Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News
The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will host a singles and doubles cornhole tournament on Friday, July 24, at 6:30 p.m. Open to players ages 18 and older, this inaugural event will be offered rain or shine at Flaherty Park, 1126 N. White St. Both the...Read more
The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department and Mission Control GG are partnering to offer adults ages 18 and older a six-week online esports league July 13-August 17.
Registration is underway and continues through 6 p.m. Saturday, July 11, at...Read more
A contractor working to extend Ledgerock Road in the Deacons Ridge Subdivision has closed a portion of the Dunn Creek Greenway. The closure is necessary to allow crews to realign the trail. The work is expected to be completed by early November.
Signage and barricades have been posted to...Read more
The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will host a two-day online esports gaming tournament featuring "Rocket League" on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 22-23. Open to players ages 10 and older, the inaugural “Battle in the Forest” will be played online and live streamed...Read more
The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department continues to promote community involvement, art and creativity during the COVID-19 pandemic by inviting residents to participate in its Cupcake Decorating Contest. Beginning Wednesday, July 8, Wake Forest families are invited...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 Department is now offering take-home activity kits for children ages 5-11 of all ability...Read more
A partnership between the Town of Wake Forest and Wake Electric has resulted in the installation of four electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at Joyner Park Community Center, 701 Harris Road. Available to the public and free of charge, the charging stations are ideally situated for electric...Read more
The Wake Forest Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed Monday, July 6, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Yard waste collection will also be suspended, but curbside trash, recycling and bulk waste collection will not be affected.
Due to Governor Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 related executive orders, the Town of Wake Forest is replacing its traditional July 3 Fireworks Spectacular with an alternative virtual celebration. At approximately 9:15 p.m. on Friday July 3, the Town will share on its Facebook page an Independence Day...Read more