Friday Night on White, fireworks to return

Town announces return of popular in-person events

From WSJ Staff Reports

Now that North Carolina has lifted all indoor and outdoor capacity requirements and masks and social distancing are no longer required, the Town of Wake Forest is pleased to announce the return of several popular in-person events, including the July 3 Fireworks Spectacular and Friday Night on White featuring Crush on September 10. Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park will also resume on July 24 and August 7, while a “Halloween Boo Bash” will be offered at Joyner Park Community Center on October 21.

In addition, a special “Six Sundays in Fall” concert series has been scheduled at E. Carroll Joyner Park on six consecutive Sunday afternoons from September 5 through October 10, while the Wake Forest Cares Holiday Kick-off is coming to Downtown Wake Forest on Saturday, Nov. 13.

“From the outset of the pandemic, we said that once state restrictions were lifted, we’d resume hosting in-person events,” said Mayor Vivian Jones. “Following last week’s announcement by Gov. Cooper, we’re beyond thrilled that we can resume gathering in-person with our family and friends for so many of our favorite community events.”

Additional information about Town happenings will be provided in the coming days. In the meantime, area residents are urged to sign up for special events reminders via E-Notifier at

Finally, Town officials announced today that beginning Tuesday, June 1, the Wake Forest Town Hall will transition to a normal operating schedule of 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information, complete and submit the online “Contact Us” form at

(Visited 301 times, 1 visits today)
Latest Posts

WFFD to host 9/11 20th anniversary remembrance ceremony

From WSJ Staff Reports The Wake Forest Fire Department is partnering with The Freedom Flag Foundation to host a 9/11 20th Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 11, at 8:30 a.m. The occasion will take place at Fire Station #1, 420 Elm Ave. Open to the public, the ceremony will include the raising of the Freedom Flag, a display of steel […]


Post 187 sponsors Sea Scout ship

From WSJ Staff Reports The Wake Forest American Legion Post 187 Executive Committee approved the Post sponsoring a “Sea Scout” Ship.  Sea Scouts is a program of the Boy Scouts of America for young men and women ages 14 (or 13 and are in the eighth grade) through 20. Along with Cub Scouting, Scouts BSA, and Venturing, Sea Scouts provides a […]


Scout Troop takes sponsor’s number

From WSJ Staff Reports Scout Troop 517 has officially become Troop 187, taking the number of its longtime sponsor Wake Forest American Legion Post 187. (Visited 35 times, 1 visits today) 40 SHARES Share on Facebook Tweet Follow us Share via: 0 Shares Facebook Twitter Email Copy Link Print More


Aug. 25: Traffic Alert – South Brooks Street

Raleigh Water will close the portion of South Brooks Street from Wait Avenue to East Roosevelt Avenue Wednesday, Aug. 25, from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. The closure is necessary to allow crews to install a water valve. Water and sewer service in the area will not be affected. A detour will be in place directing motorists around the […]


Wake Forest Power customers electric rate to increase

From WSJ Staff Reports Wake Forest Power residential customers will see a slight increase in their electric rates when a new rate schedule takes effect September 1. It is Wake Forest Power’s first rate adjustment since a rate decrease in September 2016. Projected to cost the average customer approximately $5 a month, this year’s four percent rate […]


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.