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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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2017 N.C. State Fair

October 12 – 22, 2017 (Recurring daily)

The N.C. State Fair is a first-class, family-oriented entertainment and educational event occurring each Oct. in Raleigh. Our Fair is the largest event in the state of N.C. and we are the largest 11-d...

Ace Henderson with Dom

October 21, 2017
  • Times: 9pm
  • Venue: KINGS
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $10 advance, $12 day of

Ace Henderson with Dom will be performing live with N'Kognito and Social Contract at Kings.

Bill West

October 21, 2017

Bill West will be performing live at Abbey Road in Apex.

Carolina Uprising

October 21, 2017

The Charlie Daniels Band, The Marshall Tucker Band, The Outlaws, Pure Prairie League, Poco, Scooter Brown Band and Super Grit Cowboy Band will be performing live at the Koka Booth Amphitheater as pa...

Chicano Batman and Khruangbin

October 21, 2017

Chicano Batman and Khruangbin will be performing live with The Shacks at the Lincoln Theatre.

Children's Art Show and Fall Party

October 21, 2017
  • Times: 2-6pm
  • Venue: -- NA --
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

Join TC Artworks for their first Children's Art Show and Fall Party. Enjoy food, beverages, pumpkin decorating and kid's games. View over 200 pieces of children's artwork. Register to w...

Chris Overstreet

October 21, 2017

Chris Overstreet will be performing live at Doherty's in Cary.

Earlfest 2017

October 21, 2017
  • Times: 8:30pm
  • Venue: The Maywood
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Admission: $10; 21 and over

Machinegun Earl will be performing live with Slomo Dingo, Like No Tomorrow and The Ghost of Saturday Nite at The Maywood as part of Earlfest 2017.

Eliot Bronson and Caleb Caudle

October 21, 2017
  • Times: 8-11:45pm
  • Venue: Imurj
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $20, $15 for Imurj members

Eliot Bronson and Caleb Caudle, presented by Six String, will be performing live at Imurj.

Eric Strickland

October 21, 2017

Country musician Eric Strickland will be performing live at Lorraine's Coffee House.

Farewell Friend

October 21, 2017
  • Times: 7:30-9:30pm
  • Venue: Sola Coffee Cafe
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

Farewell Friend will be performing live at Sola Coffee Cafe.

Groove in the Garden

October 21, 2017

Groove in the Garden is back for the third year at Raleigh Little Theatre's Stephenson Amphitheatre and Rose Garden! Ticket packages range from $20 to $75, with a VIP option available. He...

Half Past Six

October 21, 2017
  • Times: 9pm-midnight
  • Venue: C. Grace
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $5

Half Past Six will be performing live at C. Grace.

Louis the Child

October 21, 2017
  • Times: 8pm
  • Venue: The Ritz
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Admission: $25-$100+

Louis the Child will be performing live with Win and Woo at The Ritz as part of their Last to Leave Tour.

Lounge Doctors

October 21, 2017

Lounge Doctors will be performing live at Doherty's in Apex.

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