-Going Events

Discovery Table: NC Digs

July 03 – August 31, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Dream Big: Engineering Our World

Starting February 24, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Exhibition: North Carolina and World War I

April 8, 2017 – January 6, 2019

Extreme Weather 3D

Starting February 3, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Photography Exhibit: The Fabric of Raleigh and People with Purpose

August 10 – October 1, 2017 (Recurring daily)

RACE: Are We So Different?

April 22 – October 22, 2017 (Recurring daily)

The Capital Grille's Ninth Annual The Generous Pour Wine Event

July 21 – September 3, 2017 (Recurring daily)




August 22, 2017

Caseymagic will be performing live with Zach Schmidt at Slim's Downtown.

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421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499