The sun is shining, the weather's getting warmer—time to hang out outdoors! With art fests, moonlit movies, a downtown farmers market, brew bashes and more, May promises lots of ways to soak up the sunshine in Raleigh!
Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to do the shag! Every Thursday night this summer, get ready for beach music vibes and some sweet Carolina Girl grooving.
The summer concerts at NCMA represent one of the Triangle's longest-running and most selective outdoor music series. Grab a seat in the expansive stone amphitheater and soak up the energy.
Don't miss the season opener on May 6—Mipso with River Whyless!
Herons and Neuse River Brewing are joining forces to bring you the most exquisite beer dinner, featuring four courses and a sneak peek of the culinary collab between the exec chef and the brewery!
Ring in the spring with an outdoor, moonlit movie in the beautiful Dorothea Dix. Bob's Barbeque and The Parlour food trucks will be there too!
The women of CAKE are taking the comedy scene by storm and touring the entire country. Don't miss this foursome when they make a stop in downtown Raleigh!
Indulge in a ladies' night out, complete with bubbly, gourmet bites, local businesses and a Mother's Day-inspired workshop where you'll learn how to craft your own botanical gift wraps and toppers.
Piedmont Picnic Project is going to teach you how to ferment dairy products. You'll learn the basics behind kefir, crème fraîche and buttermilk and take skills and ingredients home with you!
Cirque de Vol now offers Acro Yoga classes, so to celebrate the new addition they're hosting a free workshop for all levels! This just might become your new favorite workout.
For the past 30 years, PeakFest has attracted over 20,000 people to the streets of Historic Apex for an arts and crafts festival featuring jewelry, pottery, paintings and more!
The second 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.
Out!Raleigh Festival returns to downtown with a day's worth of outdoor fun and shenanigans in support of the LGBTQ community.
On Wednesdays from 6:30–7:30p, head to the lawn at Midtown Park and get your sweat on! This free, outdoor workout series in the heart of North Hills is just the motivation your body needed.
Ends May 7! Witness 48 stunning works of one of America's most celebrated photographers, from majestic landscapes to portraits, at the NCMA.
Explore fine Italian wines paired with a four-course dinner at Vidrio, as a seasoned wine innovator guides you through each glass!
Triangle baristas are gathering at Sola for the ultimate latte art competition! Join the fun for brews, coffee, snacks and latte art in action!
The Longleaf Film Festival is an annual juried fest that showcases NC-centric docs plus films from around the globe.
The Handmade Market is rounding up dozens of local artists and vendors for an indoor and outdoor Saturday market! Find jewelry, home goods, stationery, bath products and more!
The 38th annual Artsplosure, an explosion of creativity in downtown Raleigh, brings together over 170 artists, local and nationally acclaimed performers, activities and much more to downtown Raleigh.
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.