Discover Downtown Tours
Explore. Connect. Discover.
Hear the stories, see the spaces and learn about Downtown Raleigh in an immersive, engaging way through the Downtown Raleigh Alliance’s Discover Downtown program! Discover Downtown Tours highlight a variety of downtown locations from sneak peeks of new developments to behind-the-scenes experiences.
Meet others interested in Downtown Raleigh’s history, development and unique culture during and after the tours. Tours are free and open to the public but fill up quickly. Subscribe to the DRA weekly e-newsletter here for Discover Downtown information.
THE LONGLEAF HOTEL
Thursday, February 6th | Tours offered between 4:00-5:00 pm
300 N Dawson Street
The Longleaf Hotel brings the 1960s-era motor inn back to life with an authentic North Carolina aesthetic. This independently operated boutique hotel features 56 rooms, a lounge and courtyard open to guests and locals, and a forthcoming restaurant (ish) Delicatessen that blends Jewish and Italian flavors.
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Wednesday, February 26 | Tours offered between 4:30-5:30 pm
607 West Morgan Street
Catch a sneak peek inside Downtown Raleigh’s newest boutique hotel. Origin Hotel will feature 126 rooms, a restaurant and bar, meeting and event spaces, and sits in an ideal location between Glenwood South and the Warehouse District.
Registration for this tour opens Wednesday, February 12th
MURALS OF THE MOORE SQUARE DISTRICT
Wednesday, March 25 | 5:30-6:30 PM
Tour will begin at Moore Square on the corner of Blount and Martin Street (200 S. Blount St.)
Join Raleigh Murals Project and the DRA for a public art stroll through the Moore Square District. Learn about the many murals adorning the walls of this historic district, and the artists who left their mark.
Registration for this tour opens Thursday, March 5th
December 2019 - Oak City Cares
November 2019 - Loading Dock Prince Hall
October 2019 - Murals of the Warehouse District
September 2019 - Tin Roof Raleigh
September 2019 - Weaver Street Market
August 2019 - Guest House Raleigh
Moore Square Park hard hat tour
InstaViews Tour Stop #1 at City Club Raleigh
ABC 11 Discover Downtown
City of Raleigh Museum Discover Downtown
Rainbow Building Discover Downtown
The Saint Raleigh Discover Downtown
Raleigh Union Station Discover Downtown
Hargett Street Retail Makers Discover Downtown
Bee City USA Discover Downtown
Duke Center for the Performing Arts Discover Downtown
One Glenwood Discover Downtown
Transfer Co. Food Hall Discover Downtown
North Carolina Museum of History Discover Downtown
The Dillon Discover Downtown
Poyner YMCA Discover Downtown
Raleigh Denim Workshop + Curatory Discover Downtown
Cii Technology Solutions
Clancy & Theys Construction Company