Great Outdoor Space

When the weather is nice, hit one of these patios or outdoor spaces to soak up the sun.


The Old Fourth Street Filling Station

Good place for a casual meal with friends. Make sure you ask for a table on the patio!

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ARTivity on the Green is a unique, art-themed park downtown. It was an Art for Art’s Sake (AFAS) project that is located in the Arts District and connects to Innovation Quarter.

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Reynolda Village

Reynolda Village is an adorable little grouping of shops and restaurants right next to Wake Forest University. There is a great running trail that connects the Village to WFU, and there is also a trail that circles the Reynolda House lawn and field.

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Jamison Park

A park located off Meadowlark Rd., adjacent to Meadowlark Elementary and Meadowlark Middle schools. There are slides, playsets and swings for both younger and older children.

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Dinosaur Playground Washington Park

A unique playground with a dinosaur theme and interactive dinosaurs throughout. There are several slides and swings, as well as a climbing structure and monkey bars. This playground is best for older children (5+) due to the size of the equipment.

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Ginger Fox

A new beverage catering group serving sustainable cocktails (with or without alcohol), draft wine and beer, and small plates. They are sharing the space of the downtown Village Juice most evening hours.

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6th and Vine

Known as a wine bar, but a dining space with a surprisingly wonderful menu! One of the best patio spaces in town, and a delightful weekend brunch.

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Polo Park

Located near Speas Elementary and Wake Forest University, this park has a playground, public pool, splash pad, recreation center, picnic areas and more.

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