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Raleigh Family Events Calendar

The Fun 4 raleigh Kids Calendar is the most comprehensive online family calendar in the Raleigh area. Please let us know if you are aware of an event that is not listed! Listings are FREE! Submit Your Event Today!

PLEASE NOTE: Events and programs are subject to last minute cancellations and changes. Before attending, please contact the business or event host to confirm that the event/program is still taking place, and to register or RSVP if required.


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Family fun events like festivals, carnivals, fairs, family fun days and more.

Events and programs for families with kids with special needs.

Races, walks, 5Ks that kids and families can participate in.

Informational presentations such as talks, seminars, and demonstrations.

Family friendly shows and concerts.

Family friendly events and programs taking place at area libraries.

Casting calls for productions and performances in need of kids under 18.

Other family-friendly events like mini-photo sessions consignment sales and other events that don't fit into another category.

Sporting events and home games for local sports teams.

One time classes open to kids and families.

Events and pageants where kids or families compete to win a title or prize.

Holiday events includes events with themes focused on specific holidays like Halloween, Christmas, Easter, 4th of July, etc.

Ongoing family programs that occur on an ongoing basis such as every week or every month.

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KidJump (Ages 6 and Under) at DefyGravity Raleigh

Special jump time for the kiddos every Monday-Friday from 9am-10am is EXCLUSIVELY for children 6 and younger (and their parents). ...

Monday Morning Movies -"Tarzan" at Holly Springs Cultural Center

Monday Morning Movies -"Tarzan" at Holly Springs Cultural Center

Family Programs at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

Breastfeeding Support Group at Wake Med North

These FREE support groups are staffed by certified lactation consultants and are designed for moms and breastfeeding (or breast milk ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: WakeMed North Family Health & Women's Hospital 10000 Falls of Neuse Rd. Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakemed.org
  • Category: Informational, Free

Monday Morning Storytime at Quail Ridge Books

Start the week out right! Join Mz. Linda under our big tree on Monday mornings for stories, rhymes, songs, and ...

KidJump (Ages 6 and Under) at DefyGravity Raleigh

Special jump time for the kiddos every Monday-Friday from 9am-10am is EXCLUSIVELY for children 6 and younger (and their parents). ...

Storybook Summer at Durant Nature Preserve

Get excited about stories at the Preserve this summer! Join a nature instructor to read a nature-themed storybook and then ...

Nature Playday at Prarie Ridge Ecostation

Come out and play! The Nature PlaySpace will be stocked with extra special materials and supplies and a Museum play ...

Free Tuesday Morning Movies (Apex)

Grab the kids, snacks, blankets and visit us for your free, favorite movies on the big screen! Doors open at ...

Family Programs at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

KidJump (Ages 6 and Under) at DefyGravity Raleigh

Special jump time for the kiddos every Monday-Friday from 9am-10am is EXCLUSIVELY for children 6 and younger (and their parents). ...

Little Explorers - Paws and Claws at Dorothea Dix Park

Little ones will have fun learning all about animal feet with this program featuring Stan Tekiela’s book Paws and Claws. ...

Little Crafters at Anderson Point

Children will explore each theme through crafts and activities. The class will meet at the small shelter near the playground. ...

  • 10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Location: Anderson Point Park 20 Anderson Point Dr, Raleigh, North Carolina 27610
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Leaps & Peeps at Gigi's Playhouse

LMNOP is an interactive and engaging program designed to guide parents and young children through learning basic sign language and ...

Family Programs at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

KidJump (Ages 6 and Under) at DefyGravity Raleigh

Special jump time for the kiddos every Monday-Friday from 9am-10am is EXCLUSIVELY for children 6 and younger (and their parents). ...

What’s in the Box - NC Museum of Art

Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session ...

  • 9:15 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: NCMA | 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: $6 Family-level members and above $8 Nonmembers (child ticketed, adult free)
  • Website: ncartmuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs

Toddler Time at Sky Zone

Sky Zone's Toddler Time is a great way to get our youngest jumpers active and ready for nap time. Every ...

