Fun Festival Activities

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Big Birds

Big BirdsEnvironmental artist Bryant Holsenbeck has been working with students at Green Hope High School, to complete an environmental artist residency project entitled Big Birds. Holsenbeck has guided students in a process to create four large birds from primarily recycled materials while engaging students in lessons about the environment, the social practice of artists working in communities, Earth Day, and Cary conservation practices. The birds will be completed at the festival with assistance from guests.

Fit CaryFit Cary

April is Fit Cary Month. The Town challenges you to Get Fit, Be Fit, and Stay Fit – and we’re glad to help you along the way!

WakeMed Wellness Challenge

WakeMedDo you know what it takes to live a fit and healthy lifestyle? Your passport to wellness awaits you at Spring Daze. Travel the festival with your very own WakeMed Wellness Entry Bib – available at the Spring Daze festival entrances or at any Wellness Station. Each station includes fun activities suitable for all ages. After successfully completing each activity, tear off a number from your Entry Bib to be entered for grand prizes Enter at all five stops to increase your chances to win a grand prize. Grand prize winners will be drawn at the end of the day.

Earth Day

Cary It GreenCelebrate Earth Day the Cary way! Join us for free trees, a compost bin giveaway, recycling tips, garden ideas, greenway maps and much more. So take a stroll down Earth Day Lane and enjoy family-friendly booths, Q&A with experts, and exciting giveaways all about living green in Cary.


Kids Doing Mini GolfThe SportsZone at Spring Daze is a dedicated space where kids and families can kick, hit, swing, run, shoot, and throw their way to better health with their favorite local teams and organizations. The SportsZone is free to all as part of the Wellness Challenge in Spring Daze.

More Things to Do In the Park

Fred G. Bond Metro Park, at 310 acres, is one of the largest municipal parks in Wake County. Visitors may enjoy picnics, play ball on the athletic fields, see a performance in the amphitheater, walk along the trails, or play on the Lazy Daze Playground. Visit the new Bond Park Boathouse and enjoy the atmosphere on the covered porch or rest awhile in one of the rocking chairs overlooking the lake. Rent a paddle boat or canoe, or take a hike on one of the many natural trails in the park!