Downtown Apex Annual Events

Looking for something fun to do in Apex, NC? Don't miss out on these fantastic annual events.

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Recurring Events

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Apex Farmers Market

What: Fresh local goods, crafts, produce, baked foods, and more.

When: Saturdays April – October, 8:30am – 12:30pm

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Annual Events

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Easter Egg Hunt

What: Bring your basket and hunt for eggs and then take pictures with the Easter Bunny! 
When: Early April

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Special Needs Fishing Derby

What: Reel in the fun with our Special Needs Fishing Derby. All ages welcome. Did we mention that there will be prizes too?!
When: Late April

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Touch-a-Truck

What: Emergency, construction, military, landscaping, transportation, and delivery vehicles will gather all in one place. Children will be able to touch, ask questions, and climb on their favorite vehicles. Come to this fun, free event.
When: Mid May

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Apex Latino Arts Festival

What: Celebrate a rich culture and community with a full afternoon and evening of arts, crafts, foods, music, dance, and more.
When: First Saturday in June

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Peak City Pig Fest

What: A popular local favorite featuring a full weekend of a juried barbecue cook-off between some of the best bbq cook teams in the state.
When: Third Saturday and Sunday in June

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Olde Fashioned 4th of July

What: A full morning of activities, including a Flag Raising, kids games and rides, a climbing wall, a parades, and more.
When: July 4

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55+ Health and Wellness Fair

What: From dental care, health care, hearing loss, and skin care, there will be all kinds of vendors. Come to this annual event!
When: Mid September

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Apex Night Out

What: Bringing a true sense of community, Apex Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement. Come meet our heroes and play some games!
When: First Tuesday in October

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Turkey Trot 5k

What: Annual 5k race at Apex Community Park with a scenic course through the park and around a lake.
When: Saturday before Thanksgiving

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Christmas on Salem Street

What: Featuring a full weekend of holiday fun: a tree lighting and sleigh rides on Friday, a Pancake Breakfast, pictures with Santa, and parade on Saturday, and Historic Home Tours on Sunday.
When: First weekend of December.

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