Top 30 Events Happening in Raleigh This July
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The dog days of summer are officially upon us and the month of July is packed with plenty of events to keep you moving around Raleigh. With patriotic parties, Christmas in July and unbeatable summer celebrations, you'll find enough to keep you active until August!

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Celebrate the Fourth of July at Chatham Hill Winery
$
Chatham Hill Winery
8245 Chapel Hill Road
Sat July 01 – Tue July 04

From July 1–4, Chatham Hill Winery will be celebrating Independence Day with Red, White and Blue-themed wine cocktails!

This experience has 42 bookmarks and 450 views.
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Get Patriotic at the Great American Bar Crawl
$20+
Coglin's Raleigh
226 Fayetteville St
Sat July 01, 3:00p

The Great American Bar Crawl promises star-spangled fun and lots of day drinking in DTR to celebrate the birth of our country.

This experience has 92 bookmarks and 1470 views.
Photo by @nhlcanes
Join Carolina Hurricanes' Summerfest Celebration
Free
PNC Arena
1400 Edwards Mill Road
Sat July 01, 10:00a

The Carolina Hurricanes are throwing a free summer party. Score some autographs, witness the last prospects practice and shop the equipment sale!

This experience has 21 bookmarks and 413 views.
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Cheers Your Beer at the Independence Day Block Party
Free
Nickelpoint Brewing Co.
506 Pershing Road
Sun July 02, 12:00p

Head to Nickelpoint Brewing and Neuse River Brewing for an Independence Day Block Party, complete with vendors, live music, food trucks and brews galore.

This experience has 68 bookmarks and 922 views.
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Laze With Live Tunes at Dix Park
Free
Flowers Field at Dorothea Dix Park
Umstead Dr

This summer, Dorothea Dix Park is hosting free concerts on the lawn every other Sunday. Grab a picnic blanket, get a tan, grub on food truck fare and enjoy the show!

This experience has 188 bookmarks and 1490 views.
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Get Festive at Cary’s Independence Day Concert & Fireworks Celebration
Free
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
8003 Regency Pkwy
Tue July 04, 3:00p

Come out to Cary's Booth Amphitheatre for a July 4 celebration filled with live tunes and fireworks. Stay tuned for more details!

This experience has 70 bookmarks and 837 views.
Experience a Historic Independence Day at Joel Lane House
Free
Joel Lane Museum House
728 W Hargett St
Tue July 04, 11:00a

The Joel Lane Museum is hosting an Independence Day event where you'll go back in time to experience the home's life in the 18th century. Kids activities, a plant sale and free lemonade included!

This experience has 22 bookmarks and 280 views.
Catch Mesmerizing Fireworks in Brier Creek
Free
Brier Creek Commons
8161 Brier Creek Pkwy
Tue July 04, 7:00p

Bring out your lawn chairs to Brier Creek Commons for the 10th Annual Fireworks Show. Games, prizes, bounce houses, face-painting and more.

This experience has 47 bookmarks and 593 views.
Run the Keep RLGH Independent 4 Miler
$40
1251 Goode St
1251 Goode St
Tue July 04, 8:00a

Get your heart pumpin' this Independence Day at the inaugural Keep RLGH Independent 4 Miler through Dorothea Dix Park, followed by a post-race vendor fair and beer-soaked hangout.

This experience has 13 bookmarks and 405 views.
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Celebrate July 4 on Fayetteville St. at The 'Works
Free
City Plaza
400 Fayetteville St
Tue July 04, 12:00p

Celebrate Independence Day in DTR! Fayetteville St. will have two music stages, street performers, a beer garden and more, and Red Hat Amp will host the fireworks show at 9:30.

This experience has 195 bookmarks and 2609 views.
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Enjoy a Pay-What-You-Can Brunch with A Place at the Table
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so•ca
2130 Clark Ave
Sat July 08, 10:00a

Imbibe on a delicious, pay-what-you-can brunch at soca with A Place at the Table to celebrate Second Saturday in Raleigh.

