Lafayette Village: Monthly Events

Saturday, April 15th, from 11 am to 3 pm

Join us 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! Seafood will be first come first serve while we can try our best to have more than enough for everyone we cannot guarantee it so plan on coming early!

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Stop by while we read the book The Rainbow Fish and make our own fish,
based on the book’s main character.

St. Philip Lutheran Preschool is a play-centered preschool for 2-5 year olds
that stresses living and learning in a nurturing Christian environment.

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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, Q&A with Christopher Prieto from Prime, and more!

Pre-sales for the “People’s Choice BBQ Contest” will begin on May 1st and day of ticket sales will start at 11 am outside Savory Spice Shop. Tickets to cast your vote are $10 per set of 5 tickets & one voting card.. Tickets are LIMITED, so get there early! Don’t worry, If tickets sell out there will still be other fun activities and good food to eat! 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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Interested in being one of our sponsors? Email for more information!


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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! 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.

Please check back later for more information.

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wcc2Saturday, October 14th  2017 11 am to 3 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.

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halloweenSunday, October 29th  2017 4 pm to 6 pm
Movie on the Green at 6:30 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 heros from Enchanted Wishes! Don’t forget your blankets and chairs as we gather on The Green to watch a Halloween Movie (TBD) at 6:30 pm.


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_jtj5089-editLighting 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!

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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. Make sure to write your Letters to Santa at the Mailing station and don’t miss Special visits from the characters of Frozen with Enchanted Wishes!

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.

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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!

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