Fun Things To Do Around Raleigh in March 2014!

Fun Things to do around Raleigh in MarchAttention Raleigh fun-havers, music lovers, fans of theater & art, sports fanatics, and everyone who likes leaving the house: Presenting fun things to do around Raleigh in March!

Organized by holiday happenings, sporting events, running events, music festivals and concerts, cultural happenings, annual parades, festivals, park activities and more.

Raleigh Area Events: March 2014

Things to do in Raleigh, in order by activity type and date…

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

Booth Amphitheatre:  Visit Website

Sertoma Amphitheatre at Bond Park:  Visit Website

Red Hat Amphitheater:  Visit Website

Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek:  Visit Website

Duke Energy Center Raleigh:  Visit Website

  • March 1:  Swan Lake
  • March 1 – 2:  Vivaldi’s Four Seasons: Carolina Ballet
  • March 1-2:  Dinosaur Train – Broadway Series South
  • March 4:  The Chieftains – NC Symphony Special
  • March 6:  Sing-off Live Tour
  • March 7:  Solas “Shamrock City”
  • March 8:  Music, Noise & Silence
  • March 8:  Swamiji
  • March 9:  Rachel Barton Pine
  • March 9:  Wayne Brady
  • March 9:  Inside Amy Schumer’s Back Door Tour
  • March 12:  Pieces of Golf
  • March 13 – 30:  Romeo & Juliet – Carolina Ballet
  • March 14 – 15:  Rhiannon Giddens Laffan
  • March 16:  RAIN – Broadway Series South
  • March 17:  George Thorogood and the Destroyers
  • March 20:  Menopause the Musical

Lincoln Theatre:  Visit Website

  • March 1:  Last Band Standing
  • March 2:  Memphis May Fire
  • March 6:  Old Habits
  • March 7:  Delta Rae
  • March 8:  Tab’s Mardi Gras 2014 Tour
  • March 9:  Excision
  • March 12:  Boombox
  • March 13: The Infamous Stringdusters
  • March 14:  Heart Brigade & Shoot to Thrill (Heart and AC/DC Tributes)
  • March 15: Lexx Luthor
  • March 16: Live at the Fillmore
  • March 17: Breathe Caroline
  • March 18: Before You Exit
  • March 19: Greensky Bluegrass
  • March 20: Carnage
  • March 22: Yarn
  • March 24: The Devil Wears Prada
  • March 25: Three 6 Mafia
  • March 27:  Top Flight
  • March 28: Doug Stanhope
  • March 29: David Allan Coe
  • March 30: Protest The Hero

NC Museum of Art:  Visit Website

  • March 2: Pan Harmonia Baroque Vibes
  • March 7: Friday Night Sound Bites: Dance and Movement
  • March 7: Silent Films: Two Tars & Three Ages
  • March 8: Family Fun Saturday: Masquerade
  • March 14: Film – Bluffmaster
  • March 21: Art History Survey Course – Art of the Islamic World
  • March 21: Film – Sunset Boulevard
  • March 22:  Family Fun Saturday:  Bold Lines and Shapes
  • March 28: Art History Survey Course, Asian Sampler: China, Japan, India

North Carolina Symphony:  Visit Website

Festivals, Holiday and Annual Events – March 2014

  • March 15:  32nd Annual Raleigh St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival – City Plaza  Visit Website
  • March 29:  LoneRider Showdown – Downtown Raleigh  Visit Website
  • March 29: Cedars in the Pines Festival – NC Museum of History Visit Website
  • March 29:  Beer & Bacon Fest – KokaBooth Amphitheatre  Visit Website

Things to do for Kids around Raleigh

  • March 1:  Y-Guide/Y-Princess Camp-In Pirate and Princess Party – Marbles Kids Museum Visit Website
  • March 2:  LEGO KidsFest – Raleigh Convention Center  Visit Website
  • March 4:  Time for Tots: Go Fly a Kite! – NC Museum of History Visit Website
  • March 8:  5th Annual Dig In!  Marbles Kids Museum  Visit Website
  • March 8:  St. Patrick’s Day Art Party – Kids Celebrate  Visit Website
  • March 31: Spring Break Blast – Marbles Kids Museum  Visit Website

