Sponsored by Capital Chevrolet!

Saturday, May 6, 2023 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Downtown Wake Forest

General Festival Details

Meet in the Street is a community street festival hosted by the Wake Forest Area Chamber and sponsored by Capital Chevrolet. Located in Downtown Wake Forest, the festival features more than 150 arts and crafts vendors, live music throughout the day, dozens of food trucks, and many activities for children.

Amazing Artisans!

Browse the homemade arts and crafts booths that line White Street and Brooks Street and support an independent artisan! We will have over 150 local artisans with everything from candles to quilts to cutting boards to paintings!

Food Trucks

This year we will have two food truck areas for walkability and plenty of foodie fun! Food trucks will be parked on Owen Avenue, in the Fidelity Bank parking lot, and in the Depot lot on the north end of the festival. Confirmed for this year's event are:

  • Smith's Smokehouse and Smoothies
  • Crumbstruction
  • Bruster's Real Ice Cream
  • Kona Ice of Raleigh
  • Sunset Slush
  • Jay's Italian Ice
  • Cousin's Maine Lobster
  • NC Bulkogi
  • Charlie's On Wheels
  • Stavi's
  • Dippin' Dots
  • The Naked Empanada
  • Fishin' Shrimp
  • Southern Fried Lumpia
  • Pop Pop's Pierogies
  • Carolina Kettle Corn
  • The Kid in Me Tastee Treats
  • JAM Ice Cream and Shaved Ice
  • Pelican's SnoBalls
  • Tarheel Kettle Corn
  • Lumpy's Ice Cream
  • Old School BBQ
  • Real Catering
  • Mike Nice Empanadas
  • NC Creative Ventures
  • Larger Than Lemons

Children's Village sponsored by Fun 4 Raleigh Kids!

Bring your kids and enjoy some family fun! This year's events will include:

Also for kids, check out the Town of Wake Forest's popular Bicycle Safety Fair, located on Brooks Street in front of Town Hall and our First Responders Village sponosored by Civic Federal Credit Union with big trucks for the kids!

Live Music on the Main Stage!

Stop by the main stage at the corner of Brooks Street and Owen Avenue to dance the festival away to a variety of live music acts. 

Young Entrepreneurs Fair

Support 35 different local young entrepreneurs ages 9-14  as they sell their handmade items alongside the professional artisans. You'll find a variety of items for sale. The Young Entrepreneurs Fair is located in the parking lot between the Cotton Company and the Wake Forest Chamber on South White Street and sponsored by Gather Group and Company.

Thank you to our 2023 sponsors!