Cary Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival 2018 * August 25th-26th

Cary Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival 2018

As the heat drags on, summer can feel like such a bore but the good news is there are still tons of summer festivals and events to keep you excited about the season.

August 25th-26th2018

Time: 9AM-6PM and 12:30-5PM

Location: Cary Town Hall Campus, 316 North Academy Street Cary, NC

Cost: Free


Dating back to the 1970s, the annual Cary Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival in Cary, North Carolina, is considered one of the largest juried art fairs in the country. The one-day extravaganza features dozens upon dozens of artists showcasing their talents in various media including: wood, sculpture, printmaking, photography, painting, mixed media, jewelry, glass, furniture, fiber/leather, drawing, digital art, clay. With various artists from NC as well as the rest of the south, this is a serious art fair with each media class chocked full of participants. Additional attractions include live musical performances, a kid’s world and concessions.

Here is a link to entertainers for this years’ event.

In particular, check out the awesome line-up mixed with a surprising diversity of children’s driven entertainers.

Food Vendors are as follows:

2018 Food Vendors

Section A

  • Cary High School Marching Band
    • Water station
  • Coffee and Crepes
    • Larry’s locally roasted iced coffee, Larry’s espresso and ice cream frappes and real fruit smoothies
  • Del’s Lemonade
    • Frozen lemonade and watermelon lemonade
  • Smitty’s Homemade Ice Cream
    • Homemade, super-premium ice cream flavors, featuring the famous ACC – Amaretto Cherry Chips

Section E

  • Cary High School Marching Band
    • Water station
  • Citizen Pops
    • 100% natural fresh fruit or yogurt pops made entirely by hand in Raleigh, NC
  •  Cousins Maine Lobster
    • Maine-inspired lobster dishes with all the favorites and a few new twists
  •  FRESH. Local Ice Cream
    • Ice cream made from free range cow milk that is free of artificial hormones, antibiotics, and pesticides
  •  Gussy’s Greek Food Truck
    •  Traditional Greek dishes, featuring staple delicacies and some new surprises
  • Hot Diggity Dog, partnered with Triangle Veterans Wellness Center
    • Nathan’s hot dogs and Italian ices
  • La Farm Bakery, partnered with Kids Together, Inc.
    •  Delicious, fresh baked artisan breads and pastries
  • Rare Earth Farms
    •  Highest quality AWA beef in the market and produce and condiments from neighboring farms
  • The Humble Pig
    •  Good old, finger-licking Carolina barbeque

Section F

  • Brooklyn Boys Pizza Truck
    •  Serving Cheese Pizza, Red Sauce Pizza, with option for toppings included
  • Bruster’s Real Ice Cream
    •  Ice cream of various and tantalizing flavors
  • Chick-fil-A Waverly Place
    •  Serving a fast-food classic, the Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich
  • Corner Boys BBQ, partnered with the MLK Jr. Task Force of Cary
    •  Smoked barbeque platters with delicious sides for the whole family
  • Great Harvest
    • Wonderful baked goods that your entire family will love
  • L’Arepa
    •  Gluten-free, crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside arepas
  • Las Gringas
    •  Mexican-styled dinner plates that the whole family will love
  • Laughing Crab Catering
    •  Excellent platters of classic American seafood
  • Olde Time Concessions, partnered with Cary Teen Council
    •  Time-honored, diner-style American favorites everyone can enjoy
  • Rolling Bistro
    •  Specialty sandwiches and creative cuisines from the North to the South
  • Smitty’s Pop Kettle Corn
    •  Serving kettle corn and beverages
  • That’s A Wrap
    •  Healthy wrap sandwiches with a variety of fillings

Kids World

  • Gnam Gnam Gelato
    •  Regular and large sizes of all Gelato flavors
  • Pelican Snoballs
    • Delicious Snoballs for folks of all ages


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