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

Terrific news, art fans! Two new exhibits—one featuring stunning works from Georgia O'Keeffe alongside work from other contemporary artists, another displaying technical masterpieces from photographer Candida Höfer—are set to draw thousands of visitors to Raleigh, N.C.'s North Carolina Museum of Art

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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...

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The deep-fried fun at the N.C. State Fair returns Fri., Oct. 12 (note the opening date was pushed back one day to this date due to poor weather expected from Hurricane Michael), and runs through Sun.,...

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With Fall comes lots of great events around Raleigh, N.C.! And those not only include signature events in the capital city like PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass and the N.C. State Fair but also fun...

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No matter who you love or how you self-identify, all are truly welcome to explore and enjoy Raleigh, N.C. The City of Oaks continues to evolve into an exciting destination where lesbian, gay,...

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It's so long to summer, hello to fall! We'll miss these warm-weather months—baseball games, summer festivals, outdoor concerts and such. But we're ready to embrace a new season and the new experiences that come with it in the Raleigh area...

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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