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Festivals in Raleigh, NC.
Festivals, Trade Shows, Music Festivals

Duck Jazz Festival

October 9 - 10, 2021

duckjazz.com

(252) 255-1234
Duck Town Green - Duck, NC

The Duck Jazz Festival returns on Columbus Day weekend in 2021. Start the weekend with a Concert on the Green at 4pm on Saturday. Return to the park on Sunday to enjoy a full day of music during this free, non-ticketed festival showcasing national, regional and local jazz musicians on two stages.

Christmas Made in the South / Charlotte

October 22 - 24, 2021

MadeInTheSouthShows.com

This is a VIP Promoter
(704) 847-9480
Cabarras Arena & Events Center - Concord, NC

Christmas Made in the South is focused on keeping the world of fine artisans and craftspeople vibrant. Exhibitors will be there all three days demonstrating and selling their handcrafted works, Santa's elves hard at work.

WNC Holiday Fair

November 19 - 21, 2021

WNCHolidayFair.net

(828) 606-8680
Davis Event Center WNC Ag Center & Expo Building - Fletcher, NC

'Tis the Season Holiday Fair is a festive shopping event featuring fabulous art, crafts, adornments for the home as well as delectable holiday food and NC wines. Tis the Season Holiday Fair will be November 20-22, 2020 at the WNC Ag Center in the Davis Event Center and Expo Building located near beautiful Asheville, NC.

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Events in Raleigh, NC — upcoming

Nineteeth African American Cultural Celebration
January 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Nineteeth African American Cultural Celebration

NC Museum of History, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 5/15/2019

An Ethnic Festival organized by North Carolina Museum of History.
This North Carolina Ethnic Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts and homegrown products exhibitors, and 4 food booths. There will be 2 stages with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Sat 10:30am-4:30pm. This event will also include: artist demonstrations, workshops, hands-on craft activities.
Southern Shows, Inc.
February 2 - 4, 2022

Southern Farm Show

North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 12/22/2020

A Trade Show organized by Southern Shows, Inc..
This North Carolina Trade Show will have commercial/retail and corp./information exhibitors, and no food booths.
Downtown Raleigh Home Show
February 11 - 13, 2022

Downtown Raleigh Home Show

Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 12/18/2020

A Home and Garden Show organized by Marketplace Events.
This North Carolina Home and Garden Show will have commercial/retail and corp./information exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $8 - $10. This event will also include: celebrity guests, stage presenters, cooking demonstrations and more.
Raleigh Body Mind Spirit Expo
February 13 - 14, 2021

Raleigh Body Mind Spirit Expo

North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 10/30/2020

A Lifestyle-Healthy Living Event organized by Body Mind Spirit Expos.
This North Carolina Lifestyle-Healthy Living Event will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $11 - $12. This event will also include: lectures, demos.
Inetergalactic Bead Shows - Raleigh
February - March 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Inetergalactic Bead Shows - Raleigh

Doubletree by Hilton Brownstone University, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 2/3/2020

A Gem-Jewelry-Bead Show organized by Intergalactic Bead Shows Inc..
This North Carolina Gem-Jewelry-Bead Show will have fine craft and crafts exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $5. This event will also include: bead, bead show, intergalactic, shopping, events, hobbies, crafts, jewelry, designing.
Lebanese Festival
March 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Lebanese Festival

NC State Fairgrounds Kerr Scott Building, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 3/13/2020

A Festival organized by Triangle Lebanese-American Center (Tlac).
This North Carolina Festival will have Fine Art, Fine Craft, Crafts, Film, Flea Market, Commercial/Retail, Homegrown Products, Corp./Information and Antique/Collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with International and Local talent and the hours will be All Days 11am-7pm. This event will also include: food, beer, wine, dancing, music, performance, kids' corner, hookah, cultural booth.
The Best Bead Show
April 2021 (dates not updated) ?

The Bead Mercantile Show -- Spring Raleigh

Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 1/31/2020

A Gem-Jewelry-Bead Show organized by The Best Bead Show.
This North Carolina Gem-Jewelry-Bead Show will have fine craft and commercial/retail exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $3 - $6.
Fairgrounds Southern Ideal Home Show
April 9 - 11, 2021

Fairgrounds Southern Ideal Home Show

North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 10/1/2020

A Home and Garden Show organized by Marketplace Events.
This North Carolina Home and Garden Show will have commercial/retail and corp./information exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $8 - $10.
Southern Womens' Show ~ Raleigh
April 22 - 24, 2022

Southern Womens' Show ~ Raleigh

NC State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 12/22/2020

A Lifestyle-Healthy Living Event organized by Southern Shows, Inc..
This North Carolina Lifestyle-Healthy Living Event will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 2 stages with Local talent and the hours will be Fri 10am-8pm, Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 11am-6pm. Admission tickets are $10 - $12. This event will also include: cooking stage, spotlight stage, dancing like the stars, firefighter fashion show.
Raleigh Flea Market - May
May 2 - 31, 2021

