Holiday light displays are aplenty in the City of Oaks, especially downtown where the Downtown Raleigh Alliance's Illuminate Art Walk, presented by Wake Tech, has transformed plazas, storefronts and other public spaces with large-scale, interactive, light-based art pieces. Read on about this

A Guide to Holiday Shopping in Raleigh, N.C.

Wednesday, December 07, 2022, 12pm by visitRaleigh

With the holidays fast approaching, you may feel a bit panicky about getting your shopping done. Relax, take a deep breath and dive into this helpful guide to curating the perfect shopping excursion in the City of Oaks. Downtown Raleigh Easy access to local shops, restaurants, museums and holiday

Raleigh, N.C.'s Coziest Coffee Shops

Friday, December 02, 2022, 9am by visitRaleigh

A good book, a warm drink, a quaint coffee shop—these are some of the best spots to get your daily dose of caffeine and coziness in the Raleigh area! Heirloom Brewshop Named one of America's best new restaurants in 2019, Heirloom Brewshop is eager to impress Raleigh visitors with its...

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: December 2022

Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 2pm by visitRaleigh

It's beginning to look a lot like the holidays in Raleigh, N.C.! And while it's still totally fall for another few weeks, we won't blame you one bit for reaching into the closet for scarves and gloves, dreaming of hot chocolate and planning out your winter bucket list. 'Tis the...

Favorite Holiday Light Displays in Raleigh, N.C.

Thursday, November 17, 2022, 10am by visitRaleigh

During the holiday season, the Raleigh area is aglow with light displays, tree lightings and other seasonal presentations. Below are some of the best happenings and places for Christmas and other holiday pageantry! Magic of Lights Nov. 18-Dec. 30 (closed Mondays in November) A dazzling,
Ready to brighten your holiday season? The WRAL Nights of Lights drive-thru light show is making its way back to Dorothea Dix Park for the third year in a row in Raleigh, N.C.! Brought to you by WRAL/Capitol Broadcasting Company in partnership with the City of Raleigh, this new jolly Raleigh holiday
Note: This article was first published in November 2017. This incredible piece of art has been kept in immaculate condition and is worth the hike! A gorgeous, functional piece of art awaits visitors inside William B. Umstead State Park. A fallen red oak tree—approximately 25 feet long and...