2020 Meet in the Street

Meet in the Street, Wake Forest’s premier arts and crafts festival, will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2020 from 10 am – 4 pm. Coordinated by the Wake Forest Chamber, Meet in the Street is a full day of family fun. Visitors can browse booths filled with handmade arts and crafts, as well as those sponsored by local businesses; eat from nearly two dozen food vendors; listen to live music; and meet their neighbors in the streets of historic downtown Wake Forest. A Young Entrepreneurs Fair during the event allows local youth ages 9-14 to create handmade items and sell them alongside the professional artisans.

Applications are now available! Click on any of the applications below for complete details and to apply.

Arts & Crafts Vendor Application

Non-Profit & Food Vendor Application

Downtown Merchants Application

Sponsorships & Business Booths Application

Young Entrepreneurs Fair Application

Questions? Contact Ann Welton via email or at 919-556-1519.


Parking Info for Meet in the Street

Wondering where to park for Meet in the Street? Here are some handy tips!

Leave the driving to us. A FREE Park & Ride Shuttle will take you from Sam’s Club-Wake Forest, 11460 Royal Cotton Road, directly to Meet in the Street. The shuttle will run from 9:30 am – 4:00 pm. Look for the Park & Ride signs at Sam’s Club the day of the event. The shuttle stop at Meet in the Street is located on S. Taylor Street.

Self-Park. Due to construction on S. White Street, some on-street parking will not be available for the festival. Parking areas that are available include:

  • Brooks Street (excluding Renaissance Centre parking lot)
  • Holding Avenue
  • Franklin Street between Elm Street and Holding Avenue
  • Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary parking lots
  • Depot Lot on S. White Street near Wait Ave.