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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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Mushroom & Foraging Wine Dinner

Thomas Meunier, owner of Authentique Vin, will be hosting.


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Woodford Reserve Bourbon Dinner

The Fairview Dining Room puts full bodied flavor front and center for this dinner featuring one of the first and finest to craft bourbon. The art of making Kentucky Straight Bourbon first took place …


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2nd Annual Barks and Boos!

Enjoy a fun, fur filled day of fall festivities! Chili cook-off, sweet treats, pumpkin patch (great for photos!) raffle baskets and a 50/50 raffle to support Carolina Adopt-A-Bulls. Shop vendors …


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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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Exhibits & Recurring Events

Clouds Brewing Presents Pint Night

Join in every Wednesday for Pint Night, where they'll showcase a different brewery from NC and beyond! Pick up a free pint glass from our featured brewery, as well!


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Winesday

  • Durham Co-op Market
  • (919) 973-1707

Every Wednesday Nick Williams, the Co-op’s Wine & Beer Guru, puts on a free tasting at the store. He picks three of his favorite wines, usually according to a theme, and he offers t…


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Clouds Brewing Trivia Night

Join in every Thursday night for Big Slow Tom's Trivia! Win some prizes, drink some great beer, & show your smarts!


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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 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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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