Love’s in the air this week with lots of events to celebrate all types of love. Spend time with your friends, your partner, or invest a little in yourself this week. No matter how you want to show love (shopping, taking photos with animals, or throwing axes) we’ve got you covered. Oh, and it’s almost Mardi Gras, so let your inner Cajun show! Here are a few of our favorite things to do in Raleigh this weekend!
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.
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Looking for a little adventure this Galentine’s Day? Check out this special Women on the Wall event! Grab your friends and get ready to climb at Triangle Rock Club. This event is fun for everyone whether you’re an avid climber or if this is your first time! After your climb grab some waffles and a mimosa while you cool down from crushing it on the wall.
🗓 FEB 11 | 6PM–8PM
📍 102 Pheasant Wood Ct
Laissez les bons temps rouler! Celebrate Mardi Gras in style at Raleigh Beer Garden. No Mardi Gras celebration is complete without a fun mask (in addition to your COVID mask) and a King Cake. Find the baby in the King Cake and win a prize! And if you forget your beads, don’t worry just yell “Hey Mister, throw me some beads!” and we’re sure someone will toss you some purple, green, or gold beads to complete your Mardi Gras look! Eat, drink, and have fun!
🗓 FEB 13 | 12PM–5PM
📍 614 Glenwood Ave
Spend your Valentine’s Day receiving endless cuddles and snuggles from some of the most adorable animals around. Spring Haven Farm is home to cows, pigs, and of course baby goats. Snap some photos with the animals or at the photo spots before grabbing snacks and hot cocoa at the Concessions Barn. And don’t forget to guess how many sweetheart candies are in the jar before you go; the person who guesses the closest wine two free admittance tickets!
🗓 FEB 14 | 10AM–6PM
📍 5306 Homer Ruffin Rd
Come spend the evening shopping from vendors selling everything from soap and bath bombs to clothing to cheese! This event is perfect for finding that perfect Valentine’s/Galentine’s Day present or for treating yourself to a little self love. Want to make the night a little more special? Reserve your own personal charcuterie box!
FEB 12 | 6PM–8PM
153 White St
Nothing says romance like a little healthy competition. Start the evening off with a complimentary pair of drinks for you and your partner to get you ready to throw. Try your hand at axe throwing in your own personal lane while snacking on some tasty chocolates! Bring along another couple (or two) to see which pair dominates the bullseye!
FEB 12 | 11AM–8PM
619 Foster St