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Welcome to Knightdale!

Knightdale is an adventure waiting to be embarked on, located just nine miles from downtown Raleigh at the intersection of I-540 and U.S. 264. The ideal compromise between busy city and small town, Knightdale is tucked away in its own exclusive crevice of Wake County. Here, you’ll find plenty of parks and trails, small businesses with booming local support, and an unmistakable energy fueled by residents’ passion for exploring the area.

Find Your Niche in Knightdale

With so many opportunities to get out and about in the community, Knightdale residents can often be found gathered together at one of the town’s local parks or perusing the historic downtown district. Find neighbors throwing a football at Knightdale Environmental Education Park, or friends catching up over a cold beverage at Oak City Brewing Company. No matter where you go in Knightdale, you’re guaranteed to be met with a welcoming spirit!

Eager to embark on your Knightdale adventure? Let’s explore this exciting town!

A Snapshot of Knightdale

Wake

County

16,000

Population

$270,000

Median Home Price

$70,300

Median Household Income

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Live, Work, and Play in Knightdale

Outdoor recreation

Whether you want to break a sweat or catch a break, there is bound to be a park in Knightdale that matches your speed. Located in the heart of town, Knightdale Station Park features an expansive playground and multiple athletic fields. The active-minded will love the views of the Mingo Creek Park & Trail, which takes trekkers down the scenic route of Neuse River Trail. 

Shopping & dining

Even in a smaller setting, Knightdale has enough top-notch shopping and dining options to rival those of bigger cities. For a meal that embodies southern-style BBQ, try champion pitmaster Christopher Prieto’s Prime Barbecue—award-winning brisket, juicy pulled pork, and decadent banana pudding are just a few of the restaurant’s mouth-watering menu items. The Knightdale Farmers Market is the prime opportunity to immerse yourself in the community while supporting local businesses (plus, try tons of fantastic food trucks!).

Attractive homes

Consistently ranking as one of the “Top 10 Best Suburbs to Live in the Raleigh Area” (thanks Niche.com), Knightdale is the idyllic community buyers crave within minutes of big-city amenities. With an average home value of about $270k and plenty of homes listed under the $250k mark, Knightdale has some of the most affordable housing options in the area—with this in mind, Knightdale is popular among first-time home buyers and anyone wanting to put down roots.

Local events

In addition to the classic fireworks on the Fourth of July and the annual holiday tree lighting, Knightdale has a variety of annual events that reflect its fun-loving, youthful vibe. Enjoy a kid-friendly outdoor movie at the Movie Night Series, where all the proceeds from the concession stands go to a designated local school. Get a feel for what Knightdale is all about at The Market at Knightdale Station Park—here, you’ll find local vendors selling homemade products and live music on par with a monthly theme.

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Our Favorite Local Picks

Ashley Wilder Dog Park

Have a doggy day out at this spacious dog park, where your furry friends can roam free! Located at Knightdale Station Park, this dog park is the perfect spot for your pup to let loose some pent-up energy.

Run Wild »

Stained Glass Associates

Housed in the oldest building in Knightdale, this stained glasses business has been family-owned and operated since 1958. Deemed a can’t-miss among art lovers, the team here creates stunning stained glass masterpieces for churches and high-end residential projects.

Through the Looking Glass »

Pope's Strawberry Farm

Visit this pick-your-own strawberry farm to find the freshest strawberries in the Raleigh area. With prime time beginning in late April or early May, you want to make sure you come while the picking’s hot!

Pick Your Own »

East Regional Library

After a long day of exploring all Knightdale has to offer, this local library is the perfect place to settle down and relax. Attend one of the library’s various educational programs to learn more about the area and its rich history!

Visit the Library »

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