Winter Events in the Research Triangle

While the temps are dipping in the early months of the year, we wanted to offer some outdoor and indoor events throughout The Triangle. The Triangle truly has excellent entertainment and celebrations year-round, and these events prove it! From Valentine's to Block Parties, here are some great ways to enjoy The Triangle in the winter.

Black History Month on The Triangle 

February is Black History Month and in recognition, in Durham, the 20th Annual NC MLK Black History Month Block Party and Parade will be in Durham on February 4th. This celebration includes marching banks, step, dance, drill teams, mascots, and more.

Valentine's on The Triangle

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The Research Triangle is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the US and you can certainly see why, during the holidays. Whether you celebrate Hanukah, Christmas, or Kwanza, or are old or young, there are many ways to enjoy the lights and spirit of the holidays in the Raleigh Durham area. Here are some of our favorite holiday events. Have a Merry Season and if you are considering buying or selling a home in The Triangle, please reach out to My NC Homes.

North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival, Cary

Running until January 8, the Chinese Lantern Festival is back at the Cary Koko Booth Amphitheatre. With hundreds of thousands of LED lights, 40 new hand crafted displays, these lantern displays are quite literally dazzling.…

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There are many reasons to love The Triangle from taking advantage of the outdoors opportunities to some of the most acclaimed chefs in the US calling Raleigh Durham home, but one of our favorite things to highlight in The Triangle, are the incredible venues for the performing arts. The Nation’s top acts, plays, and shows all stop here and we have a variety of ways to enjoy them. Here is how we Celebrate the Arts and entertainment in The Triangle. If you are considering moving to The Research Triangle, reach out of us and we would happily offer more reasons to love The Triangle and why we think it is the best place to call home.


PNC ARENA

1400 Edwards Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, United States

This Raleigh Arena hosts everything from hockey…

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The Triangle has gained quite a reputation for its food scene, but did you know the worlds largest beer garden, the first fully woman owned brewery, and first urban winery are also in The Triangle? The area around The Triangle is incredibly fertile and farmers and small vineyards thrive. Not only is it literally fertile, but it is also figuratively fertile with so many innovators and mixologists making the most of the wealth of local products. We also benefit from brewers and distillers who open their doors and hold great events. Here is our list of the best

Breweries

Lone Rider Brewing Company, Raleigh

Sumit Vohra and Lone Rider Brewing Company are considered one of the best breweries in the nation. It is a west Texas theme right by the…

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March Madness, flowers blooming, Spring is in the air in The Triangle and we are fast approaching Easter. Easter has really turned into an event that everyone can enjoy, regardless of their religious affiliation. People in Triangle really go all out on Easter Sunday and put on their nicest clothes to have leisurely brunches following church services, mornings at home, or Easter egg hunts. Here are the best brunches and egg hunts in The Triangle for your family to enjoy.

Easter Brunch in The Triangle

Whether you are dining in or taking away, there are really decadent options for traditional Easter brunch fare. Most families have their traditions and these restaurants have taken the stress out of Easter brunch, so you can enjoy the morning and day…

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Fall is in full swing on The Triangle and with vaccinations and measures to protect the public in place, we have a number of fall festivals you can safely put on your calendar. These range from heritage-based festivals, celebrating the diversity of The Triangle, food festivals for the foodies, to arts festivals and even a Comicon. They all have one thing in common and that is they unify our community and are a chance to reconnect with neighbors and have a great day with family and friends. We have a little bit of everything this fall for you to enjoy. Should you be looking for a home this fall, these festivals give you a perfect opportunity to meet some of your neighbors and check out what Chapel Hill, Durham, Raleigh, and Cary are all about! Then,…

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Summer 2021 is looking a lot more normal in The Triangle with new restaurants popping up, live music bookings, baseball games, and much more. North Carolina is one of the best places to enjoy summer from the Outerbanks to The Blue Ridge Mountains, and of course the varied culture and events throughout the Research Triangle area. People are keeping closer to home this summer, but most have an itch to get outside, so these events are focused on enjoying the outdoors, food and drink, sports, and music. If you have a suggestion, please leave us a comment! Whether you are a summer resident coming to town from Cashiers, or you are heading in for a Bulls game from Cape Hatteras, here are some of the best events "in town."

Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh

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Our Favorite Places to Visit in the Triangle in Spring

Social Isolation Is an Opportunity to Explore the Outdoors

It's starting to feel like a whole new world as we settle into "social distancing" as a result of the COVID-19, or commonly referred to as Coronavirus. The Triangle area is fortunate to have the benefit of not only an earlier spring than most but also an abundance of outdoor activities.

According to an article from MentalFloss "Scientists think that breathing in phytoncides—airborne chemicals produced by plants - increases our levels of white blood cells, helping us fight off infections and diseases." So pack a lunch, hand sanitizer, and plenty of water and come along as we explore some of our favorite places to visit in the Triangle in the Spring.

Duke Gardens and Campus (Durham)

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Halloween Festivities in the Triangle

There is something for everyone this Halloween.

While Trick-or-Treat tends to be for the little ones going door-to-door the yearly tradition can be enjoyed by everyone. This year Halloween falls on a Wednesday, but the festivities will begin the weekend prior. If you find yourself in Cary, Chapel Hill, Durham, Hillsborough, or Pittsboro we have the top activities for you.

Cary

Cary has a host of activities happening the weekend before Halloween. You can find costume dance parties, a harvest festival, outdoor mall crawls, and monster mashes. Our picks are off the beaten path or bring together families with a small-town community feel.

 

Bond Park

 

Pumpkin Flotilla Forty carved pumpkins will float on the lake in Bond Park. To…

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