Looking to stay busy this summer? Hillsborough Street has you covered! Check back every Monday for a new post about all the exciting things that are happening on Hillsborough Street each week. We will keep you in the know about deals, events, and specials our merchants are hosting so that you never miss out on any of the fun happening on Hillsborough Street this summer!
Need tickets for any of the events happening this week? Links to all events with online ticket sales can be found at the bottom of the page.
Check out our Events Calendar here for events happening later this summer.
Tuesday, June 25
Get ready for a night of laughter as the North Carolina’s Funniest Person Competition continues at Goodnights Comedy Club. Grab tickets to this can’t-miss, 18+ competition and help decide who moves on to compete for the $1,200 prize! You can check out the lineup for Tuesday night’s competitors here.
This summer join The Green Monkey for Hell Yeah I have Bingo! every Tuesday night at 7:30 & head over to Redline Beer & Wine for Trivia Tuesday’s at 9pm all summer long.
Wednesday, June 26
Enjoy a night of laughs from some of the best stand-up performances in North Carolina at the final night of the Preliminary round of North Carolina’s Funniest Person Competition at Goodnights Comedy Club. This 18+ show has some hilarious talent lined-up (here) and the audience will get to decide who moves on to the semi-finals round!
Join Raleigh Little Theatre to celebrate their 2018-19 season this Wednesday at the Cantey Awards. Actors and volunteers will be recognized for their talents and hard work. A reception will be hosted in Suton lobby after the ceremony to mingle with other nominees and catch up with old friends!
Get out of the heat this Wednesday night and enjoy the weekly Ridiculously Low-Priced Beer special all day at The Green Monkey or get your team together for pizza, liquor specials & Trivia Night at Brickhouse Sports Bar & Grille.
Thursday, June 27
This Thursday thru Saturday, Goodnights Comedy Club presents Kurt Braunohler, host of the popular “K Ohler with Kurt Braunohler” podcast and also named one of Variety’s “Top 10 Comics to Watch”. Catch his opening night show at Goodnights this Thursday at 8pm.
Did you miss out on ComedyWorx Improv Mixer last week? Not to worry, there is another one happening this Thursday at 8:30pm. Get your group signed up to perform or purchase tickets at the door to enjoy an evening of “M” rated comedy. Participation is open to groups of all experience levels from any theatre who wants to perform.
Don’t miss out on Raleigh’s Summer Metal Fest at our very own Citybar Raleigh! The lineup gets started at 7:30pm featuring North Carolina metal artists including WoR, Inanimus & Origin of Disease. Tickets for this high energy, can’t-miss show can be purchased at the door for $7.
As always, enjoy the weekly Ridiculously Low-Priced Wine special all day at The Green Monkey and drinks & prizes at Redline Bingo at Redline Beer & Wine every Thursday this summer!
Friday, June 28
Coming this Friday to Citybar Raleigh, Raleigh Brewing and That Station present Raleigh’s original soulful bluegrass band Hank, Pattie & The Current. Get your tickets now to come out and support the groups release of their new album, Rise Above and enjoy supporting performances by Chris Jones & the Nightdrivers.
Catch the second night of shows as Goodnights Comedy Club hosts Kurt Braunohler this Friday. Make reservations at The Factory and enjoy dinner before the show!
Don’t forget about some of our favorite events and specials that happen every Friday on Hillsborough Street. Enjoy Friday drink specials and Karaoke with DJ Stevie B. at Brickhouse Sports Bar & Grille and join ComedyWorx at 10pm for The Harry Show, a late-night improv party based on audience suggestions and participation.
Saturday, June 29
Join ComedyWorx in celebrating pride month as they present the LGBTQ Pride Month Show this Saturday. This family friendly show is appropriate for all audiences and you can get $2 off your entry fee if you wear clothing that supports the LGBTQ community! A percentage of proceeds will be donated to the LGBTQ center of Raleigh. Come out and support the LGBTQ community for pride month!
Every Saturday night, the Irregardless Café hosts live jazz and cocktails starting at 9pm. Come join in on the fun this Saturday with appetizers, hand-crafted cocktails and jazz artist The Westbrooks.
This is the last night of shows from podcast-host and comedian Kurt Braunohler at Goodnights Comedy Club. Make reservations at The Factory and enjoy dinner before the show!
Sunday, June 30
Explore the beautiful JC Raulston Arboretum this Sunday afternoon in a Guided Tour. You can enjoy the beautiful NC weather, learn about the plants and the natural beauty at the Arboretum. This event is free to the public.
This Sunday is the last night of the preliminary rounds for North Carolina’s Funniest Person Competition at Goodnight’s Comedy Club. Get your tickets now to help decide which comedians from the lineup here will move on to the semi-final round and compete for the $1,200 prize. Make plans to visit Hillsborough Street this week and support some of the fantastic performers, comedians and businesses this summer!
Tickets to events this week: Summer on Hillsborough Street 6/24
North Carolina's Funniest Person Competition at Goodnight's Comedy Club: Tickets
Kurt Braunohler at Goodnight's Comedy Club: Tickets
WoR, Inanimous & Origin of Disease at Citybar Raleigh: Purchase tix $7 at the door
Hank, Pattie & the Current at Citybar Raleigh: Tickets
LGBTQ Pride Month Show at ComedyWorx: Tickets
The Harry Show at ComedyWorx: Tickets