June 18-19: What’s Happening in the Triangle This Weekend

Welcome to this weekend’s roundup for June 18 and 19! It’s Father’s Day on Sunday and I hope you’ve gotten dear ol’ Dad something more creative than a tie! 

As you’ll be able to tell, I spent a lot of this week on Instagram, hiding from the heat. I’ve found some really fun activities that you’re sure to love this weekend. Our friends over at Little Blue Bakehouse (read about them here) get a shoutout alongside a lot of other really cool businesses.

Keep reading for some of my favorite things happening this weekend in the Triangle! 

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Beyond the Board: No Sleep Tour (Both Days) 

Attention Raleigh longboarders (and aspiring longboarders). June 17- 19 we’ll be hosting a variety of longboarding events all around the city as a part of the @goingbeyondtheboard “No Sleep Tour” in collaboration with @919downhill & @alecrokookskie 🚌

The SHREDule of Events


🛹 E-Skate Demo and cruise with @backfire

⏰ Friday 7-9pm

📍 1020 Main Campus Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606

Come try out the new @backfireboards rip around campus and hit the parking garages


🛹 Free Longboard Lessons

⏰ Saturday 12am – 2pm

📍 851 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC 27606

FREE longboard dancing lessons hosted by @desgnarlais & @carlotti_longboard. Welcome to all ages and skill levels. We have extra boards and safety gear courtesy of @landyachtz and @ridetsg available on a first come first serve basis.

🛹 Skate and Explore Scavenger Hunt

⏰ Saturday 3pm – 6pm

6pm awards and cookout

📍 Centennial Campus Disc Golf Course, Raleigh, NC 27606

We’ll be hosting a skate scavenger hunt around Raleigh presented by @landyachtz . We’ll be creating random teams of 4 to complete random challenges around the city. Prizes for the winning teams.


🛹 Slide Safari

⏰ Sunday 10:30 am

📍 1201 Beaver Creek Commons Dr, Apex, NC 27502

We’re going on a SLIDE SAFARI in the SHRED SLED to all the most fun hills in Raleigh with the homie @alecrokookskie.

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Pride Market and Drag Show @ Hartwell Raleigh (Saturday) 

Saturday is the day! 🌈 join us for a pride maket and drag show!!

12-4pm, show at 2pm

$10 suggested donation to the show, tickets available at the door. 💯percent of ticket sales are being donated to @lgbtcenterofraleigh!

Food from @localsseafood raw oyster bar, @laolaofoodtruck and @raleigh_tamales_!

Over 20 local makers and vendors!!

See you on Saturday!

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Little Blue Bakehouse x Alamo Drafthouse (Saturday)

We’ll be at @alamoraleigh for a sneak preview of the @littlebluebakehousenc members 👀

Join us and @medicinemamasfarmacy, @boldbatchcreamery, and @bitesofsam for a celebration of all things sweet & chill. We’ll be posted up in the lobby, so come see a flick and grab a drink, or just stop by to see us!

We’re cooking up a few special things, including a mac sandwich collab with @boldbatchcreamery, and #pride🌈 macarons a-plenty (standard AND vegan).

See y’all there!

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BBQ Fest and Celebration of Dads @ Phillips Farm (Saturday)

10:00-3:00 Phillips Farms, 6701 Good Hope Church Road in Cary

Our BBQ Festival & Celebration of Dads presented by Devil Dog Jeans is right around the corner! We’ll have tasty BBQ food trucks on site, lots of local vendors & artisans, a fun raffle drawing for a great prize pack (all proceeds from the raffle will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project), live music, and plenty of games & activities for the whole family, including The Pint Sized Pasture’s farm animal petting zoo. Make plans to join us for this fun event on Saturday, June 18!

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Juneteenth Celebration and Makers Market @ Fenton (Sunday) 

11:00-3:00 at Fenton, 855 Cary Towne Boulevard, Cary

Join us for our first Artist market at the newly opened Fenton!

This event is hosted on Juneteenth, a federal Holiday celebrating the freedom of enslaved African Americans. It’s a day to celebrate the freedom, power, and brilliance of Black Americans.

This event will be featuring Black-Owned small businesses, artists and musicians. We encourage you to support and #buyblack not just on Juneteenth but year-round.

We will be raising funds for NC Black Alliance through vendor fees and raffles!

Where will we see you this weekend, June 18 and 19? Let us know @theraleighdurhamgirl on IG — see you out there!

Have your own event you’d like us to highlight? Submit it here!