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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.

Tours and informational presentations such as talks, seminars, and demonstrations.

Family friendly shows and concerts.

Family friendly events and programs taking place at area libraries.

Auditions and casting calls for productions and performances in need of kids under 18; and tryouts for all kinds of kids teams.

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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Big Air's Cosmic Night!

Start the weekend off right with Cosmic Night! Enjoy our amazing facility with lights and music.

  • 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 6421 Hilburn Dr., Raleigh, NC 27613
  • Cost: see website for details
  • Website: www.bigairusa.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Hike with a Naturalist at Historic Yates Mill

Join one of our naturalist staff members on an unstructured nature hike around the park to see what we can ...

Game On at Moore Square

Enjoy a fun variety of giant games, lawn games, board games and MOORE! Activities available include (Please see a park ...

Farm Club at Lazy Hound Farm

This is such a fun experience for 2-5year olds! Come join us for our Farm club here at Lazy Hound Farm. ...

Cinnaholic Raleigh Grand Opening!

GRAND OPENING IS HERE!! We are thrilled to announce that we are OPENING on Friday, August 12th at 10AM! GET HERE ...

AMC Sensory Friendly Showtimes

AMC is proud to partner with the Autism Society to offer unique movie showings where we turn the lights up, ...

Raleigh Natural History Trolley Tour

Come board the Historic Raleigh Trolley for a special Natural History Trolley tour! Learn about the plants and animals that ...

Big Air's Cosmic Night!

Start the weekend off right with Cosmic Night! Enjoy our amazing facility with lights and music.

  • 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 6421 Hilburn Dr., Raleigh, NC 27613
  • Cost: see website for details
  • Website: www.bigairusa.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Back to School Bash at Garner United Methodist Church

Free for K-12th grade. Play games, win tickets, redeem tickets for school supplies. Food, games and more! Free Backpacks Free School Supplies Free ...

Museum Park Tour at the NC Museum of Art

Enjoy art and nature on a two-mile walk. This guided tour leads you through the Museum Park, past site-specific works ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Museum Park, Welcome Center, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: Free; registration required
  • Website: visit.ncartmuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Yoga in the Park at Fuquay Mineral Spring

Make time for yourself Sunday morning and make your way to Mineral Spring Park for a little Yoga!

  • 8:00 am - 9:00 am
  • Location: Fuquay Mineral Spring Park, 105 W. Spring Street, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other, Classes

All-Levels Community Yoga at White Deer Park

Join us for free Community Yoga on Sundays starting in August! No registration is required, just make sure to bring ...

Snacks with Baby Shark at Little Doodles (Glenwood Ave)

Join us at our Raleigh location for Snacks with Baby Shark! Ticket includes open play, meet and greet and snack ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: 6548 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27612-7156
  • Cost: $12 per child and 1adult. $8 per sibling. $5 additional adult.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Under the Tree Storytime at Quail Ridge Books

Every Saturday, Sunday, and Monday morning, join our children's booksellers as they read their favorite picture books. We'll explore faraway ...

MAKRS @ North Hills

The MAKRS Society is back in 2022 and will be hosting its monthly pop-up market at CCU Midtown Park in ...

  • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Midtown Park at North Hills, 4011 Cardinal at North Hills St, Raleigh, NC 27609
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Other, Free

Game On at Moore Square

Enjoy a fun variety of giant games, lawn games, board games and MOORE! Activities available include (Please see a park ...

Open Play at Alara+Zane

Come experience everything Alara+Zane has to offer from dress up and our signature slide, to arts and crafts and puzzles ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: 200 Park at North Hills St., Suite 120, Raleigh NC 27609
  • Cost: $15, $10 sibling discount
  • Website: www.alarazane.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Under the Tree Storytime at Quail Ridge Books

Every Saturday, Sunday, and Monday morning, join our children's booksellers as they read their favorite picture books. We'll explore faraway ...

Story Time and Craft at Little Doodles (Glenwood Ave)

Join us for a story time and craft, every Monday at 11:00!

  • 11:00 am
  • Location: 6548 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27612-7156
  • Cost: $10 per child. $8 per sibling
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Summer Movie Days Theme at Little Doodles (Wakefield)

Join us every Tuesday & Wednesday this summer after you go see a FREE movie at Marquee Cinemas at 9:30 ...

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Little Doodles Play Cafe, 14460 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27614-8211
  • Cost: $10 per child. $8 per sibling.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Touching Tuesdays at Little Doodles (Glenwood Ave)

Join us every Tuesday for sensory play! Sensory bins will be set out all day for free play.

Nature Play Day at Prairie Ridge Ecostation

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Prairie Ridge Ecostation, 1671 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Artifact Adventure at Historic Oak View County Park

Come join us for an adventure… an artifact adventure! This guided program challenges participants to identify artifacts around Oak View ...

