Lots of fun hoppin’ your way at the Hop Around in Downtown Sat, March 20th – Sat, April 3rd!
Adopt a Peep: (Pre-order Now thru March 8th) You will be contacted when your Peep is available for pick-up. Decorated Peeps must be returned by Wed, March 17th if you’d like them in the Parade at Fire Station #1 Sat, March 20th – Wed, April 1st!
Peeps will be available to go home late afternoon on April 1st, just in time for Easter! http://bit.ly/AdoptAPeepFVDA
Businesses will also have decorated Peeps on display! Vote for your favorite when you hop around downtown.
Dress Like a Bunny or Chick: Wiggle your whiskers or flaunt your feathers? Simple or elaborate? Take your pick, head Downtown, and send us your pic! email@example.com You’ll be entered to win Spring Surprises!
Follow the Bunny Trail: The Easter Bunny and friends are painting an Activity Trail through both Districts!
Treat your Peeps: Find Hidden Eggs with gift certificates to downtown businesses. FVDA will be sharing social media posts with clues so be sure to follow us!
The Hop Around in Downtown is an adaption of our annual Candy Hop event. Thanks to our Sponsors: The Garden Hut, The Shoppes on Main, Revels Turf & Tractor, and Today in The Quay! Hope to see you and your Peeps hoppin’ around! When you’re done hopping downtown, The Garden Hut invites you to Welcome Spring at their event on Sat, March 20th 11-2!
We love our Peeps and wanted a fun new way for you to hop around in downtown!
Adopt a Peep is a fundraiser for our non-profit, FVDA. $25 per Peep: Custom crafted by Laserman Studios- 18″ tall, 1/4″ thick wooden Peep w/metal stake.
More info about Pick-up given when ordered. Adopt a Peep here or through the FB “Ticket” option:
Limited quantities. Get your Peeps before they hop away!
Create a family Peep, give as a gift, sponsor a peep for someone you love, team, organization, business…you know who your peeps are!
Parade of Peeps:
March 20th – April 3rd @ Fire Station #1
If you’d like your Peep to be included, you must decorate your Peep in weather resitant materials and return it according to directions given when ordering.
Adopt a Peep is part of our Hop Around Downtown, an adaptation of our annual Candy Hop. Look for the event on FB!
See you soon Peeps!
Fill Your with Fun! Find Cupid’s hidden message while you discover fun activities and photo spots.
Use the Trail Activity Sheet to decode the message then write a Valentine on the back.
Drop it in Cupid’s Mailbox at the FVDA office (108 Raleigh St) when you’re done and you’ll be entered to win a Local Love surprise!
You have through Sunday, February 14th to follow the trail and return your entry. Hearts are visible from outside, so you can participate at any time. Please follow safety guidelines when entering businesses and keep everyone safe and businesses open.
Pick-up a copy of the Trail Guide at downtown businesses or print a copy from home.
Follow the trail of hearts to solve the message and discover fun activities along the way.
Shop Small Nov 28th – Dec 19th & Enter to Win during the 2020 Cash for Christmas Crawl sponsored by Massengill Design Build and First Federal Bank.
Download your passport for inspiration and a list of participating downtown businesses. Scan the QR Code to keep the info handy or refer to the graphics posted in the discussion. You’ll also find information at each location.
Spend at least $100 in total purchases at participating locations. Send your receipts to firstname.lastname@example.org by Dec 19th and you’ll be entered to win! One entry per $100 spent.
We’ll draw a winner each Tuesday in December! Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for updates and other information about holiday happenings!
2020 had a few tricks up its sleeves, but Fuquay-Varina’s Downtown Districts will still have some fun treats for you!
Our Friends at Ting are sponsoring a Scavenger Hunt and Virtual Costume Contest October 23rd– November 2!
Here’s how it works:
Ting and Downtown Businesses are bringing their candy and treats to us so bags can be filled for you! Pick up your scavenger hunt cards at the Arts Center (123 E Vance St) M-F 10am-4pm. They will also be open limited hours on Sat, Oct 24th (& 31st if cards still available.) Limited number of cards and bags. Plan accordingly.
Follow the clues to complete the card to be able to collect your bag of treats! You will be able to see the clues from the sidewalk, so everyone can participate at their own comfort level any time during the week. Complete your hunt and pick-up your bags by Nov 2nd.
Virtual Costume Contest: With help from our Friends at Mr. Goodbooth, you’ll be able to enter a Costume Contest to win prizes! We’ll post more info and a link to enter soon!
Bid on art from this year’s virtual Paint-Off!
Thursday, July 16th Bidding Begins
Saturday, July 25th Bidding Ends
Own a piece of local art from our Virtual En Plein Air Paint-Off!
Proceeds benefit the non-profit and local artists.
Register to bid using the link below. The bidding will go live on Thursday, July 16th.
Twenty three artists painted from home this year and created beautiful works of art that represent scenes from around town.