April 8, 2017
This is a free, family event held following the Town of Fuquay-Varina’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt.
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 2017 En Plein Air Paint-Off will take place on April 21 and 22 where our area’s most talented painters will compete, En Plein Air (in the open air).
Don’t miss the fun beginning at 6pm. You will have a chance to meet the artists and view the beautiful paintings. At 7pm a spirited auction will be held on Depot Street where community and triangle area art patrons can go head to head as they bid to take home one of these one-of-a-kind works of art! Be one of the very few that can say “you have an original” from the 2016 contest!
On Saturday, May 20, 2017 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.
*** Dinner on Depot is an outdoor fundraising event that cannot be rescheduled. The event will be canceled if there is inclement weather. Tickets are non-refundable. Your donation helps to fund the NC Main Street Program and it’s goals for each year.
Join us in Downtown for Sizzling HOT Summer Sales! Many businesses will have promotions from Thursday-Saturday. Check their Facebook Page for details.
This festival is held on Broad Street in the historic Varina downtown district and is an event that features all the things people love about North Carolina…BBQ, Blues, Bluegrass Music and Craft Beer!
Trick or Treat in Downtown Fuquay-Varina is an annual Halloween event sponsored by the merchants along the Fuquay and Varina Retail Districts.
The Downtown Chili Cook-Off started in 2003 and continues to grow in popularity both with contestants and tasters.
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.
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!!
Fuquay-Varina Downtown will host a Holiday Sleigh Ride on Thursday, November 30th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm during the Town Christmas Tree Lighting. The sleigh ride will be located at TR Ashworth’s (120 S. Main Street) in the historic Fuquay District. *** Tickets must be secured by way of being a sponsor, friend of downtown or on “sleigh ride ticket purchase day”. Seven hundred tickets will be allocated for the night. All adults and children over the age of 2 must have a ticket to ride. Children under the age of 2 must sit on an adult’s lap for the ride.