Events in Downtown Fuquay-Varina

Candy Hop

This is a free, family event held following the Town of Fuquay-Varina’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt.

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Cash for Christmas

Cash for Christmas provides a month long opportunity to register to win a $500 gift certificate to be used at participating merchants in downtown Fuquay-Varina.

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Cash Mob

Cash Mobs is a new movement aimed at supporting local businesses and rebuilding communities. A Cash Mob is a Flash Mob, but instead of singing, dancing or rioting, Cash Mobbers join together and each spends $20 at a local business.

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Celebration of the Arts

The Celebration of the Arts started in 2003 as a street-type art fair and has grown to a large art festival with more than 80 art vendors. The Celebration of the Arts is part of a town-wide festival called Celebrate Fuquay-Varina. This festival showcases regional music acts as well as a variety of free, family-fun entertainment. The combination of music, great food, fun activities and incredible art vendors attracts large crowds.

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Chili Cook-Off

The Downtown Chili Cook-Off started in 2003 and continues to grow in popularity both with contestants and tasters. The event is held in the fall during the Day in Downtown Street Festival sponsored by the Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce.

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Dinner on Depot Street

On Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 6:30 pm, 200 guests will celebrate the joy of summer while enjoying an elegant evening dining under the stars at Fuquay-Varina Downtown Association's major fundraising event named "Dinner on Depot Street," located in the historic Fuquay shopping district.

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Downtown Bounty

This exciting event is a celebration of fresh local foods and community spirit. Local farmers, restaurants and downtown merchants will come together to celebrate a day of Downtown Bounty in the historic Varina shopping district.

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En Plein Air Paint-Off

NC Main Street Award Winning Event

En Plein Air paint-off is an exciting OUTDOOR event, sponsored by Fuquay-Varina Downtown as a way to support artists in our area and bring public art to our streets. The 2014 En Plein Air Paint-Off will take place on April 11th from 2:30pm to 7pm where our area’s most talented painters will compete, En Plein Air (in the open air).

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Sleigh Rides

Fuquay-Varina Downtown will host a free Holiday Sleigh Ride on Thursday, December 4, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm during the Town Christmas Tree Lighting. The sleigh ride will be located at Ashworth’s BP Station (120 S. Main Street) in the historic Fuquay District.

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Small Business Saturday

November 29, 2014

Small Business Saturday is a day to celebrate and support your small independent businesses that create jobs, boost the economy and invigorate neighborhoods in your community. Show your support by Shopping Local!!

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Trick or Treat in Downtown

Trick or Treat in Downtown Fuquay-Varina is an annual Halloween event sponsored by the merchants along the Fuquay and Varina Retail Districts.

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