Summertime Fun Events

All of the locals and visitors in Chapel Hill certainly have their favorite outdoor events that they love to partake in.

One of those events is Fridays on the Front Porch, which is hosted by The Carolina Inn at the end of each week. This special event features great music from some of the best bands throughout North Carolina. While you enjoy the sounds, you can also enjoy a bite to eat from one of the many on-site food trucks or the popular Crossroads Restaurant. If you wish to do so, you could even spend a night at the inn itself to help cap off your evening.

Starting in August, the Paperhand Puppet Intervention show, which runs through Labor Day, will come to the Forest Theatre on the UNC Campus. This is an event that brings in over approximately 16,000 people each and every summer.

Other popular events include The Lumina hosting various outdoor movies on the Southern Village Green all the way through the month of September, as well as Last Fridays and Second Friday ArtWalk, which is a wonderful way to experience both the local music and art scene throughout Chapel Hill.

On Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays throughout the summer, you can even visit stop at one of the city’s many farmer’s markets to check out all of the local flavors that are offered.