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Things to Do Labor Day Weekend in Raleigh, N.C.

Tuesday, September 01, 2020, 10am by visitRaleigh

Looking for one more getaway before summer officially begins to wind down? Parks, restaurants and some attractions are open in the Raleigh area, and there's plenty to safely explore for a long weekend. Here's what we have in our plans! Raleigh, N.C.'s welcome mat is always out for...
While it's certainly beginning to feel a lot like summer, the coming July 4th holiday is going to be a different one to say the least. There will be no in-person firework showcases, no baseball games and no outdoor concerts in major venues to attend. Parks, restaurants and some attractions are...

A World of Bluegrass, Online

Monday, June 29, 2020, 9am by David Menconi

Note: Authored by David Menconi, this piece has been produced in partnership with Raleigh Arts. While the coronavirus shutdown has canceled thousands of music events worldwide, Raleigh, N.C.'s annual bluegrass shindig will go on this fall—albeit in a very different form. The...
There are a lot of things we miss doing in Raleigh, N.C., right now. While most of the country has been under stay-at-home orders for several weeks now due to COVID-19, we've been dreaming up plans to rediscover the Raleigh area once it's safe to do so. We've narrowed our list of...

Live Music Streams from Raleigh, N.C.

Thursday, April 16, 2020, 2pm by David Menconi

Even though Raleigh, N.C.'s nightclubs, theaters and arenas are dark and empty due to the nationwide coronavirus quarantine shutdown, some musicians have stepped up to fill the live-music void with online streamed performances. A lot of these are catch-as-catch-can, often announced with little...
We are closely monitoring event cancellations and postponements and updating visitRaleigh.com info accordingly. However, we strongly recommend double-checking event organizers’ websites/feeds to confirm details before traveling. Raleigh, N.C., keeps adding happy occasions to the calendar.