Knightdale at a Glance
Welcome to the Charming Town of Knightdale
When you live in Knightdale, you get to enjoy the best of both worlds. Explore the small-town charm of the community parks like the Knightdale Station Park, shop for fresh produce and local goods at the farmer's market, and participate in a variety of city events. Take just a short trip to nearby Raleigh and enjoy big-city amenities like an active food scene, several shopping centers, and tons of employment opportunities.
Come explore the best of both worlds in Knightdale... you just might find the perfect place for your next home.
Dessert Food Truck Rodeo
Grab your sweet tooth and head downtown to the NC sweets Rodeo.
Where: Downtown Raleigh
When: May 26
Take a self guided tour throughout Raleigh to visit Chicken Coop's around the area
Where: Throughout Raleigh
When: June 1
North Carolina Museum of Arts Summer Film
Bring your pup and watch Isle of Dogs. Before the show, enjoy the various pet vendors.
Where: North Carolina Museum of Arts
When: June 1
International Food Festival
Come and Enjoy dance performances, bands and food from around the world.
Where: Downtown Raleigh
When: June 8
Daddy Daughter Dance
Dads, come and enjoy a special night with your favorite girl!
Where: Knightdale Recreational Center
When: June 14
Big Truck Day
Young and Old alike can come out and explore big trucks of all kinds!
Where: Downtown Wendell
When: June 22
Why Do Residents Choose Knightdale?
Things to Do
From parks, to museums, to local food and drink, there's always something to do in the tight-knit Knightdale community. The newest city park, Knightdale Station Park, serves as a central gathering spot for all residents. With an impressive playground, extensive walking trails, and a charming dog park, the Station Park is a beautiful outdoor hang out spot for the whole community. Head out for a local brew afterwards at the Oak City Brewing tap house right next door in the historic downtown!
Craving an open air market and some fresh fruits and veggies? The Knightdale Farmers Market, open every Saturday, brings together a variety of vendors, as well as live music and entertainments, food trucks, and special events. For a more hands-on experience, check out the Pope's Strawberry Farm to pick your own produce!
Parks & Rec
The Parks and Recreation department of Knightdale hosts a variety of community events throughout the year, from holiday celebrations to movie nights and 5Ks. Check out the calendar of events to stay up to date on what's happening in the area, and connect with the rest of the community. Go for a walk at the scenic Mingo Creek Park and Trail or join in on one of the Free Fit at the Park fitness programs. You'll never run out of ways to get involved and active here!
If you're looking to give back to the community, there's also tons of opportunities to volunteer and help keep the beautiful parks and facilities clean and operational.
Are you moving to the area with kids and looking for a great school district? The Knightdale community is served by the Wake County Public School System, which also serves the Raleigh and Cary area. The county is well-known for offering excellent educational opportunities and is ranked number one in the nation for board-certified teachers. With tons of extracurricular activities, advanced classes, and additional services, the schools in Knightdale are a step above the rest.
Looking for a classy joint for date night or just somewhere to indulge some greasy cravings? The food scene in and around Knightdale has all the places you may need to satisfy your culinary palate. Grab a slice of New-York style pizza at the family-owned Grand Street Pizza, or get a taste of some authentic Southern cuisine at Willie Mae's Country Kitchen.
Head into the nearby city of Raleigh for an upscale night of downtown dining. Take a new and inventive dish at Crawford and Son — named the 2018 Restaurant of the Year in the Triangle —, grab some dim sum to share at the local favorite Brewery Bhavana, or indulge in fresh and flavorful seafood from Cortez!
Thanks to its location near several major cities, not only do you have employment opportunities in Knightdale but also the Triangle area as a whole. Some of the largest employers in the Wake County area include Duke University and Health System, the State of North Carolina, and the Wake County Public School System. Jobs are also available in retail, technology, and finances. With a growing population and more new companies moving in every year, there area a variety of opportunities available in the Knightdale area.
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