Update (Oct. 10, 2018, 4pm): The N.C. State Fair opening date has been postponed to Oct. 12 due to Hurricane Michael. More info High-flying rides and deep-fried pies—the N.C. State Fair is back in Raleigh, N.C.! The 151st annual N.C. State Fair, in town Oct. 12-21, adds 25+ new foods to the
What’s more fun than visiting Raleigh N.C.? Visiting as part of a larger group! Here are eight fun activities and experiences, designed specifically for groups of all types and sizes, to add to your list of things to do while visiting the Raleigh area . Triangle Glides (Trikke and walking...
With Fall comes lots of great events around Raleigh, N.C.! And those not only include signature events in the capital city like PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass and the N.C. State Fair but also fun festivals in Raleigh's surrounding towns. Apex , Cary , Fuquay-Varina , Holly Springs ,...

LGBT Raleigh: A Weekend Guide

Thursday, September 27, 2018, 3pm by visitRaleigh

No matter who you love or how you self-identify, all are truly welcome to explore and enjoy Raleigh, N.C. The City of Oaks continues to evolve into an exciting destination where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer visitors can feel comfortable being themselves—here’s our...

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: October 2018

Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 1pm by visitRaleigh

It's so long to summer, hello to fall! We'll miss these warm-weather months—baseball games, summer festivals, outdoor concerts and such. But we're ready to embrace a new season and the new experiences that come with it in the Raleigh area —hockey games, cultural...
Fall is quickly approaching, and we’ve rounded up some of the best classic autumn activities in the Raleigh area . From pumpkin patches to haunted mazes, there’s an activity for everyone in the family to have a little fun in the crisp fall air! Ken’s Korny Corn Maze Get lost in...

The Ultimate Fall Bucket List in Raleigh, N.C.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 4pm by visitRaleigh

So long summer, hello fall! Show of hands—who's ready for falling leaves, cooler weather, tailgating parties, N.C. State Fair adventures, museum exploring and all pumpkin everything? We have big plans for the coming months in Raleigh, N.C.! To jump-start your plans and keep you busy...