Downtown Park Cary Set to “Light Up” the Spring and Summer with Great Events

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On the heels of its spectacular, recently completed “Town Square,” complete with the beautifully lit, iconic water fountain in the middle, Downtown Park Cary has not only been a major focal point of the revitalization of the downtown area, but is also boasting a number of fantastic, family friendly events in both the spring and summer season.

Described at the Town’s official website as “Truly a community gathering place, Town Square offers space for musical performances, outdoor movies, recreation, games, public art and simply enjoying the outdoors,” and given the upcoming schedule of events, these comments couldn’t be more true.

One such event is “Baristas and Bakers,” which turns Downtown Park Cary into an outdoor community coffee shop of sorts, where on select Saturday’s throughout the summer the Town of Cary website explains, “a selection of Cary-area coffee and baked-goods shops will set up inside the Downtown Park for visitors to purchase featured, seasonal, and favorite morning blends and pastries. While there, they enjoy the sounds of nature and small talk with fellow Cary residents.”

Likewise, the Downtown Park Cary will transform into a concert venue of sorts, for a once a month live music performance throughout the summer months as a part of the “Cary Live” concert series. The first date scheduled will be on June 30, when the popular sounds of “The Brevet” will take the stage. The other two dates for “Cary Live” at Downtown Park Cary will be July 21 and September 22, with an expected date in August to also be announced. Each concert will run from 7-9 pm.

Several other fun filled events will take place throughout the Spring and Summer at Downtown Cary Park, including “Playtime in the Park “on June 28 from 10 am until noon, “Park after Dark” on the evening prior to that event from 7-9 pm on June 27 and the first event of the Spring on May 19 from 9 am until 2 pm, when the area hot rod and classic car enthusiasts take over Downtown Cary Park for the “Wheels On Academy” car show.

Downtown Park Cary is located at 319 South Academy Street. For more information on each of these great upcoming events, visit