Ring in the holiday season with the Wake Forest Cares Holiday Kick-Off on Saturday, November 13th, 2021, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on South White Street, in Downtown Wake Forest.
We are putting together a huge list of holiday events in the Triangle, including parades, festivals, markets, Santa visits, and more. Check out our growing day by day list of holiday events in the Triangle!
Learn about Wake Forest Cares’ Holiday Donation Drive and other programs.
The event will feature a number of fun, family-friendly activities:
- Skating on an artificial ice skating rink (free)
- Ice carvers chainsaw carving competition
- Ice Princess Stilt-walker
- Jack Frost Juggler
- More street performers
- Coloring with Santa
- Concert (4 p.m. to 7 p.m.) from the ACE Party Band
- Nutcracker preview by Wake Forest Youth Ballet/Destiny Dance Institute
- 10-minute Holiday Laser Show to conclude the event
Food and refreshments will be available for purchase at several downtown restaurants.
These food and dessert trucks will be on site at the event:
- Bulkogi Korean BBQ
- Charlie’s Kabobs
- Cousins Maine Lobster
- Dusty Donuts
- Kona Ice
- La Katrina Tacos
- Lumpy’s Ice Cream
- VFW Chuck Wagon
- Virgil’s Jamaica
Consult this map for several places to park for free within a 15-minute walk of South White Street.
More Holiday Events in the Triangle
Check out our big list of holiday events in the Triangle, or look at a few of them here: