Special Alert
Explore Durham Events

Explore Durham Events

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.

To add an event to the calendar, use our convenient Event Submission Form

Search All Events:Use the filters to search by date, category, keyword, and location.  

Condensed/Printer-Friendly Format
OPEN MAP

OK
1-25 OF 191

Major Events

Special Events

"In A Word," presented by Bulldog Ensemble Theater

Bulldog Ensemble Theater presents Lauren Yee's sad and funny play about how a couple copes two years after their child went missing.


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

And The Kids

With The Restless Age, Fruit Snack.


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Atomic Rhythm All-Stars

Hailing from the Triangle area of North Carolina, the Atomic Rhythm All-Stars is a 7 piece band dedicated to authentically recreating the hot jazz sounds of the 1920's and 30's. Under the …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Best of NC Comedy Showcase

Stand-up Comedy Showcase with the best comics from around the state in town for one night only! If you're a fan of comedy and you want to see the best of the best in North Carolina, this is a …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

Best of NC Comedy Showcase

Some of the best comics in the state are in Durham for one night only to bring you a night of laughs that you will never forget! From Charlotte to Wilmington; from the outer reaches of Raleigh to t…


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

Duke Chinese Music Ensemble

The Duke Chinese Music Ensemble, directed by Jennifer Chang, presents a concert featuring a variety of Chinese musical styles and instruments, as well as pieces that mix Eastern and Western …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

DukeCreate Workshop: Punch Needle Rug Hooking

Learn the art of punch needle rug hooking at the Arts Annex! Open to the Durham community (Open to anyone ages 18 & up; ages 12-18 must be accompanied by an adult.) Check out other DukeCreate …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Feeding the Future with Joshua Lozoff: Life Is Magic

Feeding the Future featuring Josha Lozoff: Life Is Magic is a fundraiser for PORCH-Durham. Enjoy light bites from local favorites, including Pizzaria Toro, East Durham Bake Shop, Bespoke Dessert Bar …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

Flat River Wildflower Hike

  • Wildlife Subimpoundment parking lot

The destination is a section of alluvial levee forest in the bend of the Flat River. The hike starts and ends along the gravel access roads of the food plot subimpoundments in the floodplain of the …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Games and Brews

Grab a group of friends or make some new ones at Barley Labs Games & Brews. Bring your own games or borrow one of ours. Even if you come solo, they'll find a group for you to join.


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Gilbert & Sullivan's "The Mikado" (Reinvented for a Modern Audience)

Come see The Durham Savoyards, Ltd. re-invent the Gilbert and Sullivan Mikado’s sparkling wit and soaring musicality for a modern audience. Embracing a lead character being called a …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

Goat Clinic: Be Your Own Vet

These clinics are great for goat lovers, curious minds, homesteaders, and future goat owners! Great for all ages (7 and up). Number of participants in each is kept very small so spots are …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

Gypsy-Flamenco Night

  • Parizade
  • (919) 286-9712

Come join the space where fantasy meets reality, an ode to the revelry and rich food culture of the Spanish Spring: the very first GYPSY-FLAMENCO NIGHT at Parizade! On Sunday, March 31st Parizade …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

Gypsy-Flamenco Night at Parizade

  • Parizade
  • (919) 286-9712

Join the space where fantasy meets reality, an ode to the revelry and rich food culture of the Spanish Spring: our very first GYPSY-FLAMENCO NIGHT at Parizade! The buffet will be packed with d…


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

How To Upcycle Old Computers and Electronics (Launch Party)

We've all got that drawer of old discarded remote controls, cell phones, or cables. Maybe even an old DVD player that you never use, or an old laptop or computer that hasn't been turned on in ages. …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

North Carolina Central University Baseball

North Carolina Central University Baseball vs Florida A&M University


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Open Mic with Julian Woo

Unscripted Open Mic Night hosted by Julian Woo is happening, featuring performances from local cool kids, this free event is open to anyone with creative energy. Singers, rappers, poets, writers, …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

The Gospel According to Andre

André Leon Talley has been a fixture in the world of fashion for so long that it's difficult to imagine a time when he wasn't defining the boundaries of great style. Kate Novack's intimate …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

Virginia State University Gospel Chorale Concert

Fundraiser for scholarships for Virginia State University.


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

Beginners' Line Dance Classes

  • Covenant Presbyterian Church
  • (252) 767-2780

Beginners Urban Soul Line Dance Classes are provided by M. E. Henderson, Inc.. This low-impact form of exercise is free. Bring your water and towel for this one hour class!


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Co-op Cafe Conversations

The Durham Co-op will feature a series of writers, authors, journalist, and community members through out the year to engage the community and inform their neighbors.


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Contemporary Foundations Dance Class (9-12 yo)

This class will be a continuation of self-discovery in a contemporary dance framework, building on skills of weight-sharing and improvisation covered in Creative Movement. Focus will include …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Cunningham-Based Dance Technique

Justin’s classes are based in Cunningham Technique, taught through a contemporary lens. You will move through the traditional standing class sequence with a focus on energy management and …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

Developmental Movement Classes (2-3 yos)

In this class, two-year-olds will get to explore all of the dance possibilities available to their young bodies, including jumps, turns, going upside down, balancing on one foot, rolling, gliding, …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
1-25 OF 191

 

Durham Spotlight



 

 

Parrish Street Banner - 420 x 350

 

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