Things to Do in Raleigh
Get to Greater Raleigh for a Summer of Music Mania. From big-budget touring productions to free, weekly music festivals, we've got the most live music of any destination in N.C....more

Things to Do in Raleigh

When you're looking for the excitement and attractions of a great city, combined with the affordability, approachability and appeal of a classic Southern town, look no further than Greater Raleigh.

Best known for its world-class museums, best of Broadway shows and live concerts, capital area historic sites, professional and amateur sporting events and shopping mecca status with 11 major retail areas, Greater Raleigh truly offers a variety of entertainment all in one park-like, scenic setting.

Come see why, with Raleigh attractions and entertainment, it is continually ranked as one of best places in the Southeast and nation to live, visit and play.  

WHAT'S HOT: This summer, experience Music Mania, with a calendar packed full of live music events. Looking for that music venue and night out that fits your style? From smaller clubs to outdoor venues and high-tech arenas setting the stage for your favorite touring band, Greater Raleigh has more live music venues than any other destination in N.C.

 

Events
18 Sep

Tom Petty and The …

Sep 18, 2014
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers will kick off their 2014 North …
27 Sep

The Head and the …

Sep 27, 2014
Seattle-based indie folk-rock band The Head and the Heart …
30 Sep

Bluegrass Ramble

Sep 30, 2014 — Oct 02, 2014
The Bluegrass Ramble (named after a famous Bill Monroe …
30 Sep

Wide Open Bluegrass …

Sep 30, 2014 — Oct 04, 2014
Litmus Gallery & Studios will showcase 2-D and 3-D artwork …
3 Oct

PNC presents Wide …

Oct 03, 2014 — Oct 04, 2014
Wide Open Bluegrass is the urban bluegrass music festival that …
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Highlights

Music Maniacs are sure to go crazy over having so many music venues so close together…more
View art at the many galleries and even watch the artists in action at various venues…more
The area's no stranger to tasty brews and offers up local hotspots dedicated to the craft…more
Kids may never want to go home, and surely will want to come back again and again…more
Open Social Area

Get Social With Us

Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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