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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From artistic lanterns aglow to classical holiday tunes and big theatre productions through the New Year, the Raleigh area is brimming with incredible arts events this winter season. Cozy up and take a look at our list of 20+ experiences to put on your calendar:

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It's beginning to look a lot like the holidays in Raleigh, N.C.! And while it's still totally fall for another few weeks (as evidenced by the gorgeous foliage photos from William B. Umstead...

Raleigh, N.C., starts gearing up for the holidays in Nov.! Shopping sprees, light displays, ballets and hockey games make for perfect weekend adventures, date nights and family gatherings. Have your...

The holidays are the perfect time to come together with friends and family, celebrating the magic of the season and taking part in Raleigh, N.C.'s holiday traditions, old and new.


From an urban dance competition to pancakes paired with live music and visual arts, the Raleigh area is teeming with fun arts experiences this fall. Check out our list of 20+ events you can't...