Unity in Music Conference 2023Raleigh, N.C., Welcomes the Unity in Music Conference!

August 21-22, 2023
Raleigh Convention Center

Let us be among the first to welcome you to Raleigh! We look forward to hosting the Unity in Music Conference. Below you'll find links for some of the best things to do while you're in town, dining and more!

Get conference information here.
 

Things to do and dining in Raleigh, N.C.



Downtown Foodie map


 

Recent Articles

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...

Dining & Drinks

Located in the heart of downtown Wake Forest, Shorty's Famous Hot Dogs has been a go-to hangout spot for locals for more than 100 years. Originally opened as a movie theater way back in 1916,...

Sports & Recreation

Located just east of Raleigh in the town of Wendell, Robertson Millpond Preserve is a hidden, 85-acre refuge for nature lovers, canoeists and kayakers. Opened to the public in 2015, the blackwater...

Things to Do

Summer is coming (and we have big plans!). But first, a glorious long weekend is straight ahead—baseball games, good eats, museum exhibits, outdoor exploring and more are on the docket....

Things to Do

Note: Authored by David Menconi, this piece has been produced in partnership with Raleigh Arts. Menconi's latest book, "Step It Up and Go: The Story of North Carolina Popular Music, from...

Things to Do

There's a lot of buzz about bees these days, and for good reason. These tiny creatures play a vital role in our ecosystem—according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, honey bees and native bees pollinate roughly 75% of all fruits, vegetables and nuts grown in U.S. But while the amount of crops



Meet Passionate Mind Chef Ashley Christensen

Beasley's chicken and waffles

Ashley Christensen

AC Restaurants

Rockstar Chef. James Beard Award-winner. Empire Builder. Chef of the Year. Chef and proprietor of AC Restaurants, Ashley Christensen is leading a culinary movement in Raleigh, N.C., with a host of dining, drinking and event spaces.

“I find a great deal of joy and inspiration working right here in Raleigh, N.C. There is something about being in a certain place at a certain time.”

Meet More of Raleigh's Passionate Minds

Photos: Poole's Diner/"Downtown Dishes," Angie Mosier