Raleigh Events

"Harker: The Awakening" Movie Premeire
07-18-2015 to 07-18-2015 - Have you ever thought it would be cool to attend a red carpet movie premiere? Do you love supporting local talent? Now is your chance to do both! "Harker" The Awakening" is the family-friendly, sci-fi labor of love of local N.C. film talent. This movie is about a popular high school student that gains super powers and has to deal with peer pressure, secret government agencies and aliens to make it out of high school alive. Come join the cast, crew, producers and other local movie lovers in celebrating this great accomplishment with food, behind the scenes pictures, raffles and of course, the movie! Cocktail or formal attire requested.

4th of July Parade of Wheels
07-04-2015 to 07-04-2015 - Decorate your bike, wagon, tricycle or other non-motorized vehicle in patriotic colors for the Parade of Wheels. Helmets are required. There will be music and food available. The Parade starts at the corner of Salem and Chatham St. at noon, so be sure to line up early to save your place.

4th of July Weekend at Chatham Hill
07-04-2015 to 07-04-2015 - What more is there to 4th of July than a Dawg... that's Hot Dawgs served up by Dang Good Dogs, from 1-4pm. Piped in music on the deck and in the Tasting Room. Try a wine tasting and tour of the only Urban Winery in the Triangle. Mojito Wine Slushy all weekend.

2015 AAU Karate National Championships
07-04-2015 to 07-04-2015 - Raleigh Convention Center will host 3,000 karate competitors for the AAU Karate National Championships! The top two finishers in the Advanced/Black Belt groups will represent the USA Karate National Team in Brazil this fall. Free spectator tickets are available to the public through Triangles Best Karate, Raleigh's traditional Shotokan karate club.

28th Annual Patriotic Celebration - "In Times of Peace"
07-03-2015 to 07-03-2015 - As we prepare to celebrate our nations 239th birthday with the bands 28th Annual Patriotic Celebration, this concert will musically explore times of peace - the world Waiting for the Sunrise, a Prayer for Peace, an army that just disappeared (think Twilight Zone) and more. Former U.S. Marine Dave Brook will recall his military experiences serving in a time of peace. There will also be the annual pre-4th of July salute to our military service personnel past and present who have helped secure our freedom and liberty.

"Take Two" with Jyl Clay
07-03-2015 to 07-03-2015 - Phase Lock plays great songs from all genres with an acoustic twist and fine precise harmonies. Inspired by nature's own phase locking process, their music will pull you into the synchronized rhythm.

2015 Brake the Cycle Bike Rally
08-01-2015 to 08-01-2015 - The Lung Cancer Initiative of N.C. and TLC for Bikes are holding the 2015 Brake the Cycle Bike Rally on Saturday, Aug. 1, at 8am. The event is being held at Lafayette Village in Raleigh, and registration begins at 7am. Registration is $30 to bike and $35 if you want to bike and get a boxed lunch after the event. There is a 30 mile route and a 53 mile route.

4th of July Concert
07-04-2015 to 07-04-2015 - In honor of the 4th of July The Raleigh Concert Band will perform live at the North Carolina State Capitol.

07-11-2015 to 07-11-2015 - After an incredible year and a half of touring the globe; playing 150 shows to packed-house crowds from North America to Australia and everywhere in-between (21 countries at last count), pop-rock quintet R5 are ready to move one step closer to world domination with the release of their much-anticipated first single, “Let’s Not Be Alone Tonight,” off their upcoming sophomore album due this summer. The band's yet-to-be-titled album is the follow-up to their debut album LOUDER, which rocketed to number one on iTunes in 10 countries. Led by vocalist/rhythm guitarist Ross Lynch, R5 came together in 2009 and is comprised of Lynch's siblings Riker (bass/vocals), Rocky (lead guitar/vocals) and Rydel(keyboard/vocals) and friend Ellington "Ratliff" (drums/vocals). R5 has rapidly emerged as an exciting new voice in the world of pop rock.

The Smashing Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson
07-26-2015 to 07-26-2015 - The Smashing Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson are joining forces to co-headline The End Times tour. They will play Red Hat Ampthitheater in downtown Raleigh on July 26.