Things to do in Raleigh, NC – March Events

Things to do in Raleigh - March 2013 EventsGoing for the Guinness World Records in March – the largest kilt run ever!  There is never a dull moment here in Raleigh!  Looking for fun things to do in Wake County? We’ve compiled a list of some of the best events our area has to offer in March, including events specifically for kids, holiday events, local sporting events and special events put on by businesses we love.  Check out our list for Raleigh FUN in March…

Things To Do in Wake County:  March 2013

In order by category of activity and date…

Events for Kids (and their Grown-up)

  • 3.02.2013:  Little Historians:  Milling to Music  Visit Website

Marbles Kids Museum Events:  Visit Website

  • 3.01.2013:  First Friday – Create | Innovate
  • 3.01.2013:  Kids Camp
  • 3.02.2013:  Future Vet with Banfield Pet Hospital
  • 3.02.2013:  Overnight Camp-in: Night at the Toy Factory
  • 3.06.2013:  NanoDays (tiny science)
  • 3.06.2013:  Little Kids Cook “Wok’n Roll”
  • 3.08.2013:  Oz: The Great and Powerful 3D IMAX
  • 3.17.2013:  Science Solvers – NCSU Rocket Club guest
  • 3.23.2013:  Pirate Adventure Fest

Holidays

March 2013 major holidays include (please forgive us if we missed some):

  • 3.08.2013:  International Women’s Day
  • 3.10.2013:  Daylight Savings Begins at 2:00 am
  • 3.15.2013:  Ides of March
  • 3.17.2013:  St. Patrick’s Day
  • 3.20.2013:  International Earth Day
  • 3.20.2013:  Spring Equinox
  • 3.23.2013:  Purim
  • 3.24.2013: Palm Sunday
  • 3.25.2013:  Passover
  • 3.29.2013:  Good Friday
  • 3.31.2013:  Easter Sunday

Holiday Events

St. Patrick’s Day Events
  • 3.02.2013:  nOg Run Club – Run Green 8K Largest Kilt Run  Visit Website
  • 3.17.2013:  To Lure a Leprechaun – Historic Yates Mill Park  Visit Website
Easter Events
  • 3.23.2013:  Breakfast with the Easter Bunny – Alexander Family YMCA  Visit Website
  • 3.23.2013:  Children’s Easter Egg Roll and Spring Fling  Peace College  Visit Website
  • 3.30.2013:  Raleigh Easter Egg Hunt – Downtown Raleigh  Visit Website

Sporting Events 

Hurricanes NHL Hockey Games – PNC Arena:  Visit Website
  • 3.02.2013:  NHL Hurricanes vs Panthers
  • 3.05.2013:  NHL Hurricanes vs Sabres
  • 3.07.2013:  NHL Hurricanes vs Canadiens
  • 3.09.2013:  NHL Hurricanes vs Devils
  • 3.14.2013:  NHL Hurricanes vs Capitals
  • 3.19.2013:  NHL Hurricanes vs Panthers
  • 3.21.2013:  NHL Hurricanes vs Devils
  • 3.26.2013:  NHL Hurricanes vs Jets
NC State Wolfpack Basketball Games – PNC Arena:  Visit Website
  • 3.06.2013:  Wolfpack vs Wake Forest
ACC Tournament – Greensboro, N.C.
  • 3.14.2013 – 3.17.2013:  TBA

Special Events for All

  • 3.01.2013:  First Friday Gallery Walk – Downtown Raleigh  Visit Website
  • 3.01.2013:  Harlem Globetrotters – PNC Arena
  • 3.01.2013 – 3.02.2013:  2013 Mid-Atlantic Foosball Championships – Fat Daddy’s  Visit Website
  • 3.01.2013 – 3.02.2013:  Kenny G – Duke Energy Center – Maymandi Hall  Visit Website
  • 3.01.2013 – 3.03.2013:  Irish Classic – USA Baseball National Training Complex  Visit Website
  • 3.01.2013 – 3.03.2013:  Dixie Deer Classic – NC State Fairgrounds Visit Website
  • 3.01.2013 – 3.10.2013:  Oaks & Spokes Bicycle Festival – Downtown Raleigh  Visit Website
  • 3.02.2013:  Get Your Rear in Gear 5K Run/Walk – Fred Fletcher Park Water Garden  Visit Website
  • 3.02.2013:  10th Annual Umstead Trail Marathon – Umstead State Park  Visit Website
  • 3.09.2013 – 3.10.2013:  7th Annual “Mill as Muse” Art & Photography Exhibition  Visit Website
  • 3.11.2013:  Fishing Under the Stars – Harris Lake  Visit Website
  • 3.15.2013 – 3.16.2013:  Elgar’s Enigma – NC Symphony Visit Website
  • 3.15.2013:  Nature Lab – Going Green – Harris Lake  Visit Website
  • 3.17.2013:  Breakfast With The Birds Hike  Visit Website
  • 3.19.2013:  National College Fair – Raleigh Convention Center  Visit Website
  • 3.24.2013: Big Sweep Shoreline Clean-Up  Visit Website
  • 3.26.2013:  20h Annual ISPE CASA Life Sciences Technology Show – Raleigh Convention Center  Visit Website
  • 3.26.2013 – 3.28.2013:  Survival Skills Camp – Harris Lake (Cypress Shelter)  Visit Website
  • Now – 4.26.2013:  Art in the Evening – North Carolina Museum of Art  Visit Website
  • Now – 4.28.2013:  Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition – Museum of Natural Sciences  Visit Website
  • Now – 6.30.2013:  Wanderlust: Photographs by Alec Soth – NC Museum of Art  Visit Website
  • Now – 12.07.2013 (1st & 2nd Sat. monthly):  Center Open Mic – LGBT Center of Raleigh  Visit Website
  • Now – 12.28.2013:  Raleigh Flea Market – NC State Fairgrounds  Visit Website
  • Now – 12.18.2013 (Every Saturday):  Raleigh Gourmet Food Tour – Raleigh City Museum  Visit Website
  • Now – 1.27.2014 (Every Sun. & Mon):  Karaoke – Flex  Visit Website

Where to go in Wake County for Additional Fun

Included is a great list of locations with ongoing events for additional ideas for things to do in Wake County

Be sure to check out their websites before showing up as sometimes pre-registration or tickets are required.

We know we didn’t catch everything.  Can you think of a Wake County event that’s taking place in March, 2013 that we missed?  Please leave us a comment below and let us know!

We hope to see you out and about in Wake County!

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