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December 11 - 17

Taste of the Holidays at the State Farmer's Market

Shop Local this Holiday season! Gifts, food, decorations, and much more! Our "Taste of the Holidays" event series kicks off ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 1201 Agriculture St. Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: free admission and parking
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

SOLD OUT Reindeer Round-up with New Hope Valley Railway Ride

Our train yard is decorated for the holiday season and our popular “Reindeer Round-up” returns. Kids will be able to ...

Gingerbread House Competition and Fundraiser with Fuquay Varina Junior Woman's Club

As you are filling up your calendar with all your holiday plans, we hope you will include our 3rd Annual ...

Santa Express with the Great Raleigh Trolley

Kids and parents pay a visit to the North Pole, and hop aboard the Great Raleigh Trolley for their chance ...

Handmade for The Holidays at Phillips Farms

Come shop “Handmade for the Holidays” down at the farm! Meet us, Sawdust and Sage and Art-n-Soul Markers Market, at ...

  • 11:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Phillips Farm, 6701 Good Hope Church Rd, Cary, NC 27519
  • Cost: free entry
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Pizza With Santa in The Yard at Bowstring Pizza and Brewyard

Santa, Pizza, Live Music, & Our Hot Apple Cider! We have partnered with the Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program and ...

  • 11:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Bowstring Pizza & Brewyard, 1930 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh, NC 27608
  • Cost: from $15
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Santa in Fenton's Winter Wonderland

Santa will be spreading magic in his North Pole inspired Igloo throughout the holiday season. Take a photo with the ...

Holiday Open House at Mordecai Historic Park

Celebrate the holidays at the Holiday Open House and see how the home would have been decorated for the holidays ...

A Christmas Carol at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

This performance features Ira David Wood IV as Scrooge!

Carolina Ballet Presents The Nutcracker at DPAC

The Nutcracker with refreshed choreography by Artistic Director Zalman Raffael after Robert Weiss, and music by PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY. The Ballet ...

Plaid Tidings at Wake Forest Renaissance Centre

Our boys are back to do their Christmas Special. The legendary Plaids come back to Earth to spread yuletide joy ...

Holiday Film Series at CMX CinéBistro

The CMX Holiday Film Series is BACK! Enjoy your favorite holiday classics back on the big screen Sundays & Wednesdays from ...

Illuminate Art Walk Downtown Raleigh

Shining nightly from December 2, 2022 through January 14, 2023. Downtown Raleigh comes to light with Illuminate Art Walk presented ...

Penny Road's Drive-Thru Live Nativity

You are invited to witness the birth of Jesus through realistic scene recreations. Live animals, music, treats and craft for ...

Mrs. Claus, Paint Me A Story with Color Me Mine and Pineapple Sol

A special event for preschoolers ... story time and painting at Color Me Mine then breakfast at Pineapple Sol. And ...

Gingerbread House Competition and Fundraiser with Fuquay Varina Junior Woman's Club

As you are filling up your calendar with all your holiday plans, we hope you will include our 3rd Annual ...

Santa in Fenton's Winter Wonderland

Santa will be spreading magic in his North Pole inspired Igloo throughout the holiday season. Take a photo with the ...

Cheapskate Monday at Fenton Square

Start your Monday off right skating at Fenton! Every Monday guests can skate with us for $3 off tickets.

Jingle Bell BINGO at Zebulon Community Center

Join us for Jingle Bell BINGO Monday, December 12! We will be holding a free BINGO event at the Zebulon ...

Illuminate Art Walk Downtown Raleigh

Shining nightly from December 2, 2022 through January 14, 2023. Downtown Raleigh comes to light with Illuminate Art Walk presented ...

Flour Power w/The Homeschool Experience- Holiday Themed

Ho Ho Ho and Mistletoe! The little chefs will make Merry Macaroni, Santa’s Favorite Gingerbread Buddies, & Pretzel Marching Snowmen while ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Flour Power Kids Cooking Studios: Cary, 1128 Parkside Main St, Cary, North Carolina 27519
  • Cost: $32 per person
  • Website: docs.google.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Gingerbread House Competition and Fundraiser with Fuquay Varina Junior Woman's Club

As you are filling up your calendar with all your holiday plans, we hope you will include our 3rd Annual ...

