We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Raleigh Convention Center

500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601
(919) 831-6011
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #20 of 78 Attractions in Raleigh
Type: Convention Centers
5 visitor photos
Write a Review

65 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    26
    30
    7
    1
    1
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

I was there last week for a conference and was very impressed with the entire facility. The were a lot of rooms available for breakout sessions, a huge exhibition hall and the food served was excellent.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sudbury, Canada
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

Spent 5 days in and out of the facilities. Nice and new for sure. Washrooms are accessible with lots of stalls. Big meeting rooms and good chairs. Purchased a cranberry juice during break, $3 for a tiny bottle!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Berkeley, California
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The convention center is fine but not much going on in the area during the daytime when I was there. Couldn't find any nice cafes nearby, just a Starbucks that was super crowded in the mornings. Not even a little market around.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Congers, New York
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Easy access and large jam rooms. Convention Center nicely positioned between Mariott and Red Hat Arena. Many good food choices nearby. No 24 hour open stores and many favorite food places close after lunch.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Raleigh, North Carolina
Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
56 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Attended NC Home Show Over the Weekend Great show with lots of vendors Amazingly clean and organized facilities Parking is $7 (Parking on the weekends is FREE everywhere else downtown, FYI) Helpful staff members This was our 2nd time attending an event there and it did not disappoint

Was this review helpful? Yes
Raleigh, North Carolina
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Big, clean, well lit and easy parking. Could use a few more hotels located nearby. Good restaurant choices within waling distance.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Greenville, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
30 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We go every year for Animazement and will be going also for Wizard World as well in 2015. William Shatner, Jason David Frank, Elvira and James Marsters are scheduled as guests so far with more being added! But I digress.. It is certainly the perfect venue for the large conventions in the area. Very modern. Nicely designed with elevators to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Raleigh, North Carolina
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The Raleigh Convention Center in downtown Raleigh, NC is impressive. It can be divided into two huge convention halls, each of which are adequate for most events. Parking was available in a building next door and the artwork on the outside is incredible. There is also an amphitheater nearby, which may be a mixed blessing. a loud event could bleed... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Whiteville, North Carolina
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We had a great time at the Lego Kids Fest. The facilities were excellent. All the parking garages close to the convention center made for easy access to the center.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Raleigh, North Carolina
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
32 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We've always enjoyed coming here for events, especially the annual International Fest. Spacious, clean, and easily navigable even if you're bringing lil ones. And the location is awesome too. Very close to downtown Raleigh!

Was this review helpful? Yes

Been to Raleigh Convention Center? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing