Festival goers in downtown Raleigh at Wide Open Bluegrass Festival

Festival goers flood downtown Raleigh for banjo playing music, food, and merchandise at Wide Open Bluegrass Festival.

Special Events Office

A service unit of the City Manager's Office

Mission: Through interdepartmental coordination, permitting, on-site management, and hospitality solutions, the Office of Special Events champions the creation of inclusive experiences that celebrate the city's identity and make Raleigh a destination for entertainment.




Raleigh Municipal Building
222 W. Hargett St.
Suite 307
Raleigh, NC 27601