7 Reasons You Want to Move to Raleigh Before the Holidays

If you’re moving to Raleigh, the sooner the better. Why? Of course there are the people, the shopping, the nightlife. But you’ll want to move to Raleigh soon, before the holidays, so you can enjoy the great Raleigh holiday events in your new city.

Holiday season in Raleigh means musicals for the kids, holiday marketplaces, cookie sales, and concerts. Many of the events celebrate Christmas, but the other holidays are well-represented—if there’s a holiday, approaching, Raleigh is ready to celebrate! Get ready to move to Raleigh before the holidays so you don’t miss out.

Here are just a few of the events coming up this holiday season.

1.    Celebrate the Holiday Season at Winterfest

source: godowntownraleigh.com

source: godowntownraleigh.com

Winterfest is a two-month ongoing celebration at City Plaza in downtown Raleigh. There’s an outdoor skating rink, art, music, vendors, and the Mayor’s tree-lighting ceremony Dec. 5, 2015.

2.    Sing in the Holiday Season with Handel’s Messiah

It’s the 36th year for this annual concert on Dec. 4, 2015. An orchestra and soloists lead a singalong for one of Christmas’s beloved compositions, the Messiah. It’s sponsored by Edenton Street United Methodist Church Music.

3.    Run for a Good Cause in Raleigh

source: arthritis.org

source: arthritis.org

Raleigh’s Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is a festive way to kick off the season and help others. You can dress in a holiday-themed costume for this Dec. 5, 2015 5K while you raise funds for arthritis research.

4.    Light Up the Holidays in Raleigh

The Annual Christmas Tree Lighting at the State Capitol in Raleigh is Dec. 10, 2015. The Raleigh Concert Band will perform to make the season bright.

5.    Don’t Miss the Raleigh Christmas Parade


It’s the largest Christmasparade between DC and Atlanta, and it’s Nov. 21, 2015 in Raleigh. Get the kids out in the fresh air to watch the floats, horses, fire trucks, and of course, Santa.

6.    Everyone Can Enjoy the Jewish Cultural Festival this Holiday Season

On Dec. 10, 2015, join the Town of Cary and the Jewish community in celebrating Hanukkah at the Jewish Cultural Festival. Light the menorah and enjoy food trucks and shopping with vendors. Bring a donation for the Food Bank, too.

7.    Move to Raleigh Now to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

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source: eventbee.com

The official Triangle New Year’s Eve Celebration is set for Dec. 31, 2015. With three ballrooms, three deejays, and 20 fully stocked bars, you’ll be ready when the acorn drops at midnight!

You’re busy anticipating the bustle of the holiday season, so make things easy and call Few Moves Moving Company. With our great team of professionals, years of experience, and full licenses, we’re ready to make your move to Raleigh the smoothest, easiest transition possible. Call Few Moves today at (919) 999-6201 in Raleigh or (910) 512-6999 in Wilmington, NC to discuss your move, or request a quote online. Get ready to enjoy your holiday season in Raleigh!