Top Things to Do This Fall in Cary, NC

Whether you are looking forward to dressing up for Halloween or are wanting to enjoy the fruits of the season, you will find many interesting and exciting events in and around Cary this fall. Here are some of the best that you will want to put on your calendar!

Bands, Bites and Boats at Bond Park
On Friday, October 27, from 5-8, head to Bond Park Boathouse for food trucks, music and after-hours boat rentals. As you take a boat out on the lake with some food from your favorite local food truck, enjoy the sounds of local musicians. The cooler temperatures of fall make this monthly event even more fun!

Head to The Cary Theater at 7 on October 27 for Zombiepalooza. This annual event brings out the best zombie films from local filmmakers. If that’s not scary enough, cosplay zombies will be acting throughout the evening. If you love being scared, you will love this event, and best of all it’s completely free!

Ghost Walk in Downtown Cary
Head to downtown Cary for the annual Ghost Walk on October 28. The Cary Players will be out in full costume to share the town’s best legends and ghostly stories. This event is appropriate for ages 10 and older, and times are 6:30, 7:00 and 7:30.

Harvest Festival
Head to Downtown Cary starting at 2:00 on October 27 for the annual Harvest Festival. Trick-or-treat at local businesses, enjoy a petting zoo, decorate a cookie and carve a pumpkin. For adults, street vendors selling food, arts and crafts will be present. This year, proceeds from the festival will go to help hurricane victims in Puerto Rico.

NC Fine Wines Dinner at the Umstead
On November 9, head to the Umstead Hotel and Spa for the NC Fine Wines Dinner. Indulge in eight fine wines from around the state, and learn about the wines from representatives of the vineyards. The intimate affair only allows for 50 guests, so you will truly get a first-hand, personal experience. The meal includes crab cakes, lobster bisque, grouper or short ribs, and black forest cake, each carefully paired with a matching wine.

Living in Cary, NC has something for everyone, from formal wine tastings to fun costume parties. Make your plans now, so that you have time to attend some of these!


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