Memorial Day Weekend in Raleigh is looking a little different this year but there are still plenty of ways to enjoy your three-day weekend and recognize Memorial Day this year!
Keep scrolling for some awesome ways to enjoy a safe and still kick off summer 2020!
Pick up some beautifully delicious Memorial Day cookie created by Raleigh’s own Darlin’ Designs Baking Company! You can find these sweet, festive treats at the new coffee shop The Optimist near downtown Raleigh where they offer coffee flavored with their tastey house-made syrup.
Head to the NC State Fairgrounds this weekend to grab the sweet fair treats we wait for all year! The vendors have decided to bring them back early to help Raleigh kick-off summer with a drive through menu of all our favorites.
Funnel Cakes: $6
Deep Fried Oreos: $5
Deep Fried Snickers: $5
Fresh Squeezed Lemonade 32oz: $4
Bottled Water: $2
Candy Apple: $3
Candy Apple with Nuts: $4
Cotton Candy: $5
Tropical Delights Smoothies (strawberry, pina colada, peach)
Pineapple Cup: $10
Regular Cup: $5
Dole Whip Float: $7
Dole Whip Cup: $5
MAY 22 – 25 & 29 – 31
NC State Fairgrounds
Enjoy some fresh air & sunshine! After a rainy week, spending Memorial Day Weekend outside might be what we all need! Raleigh Parks & Rec have given an update on park operations here. All open park spaces and greenways are available to enjoy but keep in mind that all park amenities will be closed through May 31.
Open Nature Preserves:
- Durant Nature Preserve
- Annie Louise Wilkerson
- MD Nature Preserve
- Forest Ridge Park
- Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve
Don’t forget to take appropriate precautions while enjoying the beautiful Raleigh parks.
4. Keep the party going with your favorite local breweries
The taprooms may be closed but that doesn’t mean we have to miss out on our favorites brews! These Raleigh Breweries will make sure you get the booze you need this weekend:
📍 1233 Front Street, Raleigh
📞 Carry-out and curbside pickup. Call 919-747-4863 to order.
🛍️ Free delivery within 3 miles with any $15 order. Call 919-747-4863 to order.
Grab a basket and a blanket, stop by Jolie’s and head to one of those beautiful Raleigh parks we were just talking about for a Memorial Day picnic.
Jolie’s is now offering curbside pickup of both hot and cold sandwiches beginning on Wednesday, May 20th through Sunday. Call 919-803-7221 between 11AM and 6PM to order.