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Raleigh Family Events Calendar

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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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Kickin' It Country

Join us on June 2nd from 3-9PM for a celebration of North Carolina and the South in Midtown Park. The ...

Philharmonic Association: 30th Anniversary Celebration

Triangle Youth music celebrates 30 years! We invite you to a fun-filled afternoon celebrating the Philharmonic Association’s Cary roots with ...

Raleigh Money Expo

Raleigh Coin Club’s 45th annual coin, currency and stamp show – the biggest money show in the Carolinas! Buy, sell ...

Gem & Jewelry Show

Dealers will offer a variety of gems, jewelry, crystals, minerals and beads for show and sale. Rare minerals, giant sharks ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Scott Building NC State Fairgrounds | 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.ncstatefair.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Special Needs Fishing Derby

All ages welcome! Reel in the Fun at the Town of Apex's second annual Fishing Derby for people with disabilities. ...

LBD 5K: Lace Up to Bring Lewy Down

Join us as we lace up our running and walking shoes to bring Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) down. LBD is ...

Juneteenth at Stagville

Celebrate emancipation with Stagville. Come out for plenty of history and family fun with live performers, vendors, storytellers, crafts, and ...

Raleigh Money Expo

Raleigh Coin Club’s 45th annual coin, currency and stamp show – the biggest money show in the Carolinas! Buy, sell ...

Gem & Jewelry Show

Dealers will offer a variety of gems, jewelry, crystals, minerals and beads for show and sale. Rare minerals, giant sharks ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Scott Building NC State Fairgrounds | 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.ncstatefair.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Raleigh Money Expo

Raleigh Coin Club’s 45th annual coin, currency and stamp show – the biggest money show in the Carolinas! Buy, sell ...

Gem & Jewelry Show

Dealers will offer a variety of gems, jewelry, crystals, minerals and beads for show and sale. Rare minerals, giant sharks ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Scott Building NC State Fairgrounds | 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.ncstatefair.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Sit, Stay, NCMA! at NC Museum of Art

Dogs and humans in nature! Get to know the Museum Park with your four-legged friend(s). The event features food trucks ...

  • 12:00 pm
  • Location: NCMA | 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: $6 (Members); $8 (Non-Members)
  • Website: ncartmuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Sunday FUNday

Extend your weekend fun with our #SundayFUNday lawn party, complete with your favorite lawn games, curated beverages, and oases of ...

Summer Concert Series Presents Raleigh Concert Band

Join us at Fred Fletcher Park and Pullen Park throughout the Summer to hear some of your favorite hits along ...

Camp Creativity: Friends Forever

Celebrate friendship with projects designed to share with your BFFs. Register now. Space is limited. Parent or guardian must remain ...

Take a Child Outside Week - Hiding in Everyday Life

Have you ever wondered what hides in the world around you? Come learn how animals use camouflage to blend into ...

Camp Creativity: Friends Forever

Celebrate friendship with projects designed to share with your BFFs. Register now. Space is limited. Parent or guardian must remain ...

Hunchback of Notre Dame

Quasimodo . . . abandoned by his earthly parents . . . adopted by a man who twists God’s words ...

Camp Creativity: Friends Forever

Celebrate friendship with projects designed to share with your BFFs. Register now. Space is limited. Parent or guardian must remain ...

Whiteville: Movies on Madison: Raiders of the Lost Ark

An intrepid explorer will stop at nothing to retrieve a religious relic from a band of Nazis seeking world domination ...

Hunchback of Notre Dame

Quasimodo . . . abandoned by his earthly parents . . . adopted by a man who twists God’s words ...

Dad's Day Weekend - Marbles Museum

Celebrate dad with a day of superheroes, Springfree Trampolines and DIY! Superhero Training Camp in the morning, MakeShop DIY in ...

Father's Day Camp at Hoop City U

Fathers and children have the opportunity to learn the latest drills and techniques while spending the day together in a ...

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Hoops City U | 4300 Emperor Boulevard Suite 250 Durham, NC 27703
  • Cost: $50/father+child, $20 additional child
  • Website: www.hoopscityu.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Hunchback of Notre Dame

Quasimodo . . . abandoned by his earthly parents . . . adopted by a man who twists God’s words ...

DNA Discovery

Have you ever wondered why one person's hair is curly while someone else's is straight? Or what makes a salamander ...

Morrisville SpringFest

The Town of Morrisville SpringFest will have great entertainment, midway games, rides, live music and some of your favorite food ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Morrisville Town Hall Campus | Town Hall Dr. Morrisville, NC
  • Cost: $20 for 25 game tickets or $1 per game ticket
  • Website: www.townofmorrisville.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Dad's Day Weekend - Marbles Museum

Celebrate dad with a day of superheroes, Springfree Trampolines and DIY! Superhero Training Camp in the morning, MakeShop DIY in ...

