It’s wonderful to have so many fun and family-friendly Triangle events throughout the community and this week / weekend is no exception. Bring the kids for the Chinese New Year Festival on Saturday and Art in the Park on Sunday. And make plans for a date night during Triangle Restaurant Week – January 25 – 31st. More info below!


Triangle Restaurant Week

Triangle Restaurant Week: January 25th – January 31st


A week-long celebration of culinary excellence awaits! Designed to incorporate the premier Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding area restaurants, Triangle Restaurant Week is a great opportunity to try something new! During this week, several local eateries will offer three-course lunches and dinners for an exceptional price: $15 for a three-course lunch; $20, $25, or $30 for a three-course dinner. No reservations, tickets, or passes required!

Here are a few of the many locations offering this great deal:

 Azitra

 Caffé Luna

 Irregardless Café

 Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse

 Sushi Blues Café

 The Melting Pot

 Vivace

Check out a map and full list of restaurants here.

Cost: Lunch – $15 Dinner – $20, $25, $30


Chinese New Year Festival

Chinese New Year Festival: Saturday, January 30th – 10am-5pm

Celebrate the year of the Monkey by joining the Chinese New Year Festival on Saturday, January 30th from 10am-5pm at the Dorton Arena. Enjoy more than 40 performances, dozens of food stands, and a wide range of activities including:

 Painting

 Puppet shows

 Arts and crafts

 Martial art demos

 Chinese cultural talents

 Fashion

 …and more!

You can purchase tickets online or at the door.

Admission: $8 at the door; $5 in advance

Click here to order tickets and find out more about this cultural event.


Art in the Park

Art in the Park: Sunday, January 31st – 1pm-4pm

Looking for a fun, family activity to entertain the kids this weekend? Art in the Park is a great way for your family to get their creative juices flowing while joining others who value the arts. This event will take place at Historic Yates Mill County Park on Lake Wheeler Rd. in Raleigh. Children can explore their artistic side by joining a creative art class and craft a work of art to take home or enter into the art contest.

Admission: $3 per child or $5 per family

Click here for more information.