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Tour of Frights in Apex

How it works: Every year in the beginning of September, residents and businesses can sign up to join the Tour ...

Dia de Oakwood

Join us for a free 3-day event series to celebrate all the traditional aspects of Día de Muertos (Day of ...

  • 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Historic Oak Cemetary, 701 Oakwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Holiday Events

A'Verde Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Make special plans to be with us on November 2nd for our Day of the Dead Party. Party is from 6-9pm ...

Day of the Dead at Pullen Park Community Center

Dia De Los Muertos is a day of honoring our loved ones we have lost. Sign up for this program, ...

North Raleigh UMC's Holiday Market with Barbecue and Brunswick Stew

Brunswick Stew on Friday November 3rd! All proceeds go to great missions locally and around the world. Join Us for BBQ ...

Thrive Motherhood Holiday Market

Welcome the holiday season with us! Join us for an indoor holiday market presented by Blue Water Spa with mom-owned, product-based ...

Annual Reindeer Day at Rolesville High School

100 + Local Vendors • Concessions • Christmas Shopping • Raffles • Supporting Small Businesses!

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 1099 East Young Street, Rolesville, NC 27587
  • Cost: $5 Cash Only. 10 and under are free.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Wake Forest Renaissance Centre's Santa's Secret Workshop

The most anticipated workshop of the year is BACK for the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre's 10-year anniversary, and it is ...

NC Museum of Art's Market

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

Holiday Market at The Mason Jar Lager Co

Join us for great local vendors to start your holiday shopping. Local vendors, food trucks and more!

First Night of Fenton Skate the Square

Fenton Skate the Square – Rink is open November 5th to February 5th!

Operation Greenlight

Wake County buildings will be lighting up green during the week of Nov. 6–12 and we encourage businesses and residents ...

Operation Greenlight

Wake County buildings will be lighting up green during the week of Nov. 6–12 and we encourage businesses and residents ...

Feathered Farm's Toddler Tuesday

Enjoy our fun and educational activities at the farm with other toddlers. Let your little ones enjoy the farm toys and ...

Operation Greenlight

Wake County buildings will be lighting up green during the week of Nov. 6–12 and we encourage businesses and residents ...

Operation Greenlight

Wake County buildings will be lighting up green during the week of Nov. 6–12 and we encourage businesses and residents ...

Annual Visions of Sugarplums Holiday Art and Gift Show

We can't wait to see you on November 9th, 10th and 11th with an amazing selection of unique and handcrafted ...

Operation Greenlight

Wake County buildings will be lighting up green during the week of Nov. 6–12 and we encourage businesses and residents ...

Annual Visions of Sugarplums Holiday Art and Gift Show

We can't wait to see you on November 9th, 10th and 11th with an amazing selection of unique and handcrafted ...

Vintage Market Days® NC Triangle presents our "Merry and Bright"

Vintage Market Days® is an upscale vintage-inspired indoor market featuring original art, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Jim Graham Building, NC State Fairgrounds, 4285 Trinity Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-3902
  • Cost: $5-$15. Children 12 and under are free.
  • Website: vintagemarketdays.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

*SOLD OUT* NC Transportation Museum's Polar Express Train Ride

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride The Magic Returns for 2023 “Well, are you coming?” Inspired by the hit movie, this holiday favorite ...

Operation Greenlight

Wake County buildings will be lighting up green during the week of Nov. 6–12 and we encourage businesses and residents ...

Mistletoe Market Holiday Fair at Wakefield High School

Join us for our annual Mistletoe Market at Wakefield High School in Raleigh, NC! Featuring around 200 vendors displaying handmade ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Location: 2200 Wakefield Pines Dr, Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: $6 cash only. Children under 12 are free.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Annual Visions of Sugarplums Holiday Art and Gift Show

We can't wait to see you on November 9th, 10th and 11th with an amazing selection of unique and handcrafted ...