Imagination Playground at Moore Square

Head down to Moore Square for Imagination Playground. Please consider calling ahead to ensure that they are operating that day ...

Summer Movie Days Theme at Little Doodles (Wakefield)

Join us every Tuesday & Wednesday this summer after you go see a FREE movie at Marquee Cinemas at 9:30 ...

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Little Doodles Play Cafe, 14460 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27614-8211
  • Cost: $10 per child. $8 per sibling.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Character Story Time at Pineapple Sol

Come for a magical story time with a different character each week! Event is held just outside of Pineapple Sol. ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Pineapple Sol, 302 Colonades Way Suite 109 Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: $5/child
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Baby Story Time and Craft at Little Doodles (Glenwood Ave)

Join Little Doodles for Baby Time! Story, songs, & craft designed for kids up to 2 years old & their ...

Farm Club at Lazy Hound Farm

This is such a fun experience for 2-5year olds! Come join us for our Farm club here at Lazy Hound Farm. ...

Bug Walk at Prairie Ridge Ecostation

Ever wonder what some of the insects you see are? Or where's the best place to look for ladybugs? Come ...

Toddler Open Play at SGA Gymnastics

Join us for Toddler Open Play every Thursday morning from 9:00-9:45! It is FREE to any child that is 0-23 ...

Open Play at The Feathered Farm- Guided Tour

Bring the family and come play with the farm animals! Various animals will be brought out one at a time ...

Open Play at Alara+Zane

Come experience everything Alara+Zane has to offer from dress up and our signature slide, to arts and crafts and puzzles ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: 200 Park at North Hills St., Suite 120, Raleigh NC 27609
  • Cost: $15, $10 sibling discount
  • Website: www.alarazane.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Imagination Playground at Moore Square

Head down to Moore Square for Imagination Playground. Please consider calling ahead to ensure that they are operating that day ...

Carter's Baking Co Story Time

We are so excited to announce STORY TIME! We will be having story time every Thursday at 10am! Bring your ...

Big Air's Cosmic Night!

Start the weekend off right with Cosmic Night! Enjoy our amazing facility with lights and music.

  • 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 6421 Hilburn Dr., Raleigh, NC 27613
  • Cost: see website for details
  • Website: www.bigairusa.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Free Run/Walk & Playground Time at Lake Lynn Park

Join us for a casual run/walk around Lake Lynn and stay for playground time afterwards if you have your littles ...

Game On at Moore Square

Enjoy a fun variety of giant games, lawn games, board games and MOORE! Activities available include (Please see a park ...

Back to School Bash at Zelnak Center

Food, games, activities, giveaways. Connecting families experiencing homelessness with early care and education resources. Join us to learn more about ...

Farm Club at Lazy Hound Farm

This is such a fun experience for 2-5year olds! Come join us for our Farm club here at Lazy Hound Farm. ...

Big Air's Cosmic Night!

Start the weekend off right with Cosmic Night! Enjoy our amazing facility with lights and music.

  • 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 6421 Hilburn Dr., Raleigh, NC 27613
  • Cost: see website for details
  • Website: www.bigairusa.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kick-off to Kindergarten at Marbles Kids Museum

Kick-Off to Kindergarten registration is now open for year-round (Jun 23) and traditional (Aug 20) rising kindergartners. Families can celebrate ...

Open Play at The Feathered Farm

Bring the family and come play with the animals. Various animals will be brought out one at a time to ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 3620 Rosinburg Rd, Zebulon, 27597
  • Cost: $13.50 per ticket, ages 2 and older
  • Website: www.tickettailor.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Meet and Greet Elmo at Little Doodles (Wakefield)

Join us for Breakfast with Elmo! Ticket includes open play and meet and greet with Elmo.

  • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Little Doodles Play Cafe, 14460 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27614-8211
  • Cost: $12 per child and 1 adult. $8 per sibling. $5 per additional adult.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Museum Park Tour at the NC Museum of Art

Enjoy art and nature on a two-mile walk. This guided tour leads you through the Museum Park, past site-specific works ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Museum Park, Welcome Center, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: Free; registration required
  • Website: visit.ncartmuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Arts at Sutherland

Art, Music, Food and Fun! What more could one want on a beautiful Summer weekend! Come and stroll around our ...

All-Levels Community Yoga at White Deer Park

Join us for free Community Yoga on Sundays starting in August! No registration is required, just make sure to bring ...

Mini Movers with Babies On The MOVE - Virtual

Join us for a virtual Babies on the MOVE class to learn about the importance of movement for your baby. ...

Lune Spark Grand Opening

Lune Spark invites the Triangle community to the grand opening of their creative center for children. A ribbon cutting will ...

