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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The weather is heating up, and summer romance is straight ahead! Check out these 15 summer date ideas in the Raleigh area , from baseball game dates, to strolls through art museums, to coffee dates and more. Drinks at a rooftop bar Rooftop bars are great places to watch...

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The biggest, the best, the brightest and the finest—2019 has six more months full of major festivals and celebrations in Raleigh, N.C.! These events serve an important purpose—they mark...

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A mere 20 minutes outside of downtown Raleigh , N.C., you’ll find a bustling, small-town escape in downtown Apex . Spend just a few moments there, and you’ll understand why it’s...

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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 ( where to...

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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...

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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 America's 243rd birthday—don't miss out! Here's your rundown on the biggest and best family-friendly