Our curated list of the best things to do the weekend of September 20 - 23. You've worked hard this week, go have a little fun!
Triangle area shoppers are invited to #shopsmall by revisiting downtown Raleigh favorites, and discovering new ones you've yet to experience. Get ready for a big night of engaging retail experiences!
Every third Thursday come and get your wine on! Stroll through the village center and pop into local shops and restaurants for some great wine tastings, all proceeds go to the months featured cause.
If you're not easily spooked and like a little underwear running to accompany an evening at the theater, head to the Rialto for one of our fave cult classics.
Sink your teeth into some samples of N.C. State Fair food. With everything from the mini wafflewich to fried pickles, your taste buds will definitely thank you.
If you don't know about this Raleigh classic yet you're missing out. Race a boxcar down the hill or take a seat on the sideline and watch the shenanigans ensue.
Milk Bar takes over Tucker Street for the first annual Milkfest! Join them for a full day of live music, drinks, and food. A portion of the proceeds goes to CASA to end homelessness in the Triangle.
Crafty's is celebrating five years of good times. There will be rare kegs tapped, live music bumping, food trucks and free beer and wine tastings. Bring your lawn chair and make a day of it!
Get a taste of the Triangle when 25 of the best local breweries come together and compete to win the Peoples' Choice Award. Try them all and vote on your favorite to win the prize!
Gizmo Brew Works is gearing up for their second annual Oktoberfest. Throw on your lederhosen and celebrate with special beer releases, food trucks, and some Epic Axe throwing!
Calling all 90s babies! You won't want to miss your opportunity to get jiggy with it and belt out all the songs from NOW That's What I Call Music. Throw on your best 90s style and hit DTR.
Ride around NC State and downtown Raleigh in this epic alleycat-style bike ride and scavenger hunt. Hit up Crank Arm after the hunt for your chance to win prizes!
Crank Arm wants you to help them celebrate five years of serving up brews. Start with a bike parade around downtown, then relax with a brew in true Crank Arm fashion.
Hop aboard The Great Raleigh Trolley for a historic tour of Raleigh that you'll never forget! Pack the beverage od your choice for this epic Drunken History Tour.
Grab your wand (actually, you get one with your ticket!), don your robes, and get ready to take over the best muggle bars.
2018 marks 300 years since the notorious pirate Blackbeard roamed the Carolina coast and lost his life—enjoy pirate-themed festivities in honor of his memory.
A party is happening throughout the village! Head down the Lafayette Village and sip on over 20 fall style beers and food for this years annual Oktoberfest.
Help raise awareness and donations for local animal advocate groups and have a blast doing so. Sign your furry friend up, or go and enjoy wiener dogs racing down the track.
Volunteer your time to help Children's Flight of Hope have a successful fundraising event at Hops for Hope! Volunteers are needed to help set up the event, check people in, manage logistics, etc.
Six weeks of free fitness on the breathtaking Dillon sky terrace. Check out the calendar and hit up these wellness classes lead by local studios!
Help support the clean water projects going on in India by participating in this fun 5K. Best part, after running a little over three miles all are welcome back for a free picnic in the park!
Over 1,200 roses set the stage at one of Raleigh's most beautiful venues where some of the best local bands will play at Groove in the Garden! Add in a side of local eats and you can count us in!
Taverna Agora is taking Sunday Funday to a new level with their brand new brunch menu. Try out the reinvented village favorites and $3 mimosas that'll leave you saying OPA!
Join your community and make a positive difference. Raise funds to save lives from heart disease and stroke, while raising your heartbeat during this Heart Walk.
Celebrate Latino art and culture with a day packed with popular folk music and dance performances. Stop by and check out the various activities, art and crafts and, most importantly, food!
Looking for the perfect spot to enjoy Football Sundays? Head down to Little City and catch all the game time action, as well as food trucks, drink specials and so much more!
Since Fall is coming back, so are the fire pits! Join Compass Rose Brewery as they pull the fire pits back out for evenings under the stars. Grab a blanket and go get cozy by the nice warm fire.
Diamonds Direct is unleashing their biggest promo of the year, right alongside a Christopher Designs Trunk Show—if you're on the hunt for some fine jewelry, this weekend is a total must!
The little kiddos will go wild at Hipp Family Farm. A petting zoo, a seven-acre corn maze, a hay maze, pumpkin chunkin and more fall entertainment will keep 'em entertained for an awesome autumn day.
Take the short trek to Hill Ridge Farm for a full-on farm party. From pumpkins to hayrides to a corn playhouse, there's no shortage of fall fun to be had.
Should you really believe that running in a zig-zag away from an alligator will save you? Do they really taste like chicken? Join in and learn the answer to these questions and more.
Join Happy + Hale on The Dillon rooftop to celebrate the Autumn Equinox with some asanas. Bring some supplies to donate to hurricane relief, and register fast—space is limited!
All skill levels are welcome to come learn a fun new craft. Become the fiber artist you have always wanted to be during this guided introduction to creating your own macrame wall hanging.
Celebrate Mexico's Independence Day in style! La Santa is throwing a party with live mariachi music, delicious food specials, and some pretty epic drink specials in celebration of the holiday.
Vendors gather under the beautiful market lights on the cobblestone streets of City Market. Come hungry and dig into some delicious local eats while enjoying all the vendors have to offer.
This highly interactive class is designed to get you playing simple songs right away. Building your knowledge over three different sessions, learning more chords and tunes every time.
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is s delightful confection that you'll enjoy time and time again. Be taken to a world of pure imagination with two of the original kids from the movie!
Go on a Musical Journey themed night with epic amped-up games! This 21+ event features beer, wine, food, and all the fun that Marbles has to offer on this 21+ night.
Rock Your World Benefit Concert is going down at Dram & Draught this September. Proceeds from the event will go to benefit awesome causes like Hope for Haiti foundation, InterAct, and SuNica.
Imagine: a big wedding party with all the fun (and none of the crazy family). Watch local vendors in action at this over-the-top wedding reception.