Raleigh

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.


  • Print
August 21

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.

Show events from all categories

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Raleigh Scavenger Hunt: Raleigh Round the Capitol

This scavenger hunt is app-lead. No tour guide or reservation required. North Carolina's state capital gave rise to future presidents, ...

The Story at Falls Lake at Forest Ridge Park

Through storytelling and interactive participation, children will learn about Falls Lake and the animals that make the park home. Come ...

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 ...

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). ...

Kindermusik Preview Class: Wiggle & Grow at The Little Gym

Join our Kindermusik Team of Educators, Ms. Heather & Mr. Spencer for a special "Wiggle & Grow" preview class. No ...

  • 9:15 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: The Little Gym of North Raleigh/Wake Forest 8320 Litchford Road, Suite 166, Raleigh, North Carolina 27615
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Classes, Free

Raleigh Scavenger Hunt: Raleigh Round the Capitol

This scavenger hunt is app-lead. No tour guide or reservation required. North Carolina's state capital gave rise to future presidents, ...

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 - 12:15 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

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 ...

Bees and Butterflies at Stevens Nature Center

Take the fast track to nature in these hands on studies of nature and ecology at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve. ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs | 2616 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: R $9.00; N $12.00
  • Website: classweb.townofcary.org
  • Category: Informational

Raleigh Scavenger Hunt: Raleigh Round the Capitol

This scavenger hunt is app-lead. No tour guide or reservation required. North Carolina's state capital gave rise to future presidents, ...

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). ...

Breakfast with Marshall at SnickerDoodles

Come in for a private breakfast with Marshall from Paw Patrol! Tickets include-breakfast item and drink. Open play. Meet and ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Location: SnickerDoodles 3721 Lynn Rd #112, Raleigh, North Carolina 27613
  • Cost: $10/person
  • Website: snicker-doodles.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Game On! at Moore Square Park

Enjoy giant board games on the lawn.

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

Raleigh Scavenger Hunt: Raleigh Round the Capitol

This scavenger hunt is app-lead. No tour guide or reservation required. North Carolina's state capital gave rise to future presidents, ...

Small Hands Big Hearts United Java Jive Jog 5k and 10k

Small Hands Big Hearts United, will be holding their 5th annual SHBHU Java Jive Jog 10k/5k. For five years, SHBHU ...

Farmers Market Downtown Cary

Gear up for a morning of fresh local goods, cheerful entertainment and family fun! Shop for farm-fresh weekly groceries and ...

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 ...

2019 Wake Forest Home & Garden Show

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will host the 2019 Wake Forest Home & Garden Show on Saturday, ...

Raleigh Scavenger Hunt: Raleigh Round the Capitol

This scavenger hunt is app-lead. No tour guide or reservation required. North Carolina's state capital gave rise to future presidents, ...

The READ & RIDE Series on the Great Raleigh Trolley

Take a trolley ride with THE CONDUCTOR & your favorite characters from Children's Literature! READ & RIDE is best for ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: The Trolley Lot - 424 South McDowell Street, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: $15 for kids and for parents. Infants in lap under 2 ride for free!
  • Website: www.greatraleightrolley.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mini Movers at Open Arts Studio

Mini and Master Movers classes are 45 minute age-based classes that focus on a variety of developmental skills in each ...

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. ...

Raleigh Scavenger Hunt: Raleigh Round the Capitol

This scavenger hunt is app-lead. No tour guide or reservation required. North Carolina's state capital gave rise to future presidents, ...

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). ...

Children's Story Hour at Moore Square

Children's Storytime in the Moore Square Treehouse.

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

Raleigh Scavenger Hunt: Raleigh Round the Capitol

This scavenger hunt is app-lead. No tour guide or reservation required. North Carolina's state capital gave rise to future presidents, ...

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 ...

Snake Searching at Stevens Nature Center

Having trouble with answering your child's wildlife questions? Let us do it for you! Children will have so much fun ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs | 2616 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: $9/resident, $12/nonresident
  • Website: classweb.townofcary.org
  • Category: Informational

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 ...

Raleigh Scavenger Hunt: Raleigh Round the Capitol

This scavenger hunt is app-lead. No tour guide or reservation required. North Carolina's state capital gave rise to future presidents, ...

Natural Explorations: Hot Weather Hiking at Historic Yates Mill County Park

With a bit of planning, you can still hike safely in hot weather. But you should pay attention to conditions ...

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 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

Game On! at Moore Square Park

Enjoy giant board games on the lawn.

Raleigh Scavenger Hunt: Raleigh Round the Capitol

This scavenger hunt is app-lead. No tour guide or reservation required. North Carolina's state capital gave rise to future presidents, ...

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 ...

Nature Stories at Prairie Ridge Ecostation

You and your children are invited to participate in a nature walk and story. Meet other families in your community ...

Hiding in Plain Sight at Sertoma Arts Center

Camouflaged animals are often right in front of our eyes! Young naturalists will love this program filled with hands-on activities, ...

Raleigh Scavenger Hunt: Raleigh Round the Capitol

This scavenger hunt is app-lead. No tour guide or reservation required. North Carolina's state capital gave rise to future presidents, ...

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). ...

Game On! at Moore Square Park

Enjoy giant board games on the lawn.

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

Busker Series at Moore Square

Come to the park and enjoy our busker series of musicians every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Movies in the Park at Falcon Park

Your family can enjoy movies under the stars at Falcon Park this summer! Movies in the Park is the last ...

Raleigh Scavenger Hunt: Raleigh Round the Capitol

This scavenger hunt is app-lead. No tour guide or reservation required. North Carolina's state capital gave rise to future presidents, ...

Wings Over Springs Charity Electric Fly In at Sugg Farm

Electric only charity Fly In with proceeds benefitting Meg's Smile Foundation (www.megsmile.org). All sizes/types of Electric aircraft. Food and drink ...

  • 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Sugg Farm at Bass Lake Park Grigsby Avenue, Holly Springs, North Carolina 27540
  • Cost: Spectators And General Public Attend Free!
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Big Muddy Challenge at Hill Ridge Farms

The Big Muddy Challenge obstacle race builds active outdoor memories for parents, their children and friends. Are we a race? ...

Farmers Market Downtown Cary

Gear up for a morning of fresh local goods, cheerful entertainment and family fun! Shop for farm-fresh weekly groceries and ...

x
Ready to have some fun with your kiddos? Sign up for our newsletter to access the best local resource for families!