Things To Do In Raleigh This Weekend

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Get ready Raleigh because we’ve got some great events for you! This week go all out in shopping local with three pop up markets. Plus enjoy championship barbecue and screen a 90s classic. It doesn’t get any better than this! Here are a few of our favorite things to do in Raleigh this weekend!

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Peak City Pig Fest Things To Do In Raleigh This Weekend 2022

1. Peak City Pig Fest

A staple in NC barbecue is pork so of course we have a festival for it! Head over to Historic Downtown Apex to grab a beer and check out some amazing pit masters at work. Sample championship barbecue, listen to the music, and enjoy a number of fun activities and events. This festival is perfect for anyone looking to get piggy with it. 

Can’t make it on Friday? Check out the Saturday schedule here!

Event Details
🗓 JULY 23 | 5PM–11PM
📍 Historic Downtown Apex

Spend your Saturday morning shopping from over 20 local artisans! Grab your reusable tote and shop from local faves like Plus/Minus Skincare, Nons Salts, and Victoria Essie Studios! Plus if you’re feeling a little hungry grab a bite from Kotoko Bites or Mr. Puebla Tacos. This outdoor market is a great way to kick off the weekend.

Event Details
🗓 JULY 24 | 9:30AM–12:30PM
📍 620 W South St

Get ready to relive the 90s with Clueless. Break out the power skirt suits and the chokers for this iconic film. Bring blankets or beach chair to stay comfy during the screening.

Enjoy the full movie experience by ordering a picnic dinner to enjoy during the movie. Order online in advance to be picked up at the screening! Tickets sell out fast so purchase yours today!

Event Details
🗓 JULY 24 | 9PM–11PM
📍 2110 Blue Ridge Rd

Spend your Sunday afternoon strolling through the streets of Paris. Okay maybe not real Paris, but Lafayette Village is pretty close! Triangle Pop Up is popping up in the village with a highly curated selection of accessories, clothing, home goods, custom gifts, and more! This outdoor market is perfect for a laid back afternoon. And while you’re there, grab brunch from any of the fantastic restos.

Event Details
🗓 JULY 25 | 12PM–4PM
📍 8450 Honeycutt Rd

Feeling a staycation to Durham? This is your excuse to go.  On Sunday join the MAKRS Society in their monthly pop-up at Durham Central Park. This picturesque park will be full of vendors selling beauty products, jewelry, candles, home goods, and more! Plus the park is just steps from the Durham Food Hall and other spots perfect for grabbing brunch.

Event Details
🗓 JULY 25 | 11AM–3PM
📍 501 Foster St

More Things To Do In Raleigh This Weekend

(07/21) Power Yoga (Virtual)

(07/23) Yoga Presented by YOGA SOUL·LEC·TIVE

(07/25) Black Flea Market

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Anna Brescia

Anna Brescia

Anna is a blogger for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Orlando City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Orlando area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinOrlando on Instagram and Facebook.