Events Schedule

Zebulon Parks and Recreation is excited to launch a Years Worth of Fun! Check out our 2024 Special Events Schedule! For more information about each event visit the link or tabs below. 

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Join us for bingo! We will be holding free bingo events at the Zebulon Community Center. All ages are welcome to join, children must have an adult present. All supplies will be provided, and prizes will be awarded to the winners. 

Beat the Heat – Wednesday, July 10th & Wednesday, August 7th
Halloween – Wednesday, October 30th
Thanksgiving – Wednesday, November 20th
Jingle Bell – Wednesday, December 11th

All Ages Welcome (Children must be accompanied by an adult) 

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Zebulon Community Center

Join us for one of the Zebulon blood drives and make a difference that can save a life.

Right now, there are kids, neighbors, mothers, fathers, daughters, and sons in your community who need a lifesaving blood transfusion. You could be their chance for another day. One donation can help save 3 lives. That one donation could be you. 

Monday, June 24th
Monday, August 19th
Monday, October 14th
Monday, December 9th

16 & Up

9:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Zebulon Community Center

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Come beat the heat with our Zebulon Parks and Recreation Department! Join us on four Fridays in July and August at our Zebulon parks where we'll give out free popsicles and enjoy a story time with kids and families across Zebulon.

Popsicles in the Park

Popsicles in the Park #1
Date: Friday, July 12
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Gill St. Park

Popsicles in the Park #2
Date: Friday, July 26
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Zebulon Community Park

Popsicles in the Park #3
Date: Friday, August 9
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Little River Park

Popsicles in the Park #4
Date: Friday, August 23
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Whitley Park

Spend the evening listening to live music, enjoying tasty food trucks, visiting beer and wine vendors, supporting local craft vendors, and socializing with your neighbors Downtown Zebulon on West Horton Street. Make sure to bring your lawn chairs or picnic blankets. Band will begin playing at 6:30 PM.

Friday, August 9 - Spare Change
Friday, September 13 - Legacy Motown
Friday, October 11 - Main Event Band

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Band will start at 6:30 PM

West Horton Street

We are collecting new or gently used coats for children of all ages as we prepare for the colder months in Zebulon. If you have coats to donate or you're looking to collect a free coat for your children, take a look at the information below!

Community Outreach Coat Drive Collection
Coat Collection Dates: Monday, August 28th to Friday, September 22nd
Coat Donation & Drop Off Locations:
The Creative Cup-113 N Arendell Avenue
Zebulon Community Center-301 S Arendell Avenue
Zebulon Police Department-1001 N Arendell Avenue

Coat Distribution & Cookout-Gill St Park
Date: Thursday, September 26
Time: 5:00-6:30 PM
Location: Gill Street Park (600 N Privette St.)

The Town of Zebulon wishes to express gratitude to our veterans. We invite you to join us for a ceremony on the front lawn of the Zebulon Town Hall where we will have breakfast, come together as a community, and hear from some of our Town's veterans to celebrate everything they've done for us.

Date: Wednesday, November 6th
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: Zebulon Town Hall (Rain Site Zebulon Community Center)
RSVP Required By: Friday, October 25th
RSVP Options: Register online (RecDesk), call (919) 823-1867, or email Hope Mitchell at

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, Games, Hot Chocolate, Food Trucks, and so much more!

Headlining: The Holiday Band
Date: Saturday, November 23
Time: 4:00 PM -8:00 PM
Location: Downtown Zebulon (Arendell Avenue between Vance and Sycamore Street)

United Arts Council