Taste Buds Kitchen: Father's Day Pizza Party (Ages 5-8 w/ Caregiver)

Dads rock! They really do. Calling all Dads and their Budding Chefs to come cook with us as we build ...

Fathers Day Celebration at United Skates!

Bring Dad skating to celebrate him!! FREE admission for Dad's. Must be accompanied by a full paid childs admission.

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: United Skates Raleigh | 2901 Trawick Road, Raleigh NC 27604
  • Cost: Free Admission for Dads
  • Website: www.unitedskates.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Shen Wei Dance Arts - American Dance Festival

One of the premier international dance companies, Shen Wei Dance Arts has won worldwide acclaim for "amassing a body of ...

Rags to Riches Theater - Richard B. Harrison Community Library

Play along with this interactive performance of "Stone Soup"!

Summer Concert Series presents Mysti Mayhem Trio

Summer in the Park Concert Series presents Mysti Mayhem Trio

Mysterious Mammals (Ages 6-9) - Annie Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve

Make new friends and discover the wonders of nature with a park naturalist. The focus will be on hands-on outdoor ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Annie Louise Wilkerson, MD Nature Preserve Park | 5229 Awls Haven Drive Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: $6
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Blueberry Day at Raleigh Farmers Market

Celebrates our state's official blue berry with free dessert samples. N.C. blueberries also will be available for sample and purchase.

  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Raleigh Farmers Market | 1201 Agriculture St. - Raleigh, North Carolina 27603
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.ncagr.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Year-Round Kick-Off to Kindergarten at Marbles

Celebrate starting school! Practice a lunch line, get moving at recess, hop on a school bus and much more. This ...

Make Music Day Cary

Imagine a day where free, live music is played and enjoyed outdoors everywhere, by everyone, throughout the town of Cary; ...

Family Nature Night - The Ugly Bug Ball at Sertoma Arts Center

Join us for Family Nature Night as we explore, create, touch and learn as family units about our natural world. ...

Pollinator Day at Life + Science Museum

As part of National Pollinator Week, join in on the celebration of pollination with a visit to our Garden, and ...

  • 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Life + Science | 433 W. Murray Ave., Durham NC 27704
  • Cost: Free with Admission
  • Website: www.lifeandscience.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Beginner Kayaking - Bond Park

This introductory class covers the basics of the sport including safety, proper stroke technique, braces, wet exiting, and rescues. The ...

Nature Nuts: (Ages 3-5) Hummingbirds

You and your preschooler will go nutty for nature as children satisfy some of their curiosity about the world around ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs | 2616 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: - Resident $10.00 - Non-Resident $13.00
  • Website: classweb.townofcary.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Kids Night Out: Food Science & Kitchen Art - Flour Power Falls River

Ages 5-12. Dum Dum da da da da dum dum!!! Can you guess that song?? We can’t wait for Star ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Flour Power | 10511 Shadowlawn Dr #117, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: $39.00 for parent and ONE child, additional $5.00 per extra child; Dinner Included
  • Website: www.flourpowerstudios.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill Soul2Soul - The World Tour 2018

Following an 80 date North American run of sold out shows, Grammy® Award winning superstars Tim McGraw & Faith Hill ...

"Dress to Impress" 5K

This is a fun, family and pet friendly event! Spend your morning with us exercising for a good cause! Dress ...

Lake Wheeler Family Fishing Class (Ages 6+)

Bring the family out to experience and learn the art of fishing. We will cover the fundamentals of fishing, including ...

Nature Nuts: (Ages 3-5) Hummingbirds

You and your preschooler will go nutty for nature as children satisfy some of their curiosity about the world around ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs | 2616 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: - Resident $10.00 - Non-Resident $13.00
  • Website: classweb.townofcary.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Character Breakfast!! at United Skates!

Come Meet Princess Poppy, Branch and DJ Suki while enjoying a breakfast buffet. Breakfast Buffet Includes: Eggs, Sausage, Pancakes, Cereal, ...

Lights Up Sound Down Movies at Marbles

Monthly sensory-sensitive screenings at Marbles IMAX for kids with special needs, young kids and their families. Makes an ideal first ...

Wake Forest Food Truck Rodeo

The Wake Forest Food Truck Rodeo returns Sunday, June 24, from noon-4 in the parking lot of the Wake Forest ...

Gone Fishing at Bass Pro Shops - Cary

Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris is challenging families to put down their digital devices and get outside this summer ...

Family Fun Day: The Culinary Magic of Harry Potter!

Whisk knows how to cast a spell for a magical afternoon of mess making and fun in our kitchen. Calling ...

Mini Food Truck Rodeo & Family Funday

Join us on Sunday, June 24th, for a mini food truck rodeo and an event that will be fun for ...

