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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Summer is coming (and we have big plans!). But first, a glorious long weekend is straight ahead—baseball games, good eats, museum exhibits, outdoor exploring and more are on the docket. Here's what's in store in the Raleigh area for Memorial Day weekend! Visit the Garner Veterans Memorial Dedicated

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Note: Authored by David Menconi, this piece has been produced in partnership with Raleigh Arts. Menconi's latest book, "Step It Up and Go: The Story of North Carolina Popular Music, from...

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There's a lot of buzz about bees these days, and for good reason. These tiny creatures play a vital role in our ecosystem—according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, honey bees and...

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Hey, did you know that May 20 has been declared World Bee Day? We have three hands-on activities (think honey tastings and beekeeping workshops) that you can take part in to learn more about our buzzy...

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Mark your calendars—one of the Raleigh area's longest-running (and most-anticipated) festivals returns to downtown Raleigh, May 21 and 22! Artsplosure - The Raleigh Arts Festival is taking...

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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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