Five County NC Summer Events 2016

Five County Summer Events 2016

It is officially summer, and there are so many things to do across the Five County area! From music festivals to 4th of July parties, you’ll see it here. Browse by communities sorted A-Z to find events happening near you this summer.

Apex, NC Summer Events

July 4th
9am – 1pm
Olde Fashioned 4th of July
Downtown Apex
More info: https://www.apexnc.org/532/Olde-Fashioned-Fourth-of-July

September 17th
Apex Music Festival
220 N Salem St Apex NC
More info : http://www.apexmusicfest.com/

Archer Lodge, NC Summer Events

July 2nd
6:30am – 10:30pm
Family Fun Day
14009 Buffalo Rd Archer Lodge NC
More info : http://archerlodge.org/events/

Benson, NC Summer Events

July 4th
3pm – 9:30pm
4th of July Celebration
406 Main St Benson NC
More info : http://www.visitbenson.org/things-to-do/annual-events/66-4th-of-july-celebration

September 22-25
Mule Days
Downtown Benson
More info : http://www.bensonmuledays.com/

Cary, NC Summer Events

June 25th
7:30pm – 9:30pm
The Music of David Bowie : A Musical Odessey
8003 Regency Pkwy Cary NC
More info : http://www.visitraleigh.com/includes/calendar-of-events/Summerfest-The-Music-of-David-Bowie-A-Musical-Odyssey/40372/

July 4th
7:30pm – 9:30pm
Independence Day
8003 Regency Pkwy Cary NC
More info : http://www.visitraleigh.com/includes/calendar-of-events/Summerfest-Independence-Day/40371/

July 16th 2016
8:00 am
Head For The Cure 5K – NC Triangle
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
8003 Regency Pkwy Cary NC
More Info: http://www.headforthecure.org/nc-triangle

Saturday, August 6 2016
First start time: 7:30am
Bella Rose Strides For Babies 5K
201 Soccer Park Dr Cary NC 27511
More Info: https://runsignup.com/Race/Events/NC/Cary/BellaRoseStridesforBabies5K

Saturday, August 13 2016
8:00am
Java Jive Jog 5K & 10K
Java Jive Lochmere Pavillion
2425 Kildaire Farm Rd Cary NC 27518
More Info: https://app.racereach.com/r/java-jive-jog-5k-and-10k/details

August 21 2016
8:00am
2nd Annual Good Dude 5K
Wake Med Soccer Park
Cary, NC
More Info: https://app.racereach.com/r/the-good-dude-5k/details

Saturday August 27 2016
7:30pm
Shot In The Dark 6K
American Tobacco Trail
More Info: http://www.bullcityrunning.com/our-races/shot-in-the-dark/

Sunday August 28 2016
7:30am
Miles For Melanoma 5K Run/Walk
Wake Med Soccer Park
201 Soccer Park Dr. Cary NC 27511
More Info: http://join.melanoma.org/site/TR?fr_id=1163&pg=entry

September 4 2016
8:00am
Plunge Pedal Plod Triathlon
Triangle Acquatic Center & Cary Towne Center
Cary, NC
More Info: https://fitandable.net/fit-and-able-events/multisport/plunge-pedal-plod/#front-page-3

September 5 2016
8:00am
Race For Home 5K/10K
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
8003 Regency Pkwy Cary NC 27518
More Info: https://fitandable.net/fit-and-able-events/running/race-for-home/

September 10 2016
10:00am
Triangle Healthy Living Expo
Cary Towne Center
1105 Walnut St. Cary NC 27511
More Info: https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Cary/FitandAbleHealthExpo?embedId2=WOFzvKlW

September 17 2016
8:00am
Amberly Race For Our Heroes 5K
Amberly Subdivision
1075 Residents Club Dr Cary NC 27519
More Info: https://fitandable.net/fit-and-able-events/running/amberly-race-heroes-5k/

September 25 2016
3:00pm
GlobalRun4Water 5K
WakeMed Soccer Park
201 Soccer Park Dr Cary NC 27511
More Info: https://fitandable.net/fit-and-able-events/running/rotary-globalrun4water/

Clayton, NC Summer Events

Through September
Town Square Concert Series
110 W Main St Clayton NC
More info : http://www.townofclaytonnc.org/Downtown-Clayton/town-square-concert-series.aspx

