2018 edition of Friday Night on White coming soon

The Town of Wake Forest will kick-off it’s free outdoor music series Friday Night on White in the historic downtown on Friday, April 13. Presented by White Street Brewing Co., “Friday Night on White” will take place along South White Street from 6-9 p.m. on the second Friday night of each month from April through September.

In short form, here’s some more things to know about Friday Night on White before going.
  • The event lasts from 6 to 9 p.m.
  • Beer will be sold by White Street Brewing Co. However, do note that the last call for beer will be at 8:50 and no other vendors will be selling. You are also not allowed to bring alcoholic beverages from outside.
  • Per the Wake Forest website, the following food trucks will be of service on April 13th: Baguettaboutit, Bam Pow Chow, Charlie’s Kabob Grill, Chirba Chirba Dumpling, Cousins Maine Lobster, Fuzzy’s Empanadas, Havana Dave’s, Kona Ice, Lumpy’s Ice Cream, Sweet Traditions, the VFW Chuckwagon, and Virgil’s Jamaica
  • Regular downtown restaurants that will be open during the festivities are as follows: Back Alley Coffee Roasters, Backfins Crabhouse, The Burger Shop, Domino’s Pizza, The Forks Cafeteria, Hardee’s, LaForesta Italian Café & Pizzeria, Las Margaritas, The Lemon Tree, Lumpy’s Ice Cream, Sugar Magnolia Cafe, Ollies Café, Over The Falls, Pizza Amore, Shorty’s Famous Hot Dogs, and Wake Forest Coffee Co

More In-Depth Details

Food and refreshments will be available for purchase at several downtown restaurants. A variety of food and dessert trucks will also be on site in the parking lot of Fidelity Bank, 231 S. White St. and along Owen Avenue. Food trucks at the April 13 event will include Baguettaboutit, Bam Pow Chow, Charlie’s Kabob Grill, Chirba Chirba Dumpling, Cousins Maine Lobster, Fuzzy’s Empanadas, Havana Dave’s, Kona Ice, Lumpy’s Ice Cream, Sweet Traditions, the VFW Chuckwagon, and Virgil’s Jamaica.

No outside coolers will be permitted during Friday Night on White, but beer will be available for purchase. All attendees wishing to purchase beer will be required to present age identification. You can purchase beer with White Street Brewing Co. tokens. Each token costs $5, tax included.

Free parking will be available along several side streets and parking lots in downtown Wake Forest and at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Volunteers are needed to perform a variety of roles during Friday Night on White. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and will receive training and a commemorative t-shirt. Civic groups and community organizations are especially encouraged to participate. For more information or to sign up, visit www.wakeforestnc.gov/friday-night-on-white.aspx.


Friday Night on White is scheduled to take place rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather on the day of a concert, a decision on whether to proceed will be made no later than 4 p.m. Updated concert information will be posted on the town’s Facebook page and available by calling the Wake Forest Weather Line at 919-435-9569. Smart phone users who have downloaded the town’s app will receive a push notification message concerning any schedule changes.


Android and iPhone users can have a handy pocket guide to Friday Night on White in the palm of their hands by downloading the Town of Wake Forest app and utilizing the app’s “Friday Night on White” function. Designed to offer smart phone users instant access to important details about this year’s outdoor music series, the function includes the complete 2016 concert schedule, the lineup of participating food and dessert trucks, parking information, weather updates and more.

IPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and Android users can download the town’s free app by searching for “Town of Wake Forest” on iTunes, in the iPhone app store, or in Google Play or by scanning the appropriate QR code provided at www.wakeforestnc.gov/app.aspx.

For complete information about Friday Night on White, visit wakeforestnc.gov and search “Friday Night on White.”


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