Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News

The large dog exercise area of Flaherty Dog Park, 1100 N. White St., will be closed for maintenance Wednesday, June 10, until 3:30 p.m. Crews are expected to close the area at least once more during the week of June 15 to complete the necessary repairs.

The Town of Wake...Read more


Effective Monday, June 8, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will open all Town-maintained athletic fields at all Town parks, except Flaherty Park Field #3 which is closed...Read more


Delayed due to concerns about COVID-19, the 2020 opening of the Taylor Street Park Sprayground , 416 N. Taylor St., will take place Saturday, June 13, at...Read more


Oh, say can you sing? Regardless of your answer, you and your family are invited to participate in a virtual rendition of “The National Anthem” as part of a magical, community chorus. Modeled after the digital sensation, “Couch Choir,” Wake Forest’s Star-Spangled Sing-Along is an opportunity for...Read more


Beginning Tuesday, June 2, portions of Flaherty Dog Park, 1100 N. White St., will be closed periodically for maintenance. In an effort to accommodate visitors, at least one section will remain open at all times.

The Town of Wake Forest opened Flaherty Dog Park in June...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest will follow North Carolina’s Safer-At-Home Phase 2 Order as outlined by Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order No. 141 beginning at 5 p.m. today (Friday, May 22). The Safer At Home Phase 2 runs...Read more


Curbside trash, recycling and yard waste collection will be suspended Monday, May 25, due to Memorial Day. As a result, the trash and recycling collection schedule will operate one day later than normal throughout the remainder of the week and extend into Saturday. So, for example, Monday’s...Read more


As the world continues coping with COVID-19, a growing number of area residents have been taking advantage of the Town’s 50-plus miles of greenways. Some trail users like to walk and bike for exercise, while others do so for their mental well-being.

Regardless of your reason for using...Read more


In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Town of Wake Forest has made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Friday Night on White concert series, Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park and Memorial Flag-Raising Ceremonies.

Town officials say the decision to suspend these summer...Read more


With almost all in-person, traditional Class of 2020 graduation ceremonies canceled due to COVID-19, the Town of Wake Forest is offering local families a unique way of honoring their high school and college graduates. During the week of May 11, families are invited to participate in...Read more



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