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Your Complete Guide to Raleigh in June
Tuesday, May 29 2018

You know the drill—our complete guide to the best of June in Raleigh. Take your pick between 10 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!

10 Must-Do Events
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NCMA Outdoor Summer Movies 2078 fire icon

There may be no better cheap summer experience in all of Raleigh. Recline under the stars with friends and family while you enjoy a movie in the expansive and beautiful NCMA campus. Picnics welcome!

Fri Jun 22, 9:00p
NCMA Outdoor Summer Movies
$6-$10   .  North Carolina Museum of Art   .  Raleigh
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Dowtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo 1502 fire icon

With over 50 food trucks and beer vendors taking over Fayetteville St., you definitely won't leave with an empty stomach. This is one of the largest food truck rodeos in the southeast! 

Sun Aug 05, 3:00p
Dowtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo
$   .  City Plaza   .  Raleigh
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Band Together 2018: Walk the Moon + American Aquarium 574 fire icon

Walk the Moon is headlining the Southeast's biggest concert for a cause with Raleigh's own American Aquarium kicking things off. Raising $1MM+ for charity, it's the definition of feel-good music.

Sat Jun 23, 6:00p
(OFFLINE PERK) 50% Off Raleigh's Greatest Summer Concert for a Cause
$25+   .  Red Hat Amphitheater   .  Raleigh
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Trending & New Openings
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NOW OPEN: Vida Dulce 1342 fire icon

Who's ready to live la Vida Dulce? Now open in Cary just in time for summer, Vida Dulce is serving up traditional Mexican paletas, aguas frescas, ice cream and more. Time to satisfy that sweet tooth!

NOW OPEN: Vida Dulce
$   .  Vida Dulce   .  Cary
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NOW OPEN: Seoul 116 1072 fire icon

City Market Sushi has a new sister restaurant on N. West Street. Seoul 116 is focused on Korean fare, the menu is filled with fun twists on Korean classics. Don't miss their boozy Capri Suns.

NOW OPEN: Seoul 116
$$   .  Seoul 116   .  Raleigh
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Immerse Yourself in Light, Color and Sound at NCMA 1090 fire icon

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.

Multiple Day Event
Immerse Yourself in Light, Color and Sound at NCMA
TBD   .  North Carolina Museum of Art   .  Raleigh
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Milk Lab in Cary 768 fire icon

Enjoy Thai style hand-rolled ice cream with unlimited toppings made right before your eyes at Milk Lab in Cary! Pair your treat with a delicious assortment of boba milk teas made with organic milk.

Milk Lab in Cary
$   .  Milk Lab   .  Cary
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NOW OPEN: Wahlburgers 486 fire icon

Raleigh will be the first city in NC to experience Wahlburgers and their menu of delicious burgers, frappes and floats. No guarantee that you'll spot one of the famed bros.

NOW OPEN: Wahlburgers
$   .  Wahlburgers   .  Raleigh
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NOW OPEN: Alamo Drafthouse Raleigh

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!

NOW OPEN: Alamo Drafthouse Raleigh
$   .  Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Raleigh   .  Raleigh
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Always a Good Idea
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Stop & Smell the Rose Garden

Stop and smell the roses at the Raleigh Municipal Rose Garden. It's the perfect setting for a photo op (or wedding), but it's even better for a stroll through beautiful blooms.

Stop & Smell the Rose Garden
Free   .  Raleigh Municipal Rose Garden   .  Raleigh
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Downtown Raleigh Farmer's Market

Spring is here! Stroll on over each Wednesday afternoon to the downtown Raleigh Farmer's Market in Market and Exchange Plaza to shop farm fresh produce from local growers and food artisans. 

Weekly
Downtown Raleigh Farmer's Market
$   .  Exchange and Market Plaza   .  Raleigh
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Sip to Skyline Views at Boylan Bridge Brewpub

Take in Raleigh's changing skyline at Boylan Bridge Brewpub, a local brewery that has one of the most magnificent views of Raleigh.

Sip to Skyline Views at Boylan Bridge Brewpub
$   .  Boylan Bridge Brewpub   .  Raleigh
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Past Experiences
2018 Tour D'Coop

At Tour D'Coop, chicken coops are treated as an art form. Join the tour across Raleigh, Apex and Cary to learn about the wonderful world of poultry and its swanky, modern cribs.

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2018 Tour D'Coop
$10/$25   .  Downtown Raleigh   .  Raleigh
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Sunday Funday Lawn Party at Midtown Park

Live music, lawn games, cocktails... sounds like the makings of a perfect summertime Sunday funday to us! 

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Sunday Funday Lawn Party at Midtown Park
$$   .  Midtown Park   .  Raleigh
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Sit, Stay, NCMA!

Get to know the Museum Park with your four-legged friend and enjoy an afternoon exploring art and nature with food trucks for dogs and humans, local vendors and fun activities for your fur babies!

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Sit, Stay, NCMA!
$6/$8   .  North Carolina Museum of Art   .  Raleigh
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Skywatching at Dix Park

Bring a blanket and come enjoy the sounds of jazz and Big Band music and gaze at the stars while experts from the Morehead Planetarium teach you a thing or two about the cosmos.

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Skywatching at Dix Park
Free   .  Dorothea Dix Park   .  Raleigh
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Triangle Restaurant Week

Triangle Restaurant Week is back! Get a taste of some of the area's most coveted cuisine without breaking the bank with preset 3-course lunch and dinner menus.

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Triangle Restaurant Week
$15+   .  Downtown Raleigh   .  Raleigh
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Raleigh's International Food Festival

Celebrate Raleigh's amazing diversity and its welcoming spirit and enjoy global cuisine and entertainment from local chefs and artist honoring cultures from around the world.

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Raleigh's International Food Festival
Free   .  City Plaza   .  Raleigh
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Father's Day Axe Throwing at Neuse River Brewing

Celebrate Dad in the very best, most "dad" way—by drinking local craft beer and some good 'ol fashioned axe throwing. That's normal, right?

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Father's Day at Neuse River Brewing
$`   .  Neuse River Brewing Company   .  Raleigh
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