Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News

Two days’ worth of free fun and excitement await you and your family at Wake Forest’s 2021 Independence Day Celebration. For complete details, visit .

Fireworks Spectacular This year’s festivities get underway...Read more


The Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will accept team registrations for Adult Summer Co-Rec Kickball through Wednesday, June 30. Online registration is available at . The entry fee is $225 per team, and...Read more


A beloved Independence Day event that reflects the character and spirit of Wake Forest and draws hundreds of children and their families is in need of volunteers. After a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the popular Children’s Parade returns on Sunday, July 4. The lineup will begin at 1 p.m. at...Read more


During COVID-19, greater numbers of people ventured outdoors and used Wake Forest’s trails and greenways for exercise and a pleasant distraction. Since then, the popularity of Town’s network of trails has continued to grow.

Town greenways are intended for the recreation and enjoyment of...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host an online Esports gaming tournament featuring "Fortnite" on Saturday, July 24. Free and open to players ages 12 and older, the “Battle in the Forest” will be played online and live streamed on more


Weather permitting, Kiwanis Park, 400 E. Holding Ave., will be closed for maintenance Friday, June 18, from 8 a.m.-noon. Public access to the Kiwanis Park Greenway will be maintained.

Signage will be posted to inform the public of the closure.

Located adjacent to the Wake Forest...Read more



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