Mardi Gras, St. Patrick's Day, the first days of spring—these are just a few reasons to get excited for March 2019, but there's so much more happening in Raleigh! So take your pick between can't-miss events, new places to explore and old favorites that are just too good to pass up this time of year! Don't just think about it, go do it!
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Benchwarmers Bagels—a collab between Boulted Bread and Jubala Coffee—is serving up fire-roasted bagels, creative schmears and bagel sandwiches for the perfect morning at Transfer Co. Food Hall.
Social 113 is the sister bar of The District, bringing craft cocktails, plenty of bubbles, local beers and a perfect hangout spot to the Warehouse District. (Plus, it's an LGBTQ-owned safe space!)
Oak Steakhouse brings a chef-driven, fancy-night-out-approved menu of high-quality surf and turf, award-winning cocktails and specials to keep you coming back on the reg.
Come grab some of the most drool-worthy treats in the Triangle, including a GLAZED CROISSANT, massive layer cakes, cookie sandwiches and so much more for your sweet tooth.
Captain Cookie & The Milkman serves up fresh-baked cookies in oodles of flavors, local ice cream and milk and—best of all—make-your-own ice cream sandwiches in Transfer Co. Food Hall.
Falafel & Co. is a Mediterranean market and bar in Brookside Market, selling hard-to-find international ingredients and treats alongside wine and more! They'll soon be opening a restaurant as well.
Bask in the sun at the WRAL Azalea Gardens, which are perfect for a spring bike ride, picnic, or outdoor date. You're sure to find peace of mind among the beautiful blooming azaleas.
No need to make the trek to see the Yankees, Red Sox, or Braves when the Wolfpack plays right here in Raleigh. Catch a great game and maybe a foul ball at Doak Field.
You may not be on top of the world, but you'll be on the top of the Raleigh Times. Enjoy an ice cold beverage while you cheers to Downtown Raleigh.
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.
Marbles Museum is turning into an adult playground for 21Marbles, a night of brews and blast-from-the-past games.
Raleigh Brewing is turning six, so they're hosting a big ol' birthday bash to celebrate. Come for special bottle releases, live tunes, food truck grub, lots Raleigh Brewing beer and good times.
The nOg Run Club is bringing back the St. Paddy's four mile kilt run for its 11th year. Don your finest kilt, dash through downtown and reward yourself with a Raleigh Beer Garden brew!
April is NC Beer Month and Crank Arm is honoring the holiday with its annual Casks On Fools, bringing together unusual casks from 20+ North Carolina breweries!
In honor of International Women's Day, NCMA is hosting a weekend full of events celebrating the achievements of women in the arts and beyond.
Hit the pavement for the first Annual Dorothea Dix Park 5K Race/Walk. Proceeds will go to benefit the future of Dorothea Dix Park.
Channel your inner builder for BrickUniverse's ultimate LEGO lover's paradise. You will experience hands-on LEGO attractions and activities built to inspire, educate, and entertain.
Thirteen teams will have the opportunity to compete in the first CurEat Raleigh Scavenger Hunt. Proceeds from the event will go to the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Agriculture Education Program.
We've all spent hours laughing at cat videos online, now they will be shown in an epic compilation on the big screen. Grab your meow-mosa and enjoy the show!
There will be tons of chicks, games and a lot of vendors giving away free stuff. Don't miss out on this annual event and epic Flock Swap.
Hummingbird is serving up all the delicious cuisine you need to celebrate Mardi Gras that right way. Dig into some steaming hot crawfish, gumbo, and top it all off with a slice of King Cake.
Attendees of all ages from the Triangle area will battle it out to see who can win the age-old game of rock, paper, scissors. Proceeds from the night will go to Learning Together.
Get ready to celebrate soft and delicate beers & ciders, tons flowers, and the beauty of early spring at this new festival. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, March 6 and are limited, so jump on 'em!
The third annual KoreaFest is headed to Raleigh. Enjoy a day of professional dance troupes from Korea, live music, entertainment and more.
Hopscotch is kicking off its TENTH year! Celebrate at R&D Brewing with the first ever Halfway to Hopscotch Party. There will be tons of live music, vendors, and an epic pop-up taproom.
Celebrate the Irish way at Hibernian during their annual St. Paddy's Day block party. Live bands will be playing all day while you enjoy delicious food and drinks.
Check out the 25th Annual Reptile and Amphibian Day! It is the nation's largest and most popular event dedicated to hopping, slithering, and crawling critters.
Over twenty Western North Carolina breweries who have limited to no distribution to the Triangle are heading to Hi-Wire at Golden Belt. Taste your way through rare, specialty and one-off brews!
Join hundreds of others in 24 hours of exhilarating fun in Durham, checking a bunch of amazing experiences off your bucket list!
Celebrate the Big Easy with New Orleans-inspired menu items from Transfer Co vendors, special draft releases from Burial Beer Co., plus obviously plenty of beads and music!