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Local Events in Raleigh, NC


You don’t need to travel too far for exciting and entertaining local events in Raleigh, NC when you stay at our hotel’s central location in the city of Raleigh! Everything’s practically a hop and a skip away from our hotel—whether that’s one of the fine dining options nearby, a live music event at The Ritz, or an amazing attraction that offers a refreshing dose of fun and excitement. For something a little different, make sure to check if any of these events in Raleigh, North Carolina are happening while you’re here!

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Festivals for Everyone


There’s no denying that some of the biggest festivals are happening at the Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek—but Raleigh hosts hundreds of wonderful festivals every year that happen all around the city! Here are a few festivals that attract thousands each year:

 World of Blue Grass Festival (September/October)

 Midtown Magazine Dreamville Music Festival (April)

 Raleigh St. Patrick’s Day Parade and the Wearin’ ‘O the Green Festival (March)

 Hopscotch Music Fesitval (September)

 International Bluegrass Fetival (September)

 Meet in the Street Festival (May)

 Ozzfest (August)

 Lollapalooza (August)

 Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series

 Wake County Senior Games (March - May)

Must-See Events


The annual state fair hosted at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds is perhaps one of the biggest events Raleigh locals look forward to every year. But if you’re looking for any other upcoming events in Raleigh, NC, there’s always something happening in the city no matter what time of year you’re visiting! You’ll definitely want to keep your calendar open for these trip-worthy events:

 North Carolina State Fair (October)

 Krispy Kreme Challenge (February)

 GalaxyCon (July/August)

 Jurassic World Live (February) – hosted at the PNC Arena, which is only a 15-minute drive from our hotel!

 Moonlight in the Garden (November)

 Annual Raleigh Christmas Parade (November)

 NC Sugar Rush (May)

 Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo (June)


Stay at our modern and centrally-located hotel and be close to the events in Raleigh, North Carolina that are not to be missed!