Raleigh Flea Market - May

Historic State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 5/6/2020

A Flea Market organized by Raleigh Flea Market.
This North Carolina Flea Market will have crafts, flea market, commercial/retail, homegrown products, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and tba food booths.
Southeastern Doll Shows
May 15, 2021

Triangle Raleigh-Durham Doll & Toy Show

Amran Shriners Temple, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 10/23/2020

An Antiques Collectibles Show organized by Southeastern Doll Shows.
This North Carolina Antiques Collectibles Show will have fine craft and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $6 - $8. This event will also include doll and toy show - hourly and on the half hour door prizes - children under 12 free.
NC Hiphop Festival
June 2021 (dates not updated) ?

NC Hiphop Festival

Various Locations, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 1/3/2020

A Music Festival organized by North Carolina Hiphop Festival Inc.
This North Carolina Music Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, film, flea market, commercial/retail, homegrown products, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 7 food booths. There will be 3 stages with International, National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Fri 6pm-11:30pm, Sat 11am-11:30pm, Sun 3pm-8pm. Admission tickets are $25 - $75.
Raleigh's International Food Festival
August 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Raleigh's International Food Festival

100 Fayetteville St., Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 6/11/2020

A Festival organized by Ncvibes.
This North Carolina Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, film, commercial/retail, homegrown products, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 40 food booths. There will be 1 stage with International, National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Sat 9am-10pm. This event will also include: games, demonstrations, kids' area.
Body Mind Spirit Expos
August 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Raleigh Body Mind Spirit Expo

North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 3/18/2020

A Lifestyle-Healthy Living Event organized by Body Mind Spirit Expos.
This North Carolina Lifestyle-Healthy Living Event will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail, homegrown products and corp./information exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $11 - $12. This event will also include: lectures, demos.
Fairgrounds Southern Ideal Home Show
September 17 - 19, 2021

Fairgrounds Southern Ideal Home Show

North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 10/1/2020

A Trade Show organized by Marketplace Events.
This North Carolina Trade Show will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail, homegrown products, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $8 - $10.
IBMA World of Bluegrass - Virtual
September - October 2021 (dates not updated) ?

IBMA World of Bluegrass - Virtual

Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 5/19/2020

A Bluegrass Festival organized by International Bluegrass Music Association.
This North Carolina Bluegrass Festival will have commercial/retail and corp./information exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 2 stages with International and National talent and the hours will be See website for full schedule. This event will also include: songwriter workshop, instrument workshops, teacher workshop, many more.
North Carolina State Fair
October 14 - 24, 2021

North Carolina State Fair

State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 10/1/2020

A State Fair organized by North Carolina State Fair.
This North Carolina State Fair will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and tba food booths. There will be 2 stages with National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Thu 3pm-12 midnight, Fri 8am-12 midnight, Sat 8am-12 midnight, Sun 8am-11pm, Mon 8am-11pm, Tue 8am-11pm, Wed 8am-11pm, Thurs 8am-12 midnight, Fri 8am-12 midnight, Sat 8am-12 midnight, Sun 8am-11pm. Admission tickets are $3 - $9. This event will also include: competitons, rides, games, ag exhibits.
A (Virtual) Shopping Spree
November 2021 (dates not updated) ?

A (Virtual) Shopping Spree

Online only at

Status: Updated 10/6/2020

A Craft Show organized by Junior League of Raleigh.
This North Carolina Craft Show will have fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $10 - $25.
Christmas Carousel Holiday Gift Market
November 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Christmas Carousel Holiday Gift Market

NC State Fairgrouds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 10/28/2020

A Holiday Celebration organized by Southeast Productions, Inc..
This North Carolina Holiday Celebration will have Fine Art, Fine Craft, Crafts, Commercial/Retail and Antique/Collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $8 - $9. This event will also include santa will be there all three days.
Scanfair
December 4, 2021

Scandinavian Christmas Fair

Holshouser Bldg at NC State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 11/5/2020

A Holiday Celebration organized by Scanfair.
This North Carolina Holiday Celebration will have crafts exhibitors and tba food booths. There will be 1 stage with International talent and the hours will be Sat 10am-5pm. Admission tickets are $1 - $7.
First Night Raleigh
December 2021 (dates not updated) ?

First Night Raleigh

Downtown, Raleigh, NC

Status: Updated 11/20/2019

A Holiday Celebration organized by Artsplosure.
This North Carolina Holiday Celebration will have no exhibit booths and 15 food booths. There will be 20 stages with National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Tue 2pm-12 Midnight. Admission tickets are $11 - $50. This event will also include: fireworks, procession.