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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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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 ...

Meet Rapunzel & Pascal! at The Nesting Spot

Come meet Rapunzel & Pascal at The Nesting Spot! We've teamed up with Raleigh's Fairytale Dreamer to bring your child's ...

  • 10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Location: The Nesting Spot 1241, S Main Street Suite 7, Wake Forest, North Carolina 27587
  • Cost: $12 for members; $15 for non-members
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Buddy Bats at Durant Nature Preserve

Flap your wings as we soar into the lives and adventures of bats. Investigate furry mammals that fly, practice your ...

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 ...

Early Learning and Elementary Information Session

Early Learning and Elementary (18 months – 6th grade) Information Session. For more information please visit our website at www.msr.org.

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). ...

Preschool Storytime - Cary Barnes and Noble

Join us every Wednesday at 10 am for Preschool Storytime!

Imagination Playground at Moore Square

Let your imagination guide you as you use our big blue blue blocks to create your very own playground! Best ...

JCRA Homeschool Days: Fall Science

It's a Fall Homeschool Day at the JC Raulston Arboretum! Join us for a fun rotation through hands-on stations to learn ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Cost: $5.00 per child for Arboretum family members, $7.50 per child for nonmembers (no charge for adult)
  • Website: jcra.ncsu.edu
  • Category: 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). ...

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 ...

JCRA Homeschool Days: Fall Science

It's a Fall Homeschool Day at the JC Raulston Arboretum! Join us for a fun rotation through hands-on stations to learn ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Cost: $5.00 per child for Arboretum family members, $7.50 per child for nonmembers (no charge for adult)
  • Website: jcra.ncsu.edu
  • Category: Classes

Bitty Bats at Durant Nature Preserve

This special section of Buddy Bats is just for the youngest fans of our furry, flying friends. Flap and fly ...

Craft Corner at Moore Square

Join Moore Square's Janina for a fun filled hour of crafting! Projects include paper flowers, puppets, spin art and MOORE!

Free Car Washes at Sam's Xpress Car Wash Raleigh

Celebrate with us at the Grand Opening of our Spring Forest Location! Stop by for FREE Top Washes between 7:30AM ...

  • 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Sam's Xpress Car Wash (Raleigh, NC) 2224 Dixie Forest Road, Raleigh, North Carolina 27615
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Other, Free

2019 N.C. State Fair

The North Carolina State Fair will run Oct. 17-27, 2019, at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. The fair offers an ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Location: N.C. State Fair 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
  • Cost: Admission: $0 - $13; See website for specific ticket prices and ride tickets.
  • Website: www.ncstatefair.org
  • 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). ...

Preschoolers Discover at Marbles Kids Museum

Engage in one-on-one play with your preschooler that promotes skill development while having FUN! Each week Marbles will provide opportunities ...

Imagination Playground at Moore Square

Let your imagination guide you as you use our big blue blue blocks to create your very own playground! Best ...

Tricks, Spins and Yo-yo Repair at Science Safari

On the 3rd Saturday of each month, there are tricks, spins, and yoyo repair with our Regional Yoyo Club specialists. ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 1255 Kildare Farm Road, Cary, NC
  • Cost: Cost not listed
  • Website: www.scisafari.com
  • Category: Other

NC Yam Jam

Yam Jam will take place to glean sweet potatoes at area farms. These family-friendly activities provide sweet potato to dozens ...

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer at North Hills

The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks raise awareness and funds to save lives from breast cancer. ...

2019 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk - Raleigh

ZERO is proud to partner with Associated Urologists of North Carolina, P.A. to end prostate cancer. The 2019 ZERO Prostate ...

2019 N.C. State Fair

The North Carolina State Fair will run Oct. 17-27, 2019, at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. The fair offers an ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Location: N.C. State Fair 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
  • Cost: Admission: $0 - $13; See website for specific ticket prices and ride tickets.
  • Website: www.ncstatefair.org
  • Category: Family Fun

2019 N.C. State Fair

The North Carolina State Fair will run Oct. 17-27, 2019, at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. The fair offers an ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Location: N.C. State Fair 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
  • Cost: Admission: $0 - $13; See website for specific ticket prices and ride tickets.
  • Website: www.ncstatefair.org
  • 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. ...

