It’s a great week to be a local! Raleigh has been bringin’ it in the events department and this week will be no different. We’re so excited to eat all the food and enjoy all the things to do in Raleigh this weekend including a bacon crawl, a snow day, and a festival!
Keep scrolling for details on a few of our favorite things to do this weekend and make sure to check out the UNATION app for more!
1. KoreaFest 2020
Food, entertainment, and K-pop! Enjoy tasty Korean food, live performances, and unique vendors this Saturday at this year’s KoreaFest. Enjoy everything from traditional dances to well known K-pop singers. It’s fun (and a little culture) for the whole family.
Here’s what you need to know:
- General Admission Tickets are $15 and children under 8 get in FREE!
- Join a meet and greet with electronic K-Pop group ‘High Tension’ for an add on of $25
- DJ Moobek, HeeSun Lee, and other popular entertainers will perform at the festival!
- Ticket holders can participate in a K-Pop dance contest, Lip Sync Battle, Cosplay Trivia, and Random K-Pop Dance!
FEB 29 | 10AM–8PM
Kerr Scott Building at the NC State Fairgrounds
2. Bacon Crawl | 21+
An entire experience dedicated to that savory breakfast food we love. Yes, please!
To kick things off, the event includes a complimentary bacon flight, t-shirt, snap-on koozie, and wristband with some special features.
Here’s what you can expect:
- Exclusive access to creative bacon-inspired dishes all day: Expect a mixture of bacon flights, bacon-infused ice cream, and more, available only to crawl participants. Plus discounts on bacon-inspired bar food.
- Discounts on selected beers and cocktails all day, exclusively with your crawl wristband. Access to bacon-themed drinks, as well.
- 80’s vs 90’s DJ party to finish the day, cover charge waived
- Professional photographer/videographer to follow you for the day
FEB 29 | 3PM–9PM
3. Dixie Deer Classic
The Dixie Deer Classic is back for its 39th annual event! Stock up on hunting gear, get advice during special guest talks and enter to win raffle prizes.
You definitely have to check out the DockDogs® competitions happening throughout the weekend for pooches performing amazing feats!
And don’t worry, there are a fishing rodeo and a scavenger hunt for the kiddos.
FEB 28–MAR 1
NC State Fairgrounds
4. Snow Day 2020
Let it snow! Bundle up for a snow day at Waverly Place this Saturday complete with sledding hills, snowball fights, and more.
Register in advance for a designated one-hour sledding time slot with a special sled provided by Snow My Yard. Attendees will also enjoy specials from Waverly Place retailers, live music, games like giant Connect-Four, and some trampoline fun!
🗓 FEB 29 | 11AM–3PM
📍 Waverly Place
5. 21 Marbles: Leap Forward, Throwback
LEAP into March at the totally rad 21 marbles events featuring the 70s,80s, and 90s!
Dress in all your favorite throwback gear to celebrate the leap year, enter to win some tubular IMAX prizes, and enjoy one of our favorite kid’s venus turned adult. Participate in some throwback games too like musical chairs, supermarket sweep, and the hunt of sitcom stars.
Food and beverage will be available for purchase so you can stay and party all night long!
FEB 28 | 6:30PM–9:30PM
Marbles Kids Museum
More Things to Do in Raleigh This Weekend:
Warehouse District Scavenger Hunt
Stagville Under the Stars
Winter Seafood Jubilee
Princesses in the Park
Other Things To Do We're Excited About
- Searching for the best Mardi Gras event? Check out #MardiGras on UNATION to see how the Triangle is celebrating!
- Springtime is coming! North Carolina Museum of Art’s Art in Bloom tickets are now on sale! Mark your calendars for this festival of flowers that will run from March 19–22!