Tag Archives: Spring 2016

Triangle Festivals & Events ~ Spring 2016


Here’s my 2016 roundup of spring festival and events across the Triangle. This list isn’t exhaustive, just a selection of major events that caught my eye. I’ll be adding others as I hear about them so check back each month. If you have any suggestions feel free to leave them in the comment section below.  I’ll share more about upcoming  spring/summer outdoor concerts in a separate post in a few weeks. Cheers to warmer weather!

March 2016
3rd – Empty Bowls 

5th – Patchwork Market

12th – Raleigh St. Patrick’s Day Parade

13th – Durham Food Truck Rodeo 

19th – Nog Run Club St. Paddys 8k & Kilt Run 

20th – Wake Forest Food Truck Rodeo

April 2016
1st – Casks on Fools at Crank Arm Brewery

1st-3rd – Cedar Creek Pottery & Glass Festival

2nd – World of Beer Festival Raleigh

2nd – Lonerider Brewery Showdown

2nd – Grand Opening Bonds Brother Beer in Cary

2nd – Tour De Brew

2nd – Sarah P Duke Garden Spring Plant Sale

8th – “Friday Night on White” in Wake Forest

9th – Salt & Smoke Festival

7th-10th – Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

7th -10th – NCMA’s Annual Festival of Art & Flowers

9th-10th – Cedar Creek Pottery & Glass Festival

10th – Bull City Food & Beer Experience

16th – NC Cuegrass Festival at The Pit BBQ

17th – Cary Food Truck Rodeo

21st – 23rd – Taste ~ Celebration of Food & Drink

22nd-23rd – Brewgaloo

23rd-24th – Preservation Durham’s Home Tour

22nd -24th – Wake Forest Herbfest

23rd-24th – Piedmont Farm Tour

30th – Spring Daze Arts & Crafts Festival in Cary 

30th – Midtown  Music Festival 

30th – Triangle Beach Music Festival

April 30th – May 1st – Oakwood Garden Tour & Tea

April 30th – Counter Culture HQ Grand Opening

May 2016
1st – Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo

7th – Apex Peak Festival

7th – Wake Forest Meet in the Street Festival

5th-8th – Shakori Hills Grass Roots Music Festival

6th-8th – Art of Cool Festival

13th – “Friday Night on White” in Wake Forest

19th-22nd – Raleigh Food & Wine Festival

19th-22nd – Moogfest

21st – Cary “Fest in the West”

20th -22nd – Artsplosure

20th-22nd – Got To Be NC Festival

21st – Durham Blues & Brews Festival

28th – Annual Piedmont Car Show

27th-30th – Freedom Balloon Festival


Have a suggestion? Feel free to leave it in the comment section below.


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