Family Programs at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

Storytime with Live Animals and Meet the Animals at the Museum of Natural Sciences

Storytime with Live Animals 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Listen to nature stories and meet live animals. This program is ...

  • 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences - Windows on the World Nature Exploration Center | 11 West Jones Street
  • Cost: free
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Free

Animazement 2019 at the Raleigh Convention Center

Get ready for 2019 and Animazement Twenty Two! Animazement is Raleigh’s premier Japanese animation and culture convention! Enjoy concerts, educational ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
  • Location: Raleigh Convention Center 500 South Salisbury Street Raleigh, 27601
  • Cost: See website for details
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Family Fun

KidJump (Ages 6 and Under) at DefyGravity Raleigh

Special jump time for the kiddos every Monday-Friday from 9am-10am is EXCLUSIVELY for children 6 and younger (and their parents). ...

Family Programs at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

Family Fun: Fried Chicken at Sur La Table

Batter up—it’s time for a fun family cooking project: Fried chicken! Kids and adults alike will enjoy frying poultry to ...

Storytime with Live Animals and Meet the Animals at the Museum of Natural Sciences

Storytime with Live Animals 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Listen to nature stories and meet live animals. This program is ...

  • 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences - Windows on the World Nature Exploration Center | 11 West Jones Street
  • Cost: free
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Free

Holly Springs Farmers Market

The HSFM is a free, family-friendly event in downtown Holly Springs with live music and kids' activities weekly. We are ...

Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes at Taste Buds Kitchen

I scream, you scream, we all scream for …. CUPCAKES! Meet the oh-so-delicious Cupcake-in-a-Cone. Join us as we whip up ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Taste Buds Kitchen, 1475 Beaver Creek Commons Drive Apex, North Carolina, 27502
  • Cost: $28 per child w/ one caregiver included.
  • Website: tastebudskitchen.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Classes

Animazement 2019 at the Raleigh Convention Center

Get ready for 2019 and Animazement Twenty Two! Animazement is Raleigh’s premier Japanese animation and culture convention! Enjoy concerts, educational ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
  • Location: Raleigh Convention Center 500 South Salisbury Street Raleigh, 27601
  • Cost: See website for details
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Historic Raleigh Bike Tour with the City of Raleigh Museum

Join the City of Raleigh Museum on a bike tour of Historic Raleigh! Learn about the history while biking through ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: City of Raleigh Museum 220 Fayetteville Street Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Adults $10; Youth (7-17) $4; Children (6 & Under) Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Programs at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

Animazement 2019 at the Raleigh Convention Center

Get ready for 2019 and Animazement Twenty Two! Animazement is Raleigh’s premier Japanese animation and culture convention! Enjoy concerts, educational ...

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Raleigh Convention Center 500 South Salisbury Street Raleigh, 27601
  • Cost: See website for details
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Weekend Family-Friendly Tour - NC Museum of Art

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Each free tour lasts 30 minutes and ...

Stories on Sunday at Quail Ridge Books

Join our children's booksellers as they read their favorite picture books. We'll explore faraway places and visit cozy, comfortable spots. ...

Walmart Ice Cream Truck Tour (Town Drive)

Here’s the scoop; we’re remodeling your local Walmart! And we’re celebrating with a FREE ice cream scoop for all, while ...

  • 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Walmart Raleigh - Town Drive 8000 Town Dr, Raleigh, North Carolina 27616
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Free Swing Dance Classes for ALL youth at CYDA

Join The Carolina Youth Dance Academy on the 2nd and 4th Sundays for a FREE Swing Dance Lesson. We meet ...

Holidays

Many business are closed for common (Federal) holidays! Before attending, please contact the business or event host to confirm that ...

KidJump (Ages 6 and Under) at DefyGravity Raleigh

Special jump time for the kiddos every Monday-Friday from 9am-10am is EXCLUSIVELY for children 6 and younger (and their parents). ...