Santa in Fenton's Winter Wonderland

Santa will be spreading magic in his North Pole inspired Igloo throughout the holiday season. Take a photo with the ...

Cookies with Santa at STIR

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at STIR!

Illuminate Art Walk Downtown Raleigh

Shining nightly from December 2, 2022 through January 14, 2023. Downtown Raleigh comes to light with Illuminate Art Walk presented ...

Joy of the Season by North Carolina Master Chorale

A beloved Raleigh holiday tradition! The Chorale’s 170-voice Symphonic Choir, Chamber Choir, and Youth Choir accompanied by brass ensemble, percussion, ...

  • 7:30 pm 
  • Location: Meymandi Concert Hall, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E South St, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: from $28
  • Website: www.ncmasterchorale.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Gingerbread House Competition and Fundraiser with Fuquay Varina Junior Woman's Club

As you are filling up your calendar with all your holiday plans, we hope you will include our 3rd Annual ...

Holly Jolly Dance Party at Bumble Brews

Kiddy Kids Prep is coming for a Tiny Tots Music and Movement class! Come join us for a Holly Jolly ...

Santa in Fenton's Winter Wonderland

Santa will be spreading magic in his North Pole inspired Igloo throughout the holiday season. Take a photo with the ...

Skate with Wool E. Bull – Fenton Square

Rock your Carolina pride at Fenton’s Jersey Day with Wool E. Bull. Yes, this amazing baseball playing bull can ALSO ...

Illuminate Art Walk Downtown Raleigh

Shining nightly from December 2, 2022 through January 14, 2023. Downtown Raleigh comes to light with Illuminate Art Walk presented ...

Marbles Sensory Friendly Playtime

Join us for this FREE event exclusively for kids with disabilities and their families to experience Marbles in a calmer, ...

Trans-Siberian Orchestra at PNC Arena

Our favorite rock holiday tradition returns - Trans-Siberian Orchestra brings 'The Ghosts of Christmas Eve' Tour to Raleigh on December ...

Feliz Navidad at NC Symphony

Join Conductor Michelle Di Russo and your North Carolina Symphony to celebrate the holidays with a family-friendly, festive concert full ...

  • 7:30 pm 
  • Location: Woolner Stage, the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E South St. Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: from $15
  • Website: www.ncsymphony.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Gingerbread House Competition and Fundraiser with Fuquay Varina Junior Woman's Club

As you are filling up your calendar with all your holiday plans, we hope you will include our 3rd Annual ...

Santa in Fenton's Winter Wonderland

Santa will be spreading magic in his North Pole inspired Igloo throughout the holiday season. Take a photo with the ...

Cookies with Santa at STIR

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at STIR!

Ice Skate Give Back Days: Holiday Toy Drive at Fenton

Fenton is partnering with USO North Carolina this holiday season to bring a little cheer to our wonderful service members ...

  • 3:30 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 201 Fenton Gateway Dr., Cary, NC, 27511
  • Cost: with donation $13 plus tax and fees
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Santa Express with the Great Raleigh Trolley

Kids and parents pay a visit to the North Pole, and hop aboard the Great Raleigh Trolley for their chance ...

Illuminate Art Walk Downtown Raleigh

Shining nightly from December 2, 2022 through January 14, 2023. Downtown Raleigh comes to light with Illuminate Art Walk presented ...

Blalock's Christmas Open House

The Blalock House - Christmas Open House Everyone is invited! Bring a friend!

Gingerbread House Competition and Fundraiser with Fuquay Varina Junior Woman's Club

As you are filling up your calendar with all your holiday plans, we hope you will include our 3rd Annual ...

"The Nutcracker Suite" at Cary Arts Center

Come to downtown Cary to be a part of the Cary Arts Center’s Marvelous Music season, which includes seven incredible ...

Holiday Ham Giveaway

First come First Served Free Ham and Non-Perishable Sides Drive-Thru Pick Up 12noon - 1PM or until supplies last.

