The weather this weekend will be hit or miss, but we’re rooting for sunshine with all the great outdoor activities going on. (We’ve included some fun indoor ones too, just in case.) Check out some of our favorites below:
Weekend Roundup for Raleigh-area Families: May 18th – May 20th
Friday, May 18th – Sunday, May 20th. NC State Fairgrounds, Raleigh
Celebrate all things North Carolina with food, music, carnival rides, entertainment, antique farm equipment and more!
Saturday, May 19th – Sunday, May 20th. Sat 11:00am – 7:00 p.m. | Su 10:00 a.m. – 6:00p.m. Fayetteville Street, Downtown Raleigh
Artsplosure, Raleigh’s annual arts festival returns for its 39th year with art, music, food trucks, and entertainment. Be sure to check out Kidsplosure at Market & Exchange Plaza.
Saturday, May 19th. 10:00 a.m. North Carolina Museum of Art (East Building), Raleigh
Explore the magic of light and shadow with art-making activities, demonstrations, and interactive storytelling projections.
Saturday, May 19th. 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Marbles Kids Museum, Raleigh
Your child can bring their favorite teddy bear for some TLC from the team at WakeMed Children’s Hospital while learning about how doctors and nurses help us all feel better.
Sunday, May 20th. 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Apex Community Park
Bring the little ones to climb on, explore and ask questions about emergency, construction, military trucks and more! For those with sensitivity to sound, the event will be horn-free from 1-2pm. Rain or shine.
Friday, May 18th – Sunday, May 20th. MAC Sports & Entertainment, Raleigh
The world’s biggest bounce house comes to Raleigh this weekend – a half-acre of inflatable slides, ball pits, basketball courts, and more, zoned by age. It’s shoe- and barefoot-free, so be sure to bring along socks.
We would love to know what you’re up to this weekend – especially if the weather isn’t the greatest. Let us know in the comments below!