Come Explore Knightdale

Escape the hustle and bustle and discover the charm of Knightdale, North Carolina. This vibrant town offers a true sense of community, where friendly faces greet you on the street and a slower pace of life allows you to truly unwind. Here, your home becomes a haven, a place to connect with loved ones and create lasting memories. Whether you're seeking outdoor adventures, a thriving arts scene, or simply a friendly atmosphere, Knightdale offers a place to call your own.

Our Comprehensive Area Guide 

Since there's a seemingly endless list of things to do and see in Knightdale, our Spencer Properties team thought we would create a comprehensive area guide for you—this way, you can experience Knightdale like a true local! Take some time to acquaint yourself with the city, and then make sure to join our VIP list to get the area's latest listings sent directly to you! 

Knightdale at a Glance


Population: 19,703
County: Wake
Median Home Value:
Median Rent: $1,375

Getting Around

To Raleigh-Durham Int'l Airport: 27 mins
To Research Triangle Park: 30 mins
To Cary: 25 mins
To Durham: 38 mins

Our Top Picks for Knightdale

Want to know our favorite local spots? We have a feeling they may become your favorites, too!


Craving a taste of down-home comfort with a surprising twist? Look no further than the hidden culinary gems scattered throughout charming towns like Knightdale. Forget stuffy fine dining – here, the focus is on friendly service and delicious, unpretentious fare. Imagine sinking your teeth into perfectly smoked barbecue at a family-friendly joint, or unwinding with a craft beer and a juicy burger at a local pub. But don't be fooled by the laid-back atmosphere – passionate chefs are whipping up unique dishes that will surprise and delight your taste buds. So come hungry and explore the unexpected flavors waiting to be discovered in these charming North Carolina towns.


Mark your calendars for Knightdale's lively events! This charming town throws open its arms with a calendar packed with celebrations for every interest. Savor the irresistible aroma of Food Truck Thursdays, where live music mingles with delicious street eats under the open sky. History buffs can travel back in time at festivals that bring Knightdale's rich heritage to life. For the artistically inclined, vibrant events showcase the talents of local creators. So come experience the warmth of Knightdale's community spirit, where every event promises a captivating taste of small-town charm.


Unlike the sprawling malls of the big city, Knightdale offers a shopping experience brimming with character. Independent boutiques line the streets, each one bursting with unique finds. Stroll through charming storefronts and discover handcrafted treasures, locally-designed apparel, and homegrown goods – a testament to the town's creative spirit. For everyday essentials, national brands mingle with independent grocers, ensuring you can find everything you need, close to home. And don't forget to explore the farmers' markets, overflowing with fresh produce and local artisanal products – the perfect way to experience Knightdale's genuine charm.


Knightdale offers a surprising smorgasbord of attractions for all types of explorers. History buffs can delve into the town's rich past at the Knightdale Historical Museum, or wander through the charming Knightdale Depot, a restored train station brimming with local lore. Craving outdoor adventures? Hike or bike the scenic trails at Mingo Creek Park & Trails, or cast a line in the serene waters. Families can create lasting memories at Knightdale Station Park, featuring playgrounds, athletic fields, and even an amphitheater for outdoor performances. And for those seeking a taste of local culture, don't miss the Knightdale Farmers Market, a vibrant hub overflowing with fresh produce and handcrafted goods. Whether you're yearning for historical insights, outdoor thrills, or family fun, Knightdale's attractions offer something to spark your curiosity and ignite your sense of adventure.

Community Guide to Knightdale

Knightdale Attractions

Ready to Be a Knightdale Local?

Searching for your dream home in Knightdale or want to learn more about what it’s like to live in the City of Oaks? We’ve got the real estate resources and personalized advice to help you out—we've been living here quite a while ourselves! Contact our team to learn more and schedule a showing of your favorite homes, and you can check out our exclusive buyer resources below.