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Thursday, July 11, 2024
Step back in time and savor the present at Fuquay-Varina's newest culinary gem – The Library Steakhouse! Housed within the beautifully converted walls of the old town library, this establishment offers a unique blend of historic charm and modern culinary delights. The extensive menu at The Library Steakhouse caters to all palates. Dive into their - best readers, succulent steaks cooked to your preference, from sizzling ribeyes to melt-in-your-mouth filets. But the story doesn't end there. They offer a delightful array of tempting appetizers and sides to complement your meal. Start with a crisp wedge salad sprinkled with crumbled blue cheese and candied pecans, or indulge in our decadent lobster bisque. Pair your steak with asparagus in lemon butter or  a creamy helping of our signature lobster mac-and-cheese, a dish so good it deserves its own chapter in the town's culinary history! The Library Steakhouse is more than just a restaurant – it's a testament to Fuquay-Varina's vibrant spirit. It's a place where the town's rich past meets a delicious present, offering an experience that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you wanting more. So what are you waiting for? Head out and write your own chapter at The Library Steakhouse – Fuquay-Varina's newest must-try destination!

Open Wednesday through Sunday :

Reservations not required but suggested on Weekends Wednesday & Thursday: 4-10:30pm Friday: 4-11pm Saturday: 12-11pm Sunday: 12-8pm

Wednesday, June 26, 2024
LET FREEDPOM RING! Join the Town of Fuquay in celebrating Independence Day with your friends and neighbors! The party's going down at South Park on Monday, July 1st. Gates open at 6 pm, so you can snag a good spot to spread out your blankets or chairs.
Here's what you can look forward to:
💥A variety of food trucks💥 Come hungry because there will be plenty of delicious options to tantalize your taste buds.
💥A Splashin' good time💥 The splash pad will be open from 6-8:30 pm, perfect for the kiddos (or adults who want to cool off!).
💥Live music to get your groove on💥 Get ready to tap your toes and sing along to some great tunes starting at 6:30pm.
💥A dazzling fireworks extravaganza💥 The grand finale starts (approx.) 9:15 pm, so get ready for oohs, ahhhs, and plenty of red, white, and blue!
  Just a heads up, no furry friends or alcoholic beverages are allowed at the event! Feel free to bring your coolers stocked with goodies and plenty of water! Let freedom ring (and the fireworks boom!) This is gonna be a celebration to remember!
Food Trucks:
Party in a Pita
Off the Hog
TJ's Kitchen
Lili's Kitchen
Beefy Buns
Hot Box Pizza
Ultimate Egg Rolls
Truman's Smokehouse
A Taste of the Bayou
Safari Eatz
JAM Ice Cream & Shaved Ice
D&J Concessions
NC Sweet Tea
Pelican's SnoBalls
Blackberry Creek Kettle Corn
Mama Churros
Thursday, June 20, 2024

I think we can all agree that North Carolina summers can get hot. The perfect solution? A day at the Splash Pad! Located at 900 S Main St., this splashtastic spot is open daily from 10am to 7pm, all the way through Labor Day weekend.

Here's the all you need to know on enjoying the Splash Pad:

  • Residents: A free Splash Pad Card is required for entry (proof of residency needed).
  • Non-residents: A small fee of $2 per person applies.
  • All ages: Anyone under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Packing for Splash Pad Fun:

  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Snacks (if you plan on staying for a while)
  • Cash (for non-residents and any snacks you might buy from vendors)

Beyond the Splash Pad:

Looking for more ways to make a splash this summer? Dive into these awesome ideas:

  • Explore the Great Outdoors: Visit Fuquay-Varina Mineral Spring Park, hike the trails, or have a picnic under the shade of the trees in one of Fuquay's many trails and parks!
  • Cool Brews and Local Eats: Take a brewery tour at Aviator Brewing Company, or grab a bite to eat at one of the towns many restaurants / breweries.
  • Support Local Businesses: Support local artisans and farmers every Saturday from (until Sept. 7) at the Fuquay-Varina Growers Market. Located in the Chamber parking lot from 9am-12pm.
  • Arts and Culture: Immerse yourself in Fuquay's vibrant arts scene or check out one of their awesome kids summer camp programs. Visit their website for more details on whats to come!

.. So get out and explore all that our charming town has to offer!

Friday, June 14, 2024

🏳️‍🌈Come one, come all, come as you are!🏳️‍🌈

The Fuquay-Varina Pride Celebration is happening THIS SATURDAY, June 15th. Get ready for a day jampacked with some of your favorite local businesses celebrating the strength, courage, and resilience, contributions and achievements made by members of the LGBTQ+ community.

What's in store? Check it out -

8am Workout of the Day: Stonewall at Crossfit Shoofly
10am Fuquay-Varina Pride Strut from Council Gym to Town Hall (all ages) (0.5 miles)
11am-12pm Fuquay-Varina Growers Market (Chamber parking lot)
12pm-4pm Fuquay-Varina Pride Celebration at Mason Jar Lager Co. (all ages)
3pm-6pm Crazy Glaze Pride Paint Day (tickets required, 8+)
4:30pm-6:30pm Teen Social at Stick Boy Bread Co. (13-17 year olds)
7pm-10pm Crazy Glaze Pride Paint Night (tickets required, 8+)
9pm-1am Pride After Dark: Karaoke at The Brick (21+)
Thursday, June 6, 2024
Nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, and anyone seeking a relaxing escape, this one is for you! Today, we're setting our sights on Harris Lake / Harris Lake County Park, a hidden gem located right outside of Fuquay in New Hill, North Carolina.

A Fisherman's Paradise:

Cast your line and experience the thrill of reeling in a trophy bass, a catfish, or other fresh water fish that are abundant in the lake! Harris Lake, a sprawling 4,100-acre man-made wonder, is a haven for anglers. Bass fishing tends to be named supreme here, with frequent tournaments testing the skills of seasoned fishermen!

Beyond the Reel: A Park for All

Harris Lake County Park, situated on a 680-acre peninsula, is the perfect place to unwind and reconnect with nature. Spread out a blanket under the NC sunshine and soak up the beauty of the surroundings. Feeling energetic? Lace up your shoes and explore a network of biking and hiking trails that weave through the park.

Family Fun Awaits:

Planning a day out with the family? Harris Lake Park has something for everyone! Let the kids loose on the playground while you pack a picnic basket and find the perfect spot under a shady tree. The park also boasts open play areas, perfect for frisbee throws (there's even a disc golf course), impromptu soccer games, or just kicking back and enjoying the fresh air.

Learning and Exploring:

The park caters to curious minds too! Designated educational areas provide opportunities to learn about the local wildlife found in the park. Keep an eye out for informative signage or consider joining a guided program offered by the park rangers.

Bonus Tips:

  • The park offers picnic shelters with grills available for rent, perfect for a memorable gathering.
  • Don't forget to check the park's website or social media pages for upcoming events or educational programs.
  • The park is open daily from 8am to sunset, with closures on major holidays.
Let Harris Lake be your summer escape! Check out their informative brochure HERE!
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