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Festivals

What could be better than great weather, food trucks, local beer, live music, tons of art and thousands of friends? Raleigh, N.C., is no stranger to major events and festivals. In fact, we have prestigious music festivals like Hopscotch Music Festival and PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass, food truck events that span nearly a half-mile, the largest craft beer festival in N.C., arts events that transform area downtowns and parks plus tons of other great festivals that dot the calendar throughout the year.

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08-19-2017

Events

Packapalooza

August 19, 2017

PackapaloozaTM is an all-day block party and street festival capping off Wolfpack Welcome Week at the start of the academic year. We will have everything it takes to celebrate in N.C. State style, inc...

08-26-2017

41st Annual Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival

August 26 – 27, 2017
  • Times: Sat., 9am-6pm; Sun., 12:30-5pm
  • Venue: Downtown Cary
  • Area: Cary
  • Admission: Free

Come join us at the 41st Annual Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival. In 2016, the festival expanded from a one-day event to a two-day event. The 41st festival will continue in the two-day format and ...

CaribMask Carnival

August 26, 2017

The Raleigh/Durham Afro-Caribbean Association (RDACA) presents the 6th Annual CaribMask Carnival, where downtown Raleigh's Fayetteville St. will be adorned with beautiful Caribbean carnival costumes...

08-27-2017

41st Annual Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival

August 26 – 27, 2017
  • Times: Sat., 9am-6pm; Sun., 12:30-5pm
  • Venue: Downtown Cary
  • Area: Cary
  • Admission: Free

Come join us at the 41st Annual Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival. In 2016, the festival expanded from a one-day event to a two-day event. The 41st festival will continue in the two-day format and ...

International Block Party

August 27, 2017

International Block Party welcomes the world to downtown. The event features international food, desserts, beer and wine and performances from around the world.

09-02-2017

African American Cultural Festival of Raleigh and Wake County

September 02 – 03, 2017
  • Times: Sat., 11am-10pm; Sun., 1-10pm
  • Venue: City Plaza
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

The African American Cultural Festival of Raleigh and Wake County is an annual celebration of African American culture as expressed through art, music, food and community. Over the past eight Lab...

09-03-2017

African American Cultural Festival of Raleigh and Wake County

September 02 – 03, 2017
  • Times: Sat., 11am-10pm; Sun., 1-10pm
  • Venue: City Plaza
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

The African American Cultural Festival of Raleigh and Wake County is an annual celebration of African American culture as expressed through art, music, food and community. Over the past eight Lab...

09-07-2017

Signature Events

Hopscotch Music Festival

September 07 – 10, 2017
  • Times: Thurs., 7pm-1:30am; Fri., 5:50pm-1:30am; Sat., 5:50pm-1:30am
  • Venue: Downtown Raleigh
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $35-$225

Three days, 140 bands, downtown Raleigh. Hopscotch Music Festival, called "America's (Secretly) Best Festival" and "the premiere experimental and underground festival in America&...

Events

Hopscotch Design Festival

September 7, 2017 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: Thurs., 8am-6pm; Fri., 8:30am-6pm
  • Venue: Downtown Raleigh
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $175-$275; Student $80

Hopscotch Design Festival - a partnership between New Kind and Hopscotch Music Festival - gathers thinkers, makers and storytellers to share ideas and foster conversations about how design is shapin...

09-08-2017

Signature Events

Hopscotch Music Festival

September 07 – 10, 2017
  • Times: Thurs., 7pm-1:30am; Fri., 5:50pm-1:30am; Sat., 5:50pm-1:30am
  • Venue: Downtown Raleigh
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $35-$225

Three days, 140 bands, downtown Raleigh. Hopscotch Music Festival, called "America's (Secretly) Best Festival" and "the premiere experimental and underground festival in America&...

Events

Greek Festival 2017

September 08 – 10, 2017

The 36th Annual Greek Festival will be held at the Jim Graham Building at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. Taste handmade, authentic Greek Food prepared by the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church ...

09-09-2017

Signature Events

Hopscotch Music Festival

September 07 – 10, 2017
  • Times: Thurs., 7pm-1:30am; Fri., 5:50pm-1:30am; Sat., 5:50pm-1:30am
  • Venue: Downtown Raleigh
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $35-$225

Three days, 140 bands, downtown Raleigh. Hopscotch Music Festival, called "America's (Secretly) Best Festival" and "the premiere experimental and underground festival in America&...

Events

Greek Festival 2017

September 08 – 10, 2017

The 36th Annual Greek Festival will be held at the Jim Graham Building at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. Taste handmade, authentic Greek Food prepared by the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church ...

Guinness Oyster Fest Raleigh

September 9, 2017

Tir na nOg Pop Up Pub events proudly presents the revivial of The Guinness Oyster Festival. There will be oyster bars inside selling oysters from N.C. Other foods will be provided by The House of...

09-10-2017

Signature Events

Hopscotch Music Festival

September 07 – 10, 2017
  • Times: Thurs., 7pm-1:30am; Fri., 5:50pm-1:30am; Sat., 5:50pm-1:30am
  • Venue: Downtown Raleigh
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: $35-$225

Three days, 140 bands, downtown Raleigh. Hopscotch Music Festival, called "America's (Secretly) Best Festival" and "the premiere experimental and underground festival in America&...

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