Raleigh Family Events and Kids Activities | Things to do with Kids in Raleigh September

September | Fall Festivals, Caniac Carnival, NC State Fair coming & more!

Your online guide to local kid and family events in and around Raleigh!
September 2014
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Holiday Tickets On Sale
Harvest and Storytelling Festivals
Fit Families – Caniac Kids Dash and more
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A note from Cary…
I want to give a special thank you to all of the local, small business owners that sponsor Social Butterflies each month! Don’t forget to also visit those website sponsors on our homepage, Sally Salerno Photography and Lori Potter our Disney travel expert with TMC Travel
Busy weekends ahead as we welcome fall! Can’t wait to hear where you go!
Wife and mom of 2 in Apex
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NC State Farmers Market


September 11- NC Seafood Day
September 25 – Sweet Potato Day 

Save the Date 

October 2- Apple Day
October 9- Great Pumpkin Contest

NC Museum of Art
September 12-14

NC Museum of Life and Science
Weekend through October 
Ticket Sales Now Open 

October 25 

Hot Holiday Tickets!

NC Transportation Museum released tickets already for their

Polar Express Train Rides

in December!

Pullen Park’s Holiday Express opened ticket sales for their December celebration.


September 29
Red Hat Amphitheater 

December 9- 14

Disney On Ice
December 10- 14

January 7-24

January 29-31


Cary’s Picks



Creativity, Art and Design Festival

September 11-14, Downtown Raleigh 


NC State 23rd Annual Dog Olympics

Saturday, September 13, 10am- 3pm  


Cary Scavenger Hunt

The Hunt is an all day event that will test your knowledge of Cary and test you ability to strategize. 

Saturday, September 13


Clayton Harvest and Music Festival

Rides, Music, Movie, Rodeo and more! 

September 17-21



Experience over 100 exhibits, crafts games and activities.

Saturday, September 20, NC Museum of Natural Science 


Apex Jazz and Music Festival

September 20


Benson Mule Days

Rodeo, Arts, Crafts, Games, Rides and more!

September 25-28


Caniac Carnival

Autograph session with the Canes, Stormy, inflatables and more! FREE

Friday, September 26, PNC Arens


Carrboro Music Festival

September 27 and 28


Pick Your Own Apples, Peaches, Blueberries and Grapes at Millstone Creek Orchards in Ramseur. 



Save the Date


Fireman’s Day in Downtown Garner

Saturday, October 4, 11am- 7pm


Fox 50 Family Fest and Great American Tobacco Duck Race

Saturday, October 11, Durham 



Scavenger Hunt, Games, Music, Storytellers and more!
Saturday, September 20, 11am- 3pm

Saturday, September 27, 11am-4pm

Origami, Martial Arts Demonstrations, Drumming and more!
Sarah P. Duke Gardens

Old Time County Fair, Music and more
Saturday, October 4, 10am- 4pm

Saturday, October 4, 10am -3pm


Fit Families



Caniac Kids Dash 100 yards, 200 yards and 5K

Sunday, September 14th, 9am 


Kids Together Walk for Inclusiveness

Saturday, September 20

Kids Together Park, Cary 


Strollerthon, September 13

Postpartum Education and Support

Bond Park, Cary


Holly Springs 4 on 4

Saturday, October 11

CureSearch Walk, October 25

Durham Dulls Athletic Park



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Walk Up Ticket Sales October 2-16