Raleigh

Fall Festivals

This page lists fall festivals for families in the Raleigh, North Carolina area.
Kids Raleigh: Fall Festivals - Fun 4 Raleigh Kids
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09/16-11/11/2017 Fall Pumpkin and Harvest Festival!

During these special Harvest Festival Days, General Admission to the farm is $14 per person(ages 2-12) $12 (ages 13+) Under 2 Free and includes: One ...

September 16th through November 11th
Hours: Sun-Thurs 10-5; Fri & Sat 10-9
$14 per person(ages 2-12) $12 (ages 13+) Under 2 Free; ...
Area: Wake Forest & Rolesville
703 Tarboro Road, Youngsville, NC, 27596
09/16-11/11/2017 Hubbs Farm Corn Maze and Fall Festival

10 Years of Hubb’s Corn Maze. Come on out and celebrate The Discovery of Gold in America and it started right here in North Carolina. Our 10+ acre c ...

September 16th through November 11th
Hours: Fridays - 6pm - 10 pm, Saturdays 12pm - 10 pm, Sundays ...
$13-$21 (Under 3 is free)
10276 US Hwy 421, North Clinton, NC
09/21-09/24/2017 Benson Mule Days

Benson, North Carolina celebrates Benson Mule Days® the 4th Saturday of September each year. The kickoff concert is held on Thursday night in the Bens ...

September 21st - 24th
Hours: check website for time of events
varies per event
237 N. Salem Street, Benson, NC
09/22-09/24/2017 Capital City Bikefest

The Ray Price Capital City Bikefest and Motorsports Expo is a free three day annual event that takes place in beautiful downtown Raleigh, the Raleigh ...

September 22nd - 24th
Hours: Hours vary
Area: Downtown & West Raleigh
Fayetteville St & City Plaza, Raleigh, NC
09/23-09/24/2017 Carrboro Music Festival

The Carrboro Music Festival is an effort to host a free two day event that showcase Triangle-area performers and the varied musical styles they repres ...

September 23rd - 24th
Free!
(downtown), Carrboro, NC
09/23-09/24/2017 Dirty Dogs Pet Extravaganza

Dirty Dogs is at it again! The 5th Annual Dirty Dogs Pet Extravaganza at Joyner Park, Wake Forest; raises money, awareness, and food donations for loc ...

09/23 & 09/24
Hours: 10-4 daily
FREE!
Area: Wake Forest & Rolesville
701 Harris Rd, Wake Forest, NC, 27587
09/23/2017 - East Meets West Food Festival

The East Meets West Festival celebrates Morrisville, Wake County’s most diverse community, with a day of food, culture, and music from around the worl ...

September 23rd
Hours: 11 am - 4 pm
Admission to festival is free
Area: Cary & Morrisville & Apex
Town Hall Drive, Morrisville, NC
09/23/2017 4th Annual Dragon Boat Festival

The Triangle Area Dragon Boat Festival celebrates the diverse cultural history and traditions of the local Asian community. Teams of roughly twenty pa ...

September 23rd
Hours: 9 am - 4:30 pm
$4-$8
Area: Cary & Morrisville & Apex
8003 Regency Pkwy, Cary, NC, 27518
09/23/2017 4th Annual Jerk Fest

CaribSplash plans a day of activities representing Caribbean excellence and excitement. We will kick off the day with a fun-filled 5K trail run along ...

September 23rd
Hours: 8 am - 6 pm
Free
5101 N Roxboro Rd, Durham, NC
09/23/2017 BBQ, Blues and Brews Fundraising Event - Fuquay-Varina

$3.00 per person to enter if NOT eating BBQ - Children are FREE $10.00 for 10 Tasting Punches - You can buy MORE to sample MORE! This is a fundrai ...

September 23rd
Hours: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
$10/Tasting Ticket
Area: Holly Springs & Willow Springs & Fuquay-Varina
341 Broad Street, Fuquay-Varina, NC, 27526
09/23/2017 Durham Latino Fiesta & Soccer Challenge

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage month, the Latino Fiesta & Soccer Challenge will continue with some of the old traditions of the Latino Festival. We wil ...

September 23rd
Hours: 10 am - 3 pm
Free!
701 Stadium Drive, Durham, NC
09/23/2017 Feis in The Forest

The 2017 Raleigh Irish Music Festival is being held on South Taylor Street in downtown Wake Forest from 3-10 pm. Come to this family-friendly event to ...

