The Triangle area of North Carolina offers a plethora of attractions and hosts a multitude of events throughout Raleigh, Durham, Cary and the surrounding areas. There is truly something for everyone, from fun, educational, family-friendly to historical. Here is just a short list of upcoming events to get you inspired. Get out and enjoy some of the great events the Triangle has to offer!

North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival
Jan 1-January 14
Every Sun, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat
Tuesday-Sunday 6-10pm; Performances Tuesday-Thursday 6:30pm and 8pm,
Friday-Sunday 6:30pm, 7:30pm, & 8:30pm
Koka Booth Amphitheatre, Cary

Free Family Day at the Nasher Museum
January 21
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Nasher Museum of Art
2001 Campus Dr., Durham, NC

17th Annual African American Cultural Celebration
January 27
10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
North Carolina Museum of History
5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh, NC 27601

26th Annual American Indian Powwow
February 3
12pm Grand Entry of dancers, 5pm Closing Song
NC School of Science and Mathematics
1219 Broad St, Durham, NC 27705

Annual NC MLK/Black History Month Parade & Block Party
February 3
12-2pm; block party 11am-4pm
W.G. Pearson Elementary School
3501 Fayetteville St, Durham, NC 27707

Krispy Kreme Challenge
February 3
NCSU Memorial Belltower
2011 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC 27607

34th Annual For the Love of Art Gala & Fundraiser
February 10
6pm – 11pm
Raleigh Marriott City Center
500 Fayetteville St, Raleigh

6th Annual Bull City Food & Beer Experience
February 25
Durham Performing Arts Center
123 Vivian St, Durham, NC 27701

Raleigh St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Wearin’ ‘O the Green Festival
March 17
Parade: 10am; Festival: after parade-7pm
City Plaza, 400 Fayetteville St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Triangle Sports Festival
March 17
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
107 Edinburgh South Drive, Cary, NC 27511

Chapel Hill’s Community Egg Hunt
March 24
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Southern Community Park
1000 Dogwood Acres Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514