Fuquay-Varina
Fuquay-Varina

Community Events Newsletter

UPCOMING EVENT
 
July 3 Celebration
Sponsored by:  Town of Fuquay-Varina
Friday, July 3, Gates open 6 pm, Fireworks at sundown
South Park
Celebrate America’s birthday at the Fuquay-Varina Independence Day Celebration at South Park on Friday, July 3rd. South Park is located at 820 S. Main Street.  Gates open at 6 pm with Spare Change, playing a range of music sure to please everyone beginning at 7 pm.  Kids can enjoy free inflatables, rides and activities prior to the fireworks which begin at sundown.  Make sure to bring a blanket or chair and get there early to claim the best location to view the fireworks.  The event is alcohol-free, however, coolers are allowed.  Food vendors will be on site.  Please leave animals comfortably at home.  
 
Art After Dark Walk
Sponsored by:  Fuquay-Varina Arts Council
Friday, July 10, 5-9 pm
Downtown Fuquay-Varina
Join the Fuquay-Varina Arts Council downtown on the Second Friday of every month (April-Dec) for the “Art after Dark,” art walk. Visit www.FVartscouncil.org for more information and a full list of upcoming events and locations. 
 
Making a Splash in Fuquay-Varina - Splash Pad Grand Opening
Wednesday, July 15 at 10 am
South Park, 900 S. Main Street, Fuquay-Varina, NC
Make a splash at the new Fuquay-Varina Splash Pad!  Cool fun awaits kids of all ages at the Town’s new splash pad which will open to the public on Wednesday, July 15 at 10 am during a ribbon cutting ceremony.  The 6000 square foot pentagon shaped pad features multiple jets of streaming water from more than 35 water features. Other upgrades taking place at South Park include the installation of a new picnic shelter in mid-August and upgraded playground equipment this fall. 
 
The Fuquay-Varina Splash Pad, located at South Park (900 S. Main Street) will be open daily, 11 am – 7 pm through Labor Day and may stay open through the fall if the weather cooperates.  
 
Be among the first to enjoy the Splash Pad!  Join us for the grand opening ceremony and enjoy free ice pops and get a “Making a Splash in Fuquay-Varina” t-shirt.  Limit one t-shirt per person while supplies last.  At the grand opening, we will also have free inflatables!  Look for more information about the Splash Pad opening at www.fuquay-varina.org.  
 
An Afternoon at Mineral Spring Park
Hosted by the Town of Fuquay-Varina
Sunday, July 19, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Fuquay Mineral Spring Park
Any day is a good day to eat ice cream, but National Ice Cream Day seems very official, so let’s make it a date!  Join us on Sunday, July 19 from 4 – 6 pm at the Fuquay Mineral Spring Park, where our town’s history began, to celebrate National Ice Cream Day and our town!  Last year, more than 500 people joined in the ice cream social.  Free ice cream, iced tea and lemonade will be served.  The Fuquay Mineral Spring Park is located at 105 W. Spring St.
 
Youth Sports Registration for Fall Sports
Sponsored by:  Town of Fuquay-Varina
July 1-August 1
F-V Community Center or www.fvparks.org
Summer just began but it’s time to think about fall ball!  The Town will register for all fall sports including baseball, flag football, soccer, softball, t-ball and volleyball from July 1-August 1.  The cost is $40/resident and $65/non-resident.  For specific league, rules and participation information please check the individual sports pages at www.fvparks.org.  Register online or at the F-V Community Center located at 820 S. Main Street.   
 
 
PUBLIC MEETINGS IN JULY

Date

Meeting

Where

Fri., July 3 - all day

Town Offices Closed for July 4th Holiday

 

Mon., July 6, 5:30 pm

Law & Finance Committee

Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Rd.

Mon., July 6, 7 pm

Town Board of Commissioners

Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Rd.

Mon, July 13, 7 pm

Board of Adjustment

Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Rd.

Mon., July 13, 7 pm

PRCR Advisory Board

F-V Community Center, 820 S. Main Street

Mon., July 20, 7 pm

Planning Board

Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Rd.

Tues., July 21, 7 pm

Town Board of Commissioners-CANCELLED

Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Rd.

 

OTHER WAYS TO GET INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY


AROUND TOWN 

Fuquay-Varina Museum Tours
Sponsored by:  Friends of the Museum
Wednesday, 10 am – 4 pm
131 Fuquay Avenue
The museums are a true treasure!  If you haven’t visited, make a point to visit them this summer!  www.fuquay-varina-museums.org
 
Fuquay-Varina Library
133 S. Fuquay Avenue
M-F open 10 am – 9 pm, Sat: 10 am – 6 pm
Visit your Fuquay-Varina Library!  Learn more about programming for the month!

Arts Programming in Fuquay-Varina
Learn about concerts, performances and more by clicking here!