July 4th
4pm-9:30pm
Independence Day Celebration
Municipal Park – West Stallings St Clayton NC
More info: http://www.townofclaytonnc.org/Parks-and-Recreation/july-4th.aspx

Sat August 27 2016
9:00am
Flowers Plantation Pre-Labor Day 5K
Flowers Plantation
120 Flowers Parkway Clayton NC 27527
More Info: https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Clayton/FlowersPlantationPreLaborDay5K

Sunday September 11 2016
8:00am
Flowers Plantation Triathlon
Flowers Plantation
120 Flowers Parkway Clayton NC 27527
More Info: https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Clayton/FlowersPlantationTriathlon

Fuquay-Varina, NC Summer Events

July 3rd
6pm
July 3rd Celebration
900 S Main St Fuquay Varina NC
More info: http://www.fuquay-varina.org/departments-and-services/parks-recreation-and-cultural-resources/july-3-celebration.html

Garner NC Summer Events

Sunday July 10th, 2016
7:00am
Rex Wellness Sprint Triathlon
1400 Timber Drive East Garner NC 27529
More Info: https://www.fsseries.com/rex-wellness-sprint-triathlon-garner

Kenly, NC Summer Events

July 4th
Kenly 4th of July Celebration
923 Johnston Pkwy Kenly NC
More info : http://kenly95.com/

Knightdale, NC Summer Events

July 4thJuly 4th Fireworks
5pm – 9:15 pm
Knightdale 4th of July
810 N First Ave Knightdale NC
More info : http://www.knightdalenc.gov/index.aspx?page=659

Louisburg, NC Summer Events

September 10th
10am – 5pm
Tar River Festival
110 W Nash St Louisburg NC
More info: https://www.visitnc.com/event/tar-river-festival

Morrisville, NC Summer Events

July 3rd
6pm
July 3rd Fireworks
1520 Morrisville Pkwy Morrisville NC
More info: http://nc-morrisville.civicplus.com/index.aspx?NID=582

July 4th
8am – 9:45am
July 4th Pancake Breakfast
200 Town Hall Dr Morrisville NC
More info: http://nc-morrisville.civicplus.com/index.aspx?NID=581

Pine Level, NC Summer Events

July 2nd
12pm
4th of July Celebration
Sam Godwin Park Pine Level NC
Official Website : http://pinelevel.org/events/4th-of-july-celebration/

Raleigh, NC Summer Events

July 4th
12pm – 11pm
The Works
Fayetteville St Raleigh
More info: http://www.raleighconvention.com/works/

Saturday, July 16th 2016
7:30 am
Triangle Sprint 2016
Harris County Park
Southwestern Wake County, Raleigh NC
More Info: http://setupevents.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=event_detail&eventID=2839

July 17th, Aug 11th,  & September 18th
11am – 3pm
Raleigh Times Children Carnival
14 E Hargett St Raleigh NC
More info: http://www.godowntownraleigh.com/event/raleigh-times-third-sunday-childrens-carnival

Sunday August 14 2016
7:00am
Rex Wellness Sprint Triathlon – Wakefield
Rex Wellness Center of Wakefield
11200 Galleria Ave Raleigh NC 27614
More Info: https://www.fsseries.com/rex-wellness-sprint-triathlon-wakefield

Sunday August 14 2016
9:00am
Club Throwdown 5K, 10k, & 20k
William B. Umstead State Park – Reedy Creek Shelter #2 (N. Harrison Ave. entrance)
8801 Glenwood Ave Raleigh Nc 27617
More Info: https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Raleigh/ClubThrowdown

Saturday August 20 2016
8:30am
Read, Write, Run 5K
Whitehall Rd
Raleigh, NC
More Info: https://app.racereach.com/r/read-write-run-5k/details

August 20 2016
10:00am (Registration at 8:30am)
The Most Amazing Race
The Salvation Army Community Center
902 Wake Forest Road
Raleigh, NC 27604
More Info: http://give.salvationarmyusa.org/site/TR?fr_id=1231&pg=entry

August 27 2016
8:00am
The Color Vibe 5k
Triangle Town Center
5959 Triangle Town Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27616
More Info: http://www.thecolorvibe.com/raleigh.php

