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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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Sizzling Soles Half-Marathon at Mills School Park

Run, Walk, Roll or Stroll! Fit & Able is proud to introduce the Sizzling Soles Half-marathon at Mills School Park! If ...

Dix Park's Sunflower Soiree

From 6PM - 9PM tonight, grab a bite and beverage while enjoying music at the sunflower field. Trophy Brewing Food Trucks Kookie ...

  • 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Location: 1030 Richardson Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: dixpark.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Runologie Track Club 5K at St. Augustine's University

Supporting the Raleigh running community, St. Augustine’s Track athletes and Bershawn Jackson’s Run U Xpress program, join us & Urban ...

  • 7:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: George Williams Athletic Complex, 1315 Oakwood Ave., Raleigh, NC 27610
  • Cost: $10 - $35
  • Website: runologie.run
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

Bird Watching at Dix Park

Learn about the resident and migrant birds of Dix Park and sharpen your bird identification skills.

Apex Farmers Market at The Depot On Salem Street

The Apex Farmers Market & Local Food Alliance is a non-profit, volunteer-led community organization committed to the health, wellness, and ...

Dix Park's Sunflower Field

The Sunflowers are in full bloom! Please be mindful of the heat advisory. Shade is available in the pint tree ...

  • 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Location: 1030 Richardson Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: dixpark.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

KX Kids Exchange Consignment Public Sale at Jim Graham Building

Don't miss your chance to get in to the LARGEST consignment sale in NC! We've got great deals for you ...

Juniper Level Botanic's Open Garden

Visit us every season to learn what plants grow best in our area. We are open rain or shine during ...

JC Raulston Arboretum's Garden Story Walk

This story will be out in the gardens from Saturday, July 6 until Sunday, July 14, 2024 during garden open ...

New Hope Valley Railway Ride - Slow Down Sunday

The perfect way to unplug, slow down and have fun on the Triangle’s Train. At 12 miles-per-hour, you’ll ride through ...

Dix Park's Sunflower Field

The Sunflowers are in full bloom! Please be mindful of the heat advisory. Shade is available in the pint tree ...

  • 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Location: 1030 Richardson Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: dixpark.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Museum of Life and Science's Durham Community Days

On Durham Community days, Durham County residents get in free with current proof of residence. All adults must have Durham ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 433 W. Murray Ave, Durham, NC 27704
  • Cost: Free for Durham Residents. $23 for General Admission. $18 per child ages 3-12 and Free for children 2 and under.
  • Website: www.lifeandscience.org
  • Category: Other

Marbles Olympics

Compete in the Marbles Olympics with challenges throughout the museum and get moving with special guest stars! Go for the ...

Library on the Go at Historic Oak View Park

Visit the Wake County Public Libraries’ Bookmobile to sign up for a library card, check out items and return borrowed ...

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 ...

Dix Park's Sunflower Field

The Sunflowers are in full bloom! Please be mindful of the heat advisory. Shade is available in the pint tree ...

  • 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Location: 1030 Richardson Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: dixpark.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Triangle Cinema's Free Summer Kids Movies

Triangle Cinemas is offering free kids movies on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings Doors open 9:15am Movies start at 10am, ...

North Hills Kids

Join us every 3rd Tuesday in June, July, and August from 9:30 to 11am for our seasonal kids series of ...

Kids Get Krafty in Crowder Park

Fun in the Sun Let kids unleash their creativity by creating unique art pieces relating to the warmth and brightness of ...

Downtown Cary Park's Art Cart

Let your creativity bloom with our Art Cart in the Park! Explore a world of artistic possibilities with our free ...

Dix Park's Sunflower Field

The Sunflowers are in full bloom! Please be mindful of the heat advisory. Shade is available in the pint tree ...

  • 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Location: 1030 Richardson Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: dixpark.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Triangle Cinema's Free Summer Kids Movies

Triangle Cinemas is offering free kids movies on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings Doors open 9:15am Movies start at 10am, ...

Wednesday Morning Movies at Halle Cultural Arts Center

Grab the kids, snacks, blankets and visit us for your free, favorite movies on the big screen! Doors open at ...

Hillsborough Street's Food Walk

Welcome to the Hillsborough Street $5 Food Walk! Join us for a delicious adventure every Wednesday where you can sample ...

