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Events in Durham, NC

Home to almost 5,000 events every year, Durham is a place rich with unique things to do. From biannual arts markets to performances by world-class musicians at DPAC or Carolina Theatre, from workshops led by leading researchers to motorcycle rallies, from interactive classes at the Museum of Life + Science to food tours through Durham’s most acclaimed restaurants, there is always a wide variety of events to capture the interest of any visitor or resident.

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Historic Durham & Tobacco Empire Tour

  • 212 W Main St
  • (919) 371-2653

Tobacco Road Tours takes you on a motorized, professionally guides tour to where Durham’s roots began & where the City has evolved today. North Carolina’s “Triangle”, …

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Exhibits & Recurring Events

The Woman Who Made Snow

"The Woman Who Made Snow" highlights the historic Snow Building in downtown Durham and the woman who made it happen. One of the finest Art Deco buildings in North Carolina, the Snow …

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Durham Dark & Mysterious Ghost Walk

The “Durham Dark & Mysterious Ghost Walk” is a family friendly 1.5 mile walking tour designed for adults and kids (children 8 years & older please) seeking a unique and …

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