You know the drill! Our complete guide the best of May—awesome events, new places to explore and more!
Come out to Dix Park for a first-of-its-kind sound and light show in the beautiful oak trees of Flowers Field! Bring a blanket and picnic under the stars while you enjoy different music each night!
It's a celebration of sugar at this all-dessert event. Enjoy samples of sweet treats from over 20 local vendors serving up everything from frozen treats to delicious donuts and pies. Yum!
Pancakes, booze AND art? It doesn't get much better than that. Browse through rows of work from 50+ local artists while indulging in the pancake bar (yes, you read that right!)
The Alamo Drafthouse is serious about offering the best films, food and drinks all in one seat! Now the team that started it all in Austin, Texas is bringing the popular cinema experience to Raleigh!
This expansive exhibit full of intriguing visuals and mixed media pieces featuring creates an immersive and participatory environment, where viewers are encouraged to engage with the works on display.
A huge food hall is coming to downtown Raleigh. Think 22,000 sq.ft dedicated to amazing local food ventures. You can mix up your meal between spots, shop local food vendors and hang on a pretty patio.
Fight in the ultimate laser tag battle, sip themed cocktails and hang with your favorite droids as you explore other galaxies at NC Museum of Natural Sciences' Star Wars-themed Adult Night.
Celebrate Spring 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.
Out!Raleigh Festival returns to downtown with a day's worth of outdoor fun and shenanigans with live music, food trucks and local vendors in support of the LGBTQ community.
Get ready for a day of pot, after seasoned pot, of a finger-licking Low Country Boil at the Flying Saucer and pair it with a special flight of tasty brews.
What better way to celebrate Spring than with wine? Pick from hundreds of wines from over 22 wineries al fresco at Cary's Booth Amphitheatre.
Make it a day to remember with a day of doggie activities from costume contests, dog races, musical sit contest and more. There will be music and food trucks for the humans!
Chow down on fare from the Triangle's biggest names in food + beer! Thrive NC is bringing out 50+ local restaurants and breweries and featuring live demos from Ashley Christensen and Vivan Howard.
It's the 10th Anniversary of Raleigh's best party. Come out to dance the night away and crown the Bee Ball's royalty winner and help raise money to make Raleigh a better place!
The annual Art in the Garden will add some sunshine to your Saturday with food trucks, visual art and live entertainment, all in the beautiful Rose Garden at Raleigh Little Theatre.
Artsplosure is a weekend-long celebration of creativity that brings together over 180 artists, dozens of local and nationally acclaimed performers and creative family activities to downtown Raleigh.