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Entertainment & Amusements

Looking for some fun? The kind of old school fun you can have knocking out pins at the bowling alley, spinning your wheels at the skating rink, or catching the latest blockbuster with your family? From billiards to bowling to fun parks, the listings below will help you find all the entertainment and amusements you need for a fun-filled day in Durham.

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Carolina Theatre

  • 309 W Morgan St, Downtown Durham
  • I-85 Exit 177
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (919) 560-3030
  • Downtown Area

Situated in the heart of Downtown Durham, this Beaux Arts-style building includes Fletcher Hall, restored to its original 1926 décor, which houses live performances by musicians, comics, speakers, …

AMC Southpoint 17 + IMAX

  • 8030 Renaissance Pkwy
  • The Streets at Southpoint
  • I-40 Exit 276
  • Durham, NC 27713
  • (919) 313-6627
  • SW Durham, including Southpoint

Sixteen-screen, stadium-style multiplex with digital surround sound and a full IMAX Theater.

AMF Durham Lanes

  • 4508 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd
  • Durham, NC 27707
  • (919) 489-9154
  • SW Durham, including Southpoint

Thirty-two lanes equipped with massive video walls and plush seating, as well as an interactive arcade, billiards, and an on-site Pro Shop. Every big game gets better when you’re watching it at AMF …

Bethesda Park

  • 1814 Stage Rd
  • Durham, NC 27703
  • (919) 560-4355
  • SE Durham, including RTP & NCCU

The Discovery High Ropes Course at Bethesda Park is a public access facility that also includes zip lines. Reservations are required.

Bull City Escape

  • 711 Iredell St, Ninth Street District
  • Durham, NC 27705
  • (919) 627-8386
  • W Central Durham, including Duke

At Bull City Escape, small teams of two to six people have 60 minutes to escape a locked room packed with hidden clues and puzzles. Players use their wits, deductive reasoning, and problem-solving …

Carmike Wynnsong 15 Theater

  • 1807 Martin Luther King Pkwy
  • Durham, NC 27707
  • (919) 489-9505
  • SW Durham, including Southpoint

Fifteen-screen, stadium-style multiplex with digital sound, 3D capability, and a party room.

Chuck E. Cheese

  • 3724 Mayfair St
  • Beacon Ridge Plaza Shopping Center
  • Durham, NC 27707
  • (919) 493-6084
  • SW Durham, including Southpoint

Pizza restaurant with video and arcade games for all ages.


  • 4300 Emperor Blvd, Ste 250
  • Durham, NC 27703
  • (919) 825-1010
  • SE Durham, including RTP & NCCU

A 13,000 square-foot facility with wall-to-wall, steel-frame trampolines including angled wall trampolines, an Olympic Foam Pit and one of the largest trampoline dodgeball cages in the country.

Durham Central Park Skatepark

  • 501 Foster St, Durham Central Park, Downtown
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (919) 794-8194
  • Downtown Area

10,000-sq.-ft. state-of-the-art park features a floating quarter pipe, launch boxes, step-up bank, three stairwells with handrails, a street clam, and an eight-foot trog bowl. Helmets and pads …

Durham County Wildlife Club

  • 3616 Hopson Rd
  • Morrisville, NC 27560
  • (919) 361-1839
  • SE Durham, including RTP & NCCU

Trap, skeet, and clay shooting for members and guests. Pistol and archery range.

Durham Spotlight
Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604