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

No matter who you love—or how you display it—Pride Month in Raleigh, N.C., provides plenty of chances to show up, show off and celebrate the LGBTQ community. The 12th annual Out! Raleigh Pride festival—one of the state's largest Pride...

Things to Do

Raleigh, N.C., keeps adding happy occasions to the calendar. Festivals and major events serve an important purpose—they mark history and sense of pride, plus they showcase talent, creativity...

Arts

Note: Authored by David Menconi, this piece has been produced in partnership with Raleigh Arts . Menconi's next book, "Oh, Didn't They Ramble: Rounder Records and the Transformation of...

Arts

Note: Authored by David Menconi, this piece has been produced in partnership with Raleigh Arts . Menconi's next book, "Oh, Didn't They Ramble: Rounder Records and the Transformation of...

Things to Do

Hello, May! A busy spring continues in the Raleigh area this month—longer days and lots of sunshine mean it's time to get outdoors and explore. Temperatures have hit a sweet spot, patios...

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 a jam-packed schedule of open-air tunes, we've put together your guide to the venues and concert series that make up more than 100 outdoor concerts in the Raleigh area this summer.