Whether good or bad, summer is inevitably winding down and kids are heading back to school. However, there are still plenty of family-friendly Triangle events to enjoy this weekend – catch a baseball game, enjoy a fresh catch, or grab a bite from a local food truck while listening to some great local music.
Durham Bulls

Durham Bulls Season Wrap-Up

If you haven’t gone out to enjoy a night at the ballpark this summer, now’s your chance! The Durham Bulls season is winding up and there only a few opportunities left to catch a game. Enjoy promotions such as fireworks, Bike with the Bulls, Network in Nine Career Expo, and more! It all ends with a special Labor Day game on Monday, September 7th at 1:05 p.m. Click here to visit the Durham Bulls website to purchase tickets, see current stats, and learn more about our home team.

Raleigh Seafood Festival

Raleigh Seafood Festival: Saturday, September 5th and Sunday, September 6th

Who says you have to travel to the ocean to enjoy mouthwatering seafood? Come out to the Raleigh Seafood Festival on Saturday, September 5th and Sunday, September 6th, from 11am- 7pm both days, and feast on delicious blue crab, snow crab, shrimp, fish, crawfish, low country boil, gumbo, and more!

You’ll have the opportunity to listen to great local bands, browse arts & crafts exhibits, and enjoy the park amusements. The festival will also feature an all you can eat signature SouthEast Crab Feast.

Pre-admission to the festival is $5 ($7 on day of event) and all food and merchandise vendors are a separate cost.

The all-you-can-eat crab buffet sessions have an admission price of $30.




Food Truck Rodeo: Sunday, September 6th – Noon-4pm

Labor Day weekend traditionally marks the end of a beautiful North Carolina Summer. Enjoy it while it lasts at the original Food Truck Rodeo in Durham Central Park. With only two Rodeos left in the year, this promises to be an exciting time of food, beer, bands, and kids’ events. The Food Truck Rodeo is free to enter and you can choose to purchase all types of fare from the multitude of food trucks. Be sure to stop by and support Habitat for Humanity of Durham.

They’re bringing mini playhouses and activities for the kids!

Click here for more information and to see a list of the participating food trucks.