Black History Month, Raleigh Events

Celebrate Black History Month at African American Cultural Complex, Raleigh

Raleigh Events

All events held in Raleigh, NC unless noted otherwise.

January

MLK Day Events
Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony at Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Gardens
1215 MLK Blvd, Raleigh, NC
WEBSITE: http://trianglemlk.com/

February

Black History Month Events
Various places in Raleigh; https://www.visitraleigh.com

Raleigh Blues Festival
PNC Arena, Raleigh; https://www.visitraleigh.com

May

Artsploure – Raleigh Arts Festival
Free outdoor festival featuring internationally renowned jazz and blues headliners, an Art Market, interactive art installations, arts & crafts for children and their families;
Downtown Raleigh; https://www.visitraleigh.com

June

Juneteenth
Featuring live music, children’s activities, food, vendors, workshops and more
African American Cultural Complex; 119 Sunnybrook Road, Raleigh; http://www.aaccmuseum.org

July

Amistad Saga: Reflections
Annual production of an outdoor drama written, produced & directed by African Americans in the USA
African American Cultural Complex; 119 Sunnybrook Road, Raleigh; http://www.aaccmuseum.org

September

North Carolina State Fair
The largest event in the state, the Fair features concerts, games, rides, side shows, food and other family-friendly entertainment; North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Raleigh; http://www.ncstatefair.org

October

Saint Augustine’s College Homecoming
Featuring College Gospel Explosion, Miss Saint Augustine’s College Coronation & Ball, Talent Show, Golf Tournament, fashion expo, Alumni Career Expo, Bid Whist Tournament, Homecoming Parade, step show and more; St. Augustine College; Raleigh; https://www.st-aug.edu

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