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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Sports & Recreation

The Carolina Hurricanes Fan Fest will take place on Fri., Feb. 17, from 11am-9pm in downtown Raleigh, kicking off a spectacular weekend of hockey as the Carolina Hurricanes will play an outdoor game at Carter-Finley Stadium in front of 55,000+ fans the following day....

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 (the scoop on the...

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 (the scoop on the...

Things to Do

Another year is in the books! Looking back, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C., was filled with major festivals, outdoor concerts, sold-out sports events, incredible restaurants, gorgeous public art pieces and...

Things to Do

Who's ready to close out 2022 in a big way and ring in the new year with a bang? We are! WRAL First Night Raleigh, a downtown Raleigh New Year's Eve celebration for more than 30 years, is an...

Dining & Drinks

Say farewell to 2022 in the best way possible at one of Raleigh, N.C.'s many exciting New Year’s Eve events, ranging from high-energy parties and concerts to special dining experiences. There’s a fitting ocassion for all to ring in 2023, so make plans to get out and about on Dec. 31 and welcome the