Lady in red dress sitting on chair in front of a white cottage

Whether you're a local looking for new adventures or a visitor eager to explore, Raleigh has something for everyone. From vibrant cultural experiences to outdoor adventures and unique festivals and events, this bustling capital city of North Carolina is brimming with excitement.

Check out all our articles below showcasing the many wonderful things to do in Raleigh.

We'll make it easier for you to discover and connect to the heart of Raleigh's charm and charisma!

Don't forget to follow our social channels as we share new restaurant's we discover across the city AND subscribe to our email newsletter - they get the tips first! We can explore Raleigh together!

What experiences do you want most?

Head straight to the type of things to do in Raleigh by clicking the relevant image below. 

Featured Events

Event Calendar


Upcoming Events


Watch the video of this awesome trail ride in Raleigh along the Greenway from the North Carolina Museum of Art to Downtown Raleigh. 


Members of our free email community get insider tips, updates, free checklists, and other perks. Each week, we email the best events for the week, and our top finds and ideas for enjoying the Raleigh lifestyle more.


Browse all our articles on things to do in Raleigh and discover a few surprises.  

Young girl looking up at an art dispaly on a wall

23 Must-Visit Art Galleries, Museums & Events in Raleigh

Welcome to Raleigh, where the vibrant pulse of culture beats through its streets and echoes […]

Read More
mystic waterfall in Mt Michelle Garden

A Visit to Juniper Level Botanic Gardens, Raleigh: Exploring Botanical Wonders

Alright Raleigh, I’m sure many of you have never heard of the Juniper Level Botanic […]

Read More
pnc arena

Guide to PNC Arena: Home of Carolina Hurricanes & NC State Basketball

For 25 years PNC Arena in Raleigh has played host to a wide range of […]

Read More
Two women shopping at a market under a yellow tent

61 Black Owned Businesses in Raleigh to Love & Support

Raleigh, North Carolina is not just a vibrant city filled with culture, history, and innovation; […]

Read More
flower arrangement with mask in the middle in front of paintings in art museum

The Beauty of Art in Bloom Festival in Raleigh: A Complete Guide

Are you ready to immerse yourself in a vibrant tapestry of colors, shapes, and creativity? […]

Read More
violin surrounded by candles

Enchanting Evenings: Raleigh’s Candlelight Concerts Illuminate Date Nights

Looking for a unique and romantic way to spend your evenings with your partner in […]

Read More
Aerial view of a city and its buildings and streets in Raleigh, NC.

Guide to the City of Raleigh, NC (everything you need to know!)

Since first moving to the City of Raleigh in 2004 and starting this website in […]

Read More
Man and woman having dinner at a restaurant with a white tablecloth.

38+ Date Ideas in Raleigh for Valentine’s Day, 2024 (There’s something for everyone!)

Love is smoking up the air, folks! And if you’re in Raleigh there’s no better place […]

Read More
graffiti on a building wall

February Events 2024: What’s Happening in Raleigh (includes Black History)

Hello friends! Welcome to February in Raleigh. There are plenty of fun things to do […]

Read More
People lining the streets with tents at a beer festival

52 Top Festivals & Events in Raleigh (for 2024)

Are you ready for some awesome Raleigh events and festivals in 2024? One thing we […]

Read More
chinese lantern festival cary nc 8 1

January Events 2024: 43+ Things to do in Raleigh this Month

Hello 2024. It’s wonderful to see you! We really loved 2023, and we’re hopeful 2024 […]

Read More
Aerial view of city buildings and surrounding streets and trees.

48 Hours in Ralegh (Itinerary): Where to Eat, Drink, Play and Stay

If you’re planning to spend 48 hours in Raleigh, we have called this city our […]

Read More
Scroll to Top