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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Things to Do

Roll call! Who's ready for outdoor movies, baseball games, stand-up paddleboarding and brewery hopping? We've got huge plans this summer in the Raleigh area ! To jump-start and keep you busy during these longest days of the year, we've put together this...

Things to Do

Ready to celebrate Independence Day in a big way this year? Fireworks displays, carnival rides, live music and other patriotic celebrations are lined up all across the Raleigh area to celebrate...

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 latest insider content (a guide to...

Things to Do

The Raleigh area is the perfect place for visitors and locals this Memorial Day weekend. From fun on the water to baseball games and fireworks, the destination is packing in the fun over the long...

Live Music

Tried-and-true recipe for a great time: a dash of warm weather, a heap of live music and plenty of good friends. With the most live music in North Carolina , Raleigh knows how to rock the summer! The...

Things to Do

Nothing screams "summer!" quite like settling in under the stars for a movie night. Luckily, there are tons of opportunities to do just that across the Raleigh area . We've rounded up a whole bunch of dates (46 to be exact!) with movies being shown outdoors this summer at parks, amphitheatres and