September 23rd
Hours: 3 pm - 10 pm
Free
Area: Wake Forest & Rolesville
Downtown Wake Forest, Wake Forest, NC, 27587
09/23/2017 Live & Local: Roots Fest

Come experience the roots of North Carolina arts and music at Live & Local: Roots Fest, a free festival on Hillsborough Street Saturday, September 23 ...

09/23
Hours: 12-9 pm
Free Admission
Area: Downtown & West Raleigh
Raleigh Little Theatre, Raleigh, NC
09/23/2017 Magic in the Garden - Family Festival

A Festival recommended for ages 4 & up with accompanying adult. You’re invited for a fun-filled afternoon of hands-on nature activities in the Childr ...

September 23rd
Hours: 1 pm - 4 pm
$10 per child (no fee for accompanying adult)
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC
09/23/2017 Raleigh Mini Maker Faire

The Raleigh Mini Maker Faire will feature interactive exhibits, talks, demonstrations, and performances showcasing robotics, Arduino projects, Raspber ...

September 23rd
Hours: 10 am - 4 pm
$5
Area: SE Raleigh & Garner
9101 Fayetteville Rd, Raleigh, NC
09/23/2017 Youngsville Fall Festival

Welcome the arrival of fall with a food truck rodeo, face painting, craft vendors and a car show.

September 23rd
Hours: 9 am to 4 pm
Free
125 US1-A, Youngsville, NC
09/24/2017 La Fiesta del Pueblo 2017

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting La Fiesta del Pueblo once more in Downtown Raleigh on Fayetteville Street! We are preparing once a ...

September 24th
Area: Downtown & West Raleigh
Fayetteville St & City Plaza, Raleigh, NC
09/24/2017 Sunrise Fall Festival

The Community is invited to the annual Sunrise UMC Fall Festival. This year, the church will honor our Hometown Heroes with appreciation awards for th ...

September 24th
Hours: 5 pm - 7 pm
Free
Area: Holly Springs & Willow Springs & Fuquay-Varina
5420 Sunset Lake Rd, Holly Springs, NC
09/29-30/2017 Wide Open Bluegrass Festival & Streetfest

Wide Open Bluegrass has a ticketed Main Stage at Red Hat Amphitheater, with part of the proceeds benefiting the Bluegrass Trust Fund, and a FREE Stree ...

September 29th and 30th
Free!
Area: Downtown & West Raleigh
Concerts: Red Hat Ampitheatre
09/30/2017 2017 Wake Forest Dance Festival

Wake Forest Dance Festival is an inaugural event, presented by Wake Forest Arts in partnership with the Town of Wake Forest, which will bring a day of ...

September 30th
Hours: 10 am - 6:30 pm
Free
Area: Wake Forest & Rolesville
701 Harris Rd., Wake Forest, NC
09/30/2017 Annual Storytelling Festival at Historic Oak View Park

The Wake County Storytelling Festival enchants guests with tales told by professional storytellers. Established in 1982, the fest has grown to draw th ...

September 30th
Hours: 11 am - 4 pm
Free!
Area: SE Raleigh & Garner
4028 Carya Dr, Raleigh, NC
09/30/2017 Indian Orthodox Harvest Festival

Are you looking for fun, delicious food and lot of entertainment that will engage the whole family? You have reached the right spot. Come join in the ...

September 30th
Hours: 3-8 PM
Free Admission; Food and Games will be at nominal cost ...
Area: Downtown & West Raleigh
225 Bashford Road, Raleigh, NC, 27606
10/01/2017 Festifall Arts Festival

Chapel Hill’s 45th annual Festifall Arts Festival will provide a unique opportunity for the community, art enthusiasts and artists to interact. A vib ...

October 1st
Hours: 12-6 pm
free!
West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC
10/05, 10/07/2017 Celebrate Fuquay-Varina Festival

This highly successful festival is a combination of live entertainment, children and youth activities, classic cars, fabulous food and an arts and cra ...

Hours: 10/05 6:30 pm Concert; 10/07 10:00 am-4:00pm
Free!
Area: Holly Springs & Willow Springs & Fuquay-Varina
Downtown, Fuquay-Varina, NC
10/05-10/08/2017 Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance

The Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance is a collaboration between the Shakori Hills Community Arts Center and the GrassRoots Festival ...