Warrior Tech Anniversary Ninja Event

10:00-11:00: “Live Like a Ninja” Panel 11:00-12:00: “Live Like a Ninja” Panel Meet-n-Greet 1:00- 4:00: “Techiversary2 – Ninja Meet-n-Greet” Food ...

Breastfeeding Support Group at Wake Med North

These FREE support groups are staffed by certified lactation consultants and are designed for moms and breastfeeding (or breast milk ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: WakeMed North Family Health & Women's Hospital 10000 Falls of Neuse Rd. Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakemed.org
  • Category: Informational, Free

Red, White and Blue Cupcakes at Taste Buds Kitchen

Let’s show our USA pride as we whip up perfectly patriotic Red, White and Blue Cupcakes completely from scratch! Plain ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Taste Buds Kitchen, 1475 Beaver Creek Commons Drive Apex, North Carolina, 27502
  • Cost: $28 per child with one caregiver included.
  • Website: tastebudskitchen.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Classes

KidJump (Ages 6 and Under) at DefyGravity Raleigh

Special jump time for the kiddos every Monday-Friday from 9am-10am is EXCLUSIVELY for children 6 and younger (and their parents). ...

Toddler Time at Sky Zone

Sky Zone's Toddler Time is a great way to get our youngest jumpers active and ready for nap time. Every ...

Nature Playday at Prarie Ridge Ecostation

Come out and play! The Nature PlaySpace will be stocked with extra special materials and supplies and a Museum play ...

Family Programs at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

Storytime with Live Animals and Meet the Animals at the Museum of Natural Sciences

Storytime with Live Animals 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Listen to nature stories and meet live animals. This program is ...

  • 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences - Windows on the World Nature Exploration Center | 11 West Jones Street
  • Cost: free
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Free

KidJump (Ages 6 and Under) at DefyGravity Raleigh

Special jump time for the kiddos every Monday-Friday from 9am-10am is EXCLUSIVELY for children 6 and younger (and their parents). ...

Toddler Time at Sky Zone

Sky Zone's Toddler Time is a great way to get our youngest jumpers active and ready for nap time. Every ...

Preschool Storytime - Cary Barnes and Noble

Join us every Wednesday at 10 am for Preschool Storytime!

Leaps & Peeps at Gigi's Playhouse

LMNOP is an interactive and engaging program designed to guide parents and young children through learning basic sign language and ...

Family Programs at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

KidJump (Ages 6 and Under) at DefyGravity Raleigh

Special jump time for the kiddos every Monday-Friday from 9am-10am is EXCLUSIVELY for children 6 and younger (and their parents). ...

What’s in the Box - NC Museum of Art

Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session ...

  • 9:15 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: NCMA | 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: $6 Family-level members and above $8 Nonmembers (child ticketed, adult free)
  • Website: ncartmuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs

Toddler Time at Sky Zone

Sky Zone's Toddler Time is a great way to get our youngest jumpers active and ready for nap time. Every ...

Family Programs at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

Storytime with Live Animals and Meet the Animals at the Museum of Natural Sciences

Storytime with Live Animals 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Listen to nature stories and meet live animals. This program is ...

  • 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences - Windows on the World Nature Exploration Center | 11 West Jones Street
  • Cost: free
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Free

KidJump (Ages 6 and Under) at DefyGravity Raleigh

Special jump time for the kiddos every Monday-Friday from 9am-10am is EXCLUSIVELY for children 6 and younger (and their parents). ...

Family Programs at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

Storytime with Live Animals and Meet the Animals at the Museum of Natural Sciences

Storytime with Live Animals 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Listen to nature stories and meet live animals. This program is ...

  • 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences - Windows on the World Nature Exploration Center | 11 West Jones Street
  • Cost: free
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Free

Friday Morning Storytime at Triangle Town Center Barnes and Noble

Join us every Friday at 11am for Storytime in our Children's Department!

Family Swim at Goldfish Swim School - Multiple Locations

Cary and Wake Forest Locations!! If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary to do as a family, try our ...

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