Downtown Apex

N Salem St
Apex, NC 27502

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Historic Downtown… In Your Backyard!

Live in Downtown Apex and never stray far from the fun! From quaint historic architecture, to exciting downtown events, living in the midst of it all means that unique shopping & dining is never more than a few steps away, and you’ll never have to worry about finding a parking spot during popular community events. So come experience the colorful and vibrant culture of historic Downtown Apex.

Be First in Line to Favorite Apex Events

Apex is known for its downtown community events, and as a Downtown resident, you’re first in line to every festival, celebration, and food-fiesta. From Finally Fridays, which feature live music and restaurant specials, to fish frys, pancake breakfasts, and even car shows, you won’t want to miss any of these amazing events.

Some major festivals in Apex include:

  • Apex Farmers Market
  • Apex Founders Day: historic venues, food, music, and a 5k run
  • Peakfest: food, dance, music, arts, crafts, and more
  • Apex Latino Arts Festival
  • Peak City Pig Fest: BBQ cookoff
  • Olde Fashioned 4th of July
  • Apex Jazz and Music Festival
  • Trick or Treat on Salem Street
  • Christmas on Salem Street

Explore a Preserved Historic Downtown

Once a turn-of-the-century railroad town, Apex is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places for the amazing preservation of its beautiful architecture. Today, downtown Apex is home to a bustling venue of shops and boutiques, bakeries and ice cream parlors, and award-winning eateries. Salem Street, the main road of downtown, is nearly overflowing with opportunities for browsing, dining, relaxing, and exploring, from art galleries to boutiques to bakeries

Click here to get a complete list of downtown businesses.

Convenient Triangle Location

Besides a central location in the bustle of Apex, downtown is also conveniently located minutes from grocery and convenience, as well as parks and recreation, and big-business and employment opportunities. Jones Park and Jaycee Park offer beautiful open green spaces for relaxing and trails for walking. Major retailers can be found at Beaver Creek Commons and Crossings, and Apex is conveniently located off Highway 55 for an easy commute to downtown Raleigh and Research Triangle Park.

Quaint and Cozy Homes

Downtown Apex is home to many beautiful restored and preserved homes. From cozy cottages nestled into the trees and greenery in the blocks surrounding Salem Street and downtown, to homes built right in the midst of all the shops and businesses, there are homes to suit all tastes and interests.

Ready to find your home in downtown Apex? Contact us today at 919-578-3111 or to schedule a showing.

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New meets old in the Town of Apex, North Carolina. Over past years, Apex has grown significantly, adding a new shopping center and several new home developments.

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