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KidJump (Ages 6 & 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). ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am 
  • Location: DefyGravity | 5604 Departure Drive #100, Raleigh NC 27616
  • Cost: $10/child + 1 free adult
  • Website: www.defygravity.us
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Open Play at Notasium Cary

A 4,500 sq ft interactive, music-based indoor play space designed to engage your child's mind while they exercise their active ...

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

Family Storytime at the Library

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

K-2nd, 3rd-5th, K-5th Adventures/Super Specials - Wake County Libraries

K-5th grade kids read, create, discover and explore through books, activities and more! The availability of these programs vary daily, ...

Meet the Animals

From alligators to opossums, come face-to-face with a new live animal each week. This free program is open to all ...

  • 11:00 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

See Spot Read - Wake County Libraries

Dogs are patient, attentive, non-judgmental-​-AND they love to be read to! We invite beginning readers to come and practice their ...

Carolina Inn 12 Days of Christmas - Holiday Afternoon Tea

Now in its twenty first year, The Carolina Inn will once again celebrate the Christmas season with enchanting decorations inspired ...

FAMILY SWIM at Goldfish Swim School - Cary

If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary to do as a family, try our fun Family Swim. Family ...

FAMILY SWIM at Goldfish Swim School -Wake Forest

If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary to do as a family, try our fun Family Swim. Family ...

Christmas at Oak View Farm

Take a one-hour guided tour of Historic Oak View County Park and see holiday decorations interpreting five different time periods ...

Whiteville: Nature Play Days

Come dressed for the weather and ready to get messy every Friday. This fun and interactive drop-in outdoor event celebrates ...

Festival of Lights at Hill Ridge Farms

During our Festival of Lights, Hill Ridge Farms will be transformed into a magical celebration of Hometown Christmas Cheer! We ...

  • 4:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Hill Ridge Farms | 703 Tarboro Road, Youngsville NC 27596
  • Cost: Ages 2-64 $10-12 includes Hayride; Seniors 65+ $11; Groups of 10 or more $11; Train Rides $3; Under 2 FREE
  • Website: www.hillridgefarms.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Gingerbread House Workshop (Ages 2+ Family)

Celebrate the season with family bonding and gingerbread fun at our signature December Workshop. Parent and child pairs work together ...

Bass Pro Shop - Santa's Wonderland

Share the Wonder. The most wonderful time of the year is almost here! Gather the family and come to experience ...

Santa Train - Museum of Life + Science

The Museum of Life and Science is pleased to host the 41st Annual Santa Train, the Museum's largest annual fundraising ...

Wendell Wonderland

Kick-off the holiday season the first Friday in December with Wendell Wonderland. Visit with Santa Claus, experience historic downtown with ...

Flipping Friday - Parent's Night Out at Rockstar Cheer & Dance!

Join Rockstar Cheer & Dance Holly Springs on the 1st & 3rd Friday of the month from 5:30-8:30! There will ...

The Holiday Lights Tour on The Great Raleigh Trolley

HOLIDAY LIGHTS TOUR - RATED BEST IN NORTH CAROLINA CLIMB ABOARD THE GREAT RALEIGH TROLLEY ANY EVENING BETWEEN DECEMBER 1ST AND ...

An Evening with Elves at Marbles Museum

The twilight, twinkle and tradition of An Evening with Elves bring families and friends to Marbles year after year. Enjoy ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: Marbles Kids Museum | 201 East Hargett Street | Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Advance Tickets: $25/member and $30/nonmember
  • Website: www.marbleskidsmuseum.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Apex Nativity Christmas Celebration

Join us for the 15th annual Apex Christmas Nativity Celebration. This is a free, family friendly event open to all ...

Christmas on Main in Benson

In celebration of the beginning of the Christmas season, the annual Christmas tree lighting and festivities in downtown Benson will ...

Downtown Raleigh First Friday Festivities

First Friday is a free self-guided tour of downtown’s cutting edge cultural hot spots. Local art galleries, art studios, alternative ...

First Friday Jam/Karaoke Session (Ages 7-17) at Bach to Rock Music School

Join us for our first Friday student Jam Session! Students will split up into groups to learn their favorite songs ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Bach to Rock Music School | 958 US 64, Apex NC, 27523
  • Cost: $10
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

Free First Friday at CAM Raleigh!

Free First Friday at CAM Raleigh! Visit CAM and be guided by Middle School Docents, have fun at the Creation ...

Lights on the Neuse - Boyette Family Farms Clayton

Bring your family and celebrate Christmas at Lights on the Neuse. This down home Christmas Lights farm is located on ...

Main Street Christmas & Tree Lighting - Holly Springs

Merriment on Main Street begins Friday evening with Main Street Christmas from 6-8 p.m. The Parks and Recreation Department sponsors ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Holly Springs Town Hall and Cultural Center | 300 West Ballentine Street, Holly Springs, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: hollyspringsnc.us
  • Category: Holiday Events, Free

NC Chinese Lantern Festival - Cary

Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting when the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival returns ...

Parents Night Out - Pump It Up

Parents' Date Night Out is held EVERY Friday night and includes open jump time in our arenas, games, dinner, and ...

Friday Night FAMILY SWIM at Goldfish Swim School - Cary

If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary to do as a family, try our fun Family Swim. Family ...

Friday Night FAMILY SWIM at Goldfish Swim School -Wake Forest

If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary to do as a family, try our fun Family Swim. Family ...

Christmas by Candlelight at Duke Homestead

Experience a historical North Carolina holiday season with Duke Homestead! Take an evening and join us as we celebrate Christmas ...

  • 6:45 pm -  9:15 pm 
  • Location: Duke Homestead | 2828 Duke Homestead Road, Durham NC
  • Cost: $6.00 ADULTS AND $3.00 KIDS AGE 1-10
  • Website: dukehomestead.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Parent's Night Out at XL Sports World - Apex

Looking for a fun and safe environment for your kids to hang out with their friends? Kids ages 8-13 can ...

  • 6:45 pm - 10:30 pm 
  • Location: XL Sports World | 1016 Investment Blvd, Apex, North Carolina 27502
  • Cost: $10 Pre-registered; $15 Walk Ins; $2 Skate Rental
  • Website: www.xlapex.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Other

First Friday Flix Free Movie - Wake Forest Renaissance Centre

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre hosts "First Friday Flix" at 7 p.m. on the first Friday evening of each month. ...

Mebane Christmas Parade

Enjoy Alamance County's only nighttime parade on Friday, December 7th beginning at 7pm in downtown Mebane. Parade route begins at ...

Polar Express Pajama Storytime - Barnes & Noble Triangle Town Center

Join us for this beloved Christmas story featuring a young boy who is welcomed aboard on a magical trip to ...

"Last Minute Wishes" & "Karaoke Christmas"

Last Minute Wishes takes place on Christmas Eve – the busiest shopping day at Carrington’s Department Store! Meet all the ...

Cinderella - Raleigh Little Theatre

This musical comedy is a holiday sugarplum for the whole family. Just the right mixture of comedy and romance can ...

Disney On Ice presents Mickey's Search Party

Disney On Ice Brings the Magic Closer to You Than Ever Before! Join Mickey Mouse and his friends at Disney ...

Elf the Musical

ELF The Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of ...