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Raleigh Beer Garden Christmas Market
Do you still need to get some of your Christmas shopping done? Raleigh Beer Garden is having their Christmas market where you can shop from 20+ local vendors this year! Not only will you be shopping local, but there will be a toy drive with raffle, a chance to get your picture taken with Santa, doggy adoptions, live music, hot chocolate stations, as well as food and drinks! Bring the whole fam or your group of friends to enjoy this Christmas Market at the Raleigh Beer Garden.
Dec 4 | 12:00pm–5:00pm
Raleigh Beer Garden
THE RINK at Red Hat Amphitheater
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Get into the holiday season festivities this year! Red Hat Amphitheater and UNC Health features a natural ice skating rink with stunning views of the Raleigh skyline. There will also be wintry snack and fun for non-skaters too! Grab your ticket and head on over with your family and friends to enjoy a day in winter-wonderland. Don’t have skates? Don’t worry it’s $11 that will be including skates!
Dec 3 and Dec 5 | See website for hours
Red Hat Amphitheater
Downtown Raleigh Illuminate Art Walk
Downtown Raleigh is coming back with their Illuminate Art Walk that will be taking place on Fayetteville Street. Bring your camera’s to capture all these various artwork and beautiful illuminating lights in our city. This is a self guided tour for you and your friends and family to all go and see!
Dec 3 | Dawn to Dusk
The Merry Market at Moore Square
Looking to get some of your holiday shopping done early? Look no further Raleigh Night market is having their Merry Market event this Friday and Saturday evening! Enjoy a night shopping for yourself or a loved one from some of our favorite Triangle area artisans!
Dec 3 and 4 | 5:00pm-9:00pm
Chinese Lantern Festival
Transforming Booth Amphitheatre in Cary into a magical setting of illuminated lanterns during the holiday season. North Carolina’s Chinese Lantern Festival is back this year with even more interactive displays for the kid’s (young and old)!
Dec 3 and 4 | 6pm-9pm
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
Local Business Spotlight
Raleigh, get a jump start on that holiday shopping at Park West Shopping Center in Morrisville! Triangle Pop-Up is having another Holiday Shop this year and the owner Sarah Moody has various local artisans that has been at their Triangle Pop-Up events in the past to be in their holiday shop this year! They have everything from skin care, to spices, to clothing attire you name it. Shop local this year from some of our favorite artisans in Raleigh.
🗓 Mon-Sat | 11:00am–7:00pm
🗓 Sun | 12:00pm–5:00pm
3031 Village Market Place, Morrisville, NC
More Things to Do in Raleigh
Plan Ahead for These Upcoming Events!
The 28th Annual Jingle Ball
Looking for an excuse to get dressed up while helping a good cause? Capital City Clauses is hosting their annual Jingle Ball this year at the North Carolina Natural Sciences Museum. This year’s tickets are all-access, meaning guests can explore all SIX floors of the museum and enjoy unlimited food & drinks, and explore several different entertainment options throughout the night.
North Carolina Natural Science Museum
Official Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl
Grab your friends and the ugliest sweater you have out of your closet, because the Official Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl is back. Bar Crawl Live is having yet another bar crawl down on Glenwood Ave stopping at bars like Alchemy, Cornerstone, Dogwood Bar, Village Nightlife, Milk Bar and more.