Knightdale Station Park has become the “center of town,” hosting countless annual events, however, none are more anticipated than the Knightdale July 4th Celebration. This is the sixth consecutive year that residents have filled the park to celebrate Independence Day.

Knightdale July 4th Celebration at the station Turns 6!!!


Record crowds are expected at the upcoming Knightdale Independence Day Celebration …at the Station.

The 6th Annual Independence Day event at Knightdale Station Park will take place this year on Thursday, July 4. It begins at 5:00 pm on the Soccer Fields at Knightdale Station. The “main event” of the Knightdale July 4th Celebration, the spectacular fireworks, will commence at approximately 9:15 p.m.

Known over the years as “4th on 1st” due to the parks 1st Avenue location, the official Town of Knightdale website has posted a list of “Do’s and Don’t’s” for attendees.

“Fourth on First”- “Do’s”

  • Have Fun
  • Bring Picnic Blankets and Chairs
  • Pop-Up Tents are also encouraged and ok to bring
  • Bring Water and Liquids to Stay Hydrated
  • Pay Attention to in Case of Venue Changes

The popular local band, The Embers will be performing again at the July 4 event.

“Fourth of First “- “Don’t’s”

  • Bring any Fireworks or Sparklers of Your Own
  • Bring and Alcoholic Beverages or Glass Containers
  • While Pets are Allowed, It is Discouraged to Bring Them
  • Go into any Construction Areas Near the Event
  • Enter any Marked Off Areas
  • Park in Nearby Yards
  • Bring a Drone

Food Trucks, Vendors, Music, and More


A staple at Knightdale Station Park events, food trucks will be out in full force for Independence Day.

As always, there will be local vendors, food trucks, and children’s activities at this event. Popular local act, the Embers will also return for their fun-filled brand of music. Of note, it is expected that the attendance will reach a record high this year, so please plan accordingly

There are shuttles running to and from Knightdale Station Park from various spots in town beginning at 4:00 p.m. on July 4. For more information on the shuttle pickups, a festival map, and all details on this event visit


As we move through the fantastic builders at Knightdale Station, the third article in our series will focus on the talented craftsmen at H&H Homes. With the New Homes in Knightdale from H&H Homes, you not only get nationally recognized quality and creativity but you will also get a builder and client relationship formed through honesty and trust. As their slogan says, with H&H Homes you can “count on it!”


The Florence model (shown) is one of the popular floor plans offered by H&H at Knightdale Station

New Homes in Knightdale from H&H from Day One…at the Station!

In our initial two builders’ articles, we referred back to Preston Development’s search for the perfect builder team. In the planning stages of Knightdale Station, the search for the area’s best to build New Homes in Knightdale starts. Finally, when the decision is made, there is no surprise that the nationally acclaimed skills and reputation of H&H Homes will put them …at the Station.

Another Member of the “Builder Top 100” lands at Knightdale Station

The excellence of H&H Homes is honored in major publications, like the Builder Magazine Top 100. In accordance, they give a description of their company in their own words at

“H&H Homes is a customer-committed firm that takes pride in providing value by offering high-end quality and exceptional features to its new homebuyers.” They continue to say, “H&H Homes is committed to ensuring this highest standard, by applying its quality-assurance program to each new home it constructs.”

H&H Homes has a strong commitment to helping homeowners enjoy every aspect of their new home and is passionate about delivering high levels of livability, sustainability, and value to new homeowners. Likewise, the company works with the homebuyer to make personalized decisions. They discuss all elements of the homes to ensure customer engagement.

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Wide open floor plans like the Roosevelt from H&H Homes are available in the Central Station neighborhood at Knightdale Station.

“Advantages” in New Homes in Knightdale Station from H&H Homes

Also, at their official website, H&H Homes details the “5 Key H&H Advantages.” You can take advantage of each of these when looking at their new homes in Knightdale at Knightdale Station

“The 5 Key Advantages”

  • We Care: The H&H Homes’ “Great Expectations Management System,” focuses on processes that enable them to tend to customers in a professional and caring manner.
  • Peace of Mind: At H&H, the customer is not a “side business.” H&H Homes provides every home built with 10 years of structural home warranty protection.
  • Superior Quality: Extensive quality assurance procedures begin before construction. Similarly, this process continues through a one- hundred-point inspection by a third-party licensed inspector.
  • Energy Efficient Green Building: H&H homes are built not only to be healthy and comfortable. Efficiency is another part of the H&H advantages. This includes such “green” methods as, ecoSelect certified 2×6 walls, r-19 insulation, low “E” windows, and many other energy-saving features. Consequently, H&H homes are an average of 37% more efficient than a typical new home. This could save you thousands annually on utilities.
  • 28 Years and Counting: This talented team celebrates 28 years of H&H Homes in 2019. Experience in construction and building relationships keeps H&H in demand for almost three decades.

