Approved Special Events

MARCH 2024

Cars & Carnivores Street Festival
Owen and Brooks Streets
Saturday, March 23, 2024: 10 am – 4 pm
Associated Road Closures/Impacts: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; East Owen Avenue (Festival Street) and Brooks Street between Elm Avenue and Owen Avenue Extension
Contact: Brad Walker 

 

April 2024

Friday Night on White
Downtown Wake Forest 
Friday, April 12, 6-9 pm
South White Street from Elm Avenue to Owen Avenue will be closed at 1 pm
South White Street from East Owen Avenue to Wait Avenue will be closed at 2 pm along with East Owen Avenue
All roads will reopen around 11:30 pm
Contact Jennifer Herbert

Wake Forest Historic Half
Saturday, April 20, 2024: 7:30-11:30 am
“Share the Road” event with Associated Road & Greenway Impacts: 5:30 am – 12:30 pm; refer to event website for more information.
Contact Brent Dorenkamp

Forest Fest
Downtown Wake Forest
Saturday, April 20, 9 am-2 pm
East Owen Avenue and South Brooks Street from Elm Avenue to just beyond Owen Avenue will be closed from 7 am-4 pm 
Contact Jennifer Herbert

 

May 2024

Meet In The Street
Saturday, May 4, 2024: 10 am – 4 pm
Associated Road Closures/Impacts: 5 am – 5 pm; South White Street from Wait Avenue to Elm Avenue; East Owen Avenue from South White to South Brooks Streets; South Brooks Street from East Jones Avenue to Elm Avenue
Contact: Liz Simpers 

Wakefield Rotary Club Duck Splash
East Jones Avenue between Brooks Street and South Taylor Street
Saturday, May 4, 2024: Noon-1 pm
Associated Road Closures/Impacts: 7 am – 3 pm; East Jones Avenue between Brooks Street and South Taylor Street
Contact Wendy Briley 

Friday Night on White
Downtown Wake Forest 
Friday, May 10, 6-9 pm
South White Street from Elm Avenue to Owen Avenue will be closed at 1 pm
South White Street from East Owen Avenue to Wait Avenue will be closed at 2 pm along with East Owen Avenue
All roads will reopen around 11:30 pm
Contact Jennifer Herbert

 

June 2024

Friday Night on White
Downtown Wake Forest 
Friday, June 14, 6-9 pm
South White Street from Elm Avenue to Owen Avenue will be closed at 1 pm
South White Street from East Owen Avenue to Wait Avenue will be closed at 2 pm along with East Owen Avenue
All roads will reopen around 11:30 pm
Contact Jennifer Herbert

 

July 2024

Friday Night on White
Downtown Wake Forest 
Friday, July 12, 6-9 pm
South White Street from Elm Avenue to Owen Avenue will be closed at 1 pm
South White Street from East Owen Avenue to Wait Avenue will be closed at 2 pm along with East Owen Avenue
All roads will reopen around 11:30 pm
Contact Jennifer Herbert

 

August 2024

Friday Night on White
Downtown Wake Forest 
Friday, Aug. 9, 6-9 pm
South White Street from Elm Avenue to Owen Avenue will be closed at 1 pm
South White Street from East Owen Avenue to Wait Avenue will be closed at 2 pm along with East Owen Avenue
All roads will reopen around 11:30 pm
Contact Jennifer Herbert

 

September 2024

Friday Night on White
Downtown Wake Forest 
Friday, Sept. 13, 6-9 pm
South White Street from Elm Avenue to Owen Avenue will be closed at 1 pm
South White Street from East Owen Avenue to Wait Avenue will be closed at 2 pm along with East Owen Avenue
All roads will reopen around 11:30 pm
Contact Jennifer Herbert

 

OCTOBER 2024

Wake Forest Pride Festival
East Owen Avenue and South Brooks Street
Saturday, October 5, 2024: 11 am – 5 pm
Associated Road Closures/Impacts: 9 am – 7 pm; East Owen Avenue between South White Street and South Brooks Street’ South Brooks Street from Elm Avenue to Owen Avenue Extension
Contact: Samantha Luce 

 

Approved Special Events
Organizational Performance Director
919-435-9415