Finley Freedom Festival

The Finley Freedom Festival is a free, family-centered Independence Day celebration! Bring your chairs and picnic or purchase foods here. ...

Camp Creativity: Classic Camp Crafts

Make classic crafts from Mom & Dad's sleep-away camp days, using yarn and stamps. Register now. Space is limited. Parent ...

Pop Up Play & Learn

Pop Up Play & Learn with storytelling, crafts, sensory play and much more. Hourly playcare.

Intro to Sailing at Lake Johnson Park

Ever wonder what it is like to catch the wind in your sails? In this short introductory course, you will ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Lake Johnson | 4600 Avent Ferry Rd., Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Resident $25.00 - Non-Resident $40.00
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Classes

Summer Concert Series presents McCullers Crossroad

Summer in the Park Concert Series presents McCullers Crossroad

The Paul Taylor Dance Company - American Dance Festival

The Paul Taylor Dance Company, established in 1954, is one of the world's most highly respected and sought-after ensembles. Artistic ...

Coffee with a Cop - Fuquay-Varina

Join your neighbors and Fuquay-Varina Police Officers for coffee and conversation! No agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask ...

Camp Creativity: Classic Camp Crafts

Make classic crafts from Mom & Dad's sleep-away camp days, using yarn and stamps. Register now. Space is limited. Parent ...

Diggin´ the Dirt! (Ages 3-5) - Annie Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve

Learn about rocks and soil by digging in the dirt. Find hidden rock treasures, make a mud painting, and plant ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Annie Louise Wilkerson, MD Nature Preserve Park | 5229 Awls Haven Drive Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: $6
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Campfire Cooking at Lake Wheeler

We're getting back to the basics with food, fire, and fun! Bring the family out for an evening of fun ...

Summer Concert Series presents United States Army Field Band

Summer in the Park Concert Series presents United States Army Field Band – Jazz Ambassadors (Special Wednesday Concert)

SafeSitter Classes

June 28th (6 pm - 9 pm) & June 29th (9 am-1pm) Let Safe Sitter® give you peace of mind. Enroll ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: WakeMed Corporate Center | 3128 Smoketree Court Raleigh, NC 27604
  • Cost: $60
  • Website: www.wakemed.org
  • Category: Classes

Science Cafe: The Private Lives of Secretive Birds (Teen-Adult)

Come learn about several ways that ornithologists track individual birds of different species. Museum ornithologist John Gerwin will showcase results ...

Family Movie Nights at Lake Wheeler

Bring your family out for a night of fun! Grab a blanket or two, take a seat, relax and enjoy ...

SafeSitter Classes

June 28th (6 pm - 9 pm) & June 29th (9 am-1pm) Let Safe Sitter® give you peace of mind. Enroll ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: WakeMed Corporate Center | 3128 Smoketree Court Raleigh, NC 27604
  • Cost: $60
  • Website: www.wakemed.org
  • Category: Classes

Camp Creativity: Classic Camp Crafts

Make classic crafts from Mom & Dad's sleep-away camp days, using yarn and stamps. Register now. Space is limited. Parent ...

Children's Yoga (Free)

Grab your yoga mat and join us at Rainbow of East Cary for Children's Yoga! We will offer a yoga ...

Girls Night S'more's Party

Join us for a Girl’s Night S’mores Party, Bond Park's NEW Mother/Daughter adventure! This fun evening will include a nature ...

  • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: Fred G. Metro Bond Park | 801 High House Road, Cary, NC
  • Cost: Parent/Child Pair $23.00 - Additional Child $12.00
  • Website: www.townofcary.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Bats of Lake Crabtree and Beyond - Lake Crabtree County Park

Take a closer look at these amazing nocturnal animals in this adult evening program. Learn about some of our local ...

Park It in the Market Food Truck Rodeo (June)

Mark your calendars now so you don’t miss our first food truck rodeo of the year, sponsored by All American ...

Special Exhibit: Rich in the Rare - Yates Mill County Park

Come to Historic Yates Mill to see a new temporary exhibit, Rich in the Rare, on loan from the N.C. ...

Repticon Raleigh Reptile & Exotic Animal Show

Repticon is a reptile and exotic animal convention showcasing vendors from around the country offering live animals, animal supplies and ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Scott Building | 1025 Blue Ridge Road Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: $5-$15
  • Website: repticon.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Summer Spectacular! at SnickerDoodles

Come celebrate summer with SnickerDoodles! FREE admission. Outdoor & Indoor activities. Characters (Chase, Spiderman & Rapunzel) Games Food *breakfast & lunch items! Vendors Raffles Much more!

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: SnickerDoodles | 3721 Lynn Road #112, Raleigh NC 27613
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Swift Creek Survey (Ages 13-15)

If you think your child has seen everywhere at Hemlock Bluffs, think again! These programs journey to far corners of ...

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