  • 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Various Merchants on Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: Free Admission. $5 specials per small plate.
  • Website: www.hillsboroughstreet.org
  • Category: Other, Free

Hidwell Family Farm's Open Farm Play Dayz

Starting today, we will be starting up our Open Farm Play Days and going until school starts back up in ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 7621 Blaney Franks Rd., Apex, NC 2753
  • Cost: $10 per person. Kids 2 and under are free.
  • Website: hidwellfamilyfarms.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Dix Park's Sunflower Field

The Sunflowers are in full bloom! Please be mindful of the heat advisory. Shade is available in the pint tree ...

  • 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Location: 1030 Richardson Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: dixpark.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Breakfast Bingo at Chick-Fil-A Falls Village

Enjoy a delicious Chick-fil-A Breakfast while playing BINGO for the chance to win Chick-fil-A prizes! Weekly on Thursdays. We hope to ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: 6701 Falls of Neuse Rd., Raleigh, NC 27615
  • Cost: See menu
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Triangle Cinema's Free Summer Kids Movies

Triangle Cinemas is offering free kids movies on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings Doors open 9:15am Movies start at 10am, ...

Nursing Mothers of Raleigh

Volunteer counselors with Nursing Mothers of Raleigh will provide information and support to breastfeeding/lactating families. They will also offer classes about ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Marsh Creek Park, 3050 N New Hope Road, Raleigh, NC 27604
  • Cost: Free with Registration on Reclink
  • Website: raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Haven Farm's Mom Walk Club

Join us every Thursday / 10:30-11:30AM for Mom Walk Club! We’ll meet in the shoppe and head out for a walk ...

Dix Park's Sunflower Field

The Sunflowers are in full bloom! Please be mindful of the heat advisory. Shade is available in the pint tree ...

  • 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Location: 1030 Richardson Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: dixpark.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Prairie Ridge Ecostation's Field Experience Fridays

Do you have an outdoor enthusiast who loves arts and crafts? Join us for a day of nature exploration through ...

Juniper Level Botanic's Open Garden

Visit us every season to learn what plants grow best in our area. We are open rain or shine during ...

Library on the Go at Historic Oak View Park

Visit the Wake County Public Libraries’ Bookmobile to sign up for a library card, check out items and return borrowed ...

Lake Crabtree's Nature Nerds: Dragonfly Discovery

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

Dix Park's Sunflower Field

The Sunflowers are in full bloom! Please be mindful of the heat advisory. Shade is available in the pint tree ...

  • 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Location: 1030 Richardson Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: dixpark.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Common Rush Trail Run at Harris Lake County Park

Offering 5 and 10 mile course options that include outstanding lake views, mellow single-track, and scenic open field running, the ...

Midtown Farmer's Market

Discover the Midtown Farmers’ Market, open every Saturday from April 13 to November 2, 8 am - noon, in the ...

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: The Commons, 4191 Main at North Hills Street, Raleigh, NC, 27609
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: midtownfarmers.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Apex Farmers Market at The Depot On Salem Street

The Apex Farmers Market & Local Food Alliance is a non-profit, volunteer-led community organization committed to the health, wellness, and ...

Cary Farmers Market

Join the Cary Farmers Market for the traditional market season along East Park St., next to Downtown Cary Park. Find a ...

Historic Yates Mill County Park's Corn Grinding Tours

Step back in time with our historic interpreters and watch the millstones at work grinding corn into meal. Sunday: 1PM ...

  • 1:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: $5 for adults. $4 for seniors. $3 for children ages 7-16. Free for children ages 6 and under.
  • Website: www.wake.gov
  • Category: Informational & Tours

Dix Park's Sunflower Field

The Sunflowers are in full bloom! Please be mindful of the heat advisory. Shade is available in the pint tree ...

  • 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Location: 1030 Richardson Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: dixpark.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Juniper Level Botanic's Open Garden

Visit us every season to learn what plants grow best in our area. We are open rain or shine during ...

Ninja Open Rig at Warrior Tech Morrisville

For 5 years old and up! Kids and adults are welcome and encouraged to come practice and play on an ...

  • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: OCR 220 Dominion Dr. Suite G, Morrisville, NC 27560
  • Cost: $25 each (or group punchcards are a better deal)
  • Website: www.warriortechnc.com
  • Category: Classes

Marbles Olympics

Compete in the Marbles Olympics with challenges throughout the museum and get moving with special guest stars! Go for the ...

Dix Park's Sunflower Field

The Sunflowers are in full bloom! Please be mindful of the heat advisory. Shade is available in the pint tree ...

  • 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Location: 1030 Richardson Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: dixpark.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Marbles Olympics

Compete in the Marbles Olympics with challenges throughout the museum and get moving with special guest stars! Go for the ...

Downtown Cary Park's Puzzling and Puzzle Swap Meet

Find the missing piece of your day at our drop-in puzzle program featuring a lively swap meet at Academy Pavilion. ...

Downtown Cary Park's Children's BINGO

Join in on the fun at our drop-in BINGO in the Park at the Great Lawn Pavilion! Bingo is the ...

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 ...

Triangle Cinema's Free Summer Kids Movies

Triangle Cinemas is offering free kids movies on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings Doors open 9:15am Movies start at 10am, ...

Toddler Tuesday at The Feathered Farm

Step right up to an unforgettable adventure at our farm, where excitement meets education and every moment is filled with ...

Marbles Olympics

Compete in the Marbles Olympics with challenges throughout the museum and get moving with special guest stars! Go for the ...

Downtown Cary Park's Art Cart

Let your creativity bloom with our Art Cart in the Park! Explore a world of artistic possibilities with our free ...

Little Doodles Play Cafe Wendell's Story Time

Join us every Tuesday at 10:30 am for Story Time and a craft!

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location:  11 W. Third Street, Wendell, NC 27591
  • Cost: $10 first child. $8 per sibling. $0 for members.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

Triangle Cinema's Free Summer Kids Movies

Triangle Cinemas is offering free kids movies on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings Doors open 9:15am Movies start at 10am, ...

Little Doodles Play Cafe's Story Time and Craft (Wakefield)

Join us Every Monday at 11:00 and Wednesday at 9:30 at our Raleigh & Wakefield locations for a story time ...

Marbles Olympics

Compete in the Marbles Olympics with challenges throughout the museum and get moving with special guest stars! Go for the ...

Hillsborough Street's Food Walk

Welcome to the Hillsborough Street $5 Food Walk! Join us for a delicious adventure every Wednesday where you can sample ...

  • 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Various Merchants on Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: Free Admission. $5 specials per small plate.
  • Website: www.hillsboroughstreet.org
  • Category: Other, Free

Little Fentonian Flicks presented by Paragon Theaters

Join Paragon Theaters every Wednesday morning at 10am for free family friendly movies in Fenton Square! Tailored for kids of ...

Bowling Olympics at Kings Dining and Entertainment

Bowling doesn't get the respect it deserves...so we're taking matters into our own hands. Join us for the first Kings ...

Breakfast Bingo at Chick-Fil-A Falls Village

Enjoy a delicious Chick-fil-A Breakfast while playing BINGO for the chance to win Chick-fil-A prizes! Weekly on Thursdays. We hope to ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: 6701 Falls of Neuse Rd., Raleigh, NC 27615
  • Cost: See menu
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Triangle Cinema's Free Summer Kids Movies

Triangle Cinemas is offering free kids movies on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings Doors open 9:15am Movies start at 10am, ...

Marbles Olympics

Compete in the Marbles Olympics with challenges throughout the museum and get moving with special guest stars! Go for the ...

Haven Farm's Mom Walk Club

Join us every Thursday / 10:30-11:30AM for Mom Walk Club! We’ll meet in the shoppe and head out for a walk ...

Prairie Ridge Ecostation's Field Experience Fridays

Do you have an outdoor enthusiast who loves arts and crafts? Join us for a day of nature exploration through ...

Popsicles at Zebulon Community Park

Bring your family, visit with your neighbors, and enjoy a popsicle and story time! Dates & Locations: July 26 - Community Park August ...

Marbles Olympics

Compete in the Marbles Olympics with challenges throughout the museum and get moving with special guest stars! Go for the ...

NC Museum of Natural Sciences is Live Feeding - Ocean Habitat

Join us for a live feeding of the marine life in the Our Changing Oceans aquarium. Species currently in our ...

