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Red Hat Amphitheater

  • 500 S. McDowell St.
    Raleigh, NC 27601

Since opening on June 4, 2010, Red Hat Amphitheater has become a beacon for live entertainment in the Southeast. Just steps from the fun and energy of downtown Raleigh’s bars, clubs, galleries and restaurants, this 6,000-seat venue blends the state-of-the-art with the simply convenient. Located just steps from the Raleigh Convention Center and four nearby parking garages, Red Hat Amphitheater has showcased acts like Maroon 5, Stone Temple Pilots, Vampire Weekend, Paramore, Chelsea Handler, Heart, Barenaked Ladies and the North Carolina Symphony. Events will run from April-Oct.


  • Accessible to people with disabilities:
  • Elevators Indoor:
Red Hat Amphitheater Meeting Facility
  • Theatre Capacity: 5,990
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
  • Classroom Capacity: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 5,990
  • ABC Permits:
  • Indoor:
  • Band Allowed:
  • Chairs Provided:
  • Linens Available:
  • Outside Catering From Approved List Required:
  • Parking Onsite:
  • Tables Provided:

Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception Media
Main Area X           5990     50     40     5990     No  


  • May 12, 2017
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Bastille's Wild, Wild World Tour comes to Red Hat Amphitheater in downtown Raleigh, May 12! View Details

The xx

  • May 14, 2017
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

The xx will be celebrating the release of their third album, I See You, with special guests at Red Hat Amphitheater. View Details

  • Red Hat Amphitheater

    Red Hat Amphitheater

    With urban atmosphere and ample parking nearby, the Red Hat Amphitheater is caters to Music Maniacs, whether you're here for one show, staying the night or even considering the facility for hosting your own special event.

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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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