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Durham is a canvas covered in a unique cultural identity and history that is truly exceptional.

There is a culture of art and creativity expressed visually, culinarily, and through performances. There are many festivals, art places, historic sites, sports venues, nightlife, shopping, nature areas, and more that offer both residents and visitors a variety of choices.

Events & Things to Do

Events & Things to Do

From art galleries to nightlife, science museums to major annual festivals, Durham is brimming with an abundance of great things to see & do. See more...



Durham has been ranked as the "Foodiest Small Town in America." Find out why. See more...



Discover Durham's unique shopping experiences, where funky merchandise and unexpected treasures abound. See more...


Hotels & Inns

Durham's warm and welcoming reputation starts with a selection of lodging ranging from charming bed and breakfasts to luxury hotels. See more...

Other Visitor Information:

  • Durham Districts
    Explore the distinct feel of Durham’s shopping & dining districts.
  • Transportation
    Getting here, getting around, traffic and fuel information.
  • Maps
    Printable street and feature maps, plus itineraries & guides.
  • Durham Videos
    Watch videos about Durham, Where great things happen.
  • Out in Durham
    Helpful information and friendly resources for LGBT travelers.
November 2 - 2, 2014

Vegetarian Flava Fest

Experience Vegetarian, Vegan, and Live (Raw) cuisine samples from your favorite restaurants, food trucks, caterers, and chefs in the Triangle Area. This event will feature cooking demonstrations, a food truck rodeo, a vegetarian cookoff, local farmers, children’s food tasting, healthy eating and living workshops, and other interactive activities. Tickets $10.

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