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 Mudcats vs. Frederick Keys

May 27 – 30, 2016 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: Fri., 7pm; Sat., 5pm; Sun., 6pm; Mon., noon
  • Venue: Five County Stadium
  • Area: Zebulon
  • Admission: Premium Field Level $12; Box Seats $11; Cattails Skybox Seats $15

The Carolina Mudcats face-off against the Frederick Keys in a four-game series at Five County Stadium.

Celebrate Memorial Day

May 30, 2016
  • Times: 9am-4:10pm
  • Venue: -- NA --
  • Area: Wake Forest
  • Admission: Free

Bring the whole family to Celebrate Memorial Day with free N.C. barbecue, military vehicle rides, live music, children's obstacle course, parades, patriotic speeches and much more. Hear the testimonie...

Exhibition: May Gallery

May 01 – 31, 2016 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: Mon.-Thurs., 9am-10pm; Fri., 9am-1pm; Sat., 10am-5pm; Sun., noon-5pm
  • Venue: Sertoma Arts Center
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

Raleigh Room: Carolina Mixed Media Guild; Hall Gallery: Lyudmila Tomolva, watercolors; Display Cases: Molly Cassidy, paper art; 6 Women with a Torch, jewelry.

Industry Brunch

April 04 – May 30, 2016 (Every Monday)
  • Times: 10am-2pm
  • Venue: P.G. Werth's
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free; Service/Industry Professionals 25% off meals

As one of the most sought after brunch locations in Raleigh, we understand what it means to work in the industry and not always geting the chance to enjoy a good weekend brunch! P.G. Werth's is extend...

Memorial Day at Kings North Hills

May 30, 2016

Celebrate our Military this Memorial Day! Show your Military I.D and both shoe rental and your first game will be free. Purchase an All American Sundae and 100% of the proceed...

Memorial Day at the Winery

May 30, 2016

Hang with us as we celebrate the 'official' beginning of Summer. Try a wine tasting; do a winery tour; have a local brewski on tap, bring your lawn chair and relax in the 'vineyard' (for us that means...

Memorial Day Observance

May 30, 2016

An observance of Memorial Day at Veterans Freedom Park with a patriotic ceremony and celebration honoring veterans of all wars and conflicts.

Open Mic Night

May 30, 2016

Open Mic Music 7pm, every other Monday, hosted by Brian Jones!

The Just Bob Band

May 30, 2016

The Just Bob Band will be performing live at O'Malley's Pub, May 30!

Two Gentlemen of Verona

May 28 – 30, 2016 (Recurring daily)

Two Gentlemen of Verona, by William Shakespeare: Valentine bids farewell to her longtime friend, Proteus, and heads from Verona to Milan, where she falls in love with the dukes daughter, Silvia. Prote...

Two Gentlemen of Verona

May 28 – 30, 2016 (Recurring daily)

In conjunction with the N.C. Museum of History, Bare Theatre Company will present three outdoor productions of "Two Gentlemen of Verona" in the museum's Fletcher Garden area. Catch one of th...

USA Ultimate College National Championship

May 27 – 30, 2016 (Recurring daily)

The Triangle Flying Disc Association is excited to host USA Ultimate's College National Championship at WRAL Soccer Complex. Twenty Men's and 20 Women's College teams will compete throughout the sprin...

WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest

May 27 – 30, 2016 (Recurring daily)
  • Venue: -- NA --
  • Area: Fuquay-Varina
  • Admission: Free

A truly unique, admission-free, family oriented event is coming to Fuquay-Varina this coming Memorial Day Weekend - the Second Annual WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest. Gather with friends and family for o...

On-Going Events

Edge Of Reason (Feat. Larry Dean, Fen Rascoe & Craig Gurganus)

May 05 – June 4, 2016 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: 6-8pm
  • Venue: ArtSource
  • Area: North Raleigh

Exhibition: Altered Land- Works by Damian Stamer and Greg Lindquist

April 16 – September 11, 2016 (Recurring daily)
  • 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
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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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