Halloween at Cabela's in Garner

Gather up those little Ghouls and Goblins. Get ready for some Halloween fun at Cabela’s. Have their Photo taken with ...

Elevation Baptist Church 4th Annual Community Festival

The leaves will be changing colors, costumes stores will get more attention, and scarves will become the statement piece. To ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Elevation Baptist Church- East Campus 5271 EBC Village Way Knightdale, NC 27545
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

2019 N.C. State Fair

The North Carolina State Fair will run Oct. 17-27, 2019, at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. The fair offers an ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Location: N.C. State Fair 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
  • Cost: Admission: $0 - $13; See website for specific ticket prices and ride tickets.
  • Website: www.ncstatefair.org
  • 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 ...

Imagination Playground at Moore Square

Let your imagination guide you as you use our big blue blue blocks to create your very own playground! Best ...

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

2019 N.C. State Fair

The North Carolina State Fair will run Oct. 17-27, 2019, at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. The fair offers an ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Location: N.C. State Fair 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
  • Cost: Admission: $0 - $13; See website for specific ticket prices and ride tickets.
  • Website: www.ncstatefair.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Nature Nerds at Lake Crabtree County Park

Expand your knowledge of our local flora and fauna by exploring a different area of the park each month. Join ...

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 ...

Pete the Cat Musical at Duke Energy Center

This musical, based on the beloved books by James Dean, tells a new and wonderfully fun Pete story. When Pete ...

2019 N.C. State Fair

The North Carolina State Fair will run Oct. 17-27, 2019, at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. The fair offers an ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Location: N.C. State Fair 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
  • Cost: Admission: $0 - $13; See website for specific ticket prices and ride tickets.
  • Website: www.ncstatefair.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Middle School Information Session

Middle School (7th-8th Grades) Information Session. For more information please visit our website at www.msr.org.

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). ...

Preschool Storytime - Cary Barnes and Noble

Join us every Wednesday at 10 am for Preschool Storytime!

Imagination Playground at Moore Square

Let your imagination guide you as you use our big blue blue blocks to create your very own playground! Best ...

2019 N.C. State Fair

The North Carolina State Fair will run Oct. 17-27, 2019, at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. The fair offers an ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Location: N.C. State Fair 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
  • Cost: Admission: $0 - $13; See website for specific ticket prices and ride tickets.
  • Website: www.ncstatefair.org
  • 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 ...

Trinity Academy Kindergarten Open House

Please Join us for a kindergarten open house at Trinity Academy. Learn about our classical, Christian approach to education from ...

  • 9:45 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Trinity Academy 10224 Baileywick Rd Raleigh 27613
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: trinityacademy.com
  • Category: Other

Bake It Happen Cookie Pie at Taste Buds Kitchen

Taste Buds Kitchen is partnering with Bake it Happen to offer our budding chefs a special workshop where we’ll bake ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Taste Buds Kitchen, 1475 Beaver Creek Commons Drive Apex, North Carolina, 27502
  • Cost: $29 per child with one caregiver included.
  • Website: tastebudskitchen.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Classes

Halloween Hoot Family Storytime at Wake County Libraries

Storytime, Costume Parade & Trick-Or-Treating! Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 25 minute interactive ...

Halloween Hoot: Toddler Storytime at Wake County Libraries

Halloween themed storytime followed by a costume parade and trick-or-treating. Children from walkers to age 3 and their caregivers are invited ...

Halloween Hoot: Preschool Storytime at Wake County Libraries

Halloween themed storytime followed by a costume parade and trick-or-treating. Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in ...

2019 N.C. State Fair

The North Carolina State Fair will run Oct. 17-27, 2019, at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. The fair offers an ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Location: N.C. State Fair 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
  • Cost: Admission: $0 - $13; See website for specific ticket prices and ride tickets.
  • Website: www.ncstatefair.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Discovery Table: The Natural Colors of Fall at Historic Yates Mill County Park

For years, scientists have worked to understand the changes that occur in trees and other plants during autumn. Although many ...

  • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park 4620 Lake Wheeler Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

NC Yam Jam

Yam Jam will take place to glean sweet potatoes at area farms. These family-friendly activities provide sweet potato to dozens ...

Halloween Hoot Family Storytime at Wake County Libraries

Storytime, Costume Parade & Trick-Or-Treating! Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 25 minute interactive ...

Halloween Hoot: Toddler Storytime at Wake County Libraries

Halloween themed storytime followed by a costume parade and trick-or-treating. Children from walkers to age 3 and their caregivers are invited ...

Halloween Hoot: Preschool Storytime at Wake County Libraries

Halloween themed storytime followed by a costume parade and trick-or-treating. Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in ...

2019 N.C. State Fair

The North Carolina State Fair will run Oct. 17-27, 2019, at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. The fair offers an ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Location: N.C. State Fair 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
  • Cost: Admission: $0 - $13; See website for specific ticket prices and ride tickets.
  • Website: www.ncstatefair.org
  • Category: Family Fun

2019 N.C. State Fair

The North Carolina State Fair will run Oct. 17-27, 2019, at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. The fair offers an ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Location: N.C. State Fair 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
  • Cost: Admission: $0 - $13; See website for specific ticket prices and ride tickets.
  • Website: www.ncstatefair.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Discovery Table: The Natural Colors of Fall at Historic Yates Mill County Park

For years, scientists have worked to understand the changes that occur in trees and other plants during autumn. Although many ...

  • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park 4620 Lake Wheeler Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Boo at the North Carolina Zoo

Celebrate the excitement of the season with a weekend of safe daytime Halloween fun! Enjoy trick or treat games, live ...

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. ...

Halloween Hoot Family Storytime at Wake County Libraries

Storytime, Costume Parade & Trick-Or-Treating! Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 25 minute interactive ...

Halloween Hoot: Toddler Storytime at Wake County Libraries

Halloween themed storytime followed by a costume parade and trick-or-treating. Children from walkers to age 3 and their caregivers are invited ...

Halloween Hoot: Preschool Storytime at Wake County Libraries

Halloween themed storytime followed by a costume parade and trick-or-treating. Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in ...

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 ...

Halloween Hoot Family Storytime at Wake County Libraries

Storytime, Costume Parade & Trick-Or-Treating! Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 25 minute interactive ...

Halloween Hoot: Toddler Storytime at Wake County Libraries

Halloween themed storytime followed by a costume parade and trick-or-treating. Children from walkers to age 3 and their caregivers are invited ...

Halloween Hoot: Preschool Storytime at Wake County Libraries

Halloween themed storytime followed by a costume parade and trick-or-treating. Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in ...

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 ...

Halloween Hoot Family Storytime at Wake County Libraries

Storytime, Costume Parade & Trick-Or-Treating! Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 25 minute interactive ...

Halloween Hoot: Toddler Storytime at Wake County Libraries

Halloween themed storytime followed by a costume parade and trick-or-treating. Children from walkers to age 3 and their caregivers are invited ...

Halloween Hoot: Preschool Storytime at Wake County Libraries

Halloween themed storytime followed by a costume parade and trick-or-treating. Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in ...

Art in the Park: Fantastic Halloween at Historic Yates Mill County Park

Do you like things that go bump in the night? Then join us in the park visitor center any time ...

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). ...

Halloween Hoot: Toddler Storytime at Wake County Libraries

Halloween themed storytime followed by a costume parade and trick-or-treating. Children from walkers to age 3 and their caregivers are invited ...

Cosmic Special Boo Bounce at Bounce U

Special Cosmic Halloween Bounce, come join us for this annual special event! Bring your kids for a one-of-a-kind glow-in-the-dark Halloween ...

Halloween Hoot: Preschool Storytime at Wake County Libraries

Halloween themed storytime followed by a costume parade and trick-or-treating. Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in ...

Halloween Hoot Family Storytime at Wake County Libraries

Storytime, Costume Parade & Trick-Or-Treating! Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 25 minute interactive ...

Art in the Park: Fantastic Halloween at Historic Yates Mill County Park

Do you like things that go bump in the night? Then join us in the park visitor center any time ...

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