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
23 Jul

Dave Matthews Band

Jul 23, 2014
"A Very Special Evening with Dave Matthews Band" will …
26 Jul

Ray LaMontagne

Jul 26, 2014
Ray LaMontagne with special guests The Belle Brigade will play …
1 Aug

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ …

Aug 01, 2014 — Aug 02, 2014
Join us at the festival for a great day of beer sippin', bourbon …
2 Aug

James Taylor

Aug 02, 2014
Grammy® Award-winner and Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame …
3 Aug

Jennifer Nettles

Aug 03, 2014
Powerhouse vocalist Jennifer Nettles from Sugarland is embarking …
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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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