March 2020: Our Picks for Fun Family Outings

Harlem Globetrotters, International Festival, and more
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34th International Festival of Raleigh (March 6-7)

Food, dancing, live music, games, exhibits, shopping vendors, and much more comprise this international event. More than 60 communities based in the Triangle are participating, organizers say, with kid-focused activities like face-painting, a scavenger hunt, crafts, and more. NC State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh. Times vary. $6-$22.

BrickUniverse Raleigh LEGO Fan Expo (March 7-8)

It’s back, LEGO aficionados: The BrickUniverse LEGO Fan Convention comes to the Triangle for its sixth year with a run at the Raleigh Convention Center. Read our latest story on the event here. Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S Salisbury St., Raleigh. Times vary, $15.

Harlem Globetrotters (March 15)

The Harlem Globetrotters are trotting the globe again, with a stop at PNC Arena planned on this tour. Expect the thrills that have made the team world-famous: crazy dunks, stunts, and more on the court. PNC Arena, 1400 Edwards Mill Rd., Raleigh. 3 p.m. $23-$140.

NC TOYCON 2020 (March 21)

This massive toy event, with both contemporary and vintage dealers, is back. Aside from a slew of dealers, panels, and guests, the convention also offers discounted prices for getting into the Marbles Kid Museum or an IMAX film. Marbles IMAX, 201 East Hargett St., Raleigh. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $6-$11.

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