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Festival Guidelines

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Restrooms are located at the Boathouse, 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 located throughout the festival area.


Roller skates/blades, skateboards, bicycles, etc. are not permitted in the festival area. No tossing of balls, frisbees or other objects is allowed.

Town of Cary Ordinance 24-18 (c): "It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a bicycle, tricycle, unicycle, skateboard, or any other wheeled vehicle, roller skates or roller blades (all hereafter referred to as "wheeled vehicle") on or within the boundaries of Lazy Daze or any other town-sponsored event to which these provisions have been made to apply. For purposes of this section, the term "operate" shall mean use, putting into action, or causing to function of a wheeled vehicle by a person mounted thereon. This section shall not apply to wheelchairs, baby strollers, or baby carriages."

Alcoholic beverages are not permitted at the festival.

Weapons are not permitted at the festival.

"No person shall carry a concealed handgun in town-owned buildings, on the appurtenant premises of those buildings, or in town recreational facilities as defined by G.S. 14-415.23, which are all town athletic fields and athletic facilities...The director of public works or designee is hereby authorized and instructed to post conspicuous signage at appropriate locations on or within each recreational facility and each building and the ground and parking areas of such buildings owned, leased as lessee, operated, occupied, managed or controlled by the town, as well as any other appurtenant premises to such buildings, indicating that carrying a concealed handgun on the properties and locations described in this section is prohibited...display of handguns is prohibited on any public streets, including adjacent sidewalks, that have been closed by the chief of police or designee pursuant to Section 34-74...display of handguns is prohibited within the area and boundaries of the Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival during the times listed in Section 24-18, and within the area and boundaries of any other town-sponsored event to which the provisions of Section 24-18 are made to apply by the town council."


Well behaved dogs on leashes accompanied by an adult are permitted at Spring Daze. If your dog does not get along with others (dogs, children or adults) please leave them at home. Dogs are not permitted on the festival shuttles.

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.


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.


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.


For patrons who need use of a wheelchair during the festival, the Mayor's Task Force 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.


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.