The Lazy Daze of Summer

It’s time for Lazy Daze!

Cary’s beloved Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival has been going — and growing — since 1977, drawing tens of thousands of people downtown for a gotta-see-it-all day of arts and entertainment.

The fest will take place this Saturday, Aug. 23, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in downtown Cary. Come by the Cary Magazine booth and see us!

Voted Best Local Event by Cary Magazine readers in the 2014 Best of Western Wake Maggy Awards, this year’s Lazy Daze boasts nearly 400 artists from 16 states, showcasing arts in every medium.

Here’s some of what’s new for 2014 — don’t miss a minute! 

NEW: The Cary Theater hosts the Cary Youth Video Project Premiere

NEW: Food trucks!


NEW: Sister Cities Beer Garden moves to 135 W. Chatham St., to feature all-day entertainment from authentic German bands 

UPDATE: Lazy Daze grants totaling $565K have been distributed to Cary nonprofits since the start of the fest, to promote arts and cultural arts

MORE: Performance Green gets a boost, at corner of Academy and Dry; Expect lots of activities at Kids World; Two main stages for a mix of local and regional entertainment


WHAT: 38th annual Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival

WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 23, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

WHERE: Downtown Cary

DETAILS:; search Lazy Daze

Below: Photos from the 2013 Lazy Daze event! 


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