October 5h - 8th
Hours: hours vary by day, please refer to their schedule onlin...
$27 - $1000, Kids 12 and under are free!
1439 Henderson Tanyard Road, Pittsboro, NC
10/06 - 07/2017 Wendell 90th Harvest Festival

The 90th Wendell Harvest Festival is a 2 day family oriented festival. The town square is surrounded by 90 plus vendors. There will be inflatables off ...

October 6th and 7th
Hours: 5:00pm-10:00pm on the 6th; 9:00am-10:00pm on the 7th
Free Admission
Area: Knightdale & Wendell & Zebulon
Downtown, Wendell, NC, 27591
10/06-07/2017 Selma Railroad Days Festival

Selma Railroad Days is entering its 42nd consecutive year. This event is held the first weekend in October each year. Selma Railroad Days has live e ...

October 6th and 7th
Hours: hours vary
free!
(uptown), Selma, NC
10/06-07/2017 Triangle Oktoberfest - Cary

Presented by the Apex Sunrise Rotary Club and Cary MacGregor Rotary Clubs in collaboration with the Town of Cary & Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre – The 4th ...

Oct 6th 6pm-til; Oct 10th 1pm-til
Ages 16 & Under: FREE! Friday: $15 and Saturday: $20
Area: Cary & Morrisville & Apex
8003 Regency Pkwy, Cary, NC, 27518
10/07/2017 79th Anniversary of Chavis Park Celebrates

This event honors the history at John Chavis Memorial Park. Chavis Park Celebrates will be a day of family fun. Events and activities will include foo ...

October 7th
Hours: Noon - 6:00 pm
Free
Area: Downtown & West Raleigh
John Chavis Memorial Park, Raleigh, NC, 27601
10/07/2017 Bass Lake Day

Annual Nature and Environmental Education Festival. This annual nature and environmental education festival includes interactive exhibits, live music, ...

October 7th
Hours: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free
Area: Holly Springs & Willow Springs & Fuquay-Varina
Bass Lake Park, Holly Springs, NC
10/07/2017 Fall Arts Fair at Pullen Arts Center

Featuring Pullen and Sertoma Arts Center artists including jewelers, painters, potters and more, along with live music and art activities for the whol ...

October 7th
Hours: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free
Area: Downtown & West Raleigh
Pullen Arts Center, Raleigh, NC
10/07/2017 Garner Firemen's Festival

This day long event is full of good food, fun times, and lots of learning put on by Garners Fire Department! This event includes BBQ, games, parade, ...

October 7th
Hours: 11 am - 6 pm
Free
Area: SE Raleigh & Garner
Main Street and Benson Road, Garner, NC
10/07/2017 Great American Cross Country Festival

The annual Great American Cross Country Festival in Cary, North Carolina, is a team and individual athletic competition for boys and girls from across ...

October 7th
no cost indicated
Area: Cary & Morrisville & Apex
940 E Chatham Street, Cary, NC
10/07/2017 Heritage Day at Historic Oak View County Park

Visit this old time county fair, featuring live music, animals, agricultural displays, heritage craft displays, re-enactors, quilt auction, and much m ...

October 7th
Hours: 10am-4pm
free!
Area: SE Raleigh & Garner
4028 Carya Dr, Raleigh, NC
10/12-10/22/2017 North Carolina State Fair

The North Carolina State Fair is an annual fair and agricultural exposition held in Raleigh, and organized by the North Carolina Department of Agricul ...

10/12-10/22/2017
Hours: varies by day
varies by day
Area: Downtown & West Raleigh
1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC, 27607
10/14/2017 Cary Diwali

The 17th annual Cary Diwali celebrates Anubhuti: A Sensory Experience, and will include music, dance, and theater performances, a handicraft bazaar, I ...

October 14th
Hours: 10 am
Free
Area: Cary & Morrisville & Apex
Koka Booth Amphitheatre, Cary, NC
10/14/2017 Drafts & Carafes - Knightdale

The event will feature local wineries, breweries, vendors, a live band and food trucks. Drafts & Carafes is a family friendly event. Don't forget you ...

October 14th
Hours: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Free
Area: Knightdale & Wendell & Zebulon
Knightdale Station Park Amphitheater, Knightdale, NC, 27545
10/14/2017 Durham's Monarch Festival

Join us as we celebrate the amazing journey of the Monarch butterfly! Sandy Creek Park is a certified waystation for Monarch butterflies as they migra ...

