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Only 10 minutes from downtown Raleigh.

Garner offers easy access to one of the nation’s premier cities, Raleigh. Town residents know that they are closer to downtown Raleigh than many city of Raleigh residents, but not so close as to erode its hometown feel.

Superb arts, entertainment and recreational amenities are available without even leaving the town limits and the Garner Performing Arts Center (GPAC) is in the downtown historic district.

The Town of Garner’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department (garnernc.gov) has a full slate of special events throughout the year.

The National Civic League named Garner one of 10 All-America Cities for 2013. The award recognizes citizen initiatives and engagement, cross-sector collaboration, innovation and inclusiveness.