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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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02-26-2017

Events

Playthrough Gaming Convention

February 25 – 26, 2017
  • Venue: Raleigh Convention Center
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Advance $18, Two day pass $27; At the door $20, Two day pass $30

Playthrough is a two day gaming convention taking place in downtown Raleigh. It's a weekend long extravaganza showcasing the latest games and providing an opportunity for gamers to meet others who sha...

03-11-2017

Raleigh St. Patrick's Day Parade & Wearin' 'O the Green Festival

March 11, 2017
  • Times: Parade: 10am; Festival: after parade-7pm
  • Venue: City Plaza
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Admission: Free

The Raleigh St. Patrick's Day Parade and the Wearin' 'O the Green Festival Parade celebrates the great St. Patrick and Irish and Celtic Traditions and Culture. The festival has lots of food and drink ...

Saint Paddy's Festival

March 11, 2017

The annual block party in downtown Raleigh's nightlife district Glenwood South is free to the public and will take place on March 11, from noon-11pm. Food and drinks will be served all day, along with...

03-17-2017

Saint Paddy's Festival

March 17, 2017

This street festival in downtown Raleigh's nightlife district Glenwood South is free to the public and will take place on March 17, from 6-11pm. Enjoy live music, food and drink, Irish dancers and m...

03-18-2017

Cary Annual Kite Festival

March 18, 2017

For kids of all ages, Bond Park’s Annual Kite Festival is a fun way to spend the afternoon flying your kite. Certificates and special awards will be awarded in a variety of kite flying categorie...

Oak City Comicon

March 18 – 19, 2017

Oak City Comicon is Raleigh, N.C.'s premier two-day comicon, and it's coming to the Raleigh Convention Center! We're better, badder, bigger, and we've decided to hold our show for two days as w...

03-19-2017

Jewish Cultural Festival

March 19, 2017

Join the Town of Cary and the Jewish community to celebrate the holiday of Passover at the Jewish Cultural Festival. Learn about Moses, maror and matzah, and hear presentations on Jewish history, cu...

Oak City Comicon

March 18 – 19, 2017

Oak City Comicon is Raleigh, N.C.'s premier two-day comicon, and it's coming to the Raleigh Convention Center! We're better, badder, bigger, and we've decided to hold our show for two days as w...

03-21-2017

NileFest

March 21, 2017

This family-friendly event is outdoors, free, and open to the public. This celebration is the culmination of the Nile Project residency at NC State LIVE. The event will feature a closing concert ...

 

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