Spending Winter Break in Raleigh?

When the university closes for Winter Break campus can feel deserted. Luckily the City of Raleigh has plenty to offer, even throughout winter months!  Below are just a few of the things you can do in Raleigh during your free time.  For a more comprehensive list, check out  Visit Raleigh’s website.

Raleigh Winterfest

Winterfest features an outdoor skating rink along with two months of fun-filled festivities, creating memorable experiences for downtown Raleigh visitors. The main festival will take place this Saturday, December 5th. Read More»

2016 First Night Raleigh

First Night Raleigh is an arts festival devoted to the Four Pillars of First Night: Celebration, Community, The New Year, and The Arts. Join over 80,000 attendees in ringing in the New Year with performances all over the downtown area on December 31st.  Read More»


Visit Raleigh’s Museums

Most of the museums you will find in Raleigh are free! Whether you’re interested in art, history, science, or all three, Raleigh’s museums are great places to spend your free time.  Read More»

Carolina Hurricanes Ice Hockey Games

The Carolina Hurricanes will host several games at PNC Arena throughout Winter Break and the spring semester. Use the College Rush discount for any home game or the College Select Night discount for select games.  Learn More»