Peakfest – Peakfest is the largest public event in town and the best part is that it’s free! Bring the whole family to enjoy a day of live music, kid’s entertainment, state fair inspired food and food trucks, and local vendors and artisans. Almost 40 years this arts and crafts festival has taken place in the heart of downtown Apex. Festival usually takes place in the Springtime.
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area – Jordan Lake has outlets for boating, fishing, hiking and windsurfing. If you are lucky, over the summer you should also be able to see a Bald Eagle, as Jordan Lake is one of their main homes during the summer months!
280 State Park Road, Apex NC 27523
American Tobacco Trail – Over 22 miles of trail across Wake County, this is a beautiful setting to go biking, hiking, or bring the dog for a walk. It is free and open to the public, just be mindful of others along the way.
1309 New Hill Olive Chapel Road, Apex NC 27502
Cloer Family Vineyard – Family owned and operated since 2010, The Cloer Family Vineyard is the second family owned vineyard in the Triangle that grows and produces their own wine on site. You can experience live music some nights, get a tour of the vineyard, and have some delicious snacks while trying which is your favorite.
8624 Castleberry Road, Apex NC 27523
Southern Peak Brewery - Southern Peak wanted to reintroduce the meaning of traditional neighborhood brewery. While local breweries were taking over Raleigh, nothing had settled into Apex yet. With their 7 barrel brew house, Southern Peak is always experimenting with new flavors. Check out their site, linked above, for the food truck of the day to compliment their beer selection.
950 Windy Road #100, Apex NC 27502
Apex Farmer’s Market – The Apex Farmer’s Market is more than just locally grown produce from farmers, but also handmade knitted goods, learning experiences for children of all ages, flowers, and baked goods. Sometimes you can catch the La Farm Bakery food truck outside of the Famers Market! Enjoy live music while shopping local fruits and veggies on your grocery list.
220 N. Salem Street, Apex NC 27502
Halle Cultural Arts Center – The Halle Cultural Arts Center is home to Ballet performances, Jazz Music, Saturday arts and crafts for kids of all ages, and a free movie series. 3 galleries, 2 studio classrooms, and a 150-seat theater makes up this beautiful building. Across the street from the Farmers Market, you can enjoy a variety of performance and even pizza and movie nights! Check out their website for a schedule of upcoming performances.
237 N. Salem Street, Apex NC, 27502
Knight's Play Golf Center - Whether you are looking for a driving range or a full blown course experience, you can come to Knight's Play Golf Course day or night! The course is fully lit and open until midnight. 27 holes and 60 driving range stations, you are guaranteed a spot to tee off. Carts are also available for rent.
2512 Ten Ten Road, Apex NC 27502