Santa in Fenton's Winter Wonderland

Santa will be spreading magic in his North Pole inspired Igloo throughout the holiday season. Take a photo with the ...

SOLD OUT Santa Express with the Great Raleigh Trolley

Kids and parents pay a visit to the North Pole, and hop aboard the Great Raleigh Trolley for their chance ...

Illuminate Art Walk Downtown Raleigh

Shining nightly from December 2, 2022 through January 14, 2023. Downtown Raleigh comes to light with Illuminate Art Walk presented ...

SOLD OUT! The Grinch Night Out at Alara+Zane

Show off your holiday jammies while we start off the night with a fun Grinch themed scavanger hunt, followed by ...

  • 5:30 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: 200 Park at North Hills St., Suite 120, Raleigh NC 27609
  • Cost: $30-$45 per person
  • Website: www.alarazane.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Holiday Movie Night at Sanderford Road Neighborhood Center

Bring your family out to Sanderford Road Neighborhood Center for some Holiday fun! We will provide the hot Chocolate as ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Sanderford Road Park, 2623 Sanderford Rd, Raleigh, NC 27610
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Holiday Events

Santa Visits Lights on Cedar

Santa visits Friday, Saturday, Sunday 6-8pm through December 23, 2022. Friends, We're so excited about our 2022 Season! You can ...

Snowball Dance at Wake Forest Community House

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a “Snowball Dance” for residents with disabilities on ...

Turner Memorial Baptist Church's Community Movie Night

The Christmas season is here! Join us in the comfort of our building to enjoy viewing "Polar Express"! Doors open at ...

Carolina Ballet Presents The Nutcracker at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

The Nutcracker with refreshed choreography by Artistic Director Zalman Raffael after Robert Weiss, and music by PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY. The Ballet ...

Big Band Swing, Blues and Holiday Tunes at the Fuquay Varina Arts Center

Fuquay's own Gerald Parker Jazz Orchestra delights with their special brand of swinging holiday tunes. The evening promises to be ...

Christmas Spirits with the Great Raleigh Trolley

Join this 90-minute trolley tour as our expert storytellers send shivers down your spine that has nothing to do with ...

Apex Farmers Market's Holiday Festival

We are SO excited to bring our weekly Farmers Market and monthly Apex Night Market friends together for one AMAZING ...

Breakfast with Santa Claus at Chick-fil-A Apex

Come have breakfast with Santa and his helpers on Saturday morning. Santa will be here to visit with the kids. ...

Jolly Holiday Ornament with Lowe's

Bring your mini-DIYer into Lowe’s at one of the select time slots. Workshops hosted by one our Red Vest experts ...

Kids' Nesting Christmas Tree Decorating Workshop at Adventures in Bloom

Join us for a Kids' Nesting Christmas Tree Decorating Workshop - each child will get to decorate a set of ...

Taste of the Holidays at the State Farmer's Market

Shop Local this Holiday season! Gifts, food, decorations, and much more! Our "Taste of the Holidays" event series kicks off ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 1201 Agriculture St. Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: free admission and parking
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

SOLD OUT Breakfast with the Grinch at Little Doodles Play Cafe (Glenwood Ave)

Join us for Breakfast with the Grinch! EACH guest needs a ticket!

SOLD OUT Reindeer Round-up with New Hope Valley Railway Ride

Our train yard is decorated for the holiday season and our popular “Reindeer Round-up” returns. Kids will be able to ...

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT - Marbles Gingerbread Jamboree

Enjoy creating a sweet treat masterpiece with friends and family, and leave the clean-up to us! Create special memories this ...

  • 9:30 am -  3:30 pm 
  • Location: Marbles Kids Museum, 201 East Hargett Street Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: $15/person for members, $18/person for non-members
  • Website: www.marbleskidsmuseum.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Christmas Open House at Painted Tree Cary

Eat, drink, shop and be merry! Painted Tree is your one-stop-shop for all your holiday gifts, decor, fashion and more! There’s ...

