Downtown Apex was a busy place on Saturday for Peakfest, the town’s annual celebration. 

This was the 34th year for Peakfest, which started as a small community festival and has grown into Apex’s largest public event. 

On Saturday, artists and food vendors set up along Salem Street. Entertainment included music and skateboard demonstrations. 

Two-year-old Jonathan Fontaine of Apex claps as dad Zachary provides a better view of juggler Duane Deardorff during Peakfest on Saturday. 

Christian Naciulis, 13, of Holly Springs gets some air during a skateboard competition hosted by Apex Outfitter and Board Co. during Peakfest on Saturday.

Emma Ingraham, 5, right, and sister Sophia Ingraham, 2, both of Apex, don plastic fire helmets given out by the Apex Fire Department.
Downtown Apex was a busy place on Saturday for Peakfest, the town’s annual celebration. This was the 34th year for Peakfest, which started as a small community festival and has grown into Apex’s largest public event. On Saturday, artists and food vendors set up along Salem Street. Entertainment included music and skateboard demonstrations. Two-year-old Jonathan Fontaine of Apex claps as dad Zachary provides a better view of juggler Duane Deardorff during Peakfest on Saturday. Christian Naciulis, 13, of Holly Springs gets some air during a skateboard competition hosted by Apex Outfitter and Board Co. during Peakfest on Saturday. Emma Ingraham, 5, right, and sister Sophia Ingraham, 2, both of Apex, don plastic fire helmets given out by the Apex Fire Department. SHANE SNIDER
Downtown Apex was a busy place on Saturday for Peakfest, the town’s annual celebration. This was the 34th year for Peakfest, which started as a small community festival and has grown into Apex’s largest public event. On Saturday, artists and food vendors set up along Salem Street. Entertainment included music and skateboard demonstrations. Two-year-old Jonathan Fontaine of Apex claps as dad Zachary provides a better view of juggler Duane Deardorff during Peakfest on Saturday. Christian Naciulis, 13, of Holly Springs gets some air during a skateboard competition hosted by Apex Outfitter and Board Co. during Peakfest on Saturday. Emma Ingraham, 5, right, and sister Sophia Ingraham, 2, both of Apex, don plastic fire helmets given out by the Apex Fire Department. SHANE SNIDER

Peakfest a hit in downtown Apex

May 05, 2014 08:36 AM

UPDATED May 05, 2014 09:00 AM

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