Durham, an ever-evolving and continuously growing city, never fails to stay updated and in tune with the changing times. Bull City always has an activity to appeal to a large audience, whether that activity is a farmer’s market right in Durham Central Park or free live music from local artists, it’s always able to bring people together.
Plenty of fun and new experiences for Durham locals or out-of-town visitors are available year-round. Community dance parties, comedy festivals, cider crawls, and pet-inclusive events are just a few of the activities you can take part in. Downtown Durham provides residents and visitors with shopping in its several boutiques and stores that provide clothing, home goods, and local gifts. Durham is known for having multiple breweries and local beers. Fans of beer-tastings and brewery tours will feel right at home in downtown Durham.
Durham’s tobacco district provides ample amounts of well-designed space open to the public. The once operating tobacco factory was renovated to accommodate the public in a variety of ways. Large venues for parties or weddings, as well as shops and restaurants, line a stream and grassy expanses that make this area so appealing to visitors. The American Tobacco Campus hosts several different events that Durham residents can take advantage of, including “Food Truck Fridays”, Headshot Parties, art galleries, musical festivals and more. Aside from scheduled events, the area regularly entertains its visitors with its bars, mini-golf, axe throwing, arcade bars and dining options. If you're interested in finding a casual area to hang out with friends and family, the campus provides plenty of open seating and areas to lounge about.
The Durham Performing Arts Center and the Carolina Theatre continuously offer live music and plays. Upcoming in 2019 at the DPAC, include Jay Leno, Aladdin, and RuPaul’s Drag race. The Carolina Theatre hosts plenty of live music and comedy shows year-round. Whether you are by yourself, with friends, or children, the Carolina Theatre and DPAC are sure to hold events that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and walks of life.
Durham is a constantly expanding city with several new housing developments continuously popping up throughout the year. New to downtown Durham in 2019 and 2020 are several condos, apartments, and town-homes located with convenient access to all the amenities downtown Durham has to offer. Among these include the Bartlett, the Grove, City Port, Broadstone Durham, and Willard Street Apartments –all newly renovated in unique spaces with different features from multi-level housing to outdoor spaces to an array of square footage and bedroom quantities available.
If you're searching for a new home or you simply want to find an activity to enjoy with family or friends, downtown Durham ensures that there will always be something to do no matter when you visit.
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