Wake County is a wonderful place for families of all ages and interests. If museums are your thing, the City of Oaks offers something for everyone with the Marbles Kids Museum, NC Museum of Art and NC Museum of Natural Sciences.
If you enjoy nature, you will love the numerous parks including Historic Yates Mill Park, Lake Crabtree and Bond Park to name just a few.
The area also provides plenty of entertainment venues and special events such as Koka Booth Ampitheater, Progress Energy Center for Performing Arts, PNC Arena, Time Warner Cable Pavilion at Walnut Creek and Bass Lake Concert Series. Local Fairs and Festivals you will want to check out include Lazy Daze and the NC State Fair.
If you’re a sports enthusiast, you’ll love attending the Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic or watching our professional hockey team, the Carolina Hurricanes. There is also the Cary Tennis Park, Cary Skate Park, USA Baseball National Training Complex, and Wake Med Soccer Park for sports lovers.
The State Farmers Market is open every day and makes a fun family outing. If you have kids, you will also want to learn about Wake County Schools, as well as Kraft Family YMCA and Cary Family YMCA programs.
Here are some helpful links for families or fill out the request for a relocation guide and we will be happy to send you the Annual Manual, The Guide to all Things Triangle.
Local Fairs, Festivals & Events:
Wake County Public Schools: