"The Wake" can refer to:
*The Wake (band), a British indie band.
*The Wake (US band), an American goth band from Ohio. The Wake Is an American Gothic band from Columbus, Ohio.
*The Sandman: The Wake A graphic novel in the Sandman series
*''The Wake (album)'' an album by the progressive rock band IQ
*The Wake Student Magazine, a student magazine at the University of Minnesota