Under the Tree Storytime at Quail Ridge Books

Every Saturday, Sunday, and Monday morning, join our children's booksellers as they read their favorite picture books. We'll explore faraway ...

Game On at Moore Square

Enjoy a fun variety of giant games, lawn games, board games and MOORE! Activities available include (Please see a park ...

Story Time at The Creative Cup

Join Mrs. Eve for Story time and a fun craft. Today, Mrs. Eve will read "Caps For Sale".

Open Play at Alara+Zane

Come experience everything Alara+Zane has to offer from dress up and our signature slide, to arts and crafts and puzzles ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: 200 Park at North Hills St., Suite 120, Raleigh NC 27609
  • Cost: $15, $10 sibling discount
  • Website: www.alarazane.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Under the Tree Storytime at Quail Ridge Books

Every Saturday, Sunday, and Monday morning, join our children's booksellers as they read their favorite picture books. We'll explore faraway ...

Kids Tour Raleigh Downtown Police Station

Bring your kids to the downtown Raleigh Police Station on W Cabarrus St on August 22nd to tour the station ...

Nature Lab Water Wonders at Harris Lake County Park

Join us at Harris Lake County Park as we explore the wonders of water through educational activities and some for ...

Touching Tuesdays at Little Doodles (Glenwood Ave)

Join us every Tuesday for sensory play! Sensory bins will be set out all day for free play.

Summer Movie Days Theme at Little Doodles (Wakefield)

Join us every Tuesday & Wednesday this summer after you go see a FREE movie at Marquee Cinemas at 9:30 ...

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Little Doodles Play Cafe, 14460 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27614-8211
  • Cost: $10 per child. $8 per sibling.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Open Play at Alara+Zane

Come experience everything Alara+Zane has to offer from dress up and our signature slide, to arts and crafts and puzzles ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: 200 Park at North Hills St., Suite 120, Raleigh NC 27609
  • Cost: $15, $10 sibling discount
  • Website: www.alarazane.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Imagination Playground at Moore Square

Head down to Moore Square for Imagination Playground. Please consider calling ahead to ensure that they are operating that day ...

Summer Movie Days Theme at Little Doodles (Wakefield)

Join us every Tuesday & Wednesday this summer after you go see a FREE movie at Marquee Cinemas at 9:30 ...

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Little Doodles Play Cafe, 14460 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27614-8211
  • Cost: $10 per child. $8 per sibling.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Character Story Time at Pineapple Sol

Come for a magical story time with a different character each week! Event is held just outside of Pineapple Sol. ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Pineapple Sol, 302 Colonades Way Suite 109 Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: $5/child
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Baby Story Time and Craft at Little Doodles (Glenwood Ave)

Join Little Doodles for Baby Time! Story, songs, & craft designed for kids up to 2 years old & their ...

Farm Club at Lazy Hound Farm

This is such a fun experience for 2-5year olds! Come join us for our Farm club here at Lazy Hound Farm. ...

Butterflies of Prairie Ridge

Want to know more about butterflies? Teens and adults are invited to participate in a butterfly workshop! We’ll talk about ...

Toddler Open Play at SGA Gymnastics

Join us for Toddler Open Play every Thursday morning from 9:00-9:45! It is FREE to any child that is 0-23 ...

Open Play at Alara+Zane

Come experience everything Alara+Zane has to offer from dress up and our signature slide, to arts and crafts and puzzles ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: 200 Park at North Hills St., Suite 120, Raleigh NC 27609
  • Cost: $15, $10 sibling discount
  • Website: www.alarazane.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Imagination Playground at Moore Square

Head down to Moore Square for Imagination Playground. Please consider calling ahead to ensure that they are operating that day ...

Carter's Baking Co Story Time

We are so excited to announce STORY TIME! We will be having story time every Thursday at 10am! Bring your ...

Doodles & Designs at Little Doodles (Glenwood Ave)

30-45 minute staff taught craft & activity in the Messy Art Studio. Recommended for 3+ years. Every Thursday at 1:30pm ...

Big Air's Cosmic Night!

Start the weekend off right with Cosmic Night! Enjoy our amazing facility with lights and music.

  • 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 6421 Hilburn Dr., Raleigh, NC 27613
  • Cost: see website for details
  • Website: www.bigairusa.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mini Mites Open Gym at Peak Gymnastics

Mini Mites open gym is for ages 18 months (walking) - 3 years old.

I Spy! Morning Walk at J.C. Raulston Arboretum

Reserve your spot on the I Spy! Morning Walk. Join others on a guided I Spy! tour where you'll explore ...

Game On at Moore Square

Enjoy a fun variety of giant games, lawn games, board games and MOORE! Activities available include (Please see a park ...

