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Welcome to Fuquay-Varina!
Originally, visitors from near and far traveled to the quaint town that is today called
Fuquay-Varina seeking the healing powers of the Fuquay Mineral Spring. Today,
Fuquay-Varina remains an ideal destination for visitors looking for a day-trip adventure
or weekend getaway.
he town, located just 15 minutes south of
Raleigh, has flourished into a vibrant, familyfriendly community. Its population has doubled
in the past 10 years to more than 26,000 citizens,
making it one of the fastest growing towns in
With two beautiful downtown districts, an
abundance of charm, a rich history and plenty
to see and do, Fuquay-Varina offers a dash
more to those seeking an adventure. Awardwinning breweries, a thriving art scene, authentic
festivals, entertaining outdoor concerts,
exceptional shopping and dining that is more
fun than formal-you'll find it in Fuquay-Varina!
Visit Fuquay-Varina to see how we offer a dash
more of what you are looking for.
V I S I T R A L E I G H . C O M : F U Q U AY- VA R I N A
Explore Downtown Fuquay
Grab coffee and goodies at Stick Boy Bread
and make your way to Shoppes on Main to
browse more than 30 unique stores under one
roof. Get your antique fix at Bostic & Wilson
or K'nB's Marketplace and visit Ashworth's
Clothing, offering the finest in men's apparel.
Find sweet treats at The Chocolate Fix.
Enjoy fresh seafood in an upscale atmosphere
at Rock Harbor Grill, Italian favorites at Anna's
Pizzeria or Southern hospitality at Mason Jar
Tavern. Check out Revelry Barber & Shave
Shop for a haircut, cold beer and a game of
pool...yes, all in the same place!
Drink the "healing waters" from the Fuquay
Mineral Spring, from which the town gets the
first part of its name. The Fuquay Mineral Spring
Inn and Garden, located directly across the
street, boasts lavish accommodations and
History buffs will enjoy the Fuquay-Varina
Museum and the adjoining Ashworth Park,
which houses treasures from the town's past
as well as the first post office, school house
and a caboose.
Explore Downtown Varina
Varina is the hub of locally brewed entertainment!
Treat your taste buds to craft beer at Aviator
Tap House, Aviator Beer Shop, Aviator
Smokehouse and Mason Jar Lager, or drop by
Pints, serving both beer and ice cream!
Nil's Bakery offers fabulous Mediterranean food
in a charming location. Find fresh, locally-sourced
food at Hook & Cleaver Market or Italian cuisine
at J&S New York Pizza.