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A Guide to Fuquay-Varina, NC

Fuquay-Varina, NC Guide

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Things to Do in Fuquay-Varina, NC


Fuquay-Varina has tons of tasty dining options. One of the local favorites is The Aviator SmokeHouse, where you can fill up on all the smoked meats you want. Not only do they have great BBQ and smoked cuisine, they also have their own brewery. Another great place to check out is Nil’s Cafe. They are dedicated to serving healthy, fresh Mediterranean food. The head chef, Mustafa, has over 30 years of experience working as a Mediterranean Chef in Istanbul, Turkey, Germany, Washington DC, and Chapel Hill.

Wingin’it is another local hot spot. This family-friendly bar and grille not only has delicious wings, but a full menu filled with something to satisfy every member of the family.  Check out these other area favorites: 

  • The Mason Jar Tavern
  • Little Portugal
  • Garibaldi Trattoria

Arts and Attractions

  • FM2FV Concert Series
  • Halloween Haunted Trail 
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Independence Day Celebration
  • Freedom Balloon Fest

Parks and Recreation

  • Carroll Howard Johnson Environmental Park
  • Action Park
  • South Lakes Greenway


  • Fuquay Crossing
  • Fuquay Commons
  • Hilltop Shopping Center

Schools & Employment

  • Ballentine Elementary School
  • Banks Road Elementary
  • Fuquay-Varina Elementary School
  • Herbert Akins Road Elementary
  • Fuquay-Varina Middle School
  • Southern Wake Academy
  • Fuquay-Varina High School
  • Willow Spring High School

Fuquay-Varina, NC Neighborhoods