Events Schedule

Zebulon Parks and Recreation is excited to launch a Years Worth of Fun! Check out our 2023 Special Events Schedule!

For more information

Deck the Hall-Z

Deck the Hall-Z
Date: Friday, December 8th
Age: All Ages Welcome
Time: 5:30-9:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Zebulon Town Hall

Join us at Deck the Hall-Z this holiday season as we bring the community together to experience the magic of Christmas like never before. Bring your stocking to hunt candy canes dropped by Santa‚Äôs elves and watch The Grinch. Follow on Facebook and Instagram for more on this enchanting evening of holiday displays, a Christmas tree forest, festive food, and more! This event is in partnership with the Zebulon Chamber of Commerce. 

For more information visit and to participate in the reverse parade visit the Zebulon Chamber of Commerce website. 

Candy Cane Hunt:

  • 6 PM and 6:45 PM 
  • Ages 12 and under
  • Bring a stocking, Santa Hat, or Christmas bag to collect your treats! 

The Grinch: 

  • Starts at 7:30 PM 
  • Bring a chair or blanket to enjoy the movie with your family! 

Visit with Santa:

  • 5:30-8:30 PM

Gingerbread House Partners


Candy Cane Contributors

Holiday Programs

Tuesday, November 14th - Adult Painting Class: A Country Christmas Registration Link

Friday, November 17th - Friday, December 15th: Toy Drive For more information

Monday, November 20th - Thanksgiving Bingo For more information

Monday, November 27th - Friday, December 8th: Santa Letters For more information

Saturday, December 2nd - Intro to Sewing: Elf Stocking Registration Link

Wednesday, December 6th - Senior and Adult Social: Ornaments For more information

Thursday, December 7th - Christmas Wreath Making Class Registration Link

Saturday, December 9th - Elf Recruitment Art Class Registration Link

Monday, December 11th - Jingle Bell Bingo For more information


Candy Cane Lane

Candy Cane Lane & Downtown Tree Lighting Festival
Date: Saturday, November 18
Time: 4:00-8:00PM
Location: Downtown Zebulon (Arendell Avenue between Vance and Sycamore Street)

Celebrate the holiday season in Downtown Zebulon. Spend the evening strolling Arendell Avenue visiting downtown businesses, participating in Christmas activities, enjoying live performances, and celebrating with community members. Activities will include:
Visits with Santa
Free Holiday Crafts
Letters To Santa
Hot Chocolate
Food Trucks
And So Much More!

Small Stage:
4:00 PM    Massey School of Dance
4:30 PM    Princess Sing-Along
4:45 PM    American Carolers
5:15 PM    Wake and District Pipe Band
6:15 PM    Princess Sing-Along
6:35 PM   Tree Lighting Ceremony
                       Zebulon United Methodist Church Choir
                       Maclellan Bagpipers

Large Stage:
5:30 PM    The Ginger Thompson Band (set 1)
7:00 PM    The Ginger Thompson Band (set 2)

United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County

Rock the Block is supported by the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County. We are appreciative of grants offered to our community to help support performing and visual arts in Zebulon.



Amy Hayden
Recreation Manager
Nick Rummage
Parks Manager/Athletic Coordinator
Hope Mitchell
Special Events Program Coordinator
Sheila Long
Parks & Recreation Director