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Welcome to Fuquay-Varina

Originally, visitors from near and far traveled to the quant town that is today called Fuquay-Varina seeking the healing powers of the Fuquay Mineral Spring. The town, located just 15 minutes south of Raleigh, has flourished into a vibrant, family-friendly community.
With two beautiful historic downtown districts separated by only a 15-minute walk, Fuquay-Varina's Main Street is known for its delectable menu choices and superb service, offering up a smokehouse, a Southern local favorite with its own brewery and a popular pizzeria, and more.
Is craft beer your thing? Then Fuquay Varina has you covered! Take a tour of Aviator Brewing Company and sample beers at the brewery that started in an airplane hangar. Grab a bite to eat at Aviator Smokehouse or Aviator Pizzeria and Beershop. You'll also have to try The Mason Jar Lager Company and The Fainting Goat Brewing Company - both with live music and food trucks on select evenings!
With an abundance of charm, a rich history, and plenty to see and do, Fuquay Varina offers a dash more to those seeking an adventure. With events all year, you'll have a grand time taking part in the celebrations including celebrating Fuquay Varina in June, the town's Independence Day Celebration, Downtown Bounty Festival in the fall, the community Easter Egg Hunt, and the town's tree lighting in December.
Award-winning 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!
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Overview for Fuquay-Varina, NC

33,135 people live in Fuquay-Varina, where the median age is 36.6 and the average individual income is $35,549. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Fuquay-Varina, NC

There's plenty to do around Fuquay-Varina, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Fuquay Spice and Tea, Familiar Cookie, and Ambrosia Cake Creations.

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Dining 0.83 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.38 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 1.38 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.83 miles 60 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 2.06 miles 33 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 0.9 miles 13 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Fuquay-Varina, NC

Fuquay-Varina has 11,567 households, with an average household size of 2.85. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Fuquay-Varina do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 33,135 people call Fuquay-Varina home. The population density is 1,880.93 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Fuquay-Varina, NC

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