Events in Downtown Fuquay-Varina

BBQ, Blues & Brews

Saturday, September 26, 2015 from 3pm-8pm

BBQ competition, Blues & Bluegrass bands & Craft beer festival - Details coming soon.

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Candy Hop

March 28, 2015 from 11am-2pm

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

November 13 - December 6

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

June 6 10am-4pm

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

Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015 10am-4pm

The Downtown Chili Cook-Off started in 2003 and continues to grow in popularity both with contestants and tasters. 

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Dinner on Depot Street

Saturday, May 2 from 6pm-11pm

On Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 6:00 pm, 250 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

Painting: April 17th and 18th
Auction: April 18th

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 2015 En Plein Air Paint-Off will take place on April 17th and 18th where our area’s most talented painters will compete, En Plein Air (in the open air).

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Sleigh Rides

December 3, 2015 6pm-8pm

Fuquay-Varina Downtown will host a free Holiday Sleigh Ride on Thursday, December 3, 2015 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 28, 2015

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

Oct. 30 2pm-5pm

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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