This experience has 78 bookmarks and 987 views.
Photo by @vkearns
Bike to the Farmers Market with Oaks & Spokes
Free
Chavis Community Center
505 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Sat July 08, 10:00a

Embark on a four-mile ride along Raleigh greenways with Oaks & Spokes, ending at the charming NC State Farmers Market for local produce and grub!

This experience has 18 bookmarks and 207 views.
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Shop Local at Stoak City's Stoak Market
Free
Stoak City
5425 Fayetteville Rd
Sat July 08,

Bring out friends or fam to the Stoak Market, a pop-up warehouse market featuring food truck grub, Big Boss brews, live music and local vendors galore.

This experience has 48 bookmarks and 552 views.
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Compete & Eat at the Blackberry Brigade
$10+
Raleigh City Farm
800 N Blount St
Sat July 08, 4:00p

Piedmont Picnic Projects's annual event is for competitive types! Grab your friends and pick blackberries in the AM, then join the Second Saturday Jamboree for a bounty weigh-in, prizes and treats!

This experience has 209 bookmarks and 3623 views.
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Enjoy Summer Concerts Outdoors at Fred Fletcher
Free
Fred Fletcher Park
802 Clay St

This summer, Fred Fletcher Park is hosting free concerts on the lawn every other Sunday. Grab a picnic blanket, get a tan, grub on food truck fare and enjoy the show!

This experience has 148 bookmarks and 1025 views.
Taste the Sweetness of Peach Day
Free
State Farmers Market
1201 Agriculture St
Thu July 13, 11:00a

Head to the State Farmers Market to celebrate Peach Day with fresh produce and a baking contest.

This experience has 66 bookmarks and 529 views.
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Make Textile Designs at Art Happy Hour
$35
Artspace
201 E Davie Street
Thu July 13, 11:00p

Explore textile design with local artist Oami Powers at Artspace's Art Happy Hour while enjoying wine and snacks as you get creative.

This experience has 20 bookmarks and 247 views.
Photo by @ Ron Yorgasson
Party in the Park at HOOPLA
Free
North Carolina Museum of Art
2110 Blue Ridge Rd
Fri July 14, 5:00p

NCMA's outdoor party is back for round two, and this time it's luau-themed. Frolic in the park for live tunes, food trucks, drinks and circus performances, followed by a screening of 'Moana' at 9p.

This experience has 219 bookmarks and 1814 views.
Bowl for a Cause at the Bowling Black Tie Affair
$85
Kings Raleigh - North Hills
141 Park at N Hills St
Fri July 14, 7:00p

Don your finest black tie outfit for a night of bowling for a cause! JDRF is taking over Kings Raleigh to support diabetes research over an open bar, unlimited hors d'oeuvres and, of course, bowling!

This experience has 15 bookmarks and 236 views.
Sip Summer Rosé & Bubbles at Seaboard: Rosé
$39+
Seaboard Wine & Tasting Bar
802 Semart Dr ## 118
Fri July 14, 7:15p

Seaboard Wine is making the most of the summer season with two educational wine classes highlighting bubbles and rosé, where you'll taste eight of their favorite bottles, paired with light bites.

This experience has 15 bookmarks and 147 views.
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Namaste for Good at Yogafest in Raleigh City Farm
Donation
Raleigh City Farm
800 N Blount St
Sat July 15, 8:00a

You Call This Yoga, a local nonprofit, is hosting an encore Yogafest class at Raleigh City Farm. Get ready to roll out your mats among nature and do your body some good.

This experience has 69 bookmarks and 454 views.
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Connect & Create Self Portraits at Artspace
$15
Artspace
201 E Davie Street
Sat July 15, 10:00a

Join local artist Ursula Gullow in a community art project where you'll contribute a self portrait. Artspace provides the materials, all you need to do is bring your creativity!

This experience has 40 bookmarks and 323 views.
Photo by @tinysherpa
Pedal Your Way to the Walnut Creek Trail Cleanup
Free
Walnut Creek Trail
Walnut Creek Trail
Sat July 15, 8:00a

Oaks & Spokes just adopted a mile of the Walnut Creek Greenway Trail, and they're inviting riders on a community cleanup. Join for a light breakfast, followed by a morning of beautifying the trail.

