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Ready to celebrate Independence Day in a big way for 2024? Fireworks displays, bounce houses, live music and other patriotic celebrations are lined up all across the Raleigh area to celebrate America's 248th birthday—don't miss out! Here's your rundown on the biggest and best...

Juneteenth Events in Raleigh, N.C.

Monday, June 10, 2024, 9am by visitRaleigh

Juneteenth—the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the abolition of slavery in the U.S.—became a federal holiday in 2021, 156 years after slaves in Galveston, Texas were notified on June 19, 1856, that they were now free after the Civil War had come to an end. In 2020, both...

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: June 2024

Saturday, June 01, 2024, 9am by visitRaleigh

Every month 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 (our favorite brunch spots, for example, or the details on a hidden kayaking gem just outside of Raleigh). Hello, summer!...

Pride Month Events in Raleigh, N.C.

Friday, May 24, 2024, 9am by visitRaleigh

No matter who you love—or how you display it—Pride Month in Raleigh, N.C., provides plenty of chances to show up, show off and celebrate the LGBTQ community. The 12th annual Out! Raleigh Pride festival—one of the state's largest Pride gatherings—takes place on June...
Raleigh, N.C., keeps adding happy occasions to the calendar. Festivals and major events serve an important purpose—they mark history and sense of pride, plus they showcase talent, creativity and culture, delicious foods and beverages (and some surprises, too!). Make plans now to spend a day...