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Festivals, parades and light displays—the Raleigh area is gearing up for the holidays this month! Shopping sprees, ballets, hockey games and more make for perfect weekend adventures, date nights and family gatherings. Have your jackets, scarves and boots ready? Let's dive in! The Power...
Fall is here! Show of hands—who's enjoying falling leaves, cooler weather, tailgating parties, museum exploring and all pumpkin everything? We've had big plans for these cooler months in Raleigh, N.C.! To keep you busy during this gorgeous time of year, we've put together this...

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

Wednesday, October 05, 2022, 9am 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
High-flying rides and deep-fried pies—the 154th annual N.C. State Fair returns to Raleigh, Oct. 13-23! The N.C. State Fair announced 40 new sweets, treats and over-the-top concoctions for foodies to look forward to in 2022. Hot foods, loaded-to-the-max foods, messy foods, foods we had no idea...

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

Thursday, September 29, 2022, 10am 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 (our ultimate fall bucket list, for example, or a guide to the N.C. State Fair). It's so long to summer, hello to...
Are. You. Ready?! The state's largest annual event, the N.C. State Fair draws nearly one million visitors through the gates each October in Raleigh, N.C. (and marks what many consider to be the true beginning of the fall season). Eleven days of high-flying rides, deep-fried foods, live music,...

Can't-Miss Signature Experiences in Raleigh, N.C.

Thursday, September 22, 2022, 12pm by visitRaleigh

Dive deep into Raleigh, N.C., by adding a People-First Tourism Experience to your travel itinerary. As a carefully curated collection of tours and hands-on encounters, People-First Experiences offer “backstage” exploration of the Raleigh area alongside the locals who call this unique...