Everything You Must Do in March

March Madness, St. Patrick's Day, the first days of spring—these are just a few reasons to get excited for March, but there's so much more happening in Raleigh! Get ready to add brew bashes, unique exhibits and downtown parades to your calendar!

MAKE THE MOST OF MARCH
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Step Into Spring at Art in Bloom

Add a little color to your day and visit NCMA's annual Art in Bloom exhibit, where thousands of gorgeous flowers will be arranged to mimic the museum's masterworks collection for four days only.

Multiple Day Event
Step Into Spring at Art in Bloom
$18
+ 145 interested
Past Experiences
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Sip Wine & Listen To Classical Music

The Raleigh Wine Shop is inviting Chamber Music Raleigh over for a night of live tunes, free wine tastings and light bites.

Thu Mar 02, 6:00p
Sip Wine & Listen To Classical Music
Free
+ 17 interested
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Get Your Buzz On at Bee Downtown's First Friday Open House

Local bee keepers Bee Downtown are collaborating with local artists to bring one-of-a-kind beehives to the Triangle, transforming VAE into an interactive bee-focused exhibit. Drinks included!

Fri Mar 03, 6:00p
Get Your Buzz On at Bee Downtown's First Friday Open House
Free
+ 38 interested
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Shop the Moon by Moon Apothecary Grand Opening

Moon by Moon Apothecary is joining Ramble Supply's storefront to offer herbal tinctures, tea, tarot readings and more. Join the Grand Opening for free drinks, DJ tunes, readings, henna and snacks!

Fri Mar 03, 6:00p
Shop the Moon by Moon Apothecary Grand Opening
Free
+ 25 interested
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Snag the Offline Macaron Ice Cream Sandwich

From 2/27 to 3/3, we're teaming up with lucettegrace to bring you a unique Offline macaron ice cream sandwich. It's raspberry cheesecake-flavored, and $1 off for Offline members. Don't miss it!

Weekly
Snag the Offline Macaron Ice Cream Sandwich
-
+ 121 interested
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Revel in the Glory of Venice at NCMA

Travel back and explore Renaissance-era Venice with fifty works depicting the artistic and cultural evolution of this city.

Multiple Day Event
Revel in the Glory of Venice at NCMA
$18
+ 73 interested
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Witness Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro

This beloved Mozart opera will grace audiences at the Duke Energy Center, as performed by the NC Opera. Settle in and travel back in time to 18th century Europe.

Witness Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro
$25+
+ 8 interested
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Pair Girl Scout Cookies & Nickelpoint Brews

Nickelpoint Brewing is making the most of Girl Scout Cookies season and hosting a brew and cookie pairing. Sample four brews paired perfectly with four delicious cookies!

Sat Mar 04, 5:00p
Pair Girl Scout Cookies & Nickelpoint Brews
-
+ 27 interested
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Cheers to Four Years of Raleigh Brewing Company

Raleigh Brewing is turning four, so naturally they're hosting a big ol' birthday bash to celebrate. Come for bottle releases, live tunes, food truck grub, giveaways and good times.

Sat Mar 04, 11:00a
Cheers to Four Years of Raleigh Brewing Company
Free
+ 89 interested
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Skywatch at Jordan Lake

Trek out to the beautiful Jordan Lake and gaze at the stars while experts from the Morehead Planetarium teach you a thing or two about the cosmos.

Sat Mar 04, 7:00p
Skywatch at Jordan Lake
Free
+ 82 interested
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Hit Hibernian's Massive St. Paddy's Festival

Celebrate everyone's favorite Irish holiday at one of Raleigh's largest pubs. Live music, dancing, pipers and Irish drinks and grub included!

Sat Mar 11, 12:00p
Hit Hibernian's Massive St. Paddy's Festival
$
+ 95 interested
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Run the Sola Hot Mini 5K

Sola's annual 5K named after its famed mini donuts returns to support military veterans. Live tunes, good times and finish lines guaranteed.

Sat Mar 11, 8:30a
Run the Sola Hot Mini 5K
$30+
+ 24 interested
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Join Raleigh's St. Patrick's Day Parade

Paint the town green with Irish festivities by joining the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival in downtown Raleigh.

Sat Mar 11, 10:00a
Join Raleigh's St. Patrick's Day Parade
Free
+ 112 interested
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Celebrate Reptile & Amphibian Day

The NC Museum of Natural Sciences is hosting a free event for all that celebrates reptiles and amphibians. Come meet snakes, turtles and lizards!

