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June 28 - July 4

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.

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Little Doodles Play Cafe, 6548 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27613
  • Cost: $10/child, $8/sibling
  • Website: littledoodlesplaycafe.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Free Summer Movies at Marquee Cinemas-Wakefield 12

A specially selected series of family films. Two movies to choose from each day with FREE ADMISSION.

Free Kids Summer Movies at Paragon Theaters

Beat the heat! Our free summer movies are great for families with kids of all ages. First come, first served. June ...

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 ...

Nature Play Days at Blue Jay Point County Park

Adults with young children are invited to come to Blue Jay for summertime monthly thematic Nature Play Days taking place ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Blue Jay Point County Park, 3200 Pleasant Union Church Rd, Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.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

Nature Creators at Prairie Ridge Ecostation

Calling all Creators and Builders! Join us in the Nature PlaySpace as we bring out a variety of materials to ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am 
  • Location: Prairie Ridge Ecostation, 1671 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Story Time at The Mocha Room Apex

Join us for story time every Tuesday! Register free!

Fenton Live! Music Series

Join us in Fenton Square Tuesday nights for Fenton Live! Music Series. Fenton Live! Lineup: 6/14 - The Jason Adamo Band 6/21 - ...

  • 6:30 pm -  9:30 pm 
  • Location: Fenton Square by Paragon Theaters, 21 Fenton Main Street Cary, NC 27511
  • Cost: free
  • Website: fentonnc.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 ...

  • 9:30 am 
  • Location: 6548 Glenwood Avenue Raleigh, NC 27612
  • Cost: $10/child, $8/sibling
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Free Summer Movies at Marquee Cinemas-Wakefield 12

A specially selected series of family films. Two movies to choose from each day with FREE ADMISSION.

Free Kids Summer Movies at Paragon Theaters

Beat the heat! Our free summer movies are great for families with kids of all ages. First come, first served. June ...

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

Coffee Crafts at The Mocha Room Apex

Coffee Crafts every Wednesday at 4:00pm - register free!

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 ...

  • 9:00 am -  9:45 am 
  • Location: SGA Gymnastics, 110 Competition Center Dr Suite 100, Morrisville, NC 27560
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.sgagymnastics.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

  • 10:00 am 
  • Location: Carter's Baking Co, 31 N Main Street, Wendell, NC 27591
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Free Kids Summer Movies at Paragon Theaters

Beat the heat! Our free summer movies are great for families with kids of all ages. First come, first served. June ...

Fun4RaleighKids Play Group at Page Farms

Join us at Page Farms for some blackberry picking!

  • 10:00 am 
  • Location: Page Farms, 6100 Mount Herman Rd, Raleigh, NC 27617
  • Cost: See Page Farms website for details
  • Website: www.facebook.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 ...

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

Nature Stories at Prairie Ridge Ecostation

Join us as we open your eyes to the wonderful world of nature through a family-friendly, nature-filled storytime! We’ll begin ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am 
  • Location: Prairie Ridge Ecostation, 1671 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

WakeMed Presents Movies By Moonlight at Koka Booth Amphitheatre

Cinema buffs are invited to see the stars on the big screen under the stars at Cary's Koka Booth Amphitheatre! ...

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 ...

Mini Mites Open Gym at Peak Gymnastics

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

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

First Friday Feature Films at Moore Square

Grab a blanket or a chair and meet your friends at Moore Square each First Friday for a fun & ...

Bands, Bites, and Boats at Bond Park

One Friday a month, the Bond Park Boathouse hosts musicians, food trucks, and after-hours boat rentals. Spend your Friday evening ...

Town of Fuquay-Varina - Independence Day Celebration

We are thrilled to be celebrating TOGETHER! Gates open at 6 pm. A concert featuring Spare Change begins at 6:30 pm. ...

Mudcats for America

Join the Mudcats for Independence Weekend and the annual Mudcats for America fireworks extravaganza series of games starting on Friday, ...

  • 6:30 pm 
  • Location: Five County Stadium, 1501 NC-39, Zebulon, NC 27597
  • Cost: $12 and up
  • 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

Open Play at The Feathered Farm

Bring the family and come play with the animals at our petting farm! Enjoy the playground and feed the chickens! ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: The Feathered Farm, 3620 Rosinburg Rd, Zebulon, NC 27597
  • Cost: $13.50 per person age 2+
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

"Pollinator Hike" at White Deer Park

Take a leisurely hike through the trails of White Deer Park to look for pollinators! All observations will contribute to ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: White Deer Park Classroom- 2400 Aversboro Rd, Garner, NC 27529
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: garner.recdesk.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Minion Mania Carnival at Paragon Fenton

Outdoor festival in the courtyard. To celebrate opening weekend of Paragon Theaters, Fenton, and the launch of NBC Universal’s MINIONS: ...

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 ...

