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Submit An Event

Take the bull by the horns.

Do you have an event that you'd like to add to the Durham event calendar? Submit the event information below for consideration.


In the interest of cultivating an easy-to-use digital resource for both Durhamites and Durham visitors, we have created the following guidelines for event listings on discoverdurham.com.

Events should have the following qualities:

-Supports tourism in our region and draws visitors;
-Encourages visitor spending and tax generation within Durham County;
-Accessible to the general public.

Events NOT likely to be considered include exceedingly localized events
like summer camp programs and exclusionary religious/political events, or product demonstrations and sales events whose primary purpose is to sell or promote the products or services of a single business.

Do you intend to host graduations, homecomings, reunions or school group-specific meetings or functions? Please contact our sales team.

Educational classes or workshops, receptions, or specialized social gatherings will be considered on a case by case basis. Is your event accessible and welcoming to all? Is it likely to draw folks to Durham from near and far? Does it embody the spirit of the Bull City? Is it representative of our culture and community? Chances are that it qualifies as an event for the Discover Durham calendar. If you have any questions at all about whether your event meets these criteria, please contact us.

Similarly, if the event is cancelled or the details change after you have submitted an event, please email eventcalendar@discoverdurham.com.

Want to partner with us to highlight your event and explore our advertising opportunities? Learn more.

Even if your event isn’t a fit for the Discover Durham calendar, here are some options to explore for promotional purposes:
-Create your own Facebook event
-Create an event on Eventbrite
-Submit your event to other community calendars around Durham Here are a few samples: Indy Week, Downtown Durham Inc., Durham Magazine, and/or The Herald Sun.

      Event Information

      A Note on Recurring Events

      Is the event you're submitting a regularly recurring event? If so, please submit the event information in the form below with the date and time of the first event. Then, please email eventcalendar@discoverdurham.com with the event title and recurring date and time for us to input it into the calendar.

      Event Description

      Max 1500 characters
      Note: Discover Durham reserves the right to reject, modify and reuse all submitted images to promote your event on the event calendar. Do not upload .tiff files.

      Please upload images at this size: 600px wide X 600px high. If needed, PIXresizer can be used to resize images.

      Your Information

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      Additional Information