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Sunday, April 16th, 6:30 am

Join Bay Leaf Baptist Church on Sunday April 16th at 6:30 am for a Community Easter Celebration
Sunrise service for the community led by Bay Leaf Baptist Church. Coffee & biscuits provided by Jubala coffee.

Saturday, June 10th, from 11 am to 3 pm (Rain Date June 17th)

Enjoy up to 20 teams’ BBQ as they compete for People’s Choice. Be sure to enjoy the other great food, shopping, Live Music, and more!

Be sure to enjoy the great food, shopping, Live Music and activities through out the day! Tickets are LIMITED, but don’t worry, If tasting tickets sell out, our restaurants will be selling pork inspired plates on The Green and in The Courtyard.

Tasting Ticket for the “People’s Choice BBQ Contest” will start at 11 am on the day of the event outside TLC for Bike, located on the Northeast side of Lafayette Village. Tickets to cast your vote are $10 per set, which includes 5 tasting tickets & one voting card. Driftwood Southern Kitchen, The Village Grill, JoCa’s Gourmet Dawgs & Shakes, Crafty Beer Shop, and Simply Crepes will be selling pork inspired foods and beverages outside their locations. All of our restaurants will also be offering their full menus inside. All proceeds from the contest will go to support Raleigh Rescue Mission.

Teams looking to compete?

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November 19th 2016 – December 24th 2016

Tis the season of giving and fun! Join Lafayette Village

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Each participating store has partnered up with a local Charity and decorated their windows (please be sure to visit inside each store to be sure to see the whole display). All window displays will be reveled at Lafayette Village’s Lighting of The Tree on November 19th starting at 4 pm. Voting will begin that day and will continue through December 24, 2016.


Shoppers will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite window display through a ballot box set up inside each participating store. Each vote is a donation of $1, however shoppers may vote as many times as they want and for as many windows as they want. The store’s window with the most votes at the end of competition, wins the “It’s a Wonderful Window” trophy to display throughout the next year. More importantly, all the charities will be winners as each charitable organization will keep 100% of all the money placed in their ballot box.

Don’t forget to come back each week to vote, as each week one lucky voter will be drawn to win a $50 gift card to their favorite village shop!




oktoberfestSaturday September 16th 2017 12 pm to 5 pm

Grab your friends and enjoy a German inspired festival  at Lafayette Village. With over 20 fall style beers and food to satisfy every taste bud! Live Music, wiener dog races & more through out the village! Don’t forget to stop by our shops and see what specials they have going on!

Calling all Wieners for our Annual Wiener Dog Races sponosored by Pet ‘n Nanny! Races are at noon, 1 pm and 2 pm that day. The fee to enter is $15 for first wiener with a $3 dollar sibling discount. The Wiener Race is a charitable Event organized to help raise awareness and donations for local animal advocate groups and to have fun doing so. As such, none of the following will be allowed: No political campaigning, no selling of animals of any kind, no possession of firearms on site or consumption of drugs or alcohol and no gambling.

Sign up your wiener HERE today!

Please check back later for more information.

Join us on Facebook HERE


Saturday, October 14th  2017 12 pm to 6 pm
(Rain Date October 21st)

Travel though Lafayette Village and enjoy tastings of Wine, Cheese and Chocolate while enjoying live music. Learn about local wineries, cheese and of course all about chocolate from the experts! This is an event you won’t want to miss! Pre-sale tickets will be available, be sure to check back  for more details to come.

Join us on Facebook HERE



halloweenSunday, October 29th  2017 4 pm to 6 pm

Join Us for a Family-Friendly Celebration. Celebrate Halloween a little early and join our participating merchant in Trick-or-Treating from 4 pm – 6:00 pm.  Be sure to look out for princess and super heroes from Enchanted Wishes!


Join us on Facebook HERE

Lighting of the Tree
Saturday, November 18th  2017 3 pm to 6 pm
Tree Lighting at 6 pm sharp

Ready to kick off that Holiday Spirit? We are on during our spectacular Tree Lighting ceremony in North Raleigh’s Lafayette Village. There’s is sure to be something for everyone during this event and Good old St. Nick will light our Tree in the Courtyard at the stroke of 6:00 pm!

Carolers, a visit from Santa, dance scene from the Nutcracker, special performances from local schools, and dozens of specials from village merchants will be sure to get you into the Holiday spirit.
Take a stroll through the village grounds, enjoy music or take a ride around the village by horse and carriage, drop off and pick up located just outside The Chocolate Boutique! Visits to Lafayette Village merchants are a must, especially with offers that make food and beverages hard to resist and provide a wide variety of gift ideas for your Holiday shopping.

We look forward to seeing everyone there this year!

3pm – 6pm Free Horse and Carriage

3pm – 6pm Oakwood Carolers travel throughout the village

3 pm – 6 pm Top Notch Entertainment

3:30 pm – 4 pm Harris Creek Elementary Choir

4pm -5:45pm Meet & Greet with Santa be sure to bring your cameras!

4:00-4:30 pm Primrose North Raleigh PreK performace

4:30-5 pm Lynn Rd Elementary Choir

5:00 to 5:30 pm City Ballet performance

5:30 to 6 Pm WUMC Ignite Choir

6 pm Santa lights tree lighting

Join us on Facebook HERE

hohSaturday, December 2nd  2017 All Day Event
Christmas in The Village Concert at 5 pm

Enjoy Festive Activities and Shopping to Complete your Holiday Shopping with Unique, One-of-a Kind Gifts.

2:00-4:30 PM – Live Nativity

3:00 – 5:00 PM – Christmas Photo Ops

3:00 – 5:00 PM – Pictures with Santa

Then grab your chairs and blankets and join us on The Green for a holiday concert at 5pm.

Christmas in The Village Concert Presented by BAY LEAF BAPTIST CHOIR and the BAY LEAF CHILDREN’S CHOIR.

Join us on Facebook HERE

15875393_1306337482764434_1546836475698433435_oSaturday, December 16th  2017 6 pm

Do you believe? We do! Join us at Lafayette Village this year as we kick off a brand new tradition of showing The Polar Express on a giant inflatable screen! Grab your chairs and blankets and join us on The Green! Make sure to dress warm for the weather! This is sure to be a tradition everyone will love to enjoy!

Join us on Facebook HERE

Saturday April 16th 2016 11 am to 4 pm  

Join us Saturday, April 16th, from 11 am to 4 pm for a total immersion into New Orleans. Enjoy the jazzy sounds as you stroll through the Village for a French Quarter inspired experience and enjoy shopping in our Village shops . Get a glimpse of the artists in action as they paint, draw, and design masterpieces in the corridors of the Village. Of course it wouldn’t be New Orleans without tasty seafood, from craw-fish to shrimp the food will be plentiful and the beer will be flowing. So join us for a fun-filled day of music, art, food and shopping!

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