Sat Mar 11, 9:00a
Celebrate Reptile & Amphibian Day
Free
+ 41 interested
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Celebrate Bowie & All Things Glam at the Bowie Ball

The 5th Annual Bowie Ball returns to Lincoln Theatre, bringing a night of glam madness, including (but in no way limited to) live performances, aerialists, costume contests, a Bowie lounge and more.

Sat Mar 11, 9:00p
Celebrate Bowie & All Things Glam at the Bowie Ball
$10+
+ 25 interested
Wander the Lafayette Village Wine Walk

Returns March 16! Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the European-like streets of Lafayette Village while sipping wine. Better yet, you'll support a local charity while doing it.

Monthly
Wander the Lafayette Village Wine Walk
$10
+ 451 interested
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Forage Snacks on the Wild History Walk

Join Piedmont Picnic Project and Triangle Land Conservancy on a wild foraging walk through nature to celebrate the spring season. The walk ends with a free picnic of foraged treats and local berries!

Sat Mar 18, 2:00p
Forage Snacks on the Wild History Walk
$30
+ 27 interested
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Sip Spring Cocktails at NOFO

NOFO is toasting to spring with a bunch of local spirits companies. Tickets include three signature cocktails, bites and live music!

Mon Mar 13, 6:00p
Sip Spring Cocktails at NOFO
$40
+ 10 interested
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Join Big Boss' St. Paddy's Celebrations

Big Boss Brewing is celebrating St. Patrick's Day with food trucks, live tunes and a brand new Nitro stout.

Fri Mar 17, 2:00p
Join Big Boss' St. Paddy's Celebrations
$
+ 33 interested
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Sip Up at Milk Bar's First Annual St. Paddy's Block Party

Milk Bar's hosting its very first St. Patrick's Day party, and they're taking over the whole block to bring you food trucks, live music, beer tents, games, artists, vendors and more.

Sat Mar 18, 2:00p
Sip Up at Milk Bar's First Annual St. Paddy's Block Party
$
+ 95 interested
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Sway at the St. Paddy's Day GlowRage

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the Lincoln while swaying to DJ beats and getting slathered in paint. One thing is certain, this won't be a night you'll forget.

Sat Mar 18, 9:00p
Sway at the St. Paddy's Day GlowRage
$21+
+ 23 interested
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Run or Watch the Tobacco Road Marathon

The annual Tobacco Road Marathon takes you through part of the beautiful American Tobacco Trail in Cary. Opt for the full marathon, a half marathon or just cheer on your friends!

Sun Mar 19, 8:00a
Run or Watch the Tobacco Road Marathon
-
+ 7 interested
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Sip & Grub at the Tobacco Road Marathon After Party

When you're done sweating or cheering at the Tobacco Road Marathon, head over to Bombshell for celebratory brews, food, ice cream, and bounce houses and face paint for the little ones.

Sun Mar 19, 7:00p
Sip & Grub at the Tobacco Road Marathon After Party
$
+ 5 interested
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Pair Lobster & Brüeprint Small Batch Brews

Brüeprint is releasing a brand new brew, infused with Old Bay seasoning, that pairs perfectly with lobster. Come for Cousins Maine Lobster food truck fare and brews!

Wed Mar 22, 6:00p
Pair Lobster & Brüeprint Small Batch Brews
$
+ 32 interested
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Party Like It's the 90s at the Museum

Throwback to the 90s for an after hours event at the museum, including DJs, a giant game room, an inflatable basketball court, science experiments, a crocodile hunter and more.

Thu Mar 23,
Party Like It's the 90s at the Museum
$15
+ 115 interested
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Catch the Carolina Rollergirls Double Header

The Carolina Rollergirls' A and B teams are back and facing off against Greensboro. Don't miss it!

Sat Mar 25, 5:00p
Catch the Carolina Rollergirls Double Header
$10
+ 44 interested
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Get Glitzy at RLT's Divas! Night

RLT's annual Divas! fundraiser event brings fabulous performers on stage for a night of glitz and glam.

Sat Mar 25, 7:00p
Get Glitzy at RLT's Divas! Night
$40+
+ 4 interested
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Catch a Movie by Moonlight at Dorothea Dix

Celebrate the coziest season with an outdoor screening of the comedy classic, Spaceballs. The 454 Grill food truck will be there servin' up locally made, NC fare to keep your belly full.

Sat Nov 18, 5:00p
Catch a Movie by Moonlight at Dorothea Dix
Free
+ 458 interested
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