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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 Ballet: Messiah

November 22 – 26, 2017

Whether you are seeing it for the first time or have witnessed its glory in seasons past, you will be swept away by the majesty and spirituality of Artistic Director Robert Weiss' choreography for t...

North Carolina Symphony Special Event Concert: Home Alone

November 24 – 25, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Catch this comedy classic on the big screen as the Symphony plays the charming and delightful score by John Williams live. Hilarious and heart-warming, Home Alone is holiday fun for all ages. Come e...

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

November 24 – December 24, 2017 (Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday)

The beloved TV classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season.  Come see all of your favorite characters from the special including...

Steinway & Sons Private Selection Room Tour

November 14 – 30, 2017
  • Times: 9:30am
  • Venue: -- NA --
  • Area: North Raleigh

The world-famous Steinway & Sons New York Factory Private Selection Room is traveling to select cities across the US and Hopper Piano Company in Raleigh is proud to be one of these venues. The sel...

On-Going Events

Black on Black V2

October 06 – November 25, 2017
  • Times: Wed.-Fri. 11am-6pm, Sat. 11am-4pm
  • Venue: -- NA --
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh

Envision Saint Agnes Hospital

September 27, 2017 – January 5, 2018 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)

Exhibition: Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair

October 28, 2017 – January 21, 2018 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • 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

Exhibition: No Damsel: Dorian Lynde

May 28, 2017 – January 7, 2018 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Thurs.-Fri., noon-6pm; Sat.-Sun., noon-5pm
  • Venue: CAM Raleigh
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh


September 27, 2017 – January 5, 2018

Nevertheless She Persisted: New Works by Elissa Farrow-Savos

November 01 – 28, 2017 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Tues.-Fri. Noon-6pm; Sat. 11am-5pm; Sun. 1-5pm
  • Venue: Gallery C
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh

Photography Exhibit: Earth, Water, Air, Fire, Space

November 01 – 30, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Smartphone Photography Walking Tour

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

Stephen White: Simple Elegance

November 20 – December 29, 2017 (Recurring every week day)

Tethered to the Zeitgeist: Mary Ann Anderson

November 03 – 25, 2017 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Tue.-Sat. 10am-6pm; Thurs. 10am-7pm
  • Venue: Artspace
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
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Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

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

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