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12th Annual Ray …

Sep 23, 2016 — Sep 25, 2016
The 12th annual Ray Price Capital City Bikefest will be held in …
27 Sep

Bluegrass Ramble

Sep 27, 2016 — Sep 29, 2016
The Bluegrass Ramble is IBMA's innovative showcase series in …
30 Sep

PNC presents Wide …

Sep 30, 2016 — Oct 01, 2016
PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass is the urban bluegrass music …
1 Oct

Exhibition: Rolling …

Oct 01, 2016 — Jan 15, 2017
The art deco period-from the 1920s to the 1940s-is known for …
13 Oct

2016 N.C. State Fair

Oct 13, 2016 — Oct 23, 2016
The N.C. State Fair is a first-class, family-oriented …
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Raleigh, N.C., Nightlife

At night, Raleigh, N.C., buzzes with activity. Only a destination with the big-city energy yet small-town approachability of Raleigh can act as such a welcoming place to spend a night on the town sipping cocktails, dancing to some live music or discovering a modern-meets-historic, local beer bar that residents aren't worried about keeping secret. An energizing night out awaits you, with crowds as varied as the drink selections and a Southern-hospitality vibe that the Raleigh area is known for.

Need some ideas to jump-start your night out? Kick back on the rooftop of the world's largest beer gardencatch a live show at any of the 80-plus world-class music venues, or do your own exploring while hopping between downtown Raleigh's five, walkable entertainment districts.

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Featured Listings

Irregardless Cafe and Catering

  • 901 W. Morgan St.
    Raleigh, NC 27603

Award winning Irregardless Cafe has been nourishing the community with delicious meals, attentive service and live music from talented entertainers from around the Triangle since 1975. And speaking ...More

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44 Soul Cafe

  • 7361 Six Forks Rd.
    Celebration at Six Forks
    Raleigh, NC 27615
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Phone: 984.232.8044

510 Tavern

  • 510 Glenwood Ave.
    Ste. 101
    Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.307.4778

Alchemy

  • 606 Glenwood Ave.
    Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.615.0638

Ambis 1 Nightclub

  • 4000 Atlantic Ave.
    Ste. 180
    Raleigh, NC 27604
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.501.2023

Angus Barn

  • 9401 Glenwood Ave.
    Raleigh, NC 27617-7514
  • Area: RDU/Brier Creek
  • Phone: 919.781.2444

Apex Wings

  • 518 E. Williams St.
    Apex, NC 27502
  • Area: Apex
  • Phone: 919.387.0082

Aversboro Restaurant & Sports Bar

  • 1411 Aversboro Rd.
    Garner, NC 27529
  • Area: Garner
  • Phone: 919.779.6661

Aviator Brewing Tap House

  • 600 E. Broad St.
    Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
  • Area: Fuquay-Varina
  • Phone: 919.552.8826

Backyard Bistro

  • 1235 Hurricane Alley Way
    Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Phone: 919.851.6203

 

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Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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