Family Friendly Raleigh
Events
14 Mar

Raleigh St. …

Mar 14, 2015
The Raleigh St. Patrick's Day Parade and the Wearin' 'O the …
17 Mar

Cooking with Chef …

Mar 17, 2015
Cooking Lesson, Four-Course Dinner and Wine Tasting. Experience …
21 Mar

Southern Oyster …

Mar 21, 2015
Meet the neighbors at Faire's southern-style oyster roast and …
28 Mar

Beer & Bacon Fest

Mar 28, 2015
75 Craft Beers, 10 Restaurants, 10 Bacons From Across the U.S... …
4 Apr

17th Annual …

Apr 04, 2015
The best Lebanese food you will ever eat! Authentic falafel, …
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A series of productions celebrating the impact and timeless popularity of Shakespeare, presented by the area's most auspicious arts institutions–from Jan. to June 2015...more

For Kids

Greater Raleigh prides itself on being a family-friendly destination, with a wealth of museums, festivals, live performances, parks and lakes that are fun for everyone. From hands-on exhibits at Marbles Kids Museum and larger-than-life movies at Wells Fargo IMAX Theatre to the historic carousel and train at Pullen Park, the Raleigh area offers family attractions and activities for kids of all ages.

Active families can enjoy year-round outdoor recreation in North Carolina's state capital area, and we bet you’ll even learn a little while you’re here. Discover the wonder of the natural world at the Nature Research Center (a wing at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences), or better understand the past at one of the area’s historic sites like Historic Yates Mill County Park... kids can be Lifelong Learners, too!

Your kids may never want to go home, and surely will want to come back again and again! Parents will love how children's imaginations are sparked... and that many of the area's top attractions are free!

Photo: Ted Richardson 

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Basic Listings

401 Par Golf

  • 5715 Fayetteville Rd.
    Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.772.5261

Adventure Landing

  • 3311 Capital Blvd.
    Raleigh, NC 27604
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.872.1688

Artopia

  • 6109 Maddry Oaks Ct.
    Raleigh, NC 27616
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.307.8144

Arts Together

  • 114 St. Mary's St.
    Raleigh, NC 27605
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.828.1713

Avery Street Recreational Facility

  • 125 Avery St.
    Garner, NC 27529
  • Area: Garner
  • Phone: 919.662.5051

Blue Jay Point County Park

  • 3200 Pleasant Union Church Rd.
    Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.870.4330

Bond Park Community Center

  • 150 Metro Park Dr.
    Cary, NC 27512
  • Area: Cary
  • Phone: 919.462.3970

BounceU

  • 3419 Apex Peakway
    Apex, NC 27502
  • Area: Apex
  • Phone: 919.303.3368

Buffaloe Lanes Cary

  • 151 High House Rd.
    Cary, NC 27511
  • Area: Cary
  • Phone: 919.468.8684

BugFest (September)

  • 11 W. Jones St.
    Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.733.7450
 

 

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

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