Christmas Open House in Wendell

Celebrate the season with local Christmas shopping! Join Pam’s Cake Pops and The Southern Exchange for a festive floating open house! Packaged ...

  • 10:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Pam's Cake Pops, 227 Forest Lane, Wendell, NC, 27591
  • Cost: free entry
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Santa Express with the Great Raleigh Trolley

Kids and parents pay a visit to the North Pole, and hop aboard the Great Raleigh Trolley for their chance ...

Suggly Sweater 5K & Fun Run

The 6th Annual Suggly Sweater 5k and Fun Run at Sugg Farm Park Holly Springs - Part of the Run ...

  • 10:00 am 
  • Location: Sugg Farm, 2401 Grigsby Ave, Holly Springs, NC, 27540
  • Cost: From $35 5K. From $12 Fun Run.
  • Website: runsignup.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

"The Nutcracker Suite" at Cary Arts Center

Come to downtown Cary to be a part of the Cary Arts Center’s Marvelous Music season, which includes seven incredible ...

Board Games with Santa at Gamers Geekery & Tavern

Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for some board game fun and create lasting memories for your family. A photographer will ...

Fenton Holiday Makers Market

Jingle, mingle, sip and shop your favorite Fenton stores and over 40 local businesses during Triangle Pop Up’s Holiday Makers ...

Santa in Fenton's Winter Wonderland

Santa will be spreading magic in his North Pole inspired Igloo throughout the holiday season. Take a photo with the ...

NutCracker Painting Workshop by Triangle Cultural Art Gallery

Bring the family on a fun adventure! Join us in painting Christmas nutcrackers Let’s get into the holiday spirit!! Let’s listen ...

Carolina Ballet Presents The Nutcracker at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

The Nutcracker with refreshed choreography by Artistic Director Zalman Raffael after Robert Weiss, and music by PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY. The Ballet ...

The Motown Sound of Christmas presented by Pure Life Theatre

The Motown Sound of Christmas is Pure Life Theatre's new iteration of this holiday favorite. Complete with music made famous ...

Raleigh Ringers Holiday Concert

There’s no better way to ring in the holidays than by joining The Raleigh Ringers for their annual holiday concerts ...

  • 4:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Meymandi Concert Hall, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E South St., Raleigh, NC, 27601
  • Cost: from $26
  • Website: www.ticketmaster.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Holiday Market at The Rink

Mark your calendars for our markets at The Rink this month! We will have Red Hat Amphitheater, 30+ local vendors ...

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater, 500 South McDowell Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free admission to market.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Illuminate Art Walk Downtown Raleigh

Shining nightly from December 2, 2022 through January 14, 2023. Downtown Raleigh comes to light with Illuminate Art Walk presented ...

Grinch Themed Kids Night Out at Color Me Mine Cary

Celebrate the holiday season with a little fun with "The Grinch." Paint a Grinch themed piece and and enjoy pizza ...

  • 6:00 pm -  7:30 pm 
  • Location: Color Me Mine Cary, 316 Colonades Way, Suite 215, Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: $28 plus tax per participant.
  • Website: cary.colormemine.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Night at The Lights in Wendell Town Square

Everyone is invited to the Passage Church Night at The Lights in Wendell! We'll be at Ashley Town Square in downtown ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Wendell Town Square, 17 W Third Street, Wendell, NC, 27591
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Santa Visits Lights on Cedar

Santa visits Friday, Saturday, Sunday 6-8pm through December 23, 2022. Friends, We're so excited about our 2022 Season! You can ...

Carolina Ballet Presents The Nutcracker at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

The Nutcracker with refreshed choreography by Artistic Director Zalman Raffael after Robert Weiss, and music by PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY. The Ballet ...

Santa at Lake Myra's Christmas Lights

Come visit Santa at Lake Myra's Christmas Lights this season on Saturdays: December 3 December 10 and December 17 from 7PM ...

The Motown Sound of Christmas presented by Pure Life Theatre

The Motown Sound of Christmas is Pure Life Theatre's new iteration of this holiday favorite. Complete with music made famous ...

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