September 3rd-4th
11am – 10pm/1pm – 10pm
African American Cultural Festival
400 block Fayetteville St (City Plaza) Raleigh
More info: http://www.aacfestival.org/

September 8th-10th
6:30pm – 1:30am
Hopscotch Music Festival
108 S Harrington St Raleigh NC
More info: http://hopscotchmusicfest.com/

September 23rd-25th
12pm – 10pm, 10am – 10pm, 12pm – 5pm
Capital City Bikefest
400 Block Fayetteville St (City Plaza) Raleigh NC
More info: http://www.capitalcitybikefest.com/

Rocky Mount, NC Summer Events

June 17th – July 29th
8:30pm
Lawn Chair Theatre
270 Gay St Rocky Mount NC
More info: http://www.downtownrockymount.com/lawnchairtheatre.html

July 3rd
Independence Day Celebration
600 Independence Dr Rocky Mount NC
More info: http://www.rockymountnc.gov/departments___services/parks___recreation/special_events

July 30
8:30am – 3pm
Classic Auto and Motorcycle Expo
Downtown Rocky Mount
More info: http://www.downtownrockymount.com/autoexpo.html

Rolesville, NC Summer Events

4th of July Celebration
Find parade route & times: http://rolesville4th.wix.com/rolesville4th

August 13, 2016
8:15 pm
Summer Movie: LEGO Movie
Rolesville Middle School
FREE
http://rolesvillenc.gov/town-departments/parks-recreation/special-events/

Smithfeild, NC Summer Events

July 4th
5pm – 10pm
4th of July Celebration
200 S Front St Smithfield NC
More info: http://www.visitsmithfield.org/things-to-do/annual-events

Wake Forest, NC Summer Events

First Friday Each Month During Summer
7pm
First Friday Flix Free Movie
405 S. Brooks St. Wake Forest NC
More Info: http://www.wakeforestnc.gov/first-friday-flix-free-movie-2016-07-01.aspx
http://www.wakeforestnc.gov/first-friday-flix-free-movie-2016-08-05.aspx
http://www.wakeforestnc.gov/first-friday-flix-free-movie-2016-09-02.aspx

July 3rd-4th
4th of July Celebration
420 W Stadium Dr, N Main St and W Juniper Ave, 133 W Owen Dr
More info: http://www.wakeforestnc.gov/july4.aspx

Monday July 11 & Monday August 8
10:30am – 12pm
Flix4Kids Free Movie
405 S. Brooks St. Wake Forest NC
More Info: http://www.wakeforestnc.gov/flix4kids-free-movie-2016-07-11.aspx
http://www.wakeforestnc.gov/flix4kids-free-movie-2016-08-08.aspx

Friday August 5, 2016
6:30pm – 9pm
First Friday Flix: Special Movie Screening of Union Bound
405 S. Brooks St. Wake Forest NC
More Info: http://www.wakeforestnc.gov/first-friday-flix-free-movie-2016-08-05.aspx

Saturday August 6, 2016
1pm-9pm
2016 Forest of Wake Storyfest
Wake Forest Renaissance Centre
405 S. Brooks St Wake Forest NC
More Info: http://www.wakeforestnc.gov/2016-forest-of-wake-storyfest-2016-08-06-3.aspx

Saturday August 13 & 14, 2016
Wake Forest Home & Garden Show
Wake Forest Renaissance Centre
405 S. Brooks St Wake Forest NC
More Info: http://www.wakeforestnc.gov/wake-forest-home-garden-show–2016-08-13.aspx

Wendell, NC Summer Events

July 4th
Independence Day Celebration
Downtown Wendell & Town Square
FREE
More Info: http://www.wendellhistoricalsociety.com/Pages/default.aspx

Wilson, NC Summer Events

July 4th
Independence Day
Official Website : https://www.wilsonnc.org/event/independence-day/

August 20thSummer Events
8am – 5pm
7th Annual Youth Triathalon
500 Sunset Rd NW
More info: http://www.wilsonnc.org/event/7th-annual-youth-triathlon/

Youngsville, NC Summer Events

September 3 2016
8:00am
Big Muddy Challenge (adventure race)
Hill Ridge Farms
Youngsville NC
More Info: http://www.bigmuddychallenge.com/events

Did We Miss An Event?

Summer is full of great things to do. If we missed your event, feel free to tell us the event name, date, address, and give a link to the website in the comments.

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