Downtown Holiday Open House

Saturday, December 4, 2021

Embrace the holiday season and discover historic downtown Wake Forest’s unique array of shops and restaurants during the Downtown Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 4, beginning at 10 a.m.

Presented by Wake Forest Downtown, Inc. (WFD), the Downtown Holiday Open House will feature special offers and complimentary refreshments at participating shops and restaurants, along with fun-filled activities for kids and families, including a Gnome Hunt, balloon twisting along South White Street from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., and holiday tunes in Jones Plaza from noon-4 p.m.

Pictures with Santa will also be offered by reservation only from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Cotton Company Event Gallery, 306 S. White St. Anyone planning to have a photo taken with Santa Claus must register in advance at beginning Monday, Nov. 29, at 6 p.m.

The Downtown Holiday Open House is free and open to the public. For more information, visit or contact Downtown Development Specialist Hallie Willis at 919-435-9430 or    

While you’re in downtown Wake Forest on December 4, be sure to check out the Holiday Artisans Market from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre and the It’s a Wonderful Wake Forest Historic Holiday Festival at the Wake Forest Historical Museum from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information on these and other Wake Forest holiday events, visit


Downtown Wake Forest