This experience has 20 bookmarks and 172 views.
Photo by @edie.kaye
Browse Beautiful Goods at Bride at the Museum
$5
North Carolina Museum of History
5 E Edenton St
Sat July 15, 5:00p

Whether you're planning a wedding of your own or just love perusing pretty things, all are welcome at the Museum of History's Bride at the Museum—fashion show, snacks and inspiration included!

This experience has 32 bookmarks and 384 views.
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Pair Embroidery & Mimosas at Edge of Urge
$35
Edge of Urge
215 E Franklin St
Sat July 15, 2:00p

Edge of Urge is teaming up with Craft Habit Raleigh to bring you another all-levels embroidery workshop. Your ticket gets you all the supplies, instructions from pros and a mimosa!

This experience has 49 bookmarks and 261 views.
Embark on a Soccer Mini-Golf Bar Crawl at the Oak City Classic
$25+
London Bridge Pub
110 E Hargett St
Sun July 16, 12:00p

Oak City Supporters is throwing The Oak City Classic, the country's first soccer mini-golf tourney! Rally a team of four and bar hop to kick a tiny soccer ball for charity. Costumes encouraged!

This experience has 23 bookmarks and 497 views.
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Make Art for Free at CAM
Free
CAM Raleigh
409 W Martin St
Mon July 17, 6:00p

Let your creativity shine at Studio 409, as CAM opens its studios to the public for an art making free-for-all.

This experience has 145 bookmarks and 1530 views.
Photo by @johnnymetro
Catch a Flick for Free at RLT
Free
Raleigh Little Theatre
301 Pogue St

Begins July 20! Gather your blankets and chairs to chill out on summer evenings with a free outdoor film presented by Raleigh Little Theatre and Raleigh Brewing Company. Yes, there will be local beer!

This experience has 1147 bookmarks and 9396 views.
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Catch Tunes & Food Trucks at Y'all at Dix Park
Free
Flowers Field at Dorothea Dix Park
Umstead Dr
Sat August 26, 4:00p

Dorothea Dix Park's first free summer concert series promises to be a good one. This summer, come out to the park for a lineup of tunes, food trucks, craft beer and more!

This experience has 371 bookmarks and 3378 views.
Binge on Beer, Bourbon & BBQ: Regular Saturday Session
$39+
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
8003 Regency Pkwy
Sat July 29, 2:00p

The Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival (also knows as BBBQ Fest), is coming to Cary for brews, bourbon, pulled pork, demos, exhibits and bluegrass in the summer sun!

This experience has 54 bookmarks and 221 views.
Photo by @its_tajaaa
Experience the NC Japan Summer Festival
$4+
North Carolina State Fairgrounds
1025 Blue Ridge Rd
Sat July 29, 1:00p

The 12th Annual NC Japan Summer Festival is returning to Raleigh, but this time it has expanded to the State Fairgrounds! Get ready for a full day of food, culture and fun.

This experience has 211 bookmarks and 1755 views.
Photo by @driskillband
Celebrate 20 Years of The Pour House with Brews & Tunes
Free
The Pour House Music Hall
224 South Blount Street
Sat July 29, 6:00p

The Pour House has been around for 20 years—crazy, right?! Join the music venue for a live lineup and a signature collaboration brew with Raleigh Brewing Co.

This experience has 37 bookmarks and 266 views.
Sip & Mingle at Jingle in July
TBD
City Limits Saloon
901 Tryon Hill Dr
Sat July 29, 2:00p

Capital City Clauses invites you to City Limits Saloon for Jingle in July, an opportunity to raise funds for a great cause with snacks, drinks, a photo booth and more!

This experience has 43 bookmarks and 874 views.
Photo by @posymarket
Shop the Urban Vintage Market
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All Saints Chapel
110 S East St
Sat July 29 – Sat July 29

Urban Vintage is popping up at All Saints Chapel to bring you lots of retro and handmade curated goods. All-day Saturday market is free, Friday night preview is $5.

This experience has 126 bookmarks and 843 views.
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