Things to do in Raleigh, NC – June 2013 Events!

Things to do this summer around Raleigh, NCThings to do in and around Raleigh in June 2013 are never-ending!

Looking for fun things to do in Raleigh and the Wake County area?  We’ve compiled a list of some of the best Raleigh area events next month, including events just for kids, holiday specific (happy Father’s day to all those Dad’s out there!), sporting events and special events put on by some of the organizations and businesses we love.

Raleigh Area Events: June 2013

In order by activity type and date…

Events for Kids (and their Grown-ups)

Marbles Kids Museum Events:  Visit Website

  • 6.01.2013:  Grand Re-Opening of Around Town Featuring “On the Farm”
  • 6.07.2013:  Kick-off to Kindergarten (Rising Year-Round Kids)
  • 6.08.2013:  Music Makers
  • 6.09.2013:  Green Energy Workshop – Solar Energy
  • 6.15.2013:  Future Vet with Banfield Pet Hospital
  • 6.18.2013:  Target $2 Tuesday Night
  • 6.19.2013:  Garden Gourmet
  • 6.22.2013:  Project Dance with American Dance Festival
  • 6.23.2013:  Guest Star Scientist – Food Masters!
  • 6.26.2013:  Sing! Dance! Play!
  • 6.29.2013:  Hockey Fun with the Carolina Hurricanes

Holidays

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

  • 6.06.2013:  D Day, WWII
  • 6.14.2013:  Flag Day
  • 6.16.2013:  Father’s Day
  • 6.19.2013:  Juneteenth Day
  • 6.21.2013:  Summer Solstice

June 2013 Holiday Events

Father’s Day Events:

  • 6.15.2013 – 6.16.2013:  Superheroes and Superdads! – Marbles Kids Museum  Visit Website
  • 6.16.2013:  Daddy and Me Game Day – Crowder District Park  Visit Website

June 2013 Sporting Events 

Carolina Railhawks NASL Soccer Games – WakeMed Soccer Park:  Visit Website
  • 6.08.2013:  7:00 PM – Carolina Railhawks vs Tampa Bay Rowdies
  • 6.22.2013:  7:00 PM – Carolina Railhawks vs Minnesota United FC
  • 6.29.2013:  7:00 PM – Carolina Railhawks vs Atlanta Silverbacks
Durham Bulls Minor League Baseball – DBAP  Visit Website
  • 6.01.2013:  7:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs SWB
  • 6.02.2013:  5:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs SWB
  • 6.13.2013:  7:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs IND
  • 6.14.2013:  7:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs IND
  • 6.15.2013:  7:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs IND
  • 6.16.2013:  5:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs IND
  • 6.17.2013:  7:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs LOU
  • 6.18.2013:  7:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs LOU
  • 6.19.2013:  7:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs LOU
  • 6.20.2013:  7:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs LOU
  • 6.29.2013:  7:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs COL
  • 6.30.2013:  5:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs COL
Carolina Mudcats Minor League Baseball – Five County Stadium  Visit Website
  • 6.07.2013:  7:15 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs MB
  • 6.08.2013:  6:15 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs MB
  • 6.09.2013:  2:00 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs MB
  • 6.10.2013:  7:15 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs PT
  • 6.11.2013:  7:15 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs PT
  • 6.12.2013:  7:15 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs PT
  • 6.24.2013:  7:15 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs FRE
  • 6.25.2013:  7:15 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs FRE
  • 6.26.2013:  11:00 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs FRE
  • 6.27.2013:  7:15 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs FRE
Hurricanes NHL Hockey Games – PNC Arena (season has ended)  Visit Website

Triangle Races, Fun Runs, Marathons, Triathlons, Plus

  • Fun Runs, 5K's, Marathons and Walks around Raleigh NC6.01.2013:  Midtown Race Series – 5K, 10K, 1/2 Marathon – North Hills  Visit Website
  • 6.01.2013:  Triangle VisionWalk – Lake Lynn Park  Visit Website
  • 6.06.2013:  Rub for Liberty 5K – Cary  Visit Website
  • 6.06.2013 – 6.27.2013:  (Thursdays Only) Social Series – Umstead  Visit Website
  • 6.08.2013:  Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure – Meredith College  Visit Website

Festivals, Annual Events, One-Time Events and Lots of Other Things to Do Around the Triangle in June 2013

