Raleigh Events

A Downtown Raleigh Walking Food Tour
May 28, 2016 – December 9, 2017 (Every Saturday)
Times: 2pm
Venue: Triangle Food Tour
Area: Downtown Raleigh
Admission: $45.99

Experience a guided culinary journey of sight and taste that spans all five downtown districts to sample a cross-section of some of Raleigh’s unique local restaurant venues, blended together with some forgotten historical tidbits that leaves you full of new insights on the downtown culinary landscape. On the tour, we'll be walking and using the R-Line circulator as we make our way through each district. It’s fun, informative and delicious. We'll be stopping numerous times for sample tastings and inside stories from 6 local establishments.

Adam Love
May 28, 2016
Times: 9pm
Venue: My Way Tavern
Area: Holly Springs
Admission: Free

Adam Love will be performing live at My Way Tavern in My Way Tavern, May 28!

May 27 – 29, 2016 (Recurring Daily)
Times: Fri.-Sat., 9am-2:30am; Sun., 9am-4pm
Venue: Raleigh Convention Center
Area: Downtown Raleigh
Admission: $55-$65 for entire weekend


Animazement is a volunteer, fan-run anime convention at the Raleigh Convention Center (Memorial Day weekend), celebrating popular Japanese visual culture in all of its forms. The convention attracts thousands of attendees, and features a huge range of events, such as videos, cultural demos, fan and guest panels, J-pop/rock concerts, martial arts demos, craft classes, artists, vendors and more. The theme for 2016 is Space, and Astronaut Soichi Noguchi will be attending. There will also be a free, open-to-the-public classical concert featuring composer and conductor Toshiyuki Watanabe and the Duke Youth Symphony, performing excerpts from the Space Brothers orchestral soundtrack. We will be hosting J-rock band OreSkaBand, along with voice actors such as Kyle Hebert and Aya Hirano. Tickets may be purchased at the door. For more information, visit website.


Apex Farmers Market
April 23 – October 15, 2016 (Every Saturday)
Times: 8:30am-12:30pm
Venue: Apex Farmers Market
Area: Apex
Admission: Free

The brand new Apex Farmers Market is a vibrant and growing local producers market, owned and operated by the Apex Farmers Market and Local Food Alliance, a not-for-profit dedicated to being a resource to the Town Of Apex and surrounding communities by providing educational outreach regarding the health and econimic benefits of consuming locally grown food and supporting locally produced products, while providing farmers and local producers opportunities to directly market their goods and services.

It is our privilige to provide our customers with fresh, local homegrown organic and conventional fruits and vegetables, pastured and sustainably farmed chicken, beef and pork, fresh farm eggs, baked goods, honey, cheeses, jams and preserves, sauces, salsas and other artisanal food products, along with a variety of crafts. We hope you will visit us each Saturday morning during the Summer season to share in the bounty, enjoy our family friendly atmosphere and join us in our commitment to Eat and Buy Local!


*Please note that we will be closed during the following events: Peak Fest, Peak City Pig Fest (June 18) and Jazz Fest (Sept. 17).

May 28, 2016
Times: 2pm
Venue: Lincoln Theatre
Area: Downtown Raleigh
Admission: $15

BernStock Raleigh is coming to Lincoln Theatre, May 28! This festival is comprised of bands and artists Bernie Sanders. Performers include WooDHead Bob, Momma Molasses, The Grand Shell Game, Eno Mountain Boys, Mhymes, Man Rabbit, Speak 'N Eye, Pie Face Girls, Roy G. Biv & The White Noise, Corporate Fandango, Arielle Bryant, Happy Abandon, Unaka Prong, Casey Battle, The Coastal Collective, Psylo Joe, Temple5, Groove Fetish and more!

Bobby Bryson & The Company
May 28, 2016
Times: 9pm
Venue: Slim's Downtown
Area: Downtown Raleigh
Admission: At the door $5

Bobby Bryson & The Company will be performing live at Slim's with special guests Season & Snare and Paper Dolls, May 28!

Brad Benson
May 28, 2016
Times: 9pm
Venue: O'Malley's Pub & Restaurant
Area: Midtown Raleigh
Admission: Free

Brad Benson will be performing live at O'Malley's Pub, May 28!

Caramel City (Feat. Divinity Roxx)
May 28, 2016
Times: 9pm
Venue: The Pour House Music Hall
Area: Downtown Raleigh
Admission: Advance $8; At the door $10

9th Wonder and The Art Of Cool present Caramel City featuring Divinity Roxx live at The Pour House, May 28!

Carolina Mudcats vs. Frederick Keys
May 27 – 30, 2016 (Recurring Daily)
Times: Fri., 7pm; Sat., 5pm; Sun., 6pm; Mon., noon
Venue: Five County Stadium
Area: Zebulon
Admission: Premium Field Level $12; Box Seats $11; Cattails Skybox Seats $15

The Carolina Mudcats face-off against the Frederick Keys in a four-game series at Five County Stadium.

Celebrate the O
May 28, 2016
Times: 5-8pm
Venue: -- NA --
Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
Admission: Free; BBQ plates $10

The Friends of Oberlin Village (FOV) invite the community to join them to “Celebrate the O,” their annual BBQ fundraiser. The fun kicks off on May 28, from 5-8pm in the parking lot behind InterAct of Wake County. Enjoy BBQ and all the trimmings for just $10, live music by the EPIC Jazz Band and Dan Smith & Friends. Also childrens' games, other activities, tours and demonstrations by NCSU students and faculty of methods they are using to document and map the Historic Oberlin Cemetery. Guided cemetery tours will also be conducted throughout the event. This year’s event includes a raffle for the Friends of Oberlin Village 2016 Quilt featuring reproduction prints of images from 1870-1900, the period when Oberlin Village was established. Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 tickets for $5. The Friends of Oberlin Village is the nonprofit, community-based organization committed to preserving the grounds of the Historic Oberlin Cemetery that served as a final resting place for people who by law could not be buried anywhere else.