Downtown Apex Annual Events
Looking for something fun to do in Apex, NC? Don't miss out on these fantastic annual events.
Apex Farmers Market
What: Fresh local goods, crafts, produce, baked foods, and more.
When: Saturdays April – October, 8:30am – 12:30pm
What: A NEW festival featuring an antiques and collectibles market along the streets of downtown.
When: Early April
Apex Founders Day
What: A celebration of the rich history of Apex with historic venues and demonstrations, music, food, shopping, and a 5k run.
When: March/early April
What: Arguably the biggest event in Apex, PeakFest attractions thousands of visitors to the streets of Downtown each year in a celebration of the Peak of Good Living. Food, over 200 vendors, live entertainment, dance, and music, carnival rides, street performers, and more.
When: First Saturday in May
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
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
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
Apex Music Festival
What: A full Saturday of shopping, food, music, fashion, and plenty of live entertainment.
When: Mid to late September
Trick or Treat on Salem Street
What: Friday and Saturday events include Witches on Salem Street and Businesses Treat the Kids.
When: Saturday before Halloween.
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
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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