Garner, NC: “A Great Place to Be!”
What makes Garner great? The better question is, where to begin? The growing town of 28,000 is located only eight miles from Raleigh at the intersection of I-70 and I-40, but though the city is a destination of mere minutes, Garner is in itself a complete package. With plenty of shopping and dining options, entertainment venues, and and thriving economy, there’s no reason to ever leave home!
A Warm Community of Neighbors
Though Garner brags plenty of shopping, dining, and entertainment, as well as easy city access, perhaps its biggest claim to fame is its warm sense of community and neighborliness. From a friendly hello from a neighbor to city-wide events that join the community together, residents of Garner are always looking for a way to get to know each other better or to lend a helping hand to a neighbor in need.
In fact, Garner’s community spirit has been recognized on a national level, with with All-America City award. This award goes to towns that demonstrate innovation, inclusiveness, and collaboration to solve socio-economic problems. Garner was recognized for its citizen-lead efforts to build the Garner Veteran’s Memorial, to create and sustain after school programs and a food pantry for the Community of Hope, and to enhance the Garner Performing Arts Center.
Attractions, Community & Education
Things to Do, Places to Be
Though Garner is just minutes from the big-city attractions of Raleigh, there are enough things to do and see in town you don’t need to travel far to get your fill of shopping, dining, and entertainment. Downtown Garner boasts a plethora of retail stores and shops, while commercial shopping centers such as White Oak, Forest Hills, and Timber Crossing, provide further amenities such as grocery, chain stores, and restaurants.
Meet Your Community
With year-round community events such as Groundhog Day at White Deer Park, Spring Eggstravaganza, Music Off Main Downtown Concerts, July 3 Independence Day Celebration, Trick or Treat the Trails, and Light Up Main/Christmas Parade, you can have fun while getting to know your neighbors a little better.
Garner is located in the Wake County School System, North Carolina’s largest public school system, and the 16th-largest in the US. Schools in Garner include:
- Smith Magnet Elementary
- East Garner Magnet Middle
- Garner Magnet High
A Range of Homes to Suit All
Garner offers a wide variety of homes to meet all tastes and needs. Prices start at around $50,000 for cozy and efficient homes and range up to $800,000 for large custom homes on multiple acres of land.
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