Wake Forest Weekend Events: February 6th

It’s another busy weekend of many fun things to do in Wake Forest. Check out these Wake Forest weekend events happening on February 6!

Wake Forest Mardi Gras Street Festival

Screen Shot 2016-02-04 at 11.25.05 AMGet ready for a family-friendly fun-filled day in downtown Wake Forest for the Mardi Gras Street Festival this Saturday from 11am – 4pm. There will me a mask contest, hoop jam, a walking parade, chalk art, costume contest, music, children’s activities and tons of entertainment. Over 30 downtown merchants will offer discounts and many activities throughout the day. There will be plenty of food trucks like Bam, Pow, Chow, Baton Rouge Cuisine, Charlie’s Kabobs, The Chuckwagon, King’s Authentic Philly Cheesesteaks, Lumpy’s Ice Cream, Sweet Traditions, and Virgil’s Jamaica. Be sure to come hungry!

The walking parade lines up at 12:45pm in town hall’s Centennial Plaza at 301 South Brooks Street. The parade will begin at 1pm and will go up East Owen Avenue and to the north along South White Street. The parade will end at the Depot Parking Lot. This super fun parade is open to children and adults.

Children’s activities will include face painting, arts and crafts, sidewalk chalk art, bounce house, and entertainment of acrobats, juggler, balloon twister and a magician!

For additional details, visit http://www.wakeforestnc.gov/wake-forest-mardi-gras.aspx

Holding Village Open House

Come out and see four builder models from Ashton Woods, John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods and Drees Homes. This beautiful new community is off of Rogers Road in Wake Forest and is hosting an Open House on Saturday, February 6th. With the Super Bowl the very next day, they are getting everyone pumped up and ready with pre-game celebrations including free lunch from food trucks like The Humble Pig and American Meltdown. There will be coffee, popcorn and hot cocoa as well!!

Imagine sledding on a warm spring-like afternoon! Snow My Yard will be there with sledding and snow fun. WRAL Mix 101.5 will be providing entertainment along with face painting. Come on out and take a look at this beautiful new community and enter for a chance to win some fabulous prizes!

To learn more, visit http://www.holdingvillage.com/go/

Wake Forest Winter Farmers Market

From 10am – Noon on Saturday, the Wake Forest Winter Farmers Market will be offering many speciality foods like pasture raised meat, eggs, honey, baked goods, coffee, chocolate, and delicious produce. You can also find gifts like soap, lotions, jewelry, cool recycled yard art and more! Check the Town of Wake Forest Facebook Page for updates!

Special Needs Valentine Party

The Town of Wake Forest is hosting an event for youth with special needs for Valentine’s Day at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre which is located at 405 South Brooks Street, Wake Forest. This special party will include fun activities like crafts, games and plenty of music. Stay for a fun game of BINGO and possibly even win a prize!! The cost for this event is $5.

For more information about this event, visit http://www.wakeforestnc.gov/special-needs-valentine-party-2016-02-06-1.aspx

Enjoy these fun events and be sure to share pictures on our Facebook page and Twitter account!

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