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2 Beautiful Days

Hopscotch Design Festival takes place in the heart of Downtown Raleigh, North Carolina on September 6-7, 2018. Soak up the start of perfect fall weather while seeing the buzzing city through a new lens.

500+ Creative Minds

Join the brightest creative minds in our region and country. Last year, we hosted attendees from 10 states and over 25 different disciplines.

40+ Speakers

Every year, we welcome world-class leaders to Raleigh and this year is no different. This past Fall we hosted individuals like Jonathan Lee of Google, Jo-Ann Tan of +Acumen, Lawrence Wheeler of the NCMA, and Leslie Mac of Safety Pin Box.

Across multiple downtown venues

Hop between a variety of buildings and spaces while listening to talks, connecting with friends, and exploring the city.

Fuel your creativity

Have you ever tasted ideas? Local chefs inspire your taste buds with afternoon snacks based on speaker talk topics.

Push your edges

Bring your ideas and get feedback from other designers in the Design Playground. Discover the changing landscapes and see more clearly your next step.

Design the future

We're helping inspire a generation of designers who are prepared to lead in the complexity of today's world.

Make connections. Celebrate possibility. Be inspired.

Extra Early Bird $150
(on-sale now, limited number available)
Early Bird $200
Regular $250
Week of $300

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Alongside 125+ bands at Hopscotch Music

Hopscotch brings Downtown Raleigh to life in a magical way. Learn from inspiring leaders during the day at Design Festival and hear electrifying music after the sun goes down at Hopscotch Music. Wristbands for Music sold separately.

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The energy, passion, and enthusiasm that I witnessed, has now been rekindled in me.
- 2016 Hopscotcher

Sept 6-7, 2018 | Raleigh, NC

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