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Dining & Drinks

Passionate local chefs, brewers and creative types have teamed up to guide Raleigh, N.C., through a foodie renaissance, bringing you delicious, unique and approachable food, beer, wine and cocktails. Cheers to that! You can find special food events all over the area and throughout the year to experience some of the best of the destination's food scene.

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Art in the Evening: Fusion Collective South

October 28, 2016

Fusion Collective South will be performing live at the North Carolina Museum of Art as the perfect start to your weekend. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax with a glass...

ARTFREAK Dance Party

October 28, 2016

Get Ur Freak On as DJ Forge brings the body-rockin' beats. Viral photographer Wes Naman brings his famed Scotch tape portraits to the NCMA-grasp this unique opportunity to have him immortalize your ...

Hops and Vines Festival

October 28, 2016
  • Times: 7-10pm
  • Venue: City Club Raleigh
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $45 per ticket; $80 for 2 pack and $150 for 4 pack

Sip, celebrate and support worthy causes at our first beer and wine festival. Nosh on delicious light bites one minute, then try some local produce, cheeses and meats the next, washing it down wi...

On-Going Events

A Taste of Raleigh Gourmet Food Tour

Starting March 27, 2015 (Every Friday)

Firkin Friday!

Starting March 6, 2015 (Every Friday)

Halloweekend at KINGS!

October 28 – 31, 2016 (Recurring daily)

Raleigh City Sightseeing Bus Tour & Tasting

Starting July 14, 2016 (Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: Thurs.-Fri., 1-4pm; Sat., 9am-noon
  • Venue: Downtown Raleigh
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh

Raleigh Pub Crawl and Haunted Adventure Tour

Starting June 17, 2016 (Every Friday, Saturday)



Adams Vineyards' Fall Sip & Shop Event

October 29 – 30, 2016 (Recurring daily)

Adams Vineyards will host their first Sip and Shop Event for the Fall and Winter seasons. Enjoy a tasting or a glass of your favorite winter wine and then shop to your heart’s content with ...

Grand Opening Celebration

October 29, 2016

The much awaited Grand Opening for Greenway Beer and Wine and Wayne Cottrell - State Farm Insurance Agent has arrived! We will have Cousins Maine Lobster from 11-3pm and Oak City fish and Chips from 5...

Halloween Boogeyman Bar Crawl & Costume Contest

October 29, 2016
  • Times: 3pm-late evening
  • Venue: Glenwood South
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $20-$40

This Raleigh Halloween party is the most Spooktacular nightlife tour of Raleigh's Hottest Halloween Haunts on your Favorite Fiendish Fiasco of a holiday, complete with games and free drinks! Why choos...

Halloween Fright Night Movie Party

October 29, 2016
  • Times: 6:30pm (movie at 9pm)
  • Venue: North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Admission: $10 members, $13 nonmembers

The sinister soirée features creepy portraits with visiting superstar celebrity photographer Wes Naman, a professional Halloween makeup workshop, freaky food trucks, bloody cocktails, sp...

N.C. Wine Festival

October 29, 2016
  • Times: 11am-6pm
  • Venue: Midtown Park
  • Area: Midtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $32.03-$51.24

The N.C. Wine Festival returns to Raleigh on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the beautiful Midtown Park in North Hills. The N.C. Wine Festival is this fall's premiere food and wine festival showcasing the best ...

Pershing Street Market

March 26 – October 29, 2016 (Recurring monthly on the last Saturday)

Neuse River Brewing Co. and Nickelpoint Brewing Co. are partnering together to bring you Pershing Street Market. Local artisans and food trucks will be vending at both locations every last Saturday of...

On-Going Events

A Downtown Raleigh Walking Food Tour

May 28, 2016 – December 9, 2017 (Every Saturday)
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