NC Museum of Natural Sciences' Incredible Science

Designed for ages 7 and up. No registration required. Join us for an entertaining half hour of science experiments and demonstrations. ...

Taste of Soul - Raleigh Edition at The City Plaza

Taste of Soul NC is back for 2024 Eat from some of the best Food Trucks in the area, Shop Local ...

  • 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 443 Fayetteville St. Raleigh, NC 27610
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: www.tasteofsoulnc.com
  • Category: Other

Midtown Farmer's Market

Discover the Midtown Farmers’ Market, open every Saturday from April 13 to November 2, 8 am - noon, in the ...

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: The Commons, 4191 Main at North Hills Street, Raleigh, NC, 27609
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: midtownfarmers.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Cary Farmers Market

Join the Cary Farmers Market for the traditional market season along East Park St., next to Downtown Cary Park. Find a ...

Bird Watching at Dix Park

Learn about the resident and migrant birds of Dix Park and sharpen your bird identification skills.

Apex Farmers Market at The Depot On Salem Street

The Apex Farmers Market & Local Food Alliance is a non-profit, volunteer-led community organization committed to the health, wellness, and ...

Color Me Mine Cary's American Doll Princess Party

Bring your favorite doll and meet a Princess at this magical event! Paint a Princess, Tiara, or High Heel. Enjoy meeting ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: 316 Colonades Way, Suite 215, Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: $45 + tax per princess
  • Website: cary.colormemine.com
  • Category: Other

Ninja Open Rig at Warrior Tech Raleigh

For 5 years old and up! Kids and adults are welcome and encouraged to come practice and play on an ...

Marbles Olympics

Compete in the Marbles Olympics with challenges throughout the museum and get moving with special guest stars! Go for the ...

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 ...

NC Museum of Natural Sciences is Live Feeding a Snapping Turlte

Join us for a live feeding of the common snapping turtle in the Bottomland Hardwood Forest exhibit. The common snapping ...

Marbles Olympics

Compete in the Marbles Olympics with challenges throughout the museum and get moving with special guest stars! Go for the ...

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 ...

Little Doodles Play Cafe Raleigh's Story Time and Craft

Join us Every Monday at 11:00 and Wednesday at 9:30 at our Raleigh & Wakefield locations for a story time ...

Arfully Creative Education's Squishmallow Adoption Event

For ages 5-12, students will receive a surprise squishmallow they will then get to paint on a canvas, decorate a ...

Sanderford Community Center Beats the Heat

Prepare to beat the heat and amp up the fun at Sanderford Road! Dive into games, crafts, and surprises galore, with ...

Triangle Cinema's Free Summer Kids Movies

Triangle Cinemas is offering free kids movies on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings Doors open 9:15am Movies start at 10am, ...

Toddler Tuesday at The Feathered Farm

Step right up to an unforgettable adventure at our farm, where excitement meets education and every moment is filled with ...

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 ...

Downtown Cary Park's Art Cart

Let your creativity bloom with our Art Cart in the Park! Explore a world of artistic possibilities with our free ...

Marbles Olympics

Compete in the Marbles Olympics with challenges throughout the museum and get moving with special guest stars! Go for the ...

Triangle Cinema's Free Summer Kids Movies

Triangle Cinemas is offering free kids movies on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings Doors open 9:15am Movies start at 10am, ...

Little Doodles Play Cafe's Story Time and Craft (Wakefield)

Join us Every Monday at 11:00 and Wednesday at 9:30 at our Raleigh & Wakefield locations for a story time ...

Little Fentonian Flicks presented by Paragon Theaters

Join Paragon Theaters every Wednesday morning at 10am for free family friendly movies in Fenton Square! Tailored for kids of ...

Hidwell Family Farm's Open Farm Play Dayz

Starting today, we will be starting up our Open Farm Play Days and going until school starts back up in ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 7621 Blaney Franks Rd., Apex, NC 2753
  • Cost: $10 per person. Kids 2 and under are free.
  • Website: hidwellfamilyfarms.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Hillsborough Street's Food Walk

Welcome to the Hillsborough Street $5 Food Walk! Join us for a delicious adventure every Wednesday where you can sample ...

  • 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Various Merchants on Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: Free Admission. $5 specials per small plate.
  • Website: www.hillsboroughstreet.org
  • Category: Other, Free
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