Vintage Market Days® NC Triangle presents our "Merry and Bright"

Vintage Market Days® is an upscale vintage-inspired indoor market featuring original art, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Jim Graham Building, NC State Fairgrounds, 4285 Trinity Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-3902
  • Cost: $5-$15. Children 12 and under are free.
  • Website: vintagemarketdays.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Millstone Creek Orchard's Mistletoe Market

Santa Claus is coming to town this November 11th & 18th for our Mistletoe Markets! Spend some time visiting with ...

Operation Greenlight

Wake County buildings will be lighting up green during the week of Nov. 6–12 and we encourage businesses and residents ...

Vintage Market Days® NC Triangle presents our "Merry and Bright"

Vintage Market Days® is an upscale vintage-inspired indoor market featuring original art, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Jim Graham Building, NC State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-3902
  • Cost: $5-$15
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Hill Street Neighborhood Center's It's Turkey Time

Why did the Turkey cross the road? To get to Hill Street for fun crafts and story time! We will ...

Feathered Farm's Toddler Tuesday

Enjoy our fun and educational activities at the farm with other toddlers. Let your little ones enjoy the farm toys and ...

Greystone Rec Center's Gobble 'til you Wobble

For ages 3-6 Let your little one come join us for a morning of fun, thankfulness, and lots of turkey-related silliness. Children ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: 7713-55 Lead Mine Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27615
  • Cost: $10 per child
  • Website: raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Holiday Events

William Peace University Tree Lighting Ceremony

Join the WPU community for its annual holiday tree lighting. WPU President Brian Ralph will say a few words before ...

Baby Cow Photos at NC State Farmers Market

Emily Gene Lee Photography will be back at the State Farmers Market for Christmas Baby Cow sessions! Perfect for Christmas ...

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Look for Cow Print Balloons, 1201 Agriculture St., Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: $20
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Holiday Night Market with the Shops at Vintage Village

Feels like you’re in a Hallmark Christmas Movie! Twinkling lights, Santa Claus, vendors lining the way! Shop local businesses and check ...

Salem Baptist Preschool Holiday Market

This is a two day Holiday Market featuring 60+ local vendors, a fundraising raffle, and bake sale. Saturday pictures with ...

*SOLD OUT* NC Transportation Museum's Polar Express Train Ride

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride The Magic Returns for 2023 “Well, are you coming?” Inspired by the hit movie, this holiday favorite ...

Waverly Place Tree Lighting

Join us for a memorable evening of live music by The Embers, death-defying feats by our aerial artists, children’s activities, ...

Downtown Raleigh Tree Lighting at Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts

Kick-off the holiday season with Downtown Raleigh's Annual Tree Lighting! Watch as the Christmas Tree shines cheer across the city, ...

Opening Night of The Dessertery at Martin Marietta for the Performing Arts

Come indulge yourself in a family friendly holiday themed dessert café. The Dessertery features elaborate holiday decor, all you can ...

Pumpkin Pie Mile with Fleet Feet Wade Ave.

Have you ever wondered how fast you can run a mile..... while eating pumpkin pie? Well, now you can put ...

Turkey Leg 5K at Knightdale Station Park

Knightdale Parks and Recreation Presents the annual Turkey Leg 5K!

Raleigh Christmas Parade Market

Jingle all the way to the Raleigh Christmas Parade Market this Saturday, from 8 AM to 12 PM! Explore festive ...

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Raleigh Crossing, 301 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Salem Baptist Preschool Holiday Market

This is a two day Holiday Market featuring 60+ local vendors, a fundraising raffle, and bake sale. Saturday from 10AM ...

Raleigh Christmas Parade

You won’t want to miss the pageantry and excitement of the 2023 ABC11 LeithCars.com Raleigh Christmas Parade presented by Shop ...

  • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Downtown Raleigh, Hillsborough Street and St. Mary's St., Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: grma.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Talkin’ Turkeys at Thomas Crowder Woodland Center

Ever wonder why a gobbler’s head is bare or what all those feathers are for? Find out the secrets of America’s ...

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 ...

We Rock the Spectrum's Friendsgiving Party

Thanksgiving is right around the corner!! Join us for our Friendsgiving Party! 4 Hours of Open Play Snacks & Drinks Craft Sensory Bins Goodie Bags Special ...

