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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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With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s preeminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms an...

Carolina Ballet: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow & Other Haunted Tales

October 12 – 29, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Artistic Director Robert Weiss and Choreographer in Residence Zalman Raffael bring an evening of haunted stories to the stage just in time for Halloween! This collection of the macabre, including Th...

Field School: Milling Around with the Little Red Hen

October 23, 2017

Get your preschoolers excited about Yates Mill! Relive the beloved story of the Little Red Hen, then take a trip to the water mill to gather ingredients for an imaginary loaf of bread. Discover the co...

Kay Yow Cancer Fund's Inaugural Golf Celebration

October 23, 2017

Join the Kay Yow Cancer Fund for this inaugural Golf Celebration at Lonnie Poole Golf Course, located just outside of downtown Raleigh. The event will honor the memory of legendary golf coac...


October 23, 2017

Tatanka will be performing live with Lovely Budz at The Pour House Music Hall.

Westerlund, Wallace & Toll

October 23, 2017
  • Times: 8pm
  • Venue: Neptunes Parlour
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $6; ages 21 and over

Westerlund, Wallace & Toll will be performing live at Neptunes Parlour.

On-Going Events

Breakthrough Biology & Pioneering Physics Track Out Camp

October 23 – 27, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Dream Big: Engineering Our World

Starting February 24, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Envision Saint Agnes Hospital

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

Exhibition: New works by Laura Lacambra Shubert and Sally Resnik Rockriver

October 01 – 31, 2017 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: Tue.-Fri. Noon-6pm; Sat. 11am-5pm; Sun. 1-5pm
  • Venue: Gallery C
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh

Exhibition: North Carolina and World War I

April 8, 2017 – January 6, 2019

Extreme Weather 3D

Starting February 3, 2017 (Recurring daily)


September 27, 2017 – January 5, 2018

Iittala's Birth of the Bird

October 14 – November 18, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Live Music with The Stolen Goods Band

October 23, 2017
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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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