Mask Requirements in Effect: Most of Raleigh Area

Face masks are required indoors within Raleigh city limits as well as Cary, Garner, Knightdale, Morrisville, Rolesville and Zebulon town limits, regardless of vaccination status. Masks are also required in unincorporated areas of Wake County. Read More

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Category - Things to Do

The great outdoors are still great . That statement rings true in the Raleigh area more than ever right now as the area's parks, greenways, lakes, favorite hammock spots and other outdoor spaces have been a welcome escape from homes, office buildings, cars and crowds over the past year. And...
Worth. The. Wait! The N.C. State Fair is back after cancelation in 2020—the state's largest annual event draws one million visitors through the gates each Oct. in Raleigh and marks what many consider to be the true beginning of the fall season. Eleven days of high-flying rides,...

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: October 2021

Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 4pm by visitRaleigh

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 best new content (where to find the best wine bars, for example, or a guide to pumpkin patches and corn mazes to enjoy this fall)....
Fall is officially here! What better way to celebrate than with the best autumn activities the Raleigh area has to offer. Whether it’s picking through a pumpkin patch, getting lost in a corn maze or taking a relaxing hayride, these events and experiences will have you safely enjoying fall fun...

Things to Do in Downtown Wake Forest, N.C.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 11am by visitRaleigh

Located just north of Raleigh, Wake Forest is a beautiful small town boasting history, culture and activities to keep travelers entertained for days on end. Stroll through the historic downtown district, home to a charming community of art galleries, shops and restaurants (and where a handful of

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: Sept. 2021

Thursday, August 26, 2021, 12pm by visitRaleigh

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 (the best restaurants in downtown Raleigh, for example, or 20 of our favorite summer date ideas). Who's...

The Best Hidden Gems in Raleigh, N.C.

Thursday, August 26, 2021, 10am by visitRaleigh

The Raleigh area is home to some of the best-kept secrets when it comes to entertainment, food, shopping and more. For some truly-awesome experiences, be sure to add these hidden gems to your travel list. Outdoor gems Carl Alwin Schenk Memorial Forest Escape the noise of civilization without