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Shopping downtown means supporting your community and the people that make it special. Fuquay-Varina has plenty to offer shoppers and is undeniably experiencing significant growth. This growth brings opportunity for additional small business owners to flourish downtown and more shopping options for you. Continue for a list that answers the question; “Why shop downtown Fuquay-Varina?”


Looking for the flavor of our community? With a variety of cuisine, price, and location options, Fuquay-Varina has something for everyone’s appetite. From small bites to the best brews, you’ll find the recipe for a good time downtown.


Downtown Fuquay-Varina offers a list of events and recreational options to get out of your house but stay in town. Spend your free time and weekends in the heart of Fuquay-Varina.
Depot After Dark – Saturday, June 11 –  8:00pm – 10:00pm

Depot After Dark – Saturday, June 11 – 8:00pm – 10:00pm

This is a ticketed fundraising event - the "after party" to Dinner on Depot! Dinner tickets always sell out quickly, so if you can't join us for dinner, we'll see you after dark for drinks, dancing to the music of The Carolina Moondogs, late-night bites and live...

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En Plein Air Paint-Off May 6 – 7

En Plein Air Paint-Off May 6 – 7

Mark your calendars for this community favorite event May 6-7!The 11th annual En Plein Air Paint-Off will be held on Friday & Saturday, May 6th-7th. The live auction will be during the Dinner on Depot Street/ Depot After Dark Event on June 11th.Artists from across...

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Adopt a Peep

Adopt a Peep

About the Peep: 18" Wooden Lasercut Peeps are available for adoption! $25 per Peep- a fundraiser for the nonprofit FVDA. Adopt yours here by March 21st or until sold out: Parade of Peeps: Peeps that are adopted and decorated can be entered...

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Fuquay-Varina Downtown Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to building a community that supports local businesses and private investment in our historic core. Since 1993, activities and programs created by Fuquay- Varina Downtown bring foot traffic and customers to our downtown core and educate residents on the importance of the support local movement.


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