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Triangle-Area Happenings

From historic museums to art galleries, live music, and outdoor activities, the Triangle is brimming with exciting things to do and try. Use this page as your guide for fun in the Triangle this summer. Check out our events calendar to see what's happening around the Triangle, please don't hesitate to give us a call at (919) 297-8778.


May-June Events

Child on swing

Got To Be NC Festival

Spend the weekend celebrating everything North Carolina from local vendors, food, breweries, and attractions perfect for the whole family.    LEARN MORE

event date and time

5/18 - 5/20 
12:00 PM to 10:00 PM 

event location

North Carolina State Fairgrounds
1025 Blue Ridge Rd
Raleigh, NC 27607

Russian building

Bimbe Cultural Arts Festival

Come out and celebrate the 48th annual Bimbe Cultural Arts Festival. Learn about African and African American history with live music, arts and crafts, food, and a family fun zone.  LEARN MORE

event date and time

5/19
12:00 PM to 8:00 PM

event location

Rock Quarry Park
701 Stadium Dr
Durham, NC 27704

dragon lantern

Beer & Bacon Festival

Spend the afternoon tasting over 75 international beers and wines plus over 15 local Triangle restaurants. Make sure to stop by the bacon griddles to try some local bacon favorites.  LEARN MORE

event date and time

5/19
12:00 PM to 6:00 PM

event location

Koka Booth Amphitheatre
8003 Regency Pkwy
Cary, NC 27518

dragon lantern

Touch-a-Truck

Come out and get in the driver's seat of your favorite vehicles from emergency to construction to military. Bring the whole family for a day of fun and hands-on learning.   LEARN MORE

event date and time

5/20
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM 

event location

Apex Community Park
2200 Laura Duncan Rd.
Apex, NC 27502

painting supplies

Freedom Balloon Fest

Remember, honor, and celebrate the military community at the Freedom Balloon Fest. Spend the day shopping local vendors, eating at local food trucks, and watching hot air balloons.   LEARN MORE.    

event date and time

5/25 - 5/27 
Various Times

event location

Fleming Loop Park
53 Fleming Loop Rd.
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526

dragon lantern

Raleigh's International Food Festival

Come out with the whole family to celebrate Raleigh's diversity. Spend the day trying international food, dances, and vendors.    LEARN MORE

event date and time

6/9
12:00 PM to 6:00 PM

event location

City Plaza
500 Block Fayetteville St.
Raleigh, NC 27601

child playing with goats

Peak City Pig Fest

Come out and try over 48 cook teams competing in the 7th Annual Peak City Pig Fest. Enjoy a day of live music, vendors, a kids area, pig races, and so much more.  LEARN MORE.

event date and time

6/15 - 6/16
Various Times

event location

Downtown Apex
Apex, NC 27502


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