Knightdale Fourth of July Celebration is “Star Spangled Fun”

With all of the fantastic Town of Knightdale events throughout the calendar year, the most anticipated and largest gathering of the year is set to be even bigger and better than ever for 2016, as the community will come together in the name of our independence at Knightdale Station Park on Monday, July 4 as part of the 3rd annual Knightdale Fourth of July Celebration.

The Knightdale Fourth of July Celebration has been a staple of summertime fun with in the community for the past three years since the event moved to Knightdale Station Park upon its opening. This years’ event will begin at 5:00 p.m. and run until the spectacular firework show ends. As always, there will be a huge assortment of local vendors, food trucks, activities for the kids, and the Embers will also return for what is always a fun live musical performance. This years’ Knightdale Fourth of July Celebration will have more food offerings and vendors than any previous event and it is expected that the attendance will reach a record high this upcoming Monday to celebrate or country’s independence.

The Food Trucks Set to be on hand at the Knightdale Fourth of July Celebration include:

  • Phonomenal Dumplings
  • Bulkogi
  • Cousin’s Maine Lobster
  • King’s Authentic Philly
  • All American RDU
  • Chick N Que
  • Red Hot & Blue
  • Phillip Wiggins (roasted corn & turkey legs)
  • Zeke’s Meats
  • Will & Pops
  • Sarge’s Chef
  • Papa Johns
  • Sonny Inc.
  • Barone Meatball
  • Virgil’s Jamaica
  • Not Just Icing
  • Pelicans Snoballs
  • Jam Ice Cream
  • Jay’s Italian Ice
  • Jeffrey’s Concessions (Candy apples, cotton candy)
  • C&J Funnel Cakes
  • Kona Ice
  • Two Roosters Ice Cream
  • Funnel Queens
  • Dusty Donuts
  • Bo’s Kitchen
  • Buddhalicious
  • Cocoa Forte (Frozen Cheesecake)
  • QSpresso
  • Soom Soom Pita Pockets
  • Dickey’s of Knightdale
  • 101 Catering & Events
  • Rollin’ Dogs
  • Old Bay

The Vendors that will be at the Knightdale Fourth of July Celebration are:

  • Access Physical Therapy & Wellness
  • Avon by Renee
  • Beauty Therapy Salon
  • Boy Scouts
  • Camp Corral
  • Central Wake High School
  • Christian Life Fellowship
  • Cricket Wireless of Knightdale
  • Crosspoint Community Church
  • Disabled American Veterans
  • Dogs on Deployment
  • EF High School Exchange Year
  • Elizabeth Frost
  • Expressions in Rhythm Dance Studio
  • Faith Baptist Church
  • Genesis Jewelry
  • Girl Scouts
  • Green Pines Baptist Church
  • Jeannie Blinson Photography
  • KC Fusion
  • KHS Tour Group
  • Knightdale Baptist Church
  • Knightdale Dragons Pop Warner
  • Knightdale Football
  • Lowe’s Foods
  • Lucas Lights
  • Memorable Events
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Outside the Box Threadworks
  • Poe Center for Health Education
  • Party Lite
  • Premier & Thirty One
  • Ron Carlos Salon
  • Special Blessings
  • Wake Forest Community Church
  • Young Living Independent Distributor
  • Younique

There will be shuttles running to and from the Knightdale Fourth of July Celebration from various spots in town beginning at 4:00 p.m. For more information on the shuttle pick ups, a festival map, and all details on this event, visit knightdalenc.gov.

Support and Buy Local and Fresh at The Market at Knightdale Station

It is a sure fire sign that Spring is not only in the air, but that it is also in full swing, when the freshest local produce offered up by the finest vendors and farmers in the area are lined up and ready to go, as you can get the tastiest and freshest in produce and products, while giving back to your fellow residents and the local economy at the Market at Knightdale Station.

The Market at Knightdale Station has become a wildly popular event, starting at the beginning of May and running on the second Saturday of each month through October from 10 am- 2 pm at the Knightdale Station Park. As has become customary at The Market at Knightdale Station, each week takes on a different theme, to make the event more than just a shopping experience and giving the entire family a chance to enjoy some fun activities as well.

According to the official Town of Knightdale website, the mission statement for the Market at Knightdale Station is as follows: “The Market at Knightdale Station Park provides a taste of the season featuring area farmers with alternative opportunities to sell their product through a local retail marketplace at Knightdale Station Park. The Market at Knightdale Station Park strives to promote economic development as well as social and community building through educational and family friendly activities.”

In addition to fun filled activities on the second Saturday of the month, and the obvious delicious products you can bring home, there is also live entertainment scheduled to be part of the weekly activities, including local bands that add to this great monthly event’s support of local vendors and aspiring artists.

A full list of vendors scheduled for the Market at Knightdale Station will be available soon, as will application details. For more information on the Market at Knightdale Station, visit knightdalenc.gov.

The Return of Your favorite Flavors with Food Truck Thursdays…at the Station

Its BAAAACK… Everybody’s favorite “on-the-go” way to check out the diverse flavor samplings from just about any type food craving you may have is returning for its third official year, and its second Spring of offering different dining options for lunch and dinner…”at the Station,” as the wildly popular Food Truck Thursdays will be back at Knightdale Station Park beginning this Thursday morning.

Building on the initial success of the once weekly events held at Knightdale Station in its first go around, in the Spring 0f 2016, the Knightdale Food Truck Thursdays expanded to have trucks both during lunch hours and a completely different truck on site for dinner hours. With the great response from members of the community in both the Spring and Fall seasons, over the course of the past two years, the town of Knightdale’s Food Truck Thursdays, will keep this same schedule for 2018,with the lunch hours each week being from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. and the dinner hours will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m.

As was last year during Food Truck Thursdays, there will be different trucks for lunch and dinner, on each Thursday, giving residents the opportunity to sample the best area food truck offerings in addition to some that will be bringing their sweet treats for dessert as well. A full schedule for the vendors that will be appearing at the 2018 Food Truck Thursday events, can been viewed with more information on the most delicious weekly tradition in town at knightdalenc.gov.