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Things to do in Durham, NC

Durham is for doers.

When you come to Durham, our laid-back but ready-for-what’s-next vibe and wealth of delights make it easy to find activities and things to do to suit a wide range of interests, from outdoor adventure to the arts.

The Bull City's strong community of locally-grown and internationally acclaimed artistic performers, creators, athletes and restauranteurs — showcased at over 5,000 events every year – are eager to show you what it means to value the arts and cherish our community connections. We’re a well-worn, iron-clad haven of originality, creativity and legacy. We welcome you to leave your mark while you’re here — just be prepared for the city to leave its mark on you. Don't worry if you can't experience it all...you won't. But we know you'll be back.

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