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 2352 Village Market Pl, Morrisville, NC 27560
  • Cost: $35 per child. Adults are no charge
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

"My Mini and Me" Holiday Cookie Decorating with Joy Worthy Co.

Have you Always wanted to make showstoping holiday cookies with your kiddo?! Tricia Eshleman, creator of Darlin’ Designs Baking Co can ...

*CANCELLED* Merriment Realty's Photos With Santa

Spend the afternoon with Santa and Mrs. Claus (from North Hills) at Merriment Realty! Have your photo taken while enjoying ...

Turkey Giveaway with Wake Forest Police Department

The Police Department will distribute the frozen turkeys to disadvantaged families while they last on Monday, Nov. 20, from 7:30-9:30 ...

Thanksgiving Bingo at Zebulon Community Center

Join us for BINGO! We will be holding a free BINGO event at the Zebulon Community Center. All ages are ...

  • 4:00 pm
  • Location: 301 S Arendell Ave, Zebulon, NC 2759
  • Cost: Free Admission. Canned Donations Accepted.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Photos with Santa at NC State Farmers Market

Emily Gene Lee Photography will be back at the State Farmers Market for Photos with Santa! Perfect for Christmas cards!!

Academy for the Performing Arts Pre-Turkey Day

Parents, this is the perfect opportunity to drop the kids off and get any last minute Thanksgiving shopping and preparations ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 844 Perry Rd, Apex, NC 27502
  • Cost: $45 - $65 per student
  • Website: apanc.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Wool E Bull's Winter Wonderland Opens

Holiday cheer awaits you at Wool E. Bull’s Winter Wonderland! Festive Fun and Extras: Lights Frosty Fun Sledding Hill Igloos in the Infield Bulls ...

  • 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Durham Bulls Athletic Park, 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701
  • Cost: From $11
  • Website: www.woolebull.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

NC Symphony presents Holidays at Hogwarts

All aboard the Hogwarts Express! Join your North Carolina Symphony for selections from your favorite Harry Potter films. Arrive early for ...

  • 4:00 pm
  • Location: Woolner Stage, Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: from $30
  • Website: www.ncsymphony.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

First Night for Greensboro Science Center's Winter Wonderlights

Join us for a Greensboro tradition and celebrate the season with a holiday light experience like no other! Please plan to ...

A Magical Cirque Christmas at Martin Marietta for the Performing Arts

Embrace the holiday spirit with A Magical Cirque Christmas, a variety show full of nostalgia, charm, and awe-inspiring performances for ...

Skinny Turkey 5K and Kid's Dash at Wakefield Plantation

The ONLY Thanksgiving Day run in Raleigh that offers a Half Marathon Presented by UNC Health, 10k Presented by Run ...

  • 6:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: 2200 Wakefield Pines Dr., Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: $10 - $70
  • Website: fsseries.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Raleigh (Ridgewood) Turkey Trot

Registration Price (includes a shirt until shirt sizes sell out): Parking for ALL race participants is at Meredith College. Please use ...

Trophy Trot 5K at Dix Park

Enjoy a morning 5K race through Dorothea Dix Park on Thanksgiving Day followed by an afterparty at Trophy Brewing. Age group ...

Inside Out Sports Turkey Trot

Enjoy a pre-Turkey Trot with this family friendly 8K run, 1 mile walk, or kids dash. Costumes are encouraged! Has a ...

Cheers N Paint Art Studio Family and Friends Paint Even...

Thanksgiving weekend family paint class special. Buy 3, get 1 free! An annual holiday special for Families and Friends at ...

Santa Arrives at Triangle Town Center

The timeless tradition returns! Kick off your 2023 Holiday Season at Triangle Town Center by joining us for Santa's Arrival! Capture ...

NC Symphony presents Holidays at Hogwarts

All aboard the Hogwarts Express! Join your North Carolina Symphony for selections from your favorite Harry Potter films. Arrive early for ...

