Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News

Due to the exposure to a positive COVID-19 case by a Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources staff member and out of an abundance of caution, the Alston-Massenburg Center, 416 N. Taylor St., is closed today (Wednesday, Dec. 30) and all programs...Read more


The Wake Forest Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed Thursday-Friday, Dec. 24-25, and Monday, Dec. 28, for the Christmas holiday and Friday, Jan. 1, for the New Year’s holiday. Police service will not be interrupted, but Town bus service and sanitation schedules will be...Read more


During the week of December 14, sweeten up your holiday season with our “Great Gingerbread House Showcase!”

Grab the candy canes, pour some hot chocolate, and get the family together to build your dream holiday house. Build a house together or make it competitive and each decorate your...Read more


After a 15-year run, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is discontinuing the mass mailing of its biannual program guide to Town residents in the 27587 zip code. Beginning in February 2021, a limited number of RecConnect...Read more


You’re invited to experience the wonder and magic of the holiday season during the annual Lighting of Wake Forest . Sponsored by Traditions at Wake Forest and...Read more


In an ongoing effort to promote art and creativity, while also emphasizing the importance of staying safe during the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is again selling a limited number of take-home activity kits for children...Read more


In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020-21 youth basketball season. In its place, beginning Tuesday, Dec. 1, the PRCR Department will offer a series of basketball clinics...Read more


Wake Forest offers a variety of yuletide events and activities throughout December guaranteed to deliver a hearty helping of holiday spirit for the entire family. From the Virtual Lighting of Wake Forest and Calls from Santa to the Downtown Holiday Open House and Favorite Holiday Treats with...Read more


A phone call from Santa Claus is on every child’s wish list. The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is making those wishes come true by offering “Calls from Santa” to kids ages 3-9 on Thursday, Dec. 3, from 6-8 p.m.

Registration forms will be available...Read more


In response to state restrictions on outdoor gatherings, the Board of Commissioners (BOC) agreed Tuesday to suspend through March 2021 all Town-sponsored events that draw large crowds. As a result, the Lighting of Wake Forest will join Friday Night on White, the Fireworks Spectacular and a host...Read more



Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News