Holiday Happenings

Here's to a dash more holiday cheer! Enjoy these holiday events in Fuquay-Varina.

Festival of LightsTown Tree Lighting

The Town Tree Lighting will be Thurs., Dec. 2nd int he Fuquay Business District (205 S. Main Street) at 6:00 PM.  In addition to the tree lighting, there will be performances by local choral groups, a S'mores station, an Artist Village, and free hot chocolate.  Santa will be located at the Fuquay Mineral Spring Park.  

Letters to Santa - Special Delivery!

Youngsters are invited to drop off their letters to Santa at Santa's Mailbox located in the gazebo at Fuquay Mineral Spring Park (104 Spring Street) beginning Dec. 3rd.  Santa's mailbox will be up through Dec. 17th.  

Lights at Fuquay Mineral Spring Park

The Fuquay Mineral Spring Park will be decorated with lights beginning the first week in December and citizens are invited to venture down to the park located at 104 Spring Street to see the majestic holiday lights which will be open nightly for self-guided tours until 10 pm. Lights will be up through early January.

Gingerbread House Competition and Fundraiser

The Fuquay-Varina Junior Women's Club, in partnership with the Fuquay-Varina Arts Center, is proud to 2nd annual Gingerbread House Competition and Fundraiser.  Register by Nov. 24th.  On display at the FVAC Dec. 7-17th .  Register at

Shop with FVPD/ Christmas Wishes Program

The Fuquay-Varina Police Department is currently raising funds for our annual Shop with FVPD/Christmas Wishes Program. Each year we select children from within Fuquay-Varina that would not have Christmas clothes and toys without this program. If you would like to donate to this program, you may donate either cash or Walmart gift cards and drop off to DJ Bordeaux at the Fuquay-Varina Police Department located at 401 Old Honeycutt Road. 

Toys for Tots

The Fuquay-Varina Fire Department is excited to announce that we are an official drop off location for the Marine Toys for Tots Program again this year.  We need your help to bring the joy of Christmas and send a message of hope to less fortunate children at Christmas. Please drop off your new unwrapped toy at Station 1 located at 301 S. Fuquay-Varina Avenue between November 15 and December 15.  Drop at any of these locations.

Holiday Food Drive

This holiday season please help the Fuquay-Varina Fire Department stock the shelves at the Fuquay-Varina Emergency Food Pantry. Your unexpired, non perishable food donations can be dropped off at any FVFD location between November 15th - December 15th. How to participate in the Holiday Food Drive.

Fuquay-Varina Arts Center

The Fuquay-Varina Arts Center has a full holiday line-up of holiday performances including Christmas with the Embers, the Fuquay-Varina Chorale, the Nutcracker and an Evening of Big Band Swing, Blues and Holiday Tunes featuring Gerald Parker Jazz Orchestra. Get tickets at the Box Office.  More holiday info at the Arts Center.