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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...

Alex Gordez

October 20, 2017
  • Times: 7:30-9:30pm
  • Venue: Sola Coffee Cafe
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

Alex Gordez will be performing live at Sola Coffee Cafe.

Cat Albanese with Ryan Johnson

October 20, 2017
  • Times: 9pm-midnight
  • Venue: Empress Room
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free with $1 lifetime membership

Cat Albanese will be performing live with Ryan Johnson at the Empress Room.

Derek Chase

October 20, 2017

Derek Chase will be performing live at Aviator Tap House.

Echo Courts

October 20, 2017

Echo Courts will be performing live with The Remarks and Seabreeze Diner at Slim's Downtown.

Elmer Gibson

October 20, 2017

Jazz musician Elmer Gibson will be performing live at the Irregardless Café.

Jake Shimabukuro

October 20, 2017

Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Jake Shimabukuro is known for his energetic strumming on the ukulele. Jake’s performance incorporates elements of thoughtful, sophisticated arrangements to s...

Just Us

October 20, 2017

Just Us will be performing live at Abbey Road in Apex.

Larry Stephenson Band

October 20, 2017

Bluegrass group Larry Stephenson Band will be performing live at Lorraine's Coffee House.


October 20, 2017
  • Times: 7pm
  • Venue: The Ritz
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Admission: $26-$179

Lecrae will be performing live at The Ritz as part of his All Things Work Together Tour.

Matt Walsh

October 20, 2017

Matt Walsh will be performing live at Abbey Road in Cary.

Nest Egg

October 20, 2017
  • Times: 9:30pm
  • Venue: KINGS
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $5 advance, $7 day of

Nest Egg will be performing live with Smoke Bellow and Drag Sounds at Kings.

Rod Abernethy and Friends

October 20, 2017

Rod Abernethy and friends will be performing live with special guest David Burney of Johnny Folsom 4 at Deep South The Bar.

Signal Fire Album Release Party with Edge Michael

October 20, 2017

Signal Fire will be performing live with Edge Michael at The Pour House Music Hall to celebrate the release of their new album.

Tino Gray

October 20, 2017

Tino Gray will be performing live at Chef's Palette Restaurant.

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