Raleigh festivals giving us spring fever

Plan ahead for these five spring festivals in the City of Oaks.

Two beers in the air cheersing with people in the background.

Brewgaloo is on Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22.

Photo by RALtoday

Mark you calendars, Raleighites. Here are five spring festivals coming soon to the City of Oaks.

  • Raleigh Arbor Day Festival | Saturday, March 25 | 12-4 p.m. | John Chavis Memorial Park, 505 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Raleigh | Free | Support trees and the natural environment at this event featuring live music, food trucks, trivia, and free trees.
  • Spring Festival | Saturday, March 25 | 2-6 p.m. | Brookside Bodega, 1000 Brookside Dr., Raleigh | Free | This neighborhood block party by Brookside Bodega + The Optimist will include beer from Trophy Brewing, live music, local vendors, games, and food trucks.
  • The NC ‘Cuegrass Festival | Saturday, April 15 | 12-6 p.m. | Fayetteville Street, Raleigh | Free | Join this celebration of all things beer and banjos.
  • Brewgaloo | Friday, April 21-Saturday, April 22 | Times vary | Beer tickets start at $30 | Craft beer from 100+ breweries will be flowing over two days.
  • Artsplosure | Saturday, May 20-Sunday, May 21 | Times vary | Free | Fayetteville Street, Raleigh | Enjoy this art festival featuring an art market with approx. 175 juried visual artists, live music, installations, and arts and crafts.