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Turkey Trot and More Things to Do in Raleigh This Weekend

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Hey Raleigh, still looking for weekend plans?

Well, you’ve come to right place! There will be events from Turkey Trot to the RINK opening at Red Hat Amphitheater and more, we’ve got the best things to do in Raleigh this weekend. Keep scrolling to secure your weekend plans and send to a friend because the more the merrier!

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Events

Looking to get a sweat on with the family before indulging in thanksgiving turkey and stuffing? Sign up for Trophy Brewing’s Trophy Trot 10K for a nice run through Dorothea Dix Park this Thanksgiving morning! 

Event Details
🗓 Nov 25 | 8:00am–10:00am    
📍Dorothea Dix Park
🎟 $40

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. 

Event Details
🗓 Nov 26-28 | See website for hours
📍Red Hat Amphitheater
🎟 $11

Triangle Pop-Up is their pop up market at Transfer Food Hall this Saturday! Shop till you drop at some of our favorite local vendors for yourself or a loved one and shop a highly curated selection of art, home goods, gifts, and more!

Event Details
🗓 Nov 27 | 10:00am-2:00pm
📍Transfer Food Hall
🎟 Free

Looking to get some of your holiday shopping done early? Look no further Raleigh Night market is having their Merry Market event this Friday evening! Enjoy a night shopping for yourself or a loved one from some of our favorite Triangle area artisans!

Event Details
🗓 Nov 26 | 5:00pm-9:00pm 
📍Moore Square
🎟 Free

Want to drive under the lights? Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek is having their Magic of Lights event! This event is perfect for the kids and the whole family! Pack up the car and grab your camera’s to capture this magical night. 

Event Details
🗓 Nov 27 | 5:00pm–7:00pm
📍Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
🎟 $25

Local Business Spotlight

Raleigh, have you been looking for a new spot in downtown to grab drinks with friends? The Willard is the hottest new spot to grab a drink and small plates while enjoying the sunset and taking in the beautiful view of the skyline of Raleigh. The Willard is located at the rooftop of the AC Hotel on 9 Glenwood Ave. If you haven’t been we highly suggest it!

🗓 Mon-Thurs | 5:00pm–10:00pm
🗓 Fri-Sat | 4:00pm–11:00pm
🗓 Sun | 4:00pm–9:00pm
📍9 Glenwood Avenue

More Things to Do in Raleigh

Plan Ahead for These Upcoming Events!

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.

Event Details
🗓 Dec 9
🎟️ $100
📍North Carolina Natural Science Museum

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. 

Event Details
🗓 Dec 11
🎟️ $14.99
📍Glenwood Ave

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Brynée Allan

Brynée Allan

Brynée is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Raleigh City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Raleigh area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinRaleigh on Instagramand Facebook/

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