Things to do in and around Raleigh, NC

  • 6.01.2013:  Dog Days of June – Bond Park, Cary
  • 6.01.2013:  Celebrate Fuquay-Varina! – Downtown Fuquay-Varina  Visit Website
  • 6.01.2013:  Apex Latino Culinary Festival & Bazaar – Train Depot Visit Website
  • 6.01.2013:  At the Movies, Oscar-Winning Music – Booth Amphitheatre Visit Website
  • 6.01.2013:  Southern Classics & NC BBQ Event – South Raleigh  Visit Website
  • 6.01.2013:  Sesame Street Live: “Elmo Makes Music” – PNC Arena  Visit Website
  • 6.01.2013 – 6.02.2013:  Capital City Metalfest – Southland Ballroom  Visit Website
  • 6.01.2013 – 6.08.2013:  Art Week at North Hills  Visit Website
  • 6.02.2013:  3rd Annual Taste of Holly Springs – Farmers Market  Visit Website
  • 6.02.2013:  25th Anniversary of Philharmonic  Visit Website
  • 6.05.2013:  The Music of Radiohead Meets Brahms – Duke Energy Center  Visit Website
  • 6.07.2013:  Argo – Booth Amphitheatre  Visit Website
  • 6.07.2013:  Video Games Live, NC Symphony – Duke Energy Center  Visit Website
  • 6.08.2013:  Classical Mystery Tour, Koka Booth Amphitheatre  Visit Website
  • 6.09.2013:  Raleigh Ringers Spring Concert – Meymandi Concert Hall  Visit Website
  • 6.13.2013 The Lumineers – Koka Booth Amphitheatre  Visit Website
  • 6.14.2013:  Man of Steel 3D in IMAX – Marbles  Visit Website
  • 6.13.2013:  Historic Oakwood District & Oakwood Cemetery Tour – Downtown Raleigh  Visit Website
  • 6.18.2013 – 6.22.2013:  Miss North Carolina Pageant – Memorial Auditorian  Visit Website
  • 6.21.2013:  The Hunger Games – Koka Booth Amphitheatre  Visit Website
  • 6.21.2013 – 6.22.2013:  Peak City Pig Fest – Downtown Apex  Visit Website
  • 6.22.2013:  Festival Ritmo Latino – Downtown Cary  Visit Website
  • 6.27.2013:  Athleta Esprit de She – The Spirit of Her Race Series  Visit Website
  • 6.27.2013 – 6.28.2013 – Sci Fi Spectacular – North Carolina Symphony  Visit Website
  • 6.28.2013: Pitch Perfect – Koka Booth Amphitheatre Movies  Visit Website
  • Now – 6.06.2013:  Executive Mansion Garden Tours – NC Executive Mansion  Visit Website
  • Now – 6.15.2013:  Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation in Raleigh – NC Museum of History  Visit Website
  • Now – 6.16.2013:  Freedom Coming, Freedom for All – Museum of History  Visit Website
  • Now – 6.30.2013:  Wanderlust: Photographs by Alec Soth – NC Museum of Art  Visit Website
  • Now – 7.27.2013:  Historic Raleigh Trolley Tours – Mordecai Historic Park  Visit Website
  • Now – 8.11.2013:  0-60: The Experience of Time through Contemporary Art – NC Museum of Art  Visit Website
  • Now – 8.01.2013:  Art in Clay:  Masterworks of NC Earthenware  Visit Website
  • Now – 9.01.2013:  NC Museum of History – Raleigh  Visit Website
  • Now – 9.08.2013:  Dinosaurs in Motion – Museum of Natural Sciences  Visit Website
  • Now – 12.07.2013 (1st & 2nd Sat./mo.):  Center Open Mic – LGBT Center Raleigh  Visit Website
  • Now – 12.14.2013 (Every Wed. & Sat.):  Historic Oakwood District & Oakwood Cemetery Tour – Downtown Raleigh  Visit Website
  • Now – 12.07.2013:  A Downtown Cary Walking Food Tour Visit Website
  • Now – 12.28.2013:  Raleigh Flea Market – NC State Fairgrounds  Visit Website
  • Now – 12.18.2013 (Every Saturday):  Gourmet Food Tour – Raleigh City Museum  Visit Website
  • Now – 12.28.2013 (1 PM Every Sat.):  Carolina Brewing Company Tour  Visit Website
  • Now – 1.27.2014 (Every Sun. & Mon):  Karaoke – Flex  Visit Website
  • Every Saturday:  Raleigh Haunted Ghost Tours  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.

Reading this and it’s not quite June yet?  Check out our list of things to do in Wake County in May.

We know we didn’t catch everything.  Can you think of a Wake County event that’s taking place in June, 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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