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

Never a dull moment in Raleigh, NC!

Looking for fun things to do in Raleigh and the Wake County area?  Below is a list of some of the best Raleigh area events next month, including events just for kids, holiday events, sporting events, concerts and special events put on by some of the organizations and businesses we love.

Raleigh Area Events: July 2013

In order by activity type and date…

Holidays

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

  • 7.01.2013:  Canada Day
  • 7.04.2013:  Independence Day
  • 7.09.2013:  Ramadan begins
  • 7.22.2013:  Hammock Day
  • 7.23.2013 – 7.28.2013:  World Youth Day

July 2013 Holiday Events

July 2013 Raleigh Area Events

Independence Day Events around the Triangle:

  • 7.03.2013:  Independence Even Celebration Featuring Applause! – Cary Koka Booth Amphitheatre  Visit Website
  • 7.03.2013:  Independence Day Fuquay-Varina Celebration – South Park  Visit Website
  • 7.03.2013:  Fourth of July Celebration – Wake Forest – Rolesville High School  Visit Website
  • 7.03.2013:  Garner Independence Day Celebration – Lake Benson Park, Garner  Visit Website
  • 7.04.2013:  The Works!  July 4th Celebration – Downtown Raleigh  Visit Website
  • 7.04.2013:  July 4th at the State Capitol – Downtown Raleigh  Visit Website
  • 7.04.2013:  Independence Day Celebration – Koka Booth Amphitheatre  Visit Website
  • 7.04.2013:  Independence Day Olde Time Celebration – Bond Park, Cary  Visit Website
  • 7.04.2013:  Apex Olde Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration – Historic Apex  Visit Website
  • 7.04.2013:  Independence Day Open House – Joel Lane Museum House  Visit Website

Events for Kids (and their Grown-ups)

Marbles Kids Museum Events:  Visit Website

  • 7.04.2013:  Red, White and Blue for YOU!
  • 7.05.2013:  Creat | Innovate on First Friday at Marbles: Build It!
  • 7.06.2013:  Family Fit:  Carolina Mudcats
  • 7.18.2013:  Pogo Opening at Marbles!
  • 7.18.2013:  Family Fun Night
  • 7.21.2013:  Marbles Day at the Mudcats
  • 7.27.2013:  Family Science Olympiad
  • 7.31.2013:  Garden Gourmet

Fun Runs, 5K's, Marathons and Walks around Raleigh NC

Triangle Races, Fun Runs, Marathons, Triathlons, Plus

  • 7.13.2013:  Alpha & Omega ‘Superhero’ 5K – Cary Visit Website
  • 7.14.2013:  Rex Wellness Sprint Triathlon – Garner  Visit Website
  • 7.27.2013:  Run with Heart 5K – Morrisville, NC  Visit Website

Music Lovers – Blues, Salsa, Rock, Jazz, Pop, Rap, Country, Reggae and Everything Between

Booth Amphitheatre:  Visit Website

  • 7.06.2013:  1812 OVERTURE
  • 7.09.2013:  An Evening with Harry Connick Jr.
  • 7.10.2013:  Dub Addis (Reggae)
  • 7.12.2013:  Ricardo Diquez and The Tropic Orchestra
  • 7.17.2013:  Harvey Dalton Arnold (Blues)
  • 7.20.2013:  Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters
  • 7.24.2013:  Tropic Orchestra (Salsa)
  • 7.27.2013:  The Mariposa Music Festival featuring Jeanne Jolly
  • 7.31.2013:  Johnny Folsom Four and the Canady Thomas Band (Country)

Sertoma Amphitheatre at Bond Park:  Visit Website

  • 7.13.2013:   Brian Horton Quartet in partnership with PineCone

N.C. Museum of Art:  Visit Website

  • 7.12.2013:  Dale Watson and His Lone Stars
  • 7.13.2013:  The Duhks

Red Hat Amphitheater:  Visit Website

  • 7.03.2013:  Doors Down & Daughtry with Halestorm
  • 7.05.2013:  TGT – Tyrese, Ginuwine, Tank and Fantasia
  • 7.21.2013:  O.A.R
  • 7.23.2013:  Black Crowes & Tedeschi Trucks Bank
  • 7.28.2013:  Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds Five, Guster
  • 7.31.2013:  Jonas Brothers

Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek:  Visit Website

  • 7.07.2013:  Big Time Rush
  • 7.11.2013:  The Black Keys
  • 7.13.2013:  Luke Bryan
  • 7.26.2013:  Keith Urban
  • 7.27.2013:  America’s Most Wanted Festival

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

Things to do in and around Raleigh, NC

  • 7.06.2013:  Carolina Music Awards – Duke Energy Center  Visit Website
  • 7.10.2013 – 7.14.2013 :  Cirque du Soleil Presents “Quidam” – PNC Arena  Visit Website
  • 7.10.2013 – 7.21.2013:  Fox on the Fairway – Theatre – Duke Energy Center  Visit Website
  • 7.12.2013:  Steel Magnolias | Movies by Moonlight  Koka Booth Amphitheatre  Visit Website
  • 7.13.2013: Wipe Out Event (Beach time!!) – Downtown Raleigh  Visit Website
  • 7.16.2013 – 7.21.2013:  Altar Boyz: NC Theatre – Duke Energy Center  Visit Website
  • 7.19.2013:  Wreck it Ralph | Movies by Moonlight  Koka Booth Amphitheatre  Visit Website
  • 7.20.2013:  Scoops for Troops – Downtown Cary 919-469-4061
  • 7.23.2013:  The Monkees – Duke Energy Center  Visit Website
  • 7.26.2013:  Silver Linings Playbook | Movies by Moonlight  Koka Booth Amphitheatre  Visit Website
  • 7.26.2013:  Cary Art Loop – Downtown Cary and Beyond  Visit Website
  • 7.30.2013:  Whitesnake – Broadway Series South – Duke Energy Center  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

July 2013 Sporting Events 

Carolina Railhawks NASL Soccer Games – WakeMed Soccer Park:  Visit Website
  • 7.06.2013:  7:30 PM – Carolina Railhawks vs Puebla FC
Durham Bulls Minor League Baseball – DBAP  Visit Website
  • 7.01.2013:  7:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs COL
  • 7.02.2013:  7:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs COL
  • 7.04.2013:  6:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs NOR
  • 7.05.2013:  7:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs NOR
  • 7.10.2013:  7:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs CHA
  • 7.11.2013:  7:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs CHA
  • 7.12.2013:  7:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs GWN
  • 7.13.2013:  7:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs GWN
  • 7.14.2013:  5:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs GWN
  • 7.18.2013:  7:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs PAW
  • 7.19.2013:  7:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs PAW
  • 7.20.2013:  7:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs PAW
  • 7.21.2013:  5:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs PAW
  • 7.24.2013:  7:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs GWN
  • 7.25.2013:  7:05 PM – Durham Bulls vs GWN
Carolina Mudcats Minor League Baseball – Five County Stadium  Visit Website
  • 7.01.2013:  7:15 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs LYN
  • 7.02.2013:  7:15 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs LYN
  • 7.03.2013:  7:15 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs LYN
  • 7.04.2013:  7:15 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs SAL
  • 7.05.2013:  7:15 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs SAL
  • 7.06.2013:  7:15 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs SAL
  • 7.07.2013:  2:00 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs SAL
  • 7.17.2013:  7:15 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs WS
  • 7.18.2013:  7:15 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs WS
  • 7.19.2013:  7:15 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs WS
  • 7.20.2013:  6:15 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs WS
  • 7.21.2013:  4:00 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs WIL
  • 7.22.2013:  7:15 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs WIL
  • 7.23.2013:  7:15 PM – Carolina Mudcats vs WIL
Hurricanes NHL Hockey Games – PNC Arena (season has ended)  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 July yet?  Check out our list of things to do in Wake County in June.

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