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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Live Music

When the Hopscotch Music Festival made its debut in 2010, downtown Raleigh was still at an early stage of its development. Downtown's Fayetteville St. main drag had only been in place for a few years at that point, and other music festivals like rapper J....

Arts

Downtown Raleigh, N.C., is where historic neighborhoods, world-class museums, Southern diners, outdoor green spaces, performing arts venues, local shops, breweries and underground cocktail spots all...

Dining & Drinks

Some of downtown Raleigh, N.C.'s best chefs are rolling up their sleeves to prepare a special selection of dishes for dedicated fans and foodies. Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week 2019, Aug....

Arts

The Raleigh area is home to an incredibly-vibrant and diverse arts scene, with all kinds of events celebrating the great talent we’re so lucky to have here. Spend the dog days of summer at a...

Things to Do

Big news for Raleigh, N.C.! Moore Square—a four-acre, downtown urban park that was originally conceived as one of four public green spaces for the city way back in 1792—is now open to...

Things to Do

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