Raleigh, N.C., Calendar of Events

Raleigh, N.C., hosts thousands of events every year, including many enriching experiences for your visit. Looking to build your trip around something exhilarating? We've got the most music in N.C., a hopping collegiate and professional sports scene and a host of accolade-worthy, homegrown culinary and cultural festivities pioneered by our smart and passionate locals. Below, you can view and map events by day, week or month, or search for events in a certain category or area of the destination.


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Sports & Recreation

Hey, hoops fans! For the second straight year, March Madness is rolling into Raleigh, N.C.! The 10th-ranked North Carolina State University (NCSU) women's basketball team will host first and second round NCAA Tournament games on campus in Raleigh inside beautiful...

Things to Do

Raleigh, N.C., keeps adding happy occasions to the calendar. Festivals and major events serve an important purpose—they mark history and sense of pride, plus they showcase talent, creativity...

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Take a look at Raleigh's 2019 convention (or con) and show lineup, from small to gigantic, and you’ll see that fan culture is on the rise! Celebrating an appreciation for comics and...

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Wear your green and celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the Raleigh area ! Raleigh St. Patrick's Day Parade and Wearin’ ‘O the Green Festival A tradition that first began with just...

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Roll call! Who's ready for beer festivals, outdoor concerts and food truck rodeos? We've got big plans this spring in Raleigh, N.C.! To jump-start these warm-weather months we've put...

Arts

From art walks to highly-anticipated exhibitions to major festivals, the Raleigh area offers up a bevy of unique arts experiences this spring. Check out our list of more than 40 events you can't miss in the capital city and its surrounding towns. And see even more events here ! Jasmine Best: