June 2022, Issue II
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Where to See July 4th Fireworks in Raleigh, N.C.
Ready to celebrate Independence Day in a big way this year? We're counting down to fireworks displays, carnival rides, live music and other patriotic celebrations that have packed the calendar! SEE EVENTS
Splash Pad Season is Underway in Raleigh, N.C.
More than a dozen elementary aged children play in a splashpad with large buckets of water pouring down on the tightly bunched group
Need to keep the kids cool while they're out of school? There are plenty of free and low-cost splash pads perfect for playtime this summer across the Raleigh area! GET DETAILS
Celebrate Pride With Raleigh PrideFest, June 22-26
Up-close shot of a Pride flag being held in the air on a sunny day within a city setting
The best of Pride Month is still to come in the City of Oaks! Raleigh PrideFest is a series of extravagant events leading up to—and including—the 10th annual Out! Raleigh Pride festival. Grab some friends and plan to attend the much-anticipated rooftop party and more! VIEW SCHEDULE
State Museums Launch Summer Passport Program
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Are you ready for peak travel season? Grab your Passport and head to some of the Tar Heel State's most awe-inspiring museums this summer to collect this limited edition N.C. Traveler Patch! FIND OUT MORE
Recipe: Iconic Chocolate Chess Pie at the Angus Barn
One triangular slice of chocolate chess pie topped with tiny salt crystals, chocolate syrup and a small amount of whipped cream
A family-owned institution for more than 60 years now, the double doors of the now-fabled Angus Barn swung wide on June 28, 1960—it wasn't long before this chocolate chess pie became Raleigh's most iconic sweet treat! GET RECIPE
Apex Legends Global Series Championship, July 7-10
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Game on! Raleigh's PNC Arena is ready to host 40 of the world's top Apex Legends squads as they compete for a total of $2 million in the first-ever Apex Legends Global Series Championship event in front of a live audience (tickets are on sale and going fast!). GET DETAILS
Cartoon logo of a pig wearing a white hat within a logo that reads "Peak City Pig Fest"
Peak City Pig Fest, July 22-23

Two days of pig pickin', a beer garden, live music and more in beautiful downtown Apex. More than 40 teams will face off in a Kansas City Barbecue Society-sanctioned competition at this favorite annual event! DETAILS
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Connecting Explorers with Guides: People-First Experiences

A new way to travel! Discover a curated collection of tours and hands-on experiences led by local experts in Raleigh, N.C. DETAILS
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