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Apex, NC Guide

A Guide to Apex, NC

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Things to Do in Apex, NC


Downton Apex offers a ton of great restaurants to try out! If you want a warm bowl of pasta, Daniel’s Restaurant and Catering is the spot for you. For local, farm-to-table fare, The Provincial is the perfect place to check out. If you want a laid-back atmosphere, head to Doherty’s Irish Pub for live music and daily specials or to Salem Street Pub for a delicious burger, local beer, and Midnight Moon Moonshine. You can also check out these local favorites in and around the Apex Historical District:

  • Scratch Kitchen & Taproom 
  • Peck & Plume 
  • Mama Mia Italian Bistro

Arts and Attractions

  • In May, the entire town celebrates Peakfest, which features concessions, arts and crafts, live music, rides, and more!
  • Every summer, Apex hosts the annual Latino Arts Festival. They offer free music, an art exhibit, games, dance performances, and signature dishes that are South and Central American staples.
  • Each November, the Turkey Trot 5K draws residents from all over the region.  During this annual race at Apex Community Park, plenty of residents show up to compete for a number of awards.
  • Plus, the Halle Cultural Arts Center features art exhibits and theater performances all the time in Apex!

Parks and Recreation

  • Knights Play Golf Center 
  • Hunter Street Park 
  • Beaver Creek Greenway


  • Beaver Creek Commons 
  • Lake Pine Plaza
  • Swift Creek Shopping Center

Schools & Employment

  • Davis Drive Elementary 
  • Olive Chapel Elementary
  • Davis Drive Middle School
  • Middle Creek High School
  • Apex High School 
  • And more!

Apex, NC Neighborhoods