Downtown Wake Forest

Wake Forest’s 100+-year-old architecture paired with modern construction, lively cultural scene and convenient location provide a charming backdrop for shopping, dining, working and playing.


Downtown Wake Forest is home to an array of unique, locally owned shops that are great for perusing antiques, discovering handmade treasures, buying the right gifts and finding the perfect piece of art to complement your home.


Whether you’re looking to grab a quick bite on-the-go or sit down to a gourmet meal with family and friends, Downtown Wake Forest offers dining options to please any palate.

Professional Services

Whether you’re looking for a dentist, attorney, architect, marketing consultant or other professional service, you don’t have to leave Downtown Wake Forest to meet your needs.

Maps & Parking

Downtown Wake Forest features an abundance of convenient, unrestricted parking and clear signage to direct you where you need to go.

You may print maps of the Downtown area from this site or pick them up from the DRC office in the Wake Forest Town Hall.