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Every spring, avid runners look forward to
testing their endurance at the Cary Road Race,
celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2018. Treasure
seekers may enjoy browsing the exquisite goods
created by North Carolina's most talented
artists at the annual Spring Daze Arts & Crafts
Festival. Astonishing concerts can be enjoyed at
our two outdoor amphitheatres: Koka Booth and
Sertoma, located inside Bond Park.
Cary Arts Center is the downtown hub of
arts activity for Cary. It is home to a variety of
visual and performing arts classes for people
of all ages, the Marvelous Music Series and
Applause! Youth Theatre. The center provides
performance, program and educational space
for many community cultural organizations. The
Open Studio Program allows public access to
well-equipped metals/glass and clay studios.
For more information, including bike and hike
maps, event listings and program schedules,
stop by Cary Town Hall (316 N. Academy St.),
call 919.469.4061 or visit our website at
Enjoy the outdoors
Town of Cary greenways-The Town of Cary
maintains a greenway system of 82 miles that
links to neighborhoods, parks and schools.
Greenways provide an amenity for walking,
jogging and bicycling in a natural setting remote
from traffic. Greenways are perfect for that
relaxing evening stroll.
Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs
Nature Preserve-Hemlock Bluffs is a 158-acre
nature preserve in southern Cary with woodland
walking trails and overlooks for nature study
Discover the arts
Koka Booth Amphitheatre-Koka Booth
Amphitheatre is one of the most distinctive
performing arts venues in the Southeast. Proud
to be the summer home of the North Carolina
Symphony and a variety of national performing
acts throughout the season.
The Cary Theater-Built in 1946 and restored
in 2014, The Cary Theater offers the comforts of
a modern theater inside its charming old brick
walls. The 183-seat theater provides an intimate
setting for films, live music performances, theater
productions and comedy acts.
Cary Arts Center-Anchoring Cary's reviving
downtown, the Cary Arts Center features a
theatre, classrooms, studios and rehearsal and
performance space to host a range of visual and
performing arts. The center continues Cary's
tradition of providing opportunities for learning
excellence and creativity.
Cary Tennis Park-With 36 total courts,
including seven new covered courts, it is one of
the premier facilities in the country. Home of the
Atlantic Tire Championships, a USTA Pro Circuit
event and an ATP Challenger Tour event, the
park attracts top professionals each Sept.
Cary Parks, Recreation
& Cultural Resources
"Cary's a phenomenal
place to raise a family.
We love bringing friends downtown-strolling
the streets, shopping, dining and enjoying our
fabulous Downtown Park! There's magic in
Missy & Lionel
La Farm Bakery
"We searched the
country for the best
location for our bakery
and found it in Cary. This community has been
instrumental to our success and an honor to
serve each day."
August brings the Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts
Festival, a two-day festival held in downtown
Cary. Fall is perfect for the Diwali Indian Festival
of Lights. During the winter, Cary celebrates
the holidays in grand style with the "Heart of
the Holidays Celebration." Kwanzaa brings
a communal, cultural experience that honors
African Americans and their heritage.
and quiet reflection. Stevens Nature Center
conducts year-round environmental education
programming at the site.
Bond Lake at Fred G. Bond Metro Park
Cary Sports Alliance
with Cary Chamber of
"Cary's parks and
for outdoor recreation. And after getting some
exercise, visit our rapidly developing downtown
for some great restaurants, craft beer and
USA Baseball National Training Complex (NTC)
The complex is home to USA Baseball and
features four Major League Baseball fields,
including an 1,800-seat stadium. NTC is host to
local, regional and national tournaments.
WakeMed Soccer Park-This 150-acre sports
complex features a 10,000-seat stadium, eight
playing fields and a cross-country course, all
nestled among Carolina pines. The soccer park is
home to the American men's professional soccer
team, the North Carolina Football Club and the
women's professional soccer team, the
USA Baseball National Training Complex
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