14,258 Alumni, Parents and Friends

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WAKECharlotte is a volunteer-led group dedicated to engaging alumni, parents and friends in the area. We plan a variety of programs throughout the year for all ages to participate in social, athletic, networking, and service opportunities. We hope you will join us at our next event. Go Deacs!

Upcoming Events

No events currently planned. Contact your local Community Officers or alumni@wfu.edu with event ideas!

Past Events


Santa & the Streakin' Deacon
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


WFU Alumni Night at Sycamore Brewing
7:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.


Networking Roundtables
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Young Families Fall Festival
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Join fellow Deacons and bring the kids to the WAKECharlotte Young Families Fall Festival for pumpkin picking, hayrides, a corn maze and more!


Wake the City Welcome Event
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Register here join us on October 20th as we kickoff fall and welcome the newest WFU graduates to the greater Charlotte area! This will be a great opportunity to catch up with old classmates and connect with new friends.


Wake @ Davidson Men's Soccer Match
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Join us in cheering on the Demon Deacons on September 27th at 7:00pm at Alumni Soccer Stadium (Davidson College Campus) as the Deacs take on the Wildcats! Reserved tickets are only $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.


Heart Math Tutoring and Reading Partners Recruitment Lunch
12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Recruit a friend, let us buy you lunch on September 14th, and learn how you can make a difference in our community while living the Wake Forest motto of Pro Humanitate!


Family Friendly Summer Sunday Happy Hour!
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Register here to join fellow Deacons for a family friendly, afternoon happy hour in Charlotte!


Pro Humanitate Day: Second Harvest Food Bank
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Show the world that Good Wears Black on Pro Humanitate Day on Saturday, April 9.


Pro Humanitate Day Lunch
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Community Leadership


Crystal Sellers ('89, P '18)

If you would like to help plan future events for this community, please contact alumni@wfu.edu.