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From the Bull Durham Blues Festival to the North Carolina State Fair, Raleigh-Durham is home to an incredible array of events. Fill up your weekends with great family friendly activities year-round.
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Springtime Festivals in Raleigh-Durham

The Raleigh-Durham area is home to festivals of all kinds: from celebrations of food, drink and wine to music festivals that keep the "Woodstock vibe" alive and well, finding an appealing festival is a snap! Here's a list Raleigh-Durham's annual springtime festivals

April Events in Raleigh Durham - Top Picks of April Events in Raleigh

If you are making plans for what to do in Raleigh-Durham this April, look no further. Here are some of the must-do activities for the month plus links to daily event calendars.

Raleigh International Festival

Started in 1986, The International Festival has become a key component of the Triangle's cultural and artistic offerings with over fifty different ethnic groups participating.

Easter Egg Hunts in Raleigh-Durham

Here's a list of various Raleigh-Durham area Easter egg hunts and activities that are open to the general public.

St. Patrick's Day in Raleigh-Durham

The Luck of the Irish is coming to the Raleigh-Durham area this St. Patrick's Day. Celebrate it with these St. Patrick's Day parades, parties and activities.

Top Mardi Gras Events in Raleigh-Durham - What to do for Mardi Gras in Raleigh

Mardi Gras season is here and it's time to party, even if you're in the Raleigh-Durham area! We have plenty of costumes and Cajun food right here in the Triangle, so go ahead and let the good times roll!

Ringling Brothers Circus Blue Tour Comes to Raleigh, NC - Pho…

Photos of the Ringling Brothers Circus Blue Tour

5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Raleigh-Durham

Raleigh-Durham may not be known the twin cities of love (or as the Love Triangle), but there are plenty of ways for you to have a romantic Valentine's Day right here in the Triangle, without even having to pretend you're in Paris

Father-Daughter Dances in Raleigh-Durham

The Raleigh-Durham area is very family-oriented and, in the spirit of family togetherness, father-daughter dances have become a popular way for daddies to spend some quality time with their daughters. Most of the father-daughter dances in Raleigh-Durham take place around Valentine's Day (usually the weekend before Valentine's Day).

March Events in Raleigh Durham - Top Picks of March Events in Raleigh

If you are making plans for what to do in Raleigh-Durham this March, look no further. Here are some of the must-do activities for the month plus links to daily event calendars.

February Events in Raleigh Durham - Top Picks of February Events in Raleigh

If you are making plans for what to do in Raleigh-Durham this February, look no further. Here are some of the must-do activities for the month plus links to daily event calendars.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebrations in Raleigh and Durham, NC

Triangle residents honor the legacy of the great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a big way: there are many events scheduled in his honor throughout the month of January. Almost all of the events are free and open to the public.

Top New Year's Eve Activities in Raleigh-Durham - New Year's Activities Raleigh

New Year's Eve celebrations in Raleigh run the gamut from late afternoon family-friendly activities to all-out, raucous, no-kids allowed parties, and from black tie galas to casual sporting events featuring Raleigh's favorite teams.

January Events in Raleigh Durham - Top Picks of January Events in Raleigh

If you are making plans for what to do in Raleigh-Durham this January, look no further. Here are some of the must-do activities for the month plus links to daily event calendars.

Cinco de Mayo Events in Raleigh-Durham

Find a great activity to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Raleigh Durham, NC

Raleigh-Durham Mother's Day Activities

Raleigh-Durham Mother's Day Activities

Raleigh-Durham Father's Day -- Great Ideas for Father's Day in Raleigh-Durham

Treat Dad to a great Father's Day with these Raleigh Durham Father's Day activity ideas.

Memorial Day in Raleigh-Durham

Here are some great ways to celebrate the Memorial Day holiday in Raleigh-Durham.

Labor Day in Raleigh-Durham - What to do Labor Day in Raleigh-Durham

Labor Day weekend in Raleigh-Durham is all about casual, affordable fun and saying goodbye to summer. Here are some ways to say goodbye to summer on Labor Day

The World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions

The "World Famous" Lipizzaner Stallions are coming to Raleigh, NC. Find out more about this great show!

Tour d'Coop - Meet Raleigh Residents and Their Pet Poultry on the Tour d'Coop

The Henside the Beltline Tour d'Coop is a self-guided tour of Raleigh residents and their backyard chicken coops. There are about 20 stops on this annual tour, most of them in neighborhoods where you would never expect them to be.

Bull Durham Blues Festival

For over 20 years, Durham has been home to this incredible celebration. Find out more about this festival, held in September 18, 19 & 20, 2008

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