Raleigh Visitors

This is the destination you've been waiting for, because it's so many destinations in one. You'll sense it as soon as you arrive. The fun, lively vibe coursing through tree-lined streets packed with funky cafes and pubs. Endless hot spots and historical treasures, exciting hockey games and incredible area-wide celebrations...

There's so much to see and do here, you won't want to experience it alone. Use our handy listings, interactive maps and visitor information center to make the most of your visit.

Rock out in Raleigh when you want your music live and alive! Raleigh has the most live music in North Carolina with the most dates, the most venues, the most bands, the most genres-the most any Music Maniac could hope to find. That's why any music lover should bookmark themostnc.com and use it to plan a well-tuned journey to Raleigh this summer.

At themostnc.com you'll find a show on every day of the year and from one end of the destination to the other, featuring big bands, small bands, slow bands, fast bands, hard rock and soft ballads. And check out these special offers and deals to make your trip that much sweeter.

For the first time in eight years, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood are back on tour in North America and making a special stop at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh for The Rolling Stones ZIP CODE tour (7/1). The iconic band will treat their generations of fans to a special, one-night-only show with a set packed full of classic Stones hits, plus an opening performance by N.C. band The Avett Brothers.

Can't Miss: Fourth of July celebrations in downtown Raleigh. The ‘Works! (7/4) on Fayetteville St. features live music by Army Band, Outside Soul, Matt Phillips, Hammer No More the Fingers and more. Red Hat Amphitheater hosts Barenaked Ladies with special guests Violent Femmes and Colin Hay of Men at Work (7/4). Learn more

No matter what your destination I.D., the Raleigh area has something unique for your next visit. Browse the categories and plan your next trip to Greater Raleigh.

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Our blog is your home for upcoming things to see and do, current events and up-to-the-minute postings from around town. Our local experts share their favorite spots and things to do in town. Learn more


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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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