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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Updated Sept. 12, 2019, 3:15pm Downtown Raleigh’s busy fall festival season has multiple events that draw big crowds, but there’s no question which one is the biggest of all. It’s the closing headliner, the PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass festival, set for the final Sept. 27-28 weekend of the

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Stacked with restaurants, clubs and shops, downtown Raleigh's Glenwood South district dazzles and entertains visitors with its progressive energy and sophisticated cool. Here’s a list of...

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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...

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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...

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For the perfect boozy Southern drink this summer, turn to a moonshine cocktail in the Raleigh area! Sip on one of these eight beverages here, packing a delicious punch and best enjoyed outside with...

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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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