This is the exterior of the Roosevelt model at Central Station. It is available now at

The H&H Homes Mission: A Commitment you Get with Our New Homes in Knightdale

When deciding to search for New Homes in Knightdale at Knightdale Station, the H&H Homes team offers you a commitment. The H&H promise at their website echoes their mission statement.  They explain their “Commitment to our homeowners to deliver structurally superior, energy-efficient homes at an incredible value.”

Too read more on the H&H Homes team, visit our “Builders” section here. To see all of the New Homes in Knightdale available at Knightdale Station see the “New Homes” section at



When developing Knightdale’s first ever master-planned community, the Preston Development team looked for nothing but the best. Therefore, the New Homes for sale in Knightdale at Knightdale Station needed to be built by the best in the Triangle area.


The incredible team at Preston Development (pictured) assembled the “perfect” builder team when planning the Knightdale Station home community.

Starting with this article, we will begin taking a look at the incredibly talented builder teams at Knightdale Station. In this four-part series, we will cover the talented builders behind the New Homes for sale in Knightdale…at the Station. In the first piece, we look at Caviness & Cates. Fresh Paint by Garman Homes is the second incredible builder. Similarly, our third and fourth articles will introduce you and the great craftsmen at H&H Homes and McKee Homes.

Preston Calls on the Best to Build Their New Homes for sale in Knightdale

Upon the announcement of the Knightdale Station community, it was obvious that the Preston Development Company sought this to be a neighborhood like no other in the area. Hence, the search was on for the builders of the New Homes for sale in Knightdale…at the Station.

Seeking the most honored and trusted names in Raleigh home builders, Preston first selects three companies. Not long after ground was broke at Knightdale Station, a fourth builder team was agreed upon and the “perfect team” is assembled.

Caviness & Cates: From the Beach to the “Top 100” to the Station

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Shown is an example of the attention to detail and beautiful craftsmanship on the interior of the Carthage home plan by Caviness & Cates.

One of the Raleigh area’s most trusted names in home builders, that has become synonymous with customer service is Caviness & Cates. Founded in 1999, the Caviness team started from smaller beginnings and has risen to become one of the elite builder teams across the entire United States.

Consequently, from their opening twenty years ago in Wilmington, NC, the Caviness & Cates brand has grown to national acclaim. They are currently among the prestigious “Top 100 Builders” nationwide list. Thus, as the search for an artist to paint the canvas that is Knightdale Station begins, and Caviness & Cates is handed a brush.

Caviness Plus the Customer: The Perfect Relationship


Caviness & Cates is currently building New homes for sale in Knightdale in the Central Station neighborhood at Knightdale Station.

At, they credit their success in the building field to another type of building…relationships. “Caviness & Cates’ homeowners are our foundation,” the website explains. “A home is most likely the largest purchase in life. Tied to this investment is more than a dollar figure; there are opinions, beliefs, and emotions.”

They continue this explanation about their customer relationships. “There is a sense that we, as the builder, will treat their home as a priority, and that the voices of our customers will be heard and respected.” It concludes, “Our business depends on our homeowners’ happiness and our foundation is based on that guarantee.”

Caviness & Cates New homes for sale in Knightdale…at the Station

The following are the available home plans from Caviness & Cates in the Central Station neighborhood at Knightdale Station. Follow the links below to view the plans.


Pictured is an example of the Clemson home plan from Caviness & Cates. This plan is available at the Knightdale Station new home community.

The incredible focus on detail and an emphasis on customer and builder trust is the Caviness & Cates way. Their spectacular New homes for sale in Knightdale at Knightdale station has helped set a new standard in Eastern Wake County.

To see all of the New homes for sale in Knightdale…at the Station, visit the “New Homes” section at