Mask Requirements in Effect: Most of Raleigh Area

Face masks are required indoors within Raleigh city limits as well as Cary, Garner, Knightdale, Morrisville, Rolesville and Zebulon town limits, regardless of vaccination status. Masks are also required in unincorporated areas of Wake County. Read More

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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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Museums & History

A much-awaited special exhibition is now open at one of the Tar Heel State's most visited attractions! Exquisite Creatures: The Art of Christopher Marley —a vibrant exploration of art, nature and human need to connect with the outside world—opened...

Arts

Note: Authored by David Menconi, this piece has been produced in partnership with Raleigh Arts. Menconi's latest book, "Step It Up and Go: The Story of North Carolina Popular Music, from...

Arts

One of the biggest events of fall in the Raleigh area is perfect for appreciators of iconic art! A special new exhibition at the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA), Alphonse Mucha: Art Nouveau...

Things to Do

Worth. The. Wait! The N.C. State Fair is back after cancelation in 2020—the state's largest annual event draws one million visitors through the gates each Oct. in Raleigh and marks what...

Things to Do

Every two weeks, we send out a newsletter that includes the best of the best upcoming events. If you sign up for our E-magazine, you'll get those, plus all the best new content (where to find the...

Things to Do

Note: Authored by David Menconi, this piece has been produced in partnership with Raleigh Arts. Menconi's latest book, "Step It Up and Go: The Story of North Carolina Popular Music, from Blind Boy Fuller and Doc Watson to Nina Simone and Superchunk," was published in Oct. 2020 by University of North