A Raleigh Mom’s Guide to March

Raleigh Moms Guide to March - Raleigh Moms BlogFestivals, flowers, swim parties, Easter Egg Hunts and so much more is in store for your family in March. We’re sharing our guide to the must-see events that you’ll want to check out while you’re out and about around town. Remember to bookmark this page because we will be updating it throughout the month with more family fun, events for moms and our favorite Raleigh-area spots.

Here is a list of events happening in the Raleigh-area in March 2018. Know of an event that we forgot? Leave it in the comments and we will be sure to add it to the list. 

March 2nd: Get out and celebrate First Friday in Raleigh while the kiddos enjoy First Friday Kid’s Camp at Marbles Kid’s Museum. 

Raleigh Moms's Guide to MarchMarch 3rd: It’s time for some time pool time fun at the RMB Pop-Up Playdate at Goldfish Swim School in Cary. Families will enjoy a shiver-free family swim, crafts, photo booth pics and more. (This is a ticketed event.)

March 3rd:  Let’s go fly a kite at the Town of Cary’s annual Kite Festival. Kids of all ages can learn how to make their own kite and participate in a kite flying contest.

March 3rd:  Waverly Place is bringing the snow and the sleds for their annual family Snow Day.

March 3rd: Celebrate Read Across America Day and the birthday of Dr. Seuss with a Green Eggs and Ham inspired breakfast at Brier Creek Commons. In addition, families will also enjoy special storytimes, an appearance from The Cat in the Hat, 

March 10th-11th:  Monster trucks, gravity-defying feats and more will wow the family at the Monster Jam Show at PNC Arena.

March 16th-April 1st:  Toe-tapping tunes and lots of laughter is in store for families at Beanstalk! The Musical! from Raleigh Little Theatre.

March 17th:  Celebrate the 24th annual Reptile & Amphibian Day at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences with those slithering, crawling critters. This year’s theme is LIZARDS!

March 17th-18th:  Dino-fans and paleontologists will unite during Dinosaur Time Trek at the State Fairgrounds.

March 17th: Put on your green and come out to the annual Raleigh St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Downtown Raleigh. 

March 18th: FREE Family Day – Art of Science and Science of Art at the Nasher Museum in Durham. Families will create artistic chemical reactions and investigate beautiful designs found in nature. 

March 22nd: Grab your flashlights and search for candy-filled eggs in the dark at the Town of Apex’s Flashlight Egg Hunt starting at 7:30 p.m. (This is a special event for participants with disabilities ages 6+.) Also, check out the Egg-citing Easter Egg Hunt and Annual Easter Egg Hunt on March 24th. 

Raleigh Mom's Guide to March - Raleigh Moms Blog

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March 22nd – 25th:  Welcome in Spring with NCMA’s annual Art in Bloom festival. Enjoy more than 50 floral masterpieces created by world-class designers along with workshops and more. There’s even a Family Scavenger Hunt!

March 23rd: Peek through telescopes, take a laser-guided “star tour”, learn about constellations and more at the Morehead Planetarium’s Skywatching at Little River event.

March 24th: Indoor swim party for families! Join RMB at our Pop-Up Playdate at Goldfish Swim School in Wake Forest from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Stay tuned to our Facebook Page to get your tickets to this exclusive event.

March 24th:   Live music, food vendors, games, activities, a tamale competition and more at the annual Raleigh Tamale Festival

March 24th: Grab your Easter basket Garner’s Annual Spring  Eggstravaganza at Lake Benson is lining up the fun with Easter Egg Hunts, vendors, games, crafts, music and more.

March 27-31: JC Raulston Arboretum’s Seventh Annual Spring Egg Hunt isn’t your typical egg hunt. Families will enjoy searching for brightly painted wooden eggs to unscramble the secret word to earn a prize.


Did we miss an event that’s one of your family favorites around town? Please share with us in the comments below. We’ll be updating this page all month long.

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