  • 3:00 pm
  • Location: Woolner Stage, Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: from $30
  • Website: www.ncsymphony.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

*SOLD OUT* NC Transportation Museum's Polar Express Train Ride

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride The Magic Returns for 2023 “Well, are you coming?” Inspired by the hit movie, this holiday favorite ...

Holiday Hangouts at Haven Farm

Friday nights on the Farm are our FAVORITE because we get to cozy up with the community for some wholesome ...

Turkey Chase at Umstead Park

Fit & Able is proud to bring back the Turkey Chase! We hope you enjoyed the delicious Thanksgiving eats with ...

A Carrollock Christmas

Visit with Santa and Shop the Holiday Market Season’s greetings, holiday enthusiasts! Carrollock Farms invites you to an extraordinary day ...

Santa Express with the Great Raleigh Trolley

Kids and parents hop aboard the Great Raleigh Trolley for their chance to enjoy a ride through Downtown and story ...

Piney Town Playhouse Visits with Santa

This is no mall Santa pop up. Your family's experience at Piney Town will develop into fond memories for a ...

NC Symphony presents Holidays at Hogwarts

All aboard the Hogwarts Express! Join your North Carolina Symphony for selections from your favorite Harry Potter films. Arrive early for ...

  • 3:00 pm
  • Location: Woolner Stage, Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: from $30
  • Website: www.ncsymphony.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Santa Express with the Great Raleigh Trolley

Kids and parents hop aboard the Great Raleigh Trolley for their chance to enjoy a ride through Downtown and story ...

*SOLD OUT* NC Transportation Museum's Polar Express Train Ride

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride The Magic Returns for 2023 “Well, are you coming?” Inspired by the hit movie, this holiday favorite ...

*SOLD OUT* Must See Raleigh Holiday Edition with the Great Raleigh Trolley

During the holidays, the State Capitol and Downtown Raleigh come alive with Christmas magic. This family-friendly tour lasts approximately 60 ...

Christmas Spirits with the Great Raleigh Trolley

Hear Raleigh’s tales of the ghosts of Christmas past and present aboard The Great Raleigh Trolley. Try something a little ...

NRCA's Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

Join us on Nov. 27 for North Raleigh Christian Academy's (NRCA) fifth annual Christmas Tree Lighting. Bring the whole family ...

Holiday Express at Pullen Park - First Night

Event Dates: November 29 – December 15 Holiday Highway New this year! Join us for a stroll around the lake and remember ...

  • 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Location: 520 Ashe Ave, Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Cost: $16 + tax (12 months old and under no ticket required)
  • Website: raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Holiday Events

Victorian Holiday Crafts at The City of Raleigh Museum

Enjoy seasonal refreshments and learn how to create beautiful Victorian-style holiday cards and ornaments! Bring home all that you create.

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: 220 Fayetteville St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: $20 Museum Member. $25 Non Museum Member.
  • Website: raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Holiday Events

Photos with Santa at NC State Farmers Market

Emily Gene Lee Photography will be back at the State Farmers Market for Photos with Santa! Perfect for Christmas cards!!

A Shopping Spree with Junior League of Raleigh

The Junior League of Raleigh’s 39th Annual A Shopping SPREE!, presented by First Citizens Bank More than 100 national and regional ...

  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Jim Graham Building at the NC State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607
  • Cost: Advance for $10 online or $12 at the door
  • Website: www.jlraleigh.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Santa Express with the Great Raleigh Trolley

Kids and parents hop aboard the Great Raleigh Trolley for their chance to enjoy a ride through Downtown and story ...

Village District's Holiday Open House

Merry Moments Happen Here! Join us in our Christmas Village for a very merry Holiday Open House! Take professional photos ...

Fuquay Varina Tree Lighting and Sleigh Rides

Celebrate the joy of the holiday season at the annual Town Tree Lighting on November 30! Join us in the ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: 205 S. Main Street, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
  • Cost: Free entry. Sleigh rides available for ticket purchase.
  • Website: www.fuquay-varina.org
  • Category: Holiday Events
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