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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.

20 of the Best Date Ideas in Raleigh, N.C.

Tuesday, February 04, 2020, 10am by visitRaleigh

Valentine’s Day may be just around the corner, but the Raleigh area serves up the perfect places for romantic dates year-round! If you’re looking to take a trip with your loved one this season, you should take a peek at some of the best date ideas the City of Oaks has to offer. Whether...
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 scoop on the best new restaurants in Raleigh, for example, or our up-to-date list on 100 things to do in downtown
Have family visiting and looking for things to do over the Thanksgiving weekend? We’ve got you covered! From jaw-dropping light displays to your favorite holiday-themed performances, we’ve compiled a list of 20+ ideas on how to stay busy and active around Turkey Day in the Raleigh...

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

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 5pm by visitRaleigh

Note, Sept. 2020: This article is from 2019. You can still browse through to see if something catches your eye, but please also see this article for updates on openings of museums, attractions and historic sites in Raleigh, N.C. Thanks! So long summer, hello fall! Show of hands—who's...

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...

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
What’s more fun than visiting Raleigh N.C.? Visiting as part of a larger group! Here are eight fun activities and experiences, designed specifically for groups of all types and sizes, to add to your list of things to do while visiting the Raleigh area. Drive Shack Drive Shack—the...