Doesn’t all this warm weather make you yearn for a weekend outing around Raleigh? There are so many events lined up that will allow you and the family to explore the town. Check out a few of our favorites below:
Fun Things To Do Around Raleigh: May 18th – 21st
If you’re a new or expecting mom, have a baby under 1 year or a new foster or adoptive mom come join us at our annual Bloom Event on Saturday, May 20th from 1-3pm at the Bridge Club in Raleigh. Be pampered, learn from experts and walk away with lots of swag & giveaways. Register online using promo code: BLOOM17. Tickets are limited and will not be sold at the door.
May 18th – 21st :: Celebrate International Museum Day at the City of Raleigh Museum. Guests of all ages can help construct the skyline of Raleigh with using miniature building blocks.
May 19th – 21st :: A weekend of visual and performing arts along with vendors, food trucks, a kid’s zone and more at Artsplosure – Raleigh Arts Festival.
May 20th :: New & Expecting moms, new adoptive moms, new foster moms or women planning on growing their families soon are invited to our annual Bloom Event. Get your tickets for an afternoon of baby bump photos, an expert panel, mommy-in-chair massage, lots of swag & giveaways, mocktails, cravings small bites and so much more.
May 20th :: West Cary’s Fest in the West festival with an arts & crafts village, beer garden, food truck rodeo, a kids zone, contests and live music. FREE event.
May 20th :: Kiddos can bring their favorite Teddy to the Marble’s Teddy Bear Clinic. Registered nurses and special guests from WakeMed Children’s hospital will have just the right treatment for their cuddly friend that might be feeling under the weather.
May 20th :: Learn about the life of the longline pine at the annual Longleaf Festival with interactive exhibits, visits with live animals, rides on the Longleaf Express, crafts, and games.
May 20th :: Bring to life two-dimensional puppets inspired by tales of heroes, gods and goddesses in classical poetry at Family Fun Saturdays: Black – Figure Puppetry at the NC Museum of Art.
May 20th :: Food, music, carnival rides, entertainment, antique farm equipment and more at the annual Got to Be NC Festival.
May 20th :: Touch, climb and ask operators about your favorite vehicles and machinery at the 6th Annual Wheels on Academy & Touch-A-Truck Event.
May 20th – 21st :: PAW Patrol is going live at the DPAC at the PAW Patrol Live! “Race to the Rescue!”
May 21st :: Families can celebrate Cary Public Safety Day with by exploring police and fire vehicles, visiting the Bike Cary Booth, learn about Safety Initiatives, enjoy a kid’s fun zone, food trucks and more.