Farm Club at Lazy Hound Farm

This is such a fun experience for 2-5year olds! Come join us for our Farm club here at Lazy Hound Farm. ...

AMC Sensory Friendly Showtimes

AMC is proud to partner with the Autism Society to offer unique movie showings where we turn the lights up, ...

Big Air's Cosmic Night!

Start the weekend off right with Cosmic Night! Enjoy our amazing facility with lights and music.

  • 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 6421 Hilburn Dr., Raleigh, NC 27613
  • Cost: see website for details
  • Website: www.bigairusa.com
  • Category: Family Fun

SHBHU Java Jive Jog 5k 10k

We are very excited to announce the 6th annual SHBHU Small Hands Big Hearts Java Jive Jog 10k/5k on August ...

Cary's Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival

For nearly half a century, the Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival has welcomed guests from all over to the ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Cary Town Hall Campus, Downtown Cary, 316 N. Academy Street Cary, NC, 27513
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.townofcary.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Museum Park Tour at the NC Museum of Art

Enjoy art and nature on a two-mile walk. This guided tour leads you through the Museum Park, past site-specific works ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Museum Park, Welcome Center, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: Free; registration required
  • Website: visit.ncartmuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Cary's Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival

For nearly half a century, the Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival has welcomed guests from all over to the ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Cary Town Hall Campus, Downtown Cary, 316 N. Academy Street Cary, NC, 27513
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.townofcary.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

All-Levels Community Yoga at White Deer Park

Join us for free Community Yoga on Sundays starting in August! No registration is required, just make sure to bring ...

Under the Tree Storytime at Quail Ridge Books

Every Saturday, Sunday, and Monday morning, join our children's booksellers as they read their favorite picture books. We'll explore faraway ...

Moore Buskers in Moore Square

Moore Buskers entertainment series will take place in the heart of downtown in Moore Square. Starting in March, the park ...

Cow Encounter at The Feathered Farm

Get up close and personal our cows, Milkshake and Jojo! These events will be limited to small groups up to ...

Game On at Moore Square

Enjoy a fun variety of giant games, lawn games, board games and MOORE! Activities available include (Please see a park ...

Open Play at Alara+Zane

Come experience everything Alara+Zane has to offer from dress up and our signature slide, to arts and crafts and puzzles ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: 200 Park at North Hills St., Suite 120, Raleigh NC 27609
  • Cost: $15, $10 sibling discount
  • Website: www.alarazane.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Under the Tree Storytime at Quail Ridge Books

Every Saturday, Sunday, and Monday morning, join our children's booksellers as they read their favorite picture books. We'll explore faraway ...

Story Time and Craft at Little Doodles (Glenwood Ave)

Join us for a story time and craft, every Monday at 11:00!

  • 11:00 am
  • Location: 6548 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27612-7156
  • Cost: $10 per child. $8 per sibling
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Touching Tuesdays at Little Doodles (Glenwood Ave)

Join us every Tuesday for sensory play! Sensory bins will be set out all day for free play.

Open Play at Alara+Zane

Come experience everything Alara+Zane has to offer from dress up and our signature slide, to arts and crafts and puzzles ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: 200 Park at North Hills St., Suite 120, Raleigh NC 27609
  • Cost: $15, $10 sibling discount
  • Website: www.alarazane.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Imagination Playground at Moore Square

Head down to Moore Square for Imagination Playground. Please consider calling ahead to ensure that they are operating that day ...

Story Time at The Mocha Room Apex

Join us for story time every Tuesday! Register free!

Dorky Dude Kids Night at Hickory Tavern Holly Springs

Back for another round by popular demand! Come for magic and balloon animals with your favorite guy! Come early to ...

  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Hickory Tavern Holly Springs, 401 Village Walk Drive, Holly Springs, NC 27540
  • Cost: Free entertainment, food for purchase
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Character Story Time at Pineapple Sol

Come for a magical story time with a different character each week! Event is held just outside of Pineapple Sol. ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Pineapple Sol, 302 Colonades Way Suite 109 Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: $5/child
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Baby Story Time and Craft at Little Doodles (Glenwood Ave)

Join Little Doodles for Baby Time! Story, songs, & craft designed for kids up to 2 years old & their ...

Naturalist's Choice at Prairie Ridge Ecostation

Come join us at Prairie Ridge for a surprise program! Will it be on insects? Blooming plants? Birds? The only ...

Farm Club at Lazy Hound Farm

This is such a fun experience for 2-5year olds! Come join us for our Farm club here at Lazy Hound Farm. ...

Game On at Moore Square

Enjoy a fun variety of giant games, lawn games, board games and MOORE! Activities available include (Please see a park ...

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