#3 Among the Top Cities for the Best Quality of Life in the World (Raleigh)
Numbeo.com, February 2019
#6 Among World's Top 10 Beer Destinations for 2019 (Raleigh)
Vinepair, January, 2019
#2 Among The Best Places for Business and Careers (Raleigh)
Forbes, October 2018
Come early September 5-7, for the 10th annual Hopscotch Festival with 130 bands over 3 days.
City Plaza. 400 Block of Fayetteville St
Morgan Street Food Hall
Raleigh Food Hall with 15+ local eateries. Stop by the crowd favorite Carol's Kitchen!
411 W Morgan St
Local chocolate shop and factory. We may be bias to the color pink but our favorite bar is Pink Peppercorn!
327 W Davie St
Newly renovated Moore Square park is a great place to relax before things kick off at the event.
226 E Martin St
North Carolina History Museum
Free history museum that exhibits the story of North Carolina.
5 E Edenton St
Bon Appetit Top 10 restaurant in America! Dim Sum restaurant, flower shop, bookstore and brewery all in one.
218 S Blount St
Gallo Pelón Mezcaleria CEO pick
If you like Mezcal, this cocktail bar is for you!
106 S Wilmington St
One of our many local Raleigh breweries! Trophy will be helping us again with our custom "Big Pank" pink beer.
225 S Wilmington St
Art gallery + wine bar. Perfect spot to relax and enjoy a glass of wine!
313 W Hargett St
This craft cocktail bar is a hidden gem and may be tricky to find! Tip: The bar is located in the basement.
213 Fayetteville St
Best of Food
Laotian restuarant. Be sure to make a reservation ahead of time.
222 S Blount St
Poole’s Diner CEO pick
Ashley Christensen's restaurant. This year's 2019 James Beard Outstanding Chef award winner. Trying their mac + cheese is a must.
426 S McDowell St
We take our BBQ very seriously in NC, and the Pit is famous for their traditional NC pulled pork.
328 W Davie St
Beasley’s Chicken + Honey
Feeling brave? Try the Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich.
237 S Wilmington St
Want to get a quick sweet treat? Stop by this contemporary patisserie.
235 S Salisbury St
Unique and eclectic gift shop. Perfect place to stop if you want to bring a souvenir back home with you.
207 S Salisbury St
Father & Son
Quirky antique shop you can lost wandering around.
302 S West St
Edge of Urge
Uncommon gifts with one of a kind clothing and jewelry.
215 E Franklin St #110
House of Swank
You can't have too many t-shirts. Grab a fun custom Raleigh themed t-shirt.
119 E Hargett St
You will be sure to see other Pendozers in line.
10 E Hargett St
Trendy coffee shop with delicious coffee. Oh! And sake.
219 S West St
42nd and Lawrence
Must try the Nitro Cold Brew.
134 E Martin St
Jubala CEO pick
A little outside of downtown, but we promise it's worth it. Pro tip: Try their waffles.
2100 Hillsborough St
Raleigh Convention Center
Site of Pendomonium.
500 S Salisbury St
NC Museum of Natural Sciences
Pendomonium Welcome Reception and Customer Awards Party.
11 W Jones St
Be sure to join us here for the Pendomonium afterparty.
419 Glenwood Ave