What's Happening in Raleigh?

From holiday celebrations to concerts to Beer and BBQ festivals, there is always something fun happening in Raleigh. Whether you're planning a visit or considering buying a home here, stay up to date with these annual events.

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Rockstar Connect Networking Event

Network with local Raleigh businesses at Rockstar Connect's free event hosted by Warren Summer. Mix and mingle with local businessmen and women, and grow your network over food and drinks. Learn More!

When: May 9th

Where: Hickory Tavern, Raleigh, NC

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Got to be NC Festival

Come out and get a taste of North Carolina at the Got to be NC Festival. Shop around local vendors, food trucks, and breweries. Stay for some family-friendly show such as Lauryn Zepeda with Gringo the Trick Pony.  Learn more!

When: May 18th - 20th

Where: NC State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Including Dan Dan the Farmer Man, The Durham Toffee Company, Duplin Winery, Carolina Packers, White Swan BBQ, and more.

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Every year, Raleigh inspires a greater love for the arts at Artsplosure with over 170 artists and craftspeople displaying their work. Stay all day to listening to local bands, shop, and eat at local food trucks. Learn more!

When: May 19th - 20th

Where: Blount St, Raleigh, NC

Including Smith Moore Leatherwood, The News & Observer, WakeMed, and BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina.

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Ironman 70.3 Raleigh

Test your strength at Raleigh's annual Ironman race. Swim in Jordan Lake, Bike through Chatham and Wake Counties, finish with a run through downtown Raleigh. Don't forget to register to get your swag bag. Learn more! 

When: June 3rd

Where: Downtown Raleigh

Including PNC, Clif, Foster Grants, Columbia, Normatec, Roka, Zorrel, and many more.

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The 'Works!

Celebrate Independence Day in Downtown Raleigh with the whole family at the city's free 4th of July fireworks extravaganza. With food, beer, games, and live music it is perfect for all ages. Learn more!

When: July 4th

Where: Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC

Including Counterclockwise String Band, Pinkerton Raid, DJ Dousro, The Antique Hearts, and more.

Keep Up with the Latest Events

There's even more to enjoy in Raleigh! Read our blog to find out more about fun activities, upcoming events, and local attractions.

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