October 14th
Hours: 10 am - 4 pm
Free admission
3510 Sandy Creek Drive, Durham, NC
10/14/2017 Logan’s Annual Harvest Festival

Come one, come all! Logan’s Annual Harvest Day Festival is almost here!!! Make fall memories while you enjoy our festival games, food, and crafts! ...

October 14th
Hours: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
No Cost Indicated
Area: Midtown & N Raleigh
Logan Trading Company, Raleigh, NC, 27604
10/14/2017 Windborne UMC Fall Festival

We'll have fun & games for all ages as well as our own bbq cookoff! All proceeds from the bbq cookoff will go to support our Youth & Appalachian Serv ...

October 14th
Hours: 10 am - 2 pm
Free!
Area: Midtown & N Raleigh
9121 Six Forks Rd, Raleigh, NC
10/20-10/22/2017 The International Festival of Raleigh

Come see art and history in action, a world fashion show, Kid's Corner, International Dance Competition, a VIP Dinner opportunity, Celebrating Wedding ...

Hours: hours vary by day, please refer to their schedule onlin...
$5+
Area: Downtown & West Raleigh
400 Block Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC
10/21/2017 Alexander YMCA Fall Festival (Open to Non-Members)

Stop by the Alexander Family YMCA for some FREE family fun! We’ll have face painting, a bounce house, costume contest, group fitness and even a Haunte ...

October 21st
Hours: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free to members & non-members
Area: Downtown & West Raleigh
1603 Hillsborough Street - Alexander YMCA, Raleigh, NC, 27605
10/22/2017 Bull City Race Fest

Don’t miss the 5th Annual Quintiles Bull City Race Fest and Food Truck Rodeo showcasing historic, downtown Durham on October 22nd. This festival has s ...

October 22nd
Free Admission
318 Blackwell St, Durham, NC, 27701
10/22/2017 Richland Creek Harvest Festival

Harvest Festival is back! Sunday, October 22 . Mark your calendars today for this exciting time! Food trucks, cotton candy, coffee, hot chocolate, bou ...

October 22nd
Hours: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free
Area: Wake Forest & Rolesville
3229 Burlington Mills Rd., Wake Forest, NC, 27587
10/26/2017 - Fall Festival at Park West Village Morrisville

Come join us for Trick-or-Treat in the center from 4-6pm and then bring your blankets and chairs to the green space in front of Stone Theatre – Park W ...

October 26th
Hours: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
Area: Cary & Morrisville & Apex
3400 Village Market Place, Morrisville, NC, 27560
10/26/2017 - Fall Festival at Worthdale Community Center

Ages 5-12. Come on out to the Fall Festival at Worthdale and enjoy games, arts and crafts, door prizes and refreshments.

October 26th
Hours: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
Area: Downtown & West Raleigh, SE Raleigh & Garner
1001 Cooper Road, Raleigh, NC, 27610
10/26/2017 Fall Festival at Chavis Park

Celebrate the fall season! Join us for a fun-filled evening of games, activities, etc. Prizes, candy and light refreshments will be available. Admissi ...

October 26th
Hours: 6 pm - 8:30 pm
Free
Area: Downtown & West Raleigh
505 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Raleigh, NC
10/27/2017 - Fall Festival at Method Community Center

The Method Community Center is hosting its annual Fall Festival. Activities will include carnival games, video gaming, healthy treat bags and a music ...

October 27th
Hours: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free
Area: Downtown & West Raleigh, Brier Creek & NW Raleigh
514 Method Road, Raleigh, NC, 27607
10/27/2017 Boo Bash at Millbrook Exchange Community Center

Get your costume ready and come be a part of District 1's Annual Boo Bash! Visit one of our decorated vehicles for some trunk-or-treating, make a SPOO ...

October 27th
Hours: 5:30 pm - 8 pm
Free
Area: Midtown & N Raleigh
1905 Spring Forest Rd, Raleigh, NC
10/28/2017 - Fall Festival at Victory Church

Everyone be sure to stop in for our annual FALL FESTIVAL! Bigger and better than ever! Food, prizes, games, inflatables — ALL FREE! See you SATURDAY, ...

10/29
Hours: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free
Area: SE Raleigh & Garner
2825 S. Wilmington St., Raleigh, NC, 27603