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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Beer festivals, soccer games, blooming flowers and more—hello, March! We're jumping feet first into warmer weather and the return of spring in the Raleigh area by spending as much time outdoors with friends and family as possible. Here's exactly how we...

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With Spring comes lots of great outdoor events around Raleigh, N.C.! And those not only include signature events in downtown Raleigh like Brewgaloo in April and Artsplosure - The Raleigh Arts Festival...

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Hello, February! The shortest month of the year means there's no time to waste—we've got hockey games, ballet dates and must-see concerts that can no longer wait. Here's what...

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Updated Feb. 7, 2019 From the celebrated works of North Carolina artists Ernie Barnes and Vernon Pratt to a variety of exciting plays and musicals, the Raleigh area is alive through the winter with an...

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Explore what the Raleigh area has to offer without breaking the bank! Here are 30-plus free (or nearly free) experiences and attractions that can anchor any trip to the area. William B. Umstead State...

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Another year is in the books! Looking back, 2018 in Raleigh, N.C., was filled with major festivals, outdoor concerts, sold-out sports events, incredible restaurants, gorgeous public art pieces and many, many amazing #visitRaleigh photos on Instagram. A new year should bring more of the same—more