Tap Yard Raleigh Grand Opening

Introducing the Tap Yard Raleigh Beer Garden, the newest hangout for Raleigh!

Join us for our Grand Opening on March 25–a daylong festival of fun, food, drinks, games and music.

The Tap Yard is a true hangout–a neighborhood bar, beer garden and music venue. With over an acre of outdoor space and two big inside bars, Tap Yard has something for everyone. Bring the whole family, including your furry friends, and see what Tap Yard is all about.


Our Day Starts with Yoga

The Grand Opening begins with a relaxing yoga session by Arrichion East Raleigh at 11 a.m. At noon, you can grab a drink from one of the bars, then visit one of over a dozen local artisans at our indoor / outdoor “street” vendor market. Watch the game on one of our many TVs or on our humongous 150” projection screen. You can pick up a delicious lunch or dinner from the TnT Fish & Chicken Food Truck or snack on a charcuterie box from Grazin’ Gals–and don’t forget to treat your four-legged friends to a pint of Mason’s Dog Beer, a concoction so good they won’t know it’s alcohol-free.


Kids Are Welcome – Family Friendly Event

Keep the kids entertained with our Spiderman Pinball machine and arcade games. Take the little ones on a trolley ride for storytime during one of three Great Raleigh Trolley hour-long Read & Ride Tours. They can even get their faces painted for free by Free Spirited Artistry.


Live Music Starting around 5PM

The festivities will be capped off by live music from some of Raleigh’s hottest bands. Relax at one of our firepits and enjoy the afternoon with a refreshing beer, your favorite cocktail or fresh-squeezed lemonade. At 5 p.m, Raleigh DIY Influencer Philip or Flop will host our ceremonial ribbon cutting on stage inside Tap Yard hall. Then at 5:15, show off your trivia skills with a thrilling Hammered Trivia Lightning Round in the beer garden’s event tent.


More Details Forth Coming

More details and a full vendor lineup will be announced closer to the Grand Opening so stay tuned and make sure to mark your calendars for March 25. Come on down to Tap Yard, bring your family and friends, and let’s make Tap Yard’s Grand Opening a day to remember! 🎶🍻 #TapYardGrandOpening #BeerGarden #RaleighCommunity


Schedule of Events:

11 AM – Arrichion East Raleigh Yoga session in the Tent
12 PM – Bar is OPEN
12 PM – Street Vendor Market opens
1 PM – Read & Ride Trolley Tour 1
2 PM – Free Spirited Artistry Face Painting (until 5 PM)
2 PM – Read & Ride Trolley Tour 2
3 PM – T-n-T Fish & Chicken Food Truck (until 9 PM)
3 PM – Mason’s Dog Beer Tasting (until 4 PM)
5 PM – Ribbon cutting featuring Philip or Flop
5:15 PM – Hammered Trivia Lightning Round in the Event Tent

Working on a partnership with Absolut for an Absolut Lemonade special (fresh-squeezed lemonade)


Retail Vendors

Vendor NameProductContact NameLocation
Free Spirited ArtisitryFace PaintingBethInside booth
The Quirky DaisyHomemade headbandsJennifer GilmoreInside booth
Breona’s BootiqueT-shirt/handbag designBreonaOutside
Kingdom and Cruise travelDisney vacation planningLara MorganOutside
Ecovate 3d printing3d printing services/classBeverly TanInside booth
Sharon’sCrocheted critsSharon LippsOutside
A Vintage BloomArtisan soapsKathryn TaylorOutside
Laura’s Crafting nookWreaths, door hangers, resin tumblers andLaura AlbinoOutside
SC Crafty CreationsTumblers, car coasters, pens, water bottles, keychain bracelets, kid sippy cupsStephanie CarnesOutside
Yosra Interior Design and ArtArt, paintingsYosraInside
Baggins HandcraftedHandcrafted bagsPam MissimerOutside
4evacreativedesignsCustom jewelryMichelle RussoOutside
Sweetboy BakeryBaked goods/engraved wooden itemsSharon SchwingerInside
Aloha Mind MathTutoring services Outside
Cutler CreationsCustom creations shirts, bags, hats and cupsT.CutlerOutside
Knot and Roses CrochetBaby clothing and reusable itemsJessica LankfordOutside
To Catch a FairyHandmade goods;toysCarrie SessomsOutside right before holly(has van set up)
Black Dog CraftsHandmade home decorJulia ThiedeOutside
AKS Sweets n Treatsbaked goodsA’Darius Statonoutside
Handcrafted goods; Toys,hats, clothes, candlesAthena Easterlingoutside
Oak CIty HempHemp& CBD ProductsLauren McGhanoutside
artsyartbymacearring ,visual artMacKenzie Ulibarrioutside
Furever Amigosbandanas, bowties, and collars for dogs and cats.Mauricio Carrillooutside
Bubble gum petspet art workbekah mossOutside
RameshSilk Thread Bangles and Jewelry.Aishwarya Rameshoutside

Come Check Us Out!

Wonderful staff, amazing ambiance, gorgeous beer garden…what more could you ask for? At Tap Yard, we are the beer garden next door that exceeds your expectations. To learn more, feel free to visit our website at tapyardraleigh.com or follow us on
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1610 Automotive Way
Raleigh, NC 27604


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4:00 pm – 12:00 am

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12:00 pm – 12:00 am

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