First Friday
Friday (5/4), 6-9pm, Raleigh

Spend your first Friday of May exploring local art galleries, art studios, alternative art venues, and museums!

Participating locations stay open late the first Friday of every month to welcome thousands of art-seeking enthusiasts. In addition, many restaurants & bars offer specials… just look for the First Friday flags to easily locate participating locations.  

Click here for more information!

Bands, Bites, & Boats
Friday (5/4), 5-8pm, Cary

With spring knocking at the door, this awesome monthly event is back… Bands, Bites & Boats at Bond Park! Wahoo! Each month, the Bond Park Boathouse hosts musicians, food trucks, local breweries, and after-hour boat rentals. It’s the perfect date night location to enjoy music while floating on the lake or relaxing on a lawn chair. 

This Friday, enjoy music from Cody Daniel , food from The Humble Pig, and a cold beer from Fortnight. Learn more here!



Fest in the West
Saturday (5/5), 11am-5pm, Cary

Fest in the West returns to Cary for the third year! Come visit day full of delicious food options, a local beer garden (and wine, too!), live music, a village of arts and crafts (both for sale and demonstrations from local artisans, and a kids zone for the little ones!

So head on over for this day of fun! Learn more here!

Meet in the Street
Saturday (5/5), 10am-6pm, Wake Forest

Looking for a day filled with food, fun, and entertainment? Look no further!

Downtown Wake Forest is hosting their 38th annual Meet in the Street! This free festival will be full of live music and children’s activities, booths of handcrafted arts and crafts, a beer garden, and plenty of performances throughout the day! Learn more here!