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In one form or another, the N.C. State Fair has been happening at various locations since the 1850s. It has been at its current home at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds adjacent to Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh for more than nine decades now. And like all venerable annual events, the fair
Fall brings many great events to Raleigh, N.C.! Those not only include signature events like PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass and the N.C. State Fair, but also fun festivals in Raleigh's surrounding towns. Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs, Morrisville, Wendell, Rolesville and other Raleigh...
High-flying rides and deep-fried pies—the N.C. State Fair is back in Raleigh, N.C., this month! The 152nd annual N.C. State Fair, in town Oct. 17-27, adds 30 new foods to the deep-fried fun for 2019. Hot foods, loaded-to-the-max foods, messy foods, foods we had no idea could actually go

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

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 5pm 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...

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: October 2019

Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 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 (the details on America's best new pizza joint, for example, or the inside scoop on the best free things to do in...
Passionate local chefs, brewers and creative types have teamed up to guide the Raleigh area through a foodie renaissance, bringing you delicious, unique and approachable culinary experiences. These food and drink events kick into high gear as we approach the fall season—save these dates (and...

30 Free Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 1pm by visitRaleigh

Explore what the Raleigh area has to offer without breaking the bank! Here are 30-plus free (or nearly free) experiences and attractions that can anchor any trip to the area. William B. Umstead State Park N.C.’s most visited state park maintains its status as a peaceful and affordable getaway