Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.

Get your toes tapping to the sounds of emerging music and bands, as well as rollicking bluegrass festivals and more. Invigorate your senses by sampling the many flavors of artisan craft brews and spirits. Discover gifts and treasures from local boutiques, including many handmade and custom designs for truly eclectic finds. And, join in broadening your horizons through an enticing array of visual and performing arts exhibitions.

No matter what path you choose on your visit, we know you'll be energized by the cultural heartbeat fostered by passionate minds of Raleigh, N.C.

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Arts

Downtown Raleigh, N.C., is where historic neighborhoods, world-class museums, Southern diners, outdoor green spaces, performing arts venues, local shops, breweries and underground cocktail spots all work together to create one incredible cultural hotspot. Here's how to eat, drink, dance and explore

Museums & History

The fascinating statues, monuments and memorials found throughout the Raleigh area are artistic gems that also reflect incredibly-rich history. These landmarks are great ways to learn about the...

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Raleigh, N.C., is home to many African American heritage sites and historical attractions that celebrate and commemorate African American culture. Here, you’ll not only find the South’s...

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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...

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Say farewell to 2019 in the best way possible at one of Raleigh, N.C.'s many exciting New Year’s Eve events, which range from high-energy parties and concerts to special dining...

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Who's ready to close out 2019 in style and ring in the new year with a bang? We are! WRAL First Night Raleigh 2020, a downtown Raleigh New Year's Eve celebration for nearly 30 years, is an all-day event with nearly 100 performances (music, dance, theater,...

Pam Blondin

Pam Blondin

DECO Raleigh

Pam's shop, DECO Raleigh, boasts a sharply curated collection of gifts and items from more than 80 local artisans and makers, as well as eclectic finds from around the world.

“With DECO, I wanted to create a sense of place. A lot of people have asked 'do we sell online?' We don't! Once they come to our store, they realize why.”

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