The Market at NCMA

Join us at the NC Museum of Art for our local artist market series. We are popping up on the first ...

  • 11:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mudcats for America

Join the Mudcats for Independence Weekend and the annual Mudcats for America fireworks extravaganza series of games starting on Friday, ...

  • 6:30 pm 
  • Location: Five County Stadium, 1501 NC-39, Zebulon, NC 27597
  • Cost: $12 and up
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Wendell Fireworks Show

Get ready! The Town of Wendell will be hosting its first ever Fireworks Show! The Fireworks Show will begin at ...

  • 9:00 pm 
  • Location: Wendell Community Park, 601 W 3rd St, Wendell, NC 27591
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Holiday Weekend Open Play at Over the Moon Play Space

Rain or shine, we have lots of Open Play times available all holiday weekend! Sunday and Monday we'll be exploring ...

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 ...

July 3rd Family Fun Festival in Morrisville

The event will be held on Town Hall Drive, with live entertainment, food trucks, roving entertainment, face painters, family-friendly games, ...

  • 4:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 100 Town Hall Drive Morrisville, North Carolina, 27560
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: bit.ly
  • Category: Family Fun

Fourth of July Fireworks Frenzy at Apex

New for 2022: The first-ever fireworks display and event features music, food trucks, and bounce houses. Fireworks kick off around ...

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Hunter Street Park, 1250 Ambergate Station, Apex, NC 27502
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.apexnc.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Garner Independence Day Celebration

Join us for an evening of fun for the whole family with a headlining performance by the North Carolina Symphony. ...

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Lake Benson Park 921 Buffaloe Road, Garner, NC 27529
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.garnernc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Wake Forest Fireworks Spectacular at Heritage High School

Free and open to the public, our Fireworks Spectacular will take place inside Husky Stadium on the campus of Heritage ...

Mudcats for America

Join the Mudcats for Independence Weekend and the annual Mudcats for America fireworks extravaganza series of games starting on Friday, ...

  • 6:30 pm 
  • Location: Five County Stadium, 1501 NC-39, Zebulon, NC 27597
  • Cost: $12 and up
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

33rd Annual Patriotic Celebration at Cary Arts Center

Every year at the band's annual Pre-Fourth of July Patriotic Celebration, we focus on some aspect of the meanings and ...

  • 7:30 pm -  8:45 pm 
  • Location: 101 Dry Avenue Cary, North Carolina 27511
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: www.townofcary.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Old Fashioned Fourth of July in Downtown Apex

This long-standing traditional event features family-friendly games, inflatables, the Parade of Wheels, and ends with a splash down from the ...

  • 9:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: N. Salem St and Center St, Apex, NC 27502
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.apexnc.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Holiday Weekend Open Play at Over the Moon Play Space

Rain or shine, we have lots of Open Play times available all holiday weekend! Sunday and Monday we'll be exploring ...

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

Open Play at The Feathered Farm

Bring the family and come play with the animals. Animals are introduced one at a time to play with and ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am 
  • Location: The Feathered Farm, 3620 Rosinburg Rd, Zebulon, NC 27597
  • Cost: $13.50 per person age 2+
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Wake Forest July 4 Children's Parade

The Fourth of July Celebration revelry continues with the annual Children's Parade. The lineup begins at 10 a.m. at the intersection ...

  • 10:00 am 
  • Location: Intersection of N Main St and W Juniper Avenue, near the Wake Forest Historical Museum, 414 N. Main St, Wake Forest27587
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakeforestnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Independence Day Open House at Joel Lane Museum House

Come to the annual JLMH July 4th Open House! Learn about the oldest house in Raleigh and 18th century life. ...

Art in the Park at Wake Forest Community House

Children of all ages will have the opportunity to create a variety of interesting arts and crafts projects. Presented by ...

  • 11:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen Ave., Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakeforestnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Fourth of July at the NC State Capitol

Join on the grounds of the North Carolina State Capitol to hear patriotic music and to welcome some of North ...

Heroes and Birds of Prey for Independence Day

American Wildlife Refuge and our education birds are excited to return to the North Carolina State Capital for their Fourth ...

  • 11:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: NC State Capitol, 1 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1011
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

4th on First Avenue at Knightdale Station Park

We are back with a Boom! Come out to enjoy July 4th festivities with inflatables from 4:00pm-7:00pm behind the splash ...

July 4th Celebration at Dix Park

Gates Open & Shuttles Begin - 6:00pm Fireworks - 9:30pm Last Shuttle - 11:30pm This event is free and open to the public ...

  • 6:00 pm 
  • Location: The Big Field at Dix Park, 101 Blair Drive Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: dixpark.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Brier Creek Commons Star Spangled Block Party and Fireworks Show

The Star Spangled Block Party is BACK! This July 4th join us for an evening full of festivities and fun. ...

June 28 - July 4
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