Other Fun Things to Do Around the Triangle

  • March 1: St. Baldrick’s Foundation Event – Glenwood South  Visit Website
  • March 2:  Raleigh Hunted Footsteps Ghost Tour  Visit Website
  • March 2 – 3:  Slavery and the Origins of Secession  Visit Website
  • March 3:  Historic Raleigh Tour  Visit Website
  • March 6:  Elegant Weddings Gala – The State Club  Visit Website
  • March 7 – 9:  Raleigh Antiques Extravaganza – Exposition Center Visit Website
  • March 8:  ChillyFest III – Downtown Raleigh  Visit Website
  • March 8:  A Southern Shopping Spree – Convention Center  Visit Website
  • March 9:  3rd Annual Fashion Forward Event – Crabtree Mall Visit Website
  • March 11: Greater Raleigh National College Fair – Raleigh Convention Center  Visit Website
  • March 14:  Emerge Fashion Show 2014 – Stockroom at 230 Visit Website
  • March 15:  Women’s Empower 2014 – PNC Arena  Visit Website
  • March 16:  Cary Arbor Day Celebration – Town Hall Campus  Visit Website
  • March 21 – 22: 7th Annual Lipstick Luncheon – Raleigh Convention Center  Visit Website
  • March 22:  Cary Kite Festival – Bond Park  Visit Website
  • March 22: YogaFest NC 2014 – NCSU McKimmon Center  Visit Website
  • Now – May 30th (every Friday):  Art in the Evening – NC Museum of History Visit Website
  • Year Round (1st & 2nd Sat./mo.):  Center Open Mic – LGBT Center Raleigh  Visit Website
  • Year Round (every Saturday):  A Downtown Cary Walking Food Tour Visit Website
  • Year Round (every Sat. & Sun):  Raleigh Flea Market – NC State Fairgrounds  Visit Website
  • Year Round (every Saturday):  Taste Raleigh  Visit Website
  • Year Round (every Saturday):  Gourmet Food Tour – Raleigh City Museum  Visit Website
  • Year Round (every Saturday):  Carolina Brewing Company Tour  Visit Website
  • Year Round (every Sun. & Mon.):  Karaoke – Flex  Visit Website
  • Year Round (every Fri. & Sat.):  Raleigh Haunted Ghost Tours  Visit Website

Outdoor Movies

Koka Booth Amphitheatre  Visit Website

Wake County March Park Activities

  • Calendar for ALL Wake County Park locations (dozens of activities for kids and adults).  Scroll down the page for the calendar of events:  Visit Website

March 2014 Triangle Sporting Events 

Carolina Railhawks NASL Soccer Games – WakeMed Soccer Park:  Visit Website
  • *Season starts April 2014
Durham Bulls Minor League Baseball – DBAP  Visit Website
  • * Season starts April 2014
Carolina Mudcats Minor League Baseball – Five County Stadium  Visit Website
  • * Season starts April 2014
NC State Wolfpack Football – Carter-Finley Stadium  Visit Website
  • * Season starts August/September 2014

NC State Wolfpack Basketball – PNC Arena & Reynolds Coliseum  Visit Website

  • March 1:  12 PM – Wolfpack vs Miami
  • March 9:  6 PM – Wolfpack vs Boston College
Hurricanes NHL Hockey Games – PNC Arena  Visit Website
  • March 7:  7 PM – Hurricanes vs. Rangers
  • March 11:  7 PM – Hurricanes vs. Rangers
  • March 13:  7 PM – Hurricanes vs. Sabres
  • March 16:  7 PM – Hurricanes vs. Oilers
  • March 25:  7 PM – Hurricanes vs. Islanders
  • March 29:  7 PM – Hurricanes vs. Blue Jackets

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

Races, Fun Runs, Marathons and Triathlons around Raleigh

March Holidays

The March 2014 major (and some not so major) holidays include (please forgive us if we missed some):

  • March 2nd:  Oscar Night 2014
  • March 4th:  Mardi Gras – Fat Tuesday
  • March 5th:  Ash Wednesday
  • March 8th: International Women’s Day
  • March 9th:  Daylight Savings Begins at 2 AM
  • March 15th:  Ides of March
  • March 15th:  Purim begins
  • March 17th: St. Patrick’s Day
  • March 20th: Spring Equinox
  • March 20th: International Earth Day
  • March 25th:  Feast of the Annunciation

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 the web link for your events before showing up… sometimes pre-registration or tickets are required.

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

We know we didn’t catch everything.  Can you think of a Wake County event that will be taking place in March, 2014 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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