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Upcoming Summer Events in Cary and Apex, NC

There’s always something happening in the charming Triangle towns of Cary and Apex, NC. From farmer’s markets to art fairs to holiday festivals, there’s something for everyone in these two towns—and some of the best events of the year happen in the summertime!

Take a look at the best summer events in Cary and Apex.

10th Annual Apex Latino Arts Festival

apex latino festival

When: June 1, 3 – 10pm
Where: Halle Cultural Arts Festival, Apex
What: Celebrate Latino culture with music, food, art, dance, traditional clothing, vendors, and much more. Purchase a passport and sample food from 12 different countries!

NC Symphony Summerfest 2019

nc symphony orchestra summerfest and other cary summer events

When: June 1, 7, 8, 15, 22, 29, July 4, 6, 12, 20, 7:30 – 9pm
Where: Koka Booth Amphitheatre, Cary
What: Gather with neighbors under the stars at Koka Booth Amphitheatre to enjoy a classical masterpiece by the NC Symphony Orchestra. Each week is a different theme.

Wind Down Wednesdays Summer Concert Series

outdoor summer concert series and other summer events in cary

When: Wednesdays June 5 – July 24
Where: Waverly Place, Cary
What: Enjoy a free local concert in the 1-acre park at Waverly Place. Each week features a performance by a different local talent.

Town of Cary Pimento Cheese Festival

delicious pizza

When: June 8
Where: Downtown Park, Cary
What: Choose from an assortment of food trucks down Academy street. The focus is new dishes featuring a Southern delicacy: pimento cheese!

Apex Movies in the Park Series

movies in the park and other apex nc events

When: May 31, June 8, 28, July 6, 13, 20, August 17, 24, 30, September 27, 8:30pm
Where: Apex Nature Park
What: Bring the kids, some chairs, and a picnic dinner to catch a movie under the stars at Apex Nature Park. Films vary by week.

Peak City Pig Fest

barbecue cooking at apex peak city pig fest

When: June 14 – 15
Where: Downtown Apex
What: Experience a BBQ cookoff unlike any other! Cook teams from across the country compete for the Grand Championship of the Seventh Annual Bone Suckin’ Sauce Peak City Pig Fest. For you, that means the best bbq chicken, ribs, beef, brisket, and pork you’ve ever tasted!

2nd Annual Beyond: The Film Festival

cary film festival

When: June 19 – 23
Where: The Cary Theater, Cary
What: Celebrate storytelling through cinema with a unique showing of juried screenplays and short films. New this year: a smartphone filmmaking workshop.

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival

beer bourbon bbq festival

When: August 2 – 3
Where: Koka Booth Amphitheatre, Cary
What: Prepare yourself for a day of true Southern celebration—beer, bourbon, barbeque, and plenty of live music.

43rd Annual Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival

lazy daze arts and crafts festival and other summer events in cary

When: August 24 – 25, 2019
Where: Downtown Cary, NC
What: Don’t miss out on one of Cary’s biggest events—now filled with two full days of art, music, food, and fun.

Ready to Come Have Some Fun in Cary & Apex?

Are you thinking of relocating to or buying a home in Cary or Apex, NC? Then it’s time to contact Gilliam & Associates Realty. We’re here to help you explore the area, discover its beautiful communities, and find the perfect home for your unique needs.

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