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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!...
Note: Authored by David Menconi, this piece has been produced in partnership with Raleigh Arts . Menconi's next book, "Oh, Didn't They Ramble: Rounder Records and the Transformation of American Roots Music," was published in the fall of 2023 by University of North Carolina Press....

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

Wednesday, May 01, 2024, 12pm by visitRaleigh

Hello, May! A busy spring continues in the Raleigh area this month—longer days and lots of sunshine mean it's time to get outdoors and explore. Temperatures have hit a sweet spot, patios are open, picnics are in full swing, the calendar is packed with major events and there's never...
Two of the best-preserved fossils of the two most iconic dinosaurs are taking up permanent residency in Raleigh as part of an iconic new visitor attraction that opens April 27. Read on to find out how to see this for FREE! Something epic is ready to be unveiled in Raleigh, N.C. An experience 67