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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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Mystic Farm & Distillery Tour

Tour the Triangle's only farm distillery! Explore how they create handmade small batch bourbon from the ground up. See the production process first-hand from the grain fields to the bottling line, …


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80's BB's Brunch

  • The Pinhook
  • (919) 667-1100

+ GOLDEN 80's music (whatever that means) + PIE PUSHERS AMAZING BRUNCH menu: https://www.piepushers.com/brunch-menu/ + SATURDAY MORNING CARTOONS + BLOODY MARY'S + OTHER SCHMANCY DRINKS


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A Downtown Durham Walking Food Tour

A Downtown Durham Walking Food Tour


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BCBB Brewery Tour

Join in (almost) every Saturday at 4pm for the weekly brewery tour. Learn about the process of making fresh, true to style beer from owner, Seth Gross. No reservation necessary. Large and private …


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Durham Farmers' Market

Vendors offering locally grown fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, cut flowers, potted plants, artisanal cheeses and breads, home-baked pies, honey, handmade chocolates, preserves, local wines, …


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Durham Roots Farmers' Market

  • Northgate Mall
  • (919) 903-1570

Featuring Durham County farmers and producers, selling products grown in Durham's dirt.


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Durham Sightseeing Bar Walk

New route, new stops, new time and new stories. Ever hear of “Drunk History”? Join Tobacco Road Tours for this unique spin on NC & Durham history, architecture, COMEDY and folklore! …


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Fullsteam Brewery Tours

Join in every Saturday for a behind-the-scenes look at this plow-to-pint brewing facility. They’ll introduce you to the local ingredients that make their beer distinctly Southern: local g…


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Pints & Paninis Saturday Tour

  • (828) 361-2816

Pints & Paninis takes you off the beaten path on an all-inclusive brewery tour. No need for upgrades, you’ll get transportation, a guide, 12-16 oz. of beer samples at each brewery and l…


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Pints and Paninis Craft Beer Tour

Start with a flight of Durham's Starpoint Brewing's beer and buy beer to-go (BYOB allowed on the bus) from Beer Study's retail shop. Hop on the bus, and take a ride out to Saxapahaw, where …


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Shandies For Life

  • Fullsteam Brewery
  • (919) 928-7347

Some of you know that Fullsteam exists in large part because Sean's wife, Carolyn donated a kidney to Sean. Prior to her gift -- back in June of 2006 -- Sean was dealing with dialysis and facing a…


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South Durham Farmers Market

Farmers and artisan food makers located within a 50 mile radius of South Durham.


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Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours

  • Durham Visitor Info Center
  • (919) 237-2254

Experience North Carolina's best restaurants and food shops on a walking food tour of downtown Durham with Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours! Go behind the scenes to chat with chefs and artisans, a…


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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