Annual Events Hosted in Downtown Fuquay-Varina

Cash for Christmas

November 16th – December 7th

Shopping local? The Fuquay-Varina Downtown Association and downtown businesses want to thank you! Make a qualifying purchase at a participating location Nov 16-Dec 7 and be entered to win $500 Downtown Dollar$. Winner announced Dec 11th.


Shop Small Saturday

November 30th

Shop at Your Favorite Places and Support Your Community Year Round.


Town Tree Lighting

December 5th, 2019 6:00 PM- 8:30 PM

In addition to the tree lighting and performances by local choral groups, there will be an ice-skating rink and other holiday fun including visits with Santa. Sponsored by the Town of Fuquay-Varina, this event is free.


Downtown Sleigh Ride

December 5th, 2019 6:00 PM- 8:00 PM

Fuquay-Varina Downtown will host a ticketed Sleigh Ride on Thursday, December 5th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm during the Town Christmas Tree Lighting. Tickets are distributed to Sponsors & Friends of Downtown. Remaining tickets are available to the public at a ticket sale the night before the Sleigh Ride, Wednesday December 4th at 6:30 pm. The sleigh ride will be located at TR Ashworth’s Station (120 S. Main Street) in the historic Fuquay District.


Chamber Christmas Parade & After Party

December 8th, 2019 3:00 PM- 4:30 PM

The annual Fuquay-Varina Christmas Parade is held on the first Sunday of December every year at 3:00 pm in the Historic Downtown Fuquay District. The event brings out town residents and the streets are lined with children and families cheering as their favorite entries pass by. Join us for the After Party following the parade on Depot Street!


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