10 Outdoor Dates Not To Miss This Spring

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10 Outdoor Dates Not To Miss This Spring

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There's no denying springtime is a gorgeous time in the Oak City—that is if you can stand the pollen. Get out and enjoy the warmer weather with these 10 outdoor spring date ideas!

SPRING INTO SPRING
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Escape into Nature at the JC Raulston Arboretum

Free
JC Raulston Arboretum

Visit one of NC State University's treasures, the JC Raulston Arboretum. Stroll through the beautiful gardens and learn about plants from all over the world.

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Photo via @kmeyerhoeffer

Pick Your Poison at Whiskey Kitchen

$$
Whiskey Kitchen

As the name suggests, Whiskey Kitchen specializes in top notch whiskeys, pairing its libations with a stunning interior and your new favorite patio.

This experience has 527 Bookmarks and 4770 Views
Photo via @North Hills

Shag at the Midtown Beach Music Series

Free
North Hills Commons
Tomorrow: Tams

Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to do the shag! Every Thursday night this spring and summer, get ready for beach music vibes and some sweet Carolina Girl grooving.

This experience has 1175 Bookmarks and 8808 Views
Photo via @dejasaurus.jpeg

Look Over Downtown with a Beer & Hot Dog at The Cardinal

$
The Cardinal Bar

The Cardinal, a hot dog and craft beer bar in Glenwood South, brings some of the best views of Raleigh. Grab a seat on the patio and enjoy!

This experience has 235 Bookmarks and 1719 Views
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Sip Brews from All Over the Globe at World Beer Festival

$45
North Carolina State Fairgrounds
Past

Bottoms up! Now in its twelfth year, World Beer Festival returns to Raleigh to bring you over 200 beers from more than 75 breweries from all over the world spread across 3 acres of the NC State Fairgrounds.

This experience has 98 Bookmarks and 1977 Views
Photo via @asignaturewelcome

Step Into Spring at Art in Bloom

$18
North Carolina Museum of Art
Past

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.

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Photo via @acpooser

Shake Your Hips at the Live & Local Spring Fest

Free
2200 Hillsborough St
Past

Head to Hillsborough St. for a free music fest headlined by Chatham County Line, plus an art market, Raleigh Brewing brews, fun activities for the kiddos and even a bike valet.

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Photo via @cheley8

Sip Up at Great Grapes Wine Festival

$33+
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
Past

It's every wino's dream! Indulge in over 200 wines from over 20 wineries, great live music, good eats and crafts all in one place while soaking up the sunshine.

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Photo via @brittanygoodman

Shut Down the Block at Raleigh Raw's One-Year Birthday Bash

$
Raleigh Raw Juice Bar & Cafe
Past

Raleigh Raw is ringing in its one-year anniversary by shutting down the whole block! Come for kombucha cocktails, 3-on-3 basketball, slam dunk contests, five DJs, free fitness activities and more.

This experience has 237 Bookmarks and 3016 Views
Photo via @raleighwhatsup

Party in the Park at HOOPLA

Free
North Carolina Museum of Art
Past

Now that the sun is shining and the temps are warmer, join NCMA for an outdoor party celebrating new sculptures and featuring food trucks, drinks, a DJ and aerial performers.

This experience has 207 Bookmarks and 1454 Views