Raleigh Festivals 2021, 2022

North Carolina State Fair 2021

North Carolina State Fair

October, 2021

NC State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd Raleigh, NC, Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh Heritage Day 2021

Raleigh Heritage Day

October, 2021

Oak View County Park , Raleigh, North Carolina

International Festival of Raleigh 2021

International Festival of Raleigh

October, 2021

Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S Salisbury St Raleigh, NC, Raleigh, North Carolina

Fall Galleria Craft Fair 2021

Fall Galleria Craft Fair

October, 2021

St. Raphael Catholic Church , Raleigh, North Carolina

Southern Brides Winter Bridal Show 2021

Southern Brides Winter Bridal Show

October, 2021

Downtown Raleigh , Raleigh, North Carolina

Guy Fawkes Night Raleigh 2021

Guy Fawkes Night Raleigh

October, 2021

Fayetteville Street in Front of The Oxford, Raleigh, North Carolina

Casktoberfest 2021

Casktoberfest

October, 2021

Big Boss Brewing Company, 1249 Wicker Drive Raleigh, NC, Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh Fall Brew Fest 2021

Raleigh Fall Brew Fest

October, 2021

Cardinal Hall, Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh Oyster Festival 2021

Raleigh Oyster Festival

October, 2021

Creamery Parking Lot, Raleigh, North Carolina

N.C. State Fair 2021

N.C. State Fair

October, 2021

North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, North Carolina

TerraVita Food & Drink Festival 2021

TerraVita Food & Drink Festival

October, 2021

Multiple Locations in Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

A Shopping Spree 2021

A Shopping Spree

October, 2021

Raleigh Convention Center - Raleigh, NC 27601, Raleigh, North Carolina

American Roots Music & Arts Festival 2021

American Roots Music & Arts Festival

October, 2021

Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek, Raleigh, North Carolina

Too Much TV Healthy Communities Walk 2021

Too Much TV Healthy Communities Walk

October, 2021

Shaw University, 118 E South St Raleigh, NC, Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh Groove in the Garden 2021

Raleigh Groove in the Garden

October, 2021

Raleigh Little Theater, 301 Pogue St Raleigh, Raleigh, North Carolina

The Wine Feed's Pork & Vine 2021

The Wine Feed's Pork & Vine

October, 2021

The Wine Feed, 602 Glenwood Ave Raleigh, NC, Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh Coin & Stamp Show 2021

Raleigh Coin & Stamp Show

November, 2021

NC Fairgrounds - Holshouser Building, Raleigh, North Carolina

Oaks & Spokes 2022

Oaks & Spokes

January, 2022

Raleigh, North Carolina

Fifteenth African American Cultural Celebration 2022

Fifteenth African American Cultural Celebration

January, 2022

NC Museum of History , Raleigh, North Carolina

Fourteenth African American Cultural Celebration 2022

Fourteenth African American Cultural Celebration

January, 2022

NC Museum of History , Raleigh, North Carolina

Repticon Raleigh Reptile and Exotic Animal Expo 2022

Repticon Raleigh Reptile and Exotic Animal Expo

January, 2022

North Carolina State Fairgrounds Scott Building - Raleigh, NC 27607, Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh Home Show 2022

Raleigh Home Show

February, 2022

Raleigh Convention Center , Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh Body Mind Spirit Expo 2022

Raleigh Body Mind Spirit Expo

February, 2022

North Carolina State Fairgrounds , Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh Blues Festival 2022

Raleigh Blues Festival

February, 2022

Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh, North Carolina

Heart For A Heart Vendor Show & Fundraiser 2022

Heart For A Heart Vendor Show & Fundraiser

February, 2022

Nc State Fairgrounds , Raleigh, North Carolina

About Festivals in Raleigh

Those looking to enjoy fun cultural experiences throughout the year can find an excellent variety of festivals in Raleigh, North Carolina. This array of entertaining Raleigh events provides a range of opportunities to celebrate music, artistic endeavors, and great food.

Several times each year, Raleigh music festivals fill the air with outstanding instrumental and vocal performances from highly talented musicians. Bluegrass music lives at the Wide Open Bluegrass Festival, where the International Bluegrass Music Association holds its annual World of Bluegrass event, featuring performances by over 150 live bands. The sounds of several genres can be heard at the Hopscotch Music Festival, which features a diverse three day lineup of musical acts, including performances by rock, metal, hip-hop, and folk artists.

Raleigh also has festivals offering unique combinations of themes and activities. Art and music come together at The Raleigh Arts Festival, also known as Artsplosure. The event features an art market, with a variety of work from multiple artists on display. Artistic styles represented include paintings, photography, ceramics, jewelry, wood work, and glass work. Continuous live music is added to the atmosphere, creating an exciting cultural experience in downtown Raleigh. Art, food, and live music are collectively celebrated at the Fresh Catch Festival, which is specifically devoted to offering a broad variety of locally grown foods, and to showcasing talented local artists and musicians. Finally, the annual Raleigh World Beer Festival features an array of craft beers, live musical performances, and organized opportunities to play games, including Jenga and Connect Four.