This Week in Raleigh: The Raleigh Market and More

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We know that sometimes you want to have fun, but stay on budget. So this week we’re featuring events that are all free (or pay-what-you-want) to enjoy! This weekend soak in the sun while perusing through outdoor markets, checking out the amazing public art downtown, or dining al fresco! With so many amazing events happening in Raleigh this weekend, the options are endless! Here are a few of our favorite things to do in Raleigh this weekend!

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Due to COVID-19, we understand there’s not as much going on as normal in our city. But not to worry, there are still plenty of things to do in Raleigh that can be done while social distancing. Be sure to double-check for any updates at events and venues before making plans to head out.

Keep scrolling to learn more about things to do in Raleigh this weekend!

Dine Out Downtown 2 This Week In Raleigh: The Raleigh Market And More 2022

1. Dine Out Downtown

Get ready to dine under the stars with dinner from your favorite Downtown Raleigh restaurants! For one night, Fayetteville Street will be closed to traffic and lined with tables for extended outdoor dining. The best part? Everyone can choose their own restaurant for dinner at meet back on Fayetteville Street! Enjoy your meal with live music from some of Raleigh’s up and coming musicians. What a perfect night!

Event Details
🗓 APR 03 | 6PM–9PM
📍 Fayetteville Street

The Raleigh Market This Week In Raleigh: The Raleigh Market And More 2022

2. The Raleigh Market

Looking for the ultimate thrift/antique/handmade haul? Check out The Raleigh Market! Hosted every weekend at the NC State Fairgrounds, the market draws over 500 vendors selling everything from antiques to clothing to furniture to homemade goodies to crafts! There’s something for everyone. Known as the finest market in the Southeast this market is not to be missed!

Event Details
🗓 APR 03 | 9AM–5PM
📍 4285 Trinity Rd

Aerial And Wine This Week In Raleigh: The Raleigh Market And More 2022

3. Aerial + Wine

Have you always wanted to try an aerial workout? Grab your yoga mat, water bottle, and a mask and get ready to try something new. This class is perfect for aerial yogis of all levels so it doesn’t matter if this is your first time or your one hundredth time! After the hour long class, unwind with a glass of wine. This class is perfect for you and a group of friends who want to try something new!

Event Details
🗓 ARP 02 | 6PM–7PM
📍 7713 Lead Mine Rd

Brunch Market This Week In Raleigh: The Raleigh Market And More 2022

4. Brunch Market at The Honeysuckle on Lakewood

The weather’s getting warmer so it’s the perfect time for an outdoor market! Triangle Pop is hosting another wonderful Brunch Market at The Honeysuckle on Lakewood. This outdoor market will feature makers selling things like candles, jewelry, beauty products, and more! And while you’re there, enjoy Honeysuckle’s delicious brunch. Some of our personal favorite dishes are the brunch burger and the fried chicken hoe cakes, but you can’t go wrong with anything on their brunch menu. And don’t forget your reusable tote!

Event Details
🗓 APR 04 | 12PM–4PM
📍 1920 Chapel Hill Rd

Warehouse District Mural This Week In Raleigh: The Raleigh Market And More 2022

5. Downtown Raleigh Murals and Public Art Walking Tour

One of our favorite things about Raleigh is the number of murals and public art we have downtown. Throw on your walking shoes and get ready to explore some of Raleigh’s outdoor art! This tour takes you to some of Raleigh iconic and most creative murals. Learn about the inspiration behind the art and the artist. And don’t forget your camera because there will be plenty of great photos ops!

Advanced registration is required. This tour is pay-what-you-want so if you enjoy the tour compensate your guide appropriately!

Event Details
🗓 APR 03 | 11AM–12:15PM
📍 300 S Salisbury St

More Things To Do In Raleigh This Weekend

(03/30) Candles and Cocktails! – Candle Making Workshop

(03/30) It’s Music Bingo at Lola’s Beach Bar!

(04/01) Yoga Mixtape – Virtual Class

(04/04) Sunday Funday at Southern Charred

If you’re looking for more things to do in Raleigh this weekend, check out our website and make sure to tag us in your photos (@StuffToDoInRaleigh)!

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.