What's Happening in Raleigh?

Looking for an all-in-one resource on life in the Triangle? You've come to the right place! We're always updating our guide to Raleigh with the latest events, real estate news, and so much more—just keep reading to find out what's happening in our area this week.

Triangle Real Estate Updates

Sun Belt Cities Continue to Boom

Johnston County was the fastest-growing county in North Carolina between 2010 and 2020, and it continues to welcome new residents to the area. A new Zillow report named two North Carolina cities among the hottest in the housing market in 2022. Raleigh came in at #3 and Charlotte at #5 when compared to the 50 largest metros in the country.

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The area continues to see new housing communities developing, and home values are predicted to continue rising by as much as 21% through November.

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What's Going On in Raleigh?

There's always something fun to do in the Triangle! Here are a few events coming up over the next few months.

July 4

July 4th Celebration

The City of Oaks' biggest July 4th event is now located at Dix Park! Starting at 6pm, pack a picnic, bring a blanket and lawn chairs, and hang out on the green. Enjoy fun games and listen to live music before relaxing and watching the big fireworks display light up the night sky.

Where: Dix Park
When: 6pm to 11:30pm

July 22-23

Peak City Pig Fest

Savor the flavors of authentic Kansas City sanctioned barbecue during this two-day celebration of all things smoke and pork! Gather in gorgeous downtown Apex and watch as more than 40 teams go head to head in a tense competition to determine the best barbecue.

Where: Historic Downtown Apex
When: 9am to 9pm

July 28-31

GalaxyCon Raleigh

Four packed days full of the best of fandom culture, as attendees celebrate all things comic books, sci-fi, fantasy, gaming, and more. Join your community and enjoy meet-and-greets with celebrities and creators of all kinds, plus costume contests.

Where: Raleigh Convention Center
When: 10am to 8pm

More Fun Things to Do

Local parks & rec

Raleigh is home to more than 8,100 acres of parkland, 78 miles of trails, 22 community centers, and so much more. Favorites include Dix Park, Umstead State Park, and the historic Pullen Park.

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Top-rated museums

As the state capital, Raleigh features more than a dozen museums. View the galleries at the NCMA, or check out exhibits at the local science or history museum.

Explore Museums »

Entertainment venues

Whether you love checking out the symphony, scoping out a theatre production, or seeing a concert, you'll find tons of entertainment venues around the Triangle.

Upcoming Events »

Annual events

Raleigh is known for its packed calendar of events—so no matter what you love to do, you'll have no trouble finding something fun to do in the Triangle.

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Wondering What's Around?

Contact the Raleigh Experts

Here at 220 Agents, we're passionate about the community we serve, and we'd love to answer any questions you have about the Triangle. Get in touch with us today for more information on local real estate or life in Raleigh. We look forward to chatting!