Festival Guidelines

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Restrooms

Restrooms are located at the Boat House, near the Kiwanis Shelter, at the comfort station near ball fields 1 and 2, at the Bond Park Community Center, and at the Cary Senior Center. Additional portable restrooms are throughout the festival area.

Restrictions

For the safety and comfort of everyone, no roller skates/blades, skateboards, bicycles, etc. are allowed in the festival area. No tossing of balls, frisbees or other objects is allowed. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited. Dogs are prohibited in the festival area.

No Pets

For the safety and security of all our patrons (and our furry friends), animals are prohibited at the Festival!  Only seeing-eye dogs and service dogs are permitted.

Lost & Found

Items found during the festival may be turned in at the information booth located near the shuttle stop.To inquire about lost items after the Festival, call the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department at 919-469-4061.

Lost Children

In the event of a lost child, please contact any of the festival staff or Town of Cary police officers.

Kiosks

Information about and directions to the artists, entertainers, civic groups, and concessionaires can be found on the information kiosks located in the festival area. Information can also be obtained at the information booth at the festival entrance or by asking any of the volunteers.

Accessibility

Artists, food vendors, and entertainment areas are on ground level. Look for the volunteers near the Senior Center that will assist you in parking as close to the festival as possible in specially reserved handicapped parking.

Wheelchairs

For patrons that need use of a wheelchair during the festival, the Mayor's Taskforce on Disability will be manning the Wheelchair Loaner Station at the Kiwanis Shelter. There is no charge, but there is a limited supply of wheelchairs and the time limit for use of a chair is two hours.

Weather

In the event inclement weather is forecast prior to the beginning of the festival, a decision will be made by 7 a.m. on Saturday as to whether the festival will proceed on schedule. That decision will be broadcast on local radio stations beginning at 7 a.m. If the festival is postponed, the alternate date is the Sunday immediately following the festival’s scheduled date from 1-6 p.m. If it begins raining after the festival has begun, a decision will be made at that time whether to postpone the event.