Are You Ready for Raleigh’s Favorite Free Sports Festival?

collage of Caniac Carnival activitiesIs there any better way to welcome hockey season than with food trucks, free admission to a scrimmage, and activities for all ages? On Sunday, September 25th, join us for a fun-filled afternoon at PNC Arena in Raleigh for the annual Caniac Carnival.

Between 10 AM and 3 PM, there will be activities happening in and around the arena. Live music, an autograph session with the Canes hockey players, a Red-White scrimmage game, and more than 15 food trucks are just a few of the day’s highlights.

Don’t forget to stop by the Linda Craft & Team, REALTORS® booth to spin our prize wheel!

The Caniac Carnival is a Free Event

Parking at PNC Arena, admission to the Caniac Carnival, and seating at the scrimmage game are free. You can find more Caniac Carnival information, including a list of the day’s activities, on our website.

It’s Almost Hockey Season in Raleigh

North Carolina’s professional hockey team, the Carolina Hurricanes, is based right here in Raleigh. The Caniac Carnival is an exciting kickoff event for the 2016-17 preseason. On Monday, September 26th, the Carolina Hurricanes will travel to the Verizon Center to compete against the Washington Capitals in their first preseason game.

Need Another Reason to Live in Raleigh?

Raleigh homebuyers in front of a houseRaleigh offers more than just free annual festivals and professional sports teams. As North Carolina’s capital city, Raleigh has plenty of affordable homes, a vibrant downtown, and many excellent communities.

For over 30 years, we have helped Raleigh home buyers find their ideal place to live. What are you looking for in a home? Let’s talk. Call us at 919-235-0007.

The Secret Behind Why Raleigh Outranks Buffalo, NY and Akron, OH

five people with a female business owner in the center

The United States is home to more than 8.3 million women-owned businesses that, in total, generate $1.3 trillion in revenue. In Raleigh, women-owned businesses supply 9.4% of jobs and symbolize millions of dollars of revenue. Our city holds a superior ranking compared to cities such as Buffalo, New York; Akron, Ohio; Provo, Utah; and Fayetteville, Arkansas, whose rates each average less than 5%.

More Jobs are Coming to Raleigh

Because of the high percentages of success in women-owned businesses in the Raleigh-Durham sphere, many women invest in the sector by relocating their current company or starting a new businesses in the renowned Triangle, North Carolina area.

Well-Known Women-Owned Businesses in the Triangle

Van Eure, a business owner in Raleigh, employs over 300 people in her business, The Angus Barn. Last year, The Angus Barn produced $15,923,614 in sales. Another successful women-owned business in the area is The Greer Group, which currently employs over 700 people and collects over $2.1 million in revenue yearly. The high success rates of these women in the business realm have inspired progress in other businesses owned by women in Raleigh and the surrounding cities.

a business professional standing in an office buildingOverall, the success rates of women in business is very high and only continuing to grow. Women-owned business are also considered a minority and with proper certification can be awarded contracts from private and governmental agencies.

Are You Relocating to Raleigh?

If you’re looking to live in a great city and relocate your current business or start a new one, consider Raleigh’s Craft Commercial, the premier local real estate firm serving the Triangle for over 30 years. To reach us visit or call 919-446-5000.