Bull City Top 5 :: October 2017

October Events in Durham

Here's your Bull City Top 5 -- Lots of events and happenings to explore in Durham, NC this October. Enjoy all that the Bull City has to offer! Fall is finally here!



The 22nd Annual World Beer Festival Durham

October 14, 2017 // Durham Bulls Athletic Park // 2-4pm or 6-10pm 

The World Beer Festival is back in Bull City!  Unlimited 2oz. tastings of the finest beers and ciders! Get a jump on sampling your favorite beers by purchasing a VIP Pass and gain admission into the festival before anyone else.

Click here for more info!


Chefs For A Change- Chef John May

October 16, 2017 // The Rickhouse // $75

Chefs For Change is back! Enjoy a three-course meal from Chef John May at one of Durham's newest event venues, The Rickhouse for $75. All proceeds benefit Families Moving Forward! Come experience fine dining with a purpose!


Disney's Little Mermaid

October 17, 2017 - October 22, 2017 (Daily)  // DPAC

Disney's Little Mermaid is coming to DPAC! Time Magazine calls it "Broadway's Under the Sea Spectacular. One of the most ravishing things I've ever seen on a Broadway stage." Come experience this Disney Classic in Bull City. 

Click here to buy tickets!

Disney's Little Mermaid DPAC

Bull City Race Fest and Food Truck Rodeo

October 22, 2017 // American Tobacco

The Bull City Race Fest and Food Truck Rodeo is the perfect combination of a world class running and food experience! Choose from half-marathon-mile and one-mile distances and enjoy a fall morning of running and post-race food. 

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Duke Homestead’s Halloween Phantasmagoria

October 27, 2017 // Duke Homestead State Historic Site // $15, $10 in advance

Duke Homestead's Halloween Phantasmagoria is unlike any other Halloween experience you will have! Explore historical concepts of Spiritualism, awe, and wonder from the 19th century at Duke Homestead. You are invited to wander the property to see what wonders you can find. Bring the whole family and get in the Halloween spirit!

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Bull City Top 5 :: September 2017

September Events in Durham

Here's your Bull City Top 5 -- Lots of events and happenings to explore in Durham, NC this September. Enjoy all that the Bull City has to offer! Fall is on it's way!



Labor Day Food Truck Rodeo

September 3, 2017 // Durham Central Park

Eat your way through your holiday weekend with over 50 Food Trucks at the Labor Day Food Truck Rodeo! Come eat and listen to live music by Wood Robinson’s New Formal.

For more information click here!

CenterFest Arts Festival 2017

September 16th-17th (Daily) // Downtown Durham Historic District

The longest running street festival in North Carolina is back! Featuring 140 visual artists from across the country, live music from Durham's rising talent, and drinks from the Beer Garden. You won't want to miss it!

For more information click here!

Durham Oktoberfest with Little German Band

September 16th, 2017 // Motorco Music Hall // 1-5pm & 6-10pm

Come raise a Spaten mug to Oktoberfest. Good beer and celebrations will be the order of the day with Motorco dressed as a traditional beer hall, inside and out. Enjoy live music and traditional dancers from the Little German Band!

Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors

September 20, 2017 // Carolina Theatre // 8PM

Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors are bringing their Tennessee flair to the Carolina Theatre. They are an Americana band hailing from Memphis and East Nashville, TN. Their unique sound combined with their natural storytelling ability sets them apart from many singer/songwriters.

Get tickets here!

Durty Bull Beer Dinner at Local 22

September 27, 2017 // Local 22 kitchen & Bar // $40 Tickets

For their Fall Beer Dinner Series, Local 22 is bringing it back home with Durham's very own Durty Bull Brewing! Call and reserve your seat today before tickets are gone!

Construction Update: August 2017

One City Center Tops Off

The building has officially topped off! Glass continues to be installed throughout the residential tower. Masonry continues to be installed along each façade of the podium – including the reconstruction of the historic façades on Parrish St. and Main St., and glass installation will begin along these façades shortly. Framing of the units is also underway, along with mechanical and electrical rough-ins throughout the building.

Stay tuned on our blog for more updates!

Unscripted Hotel: Durham


It was a big day for our friends Jane and Greg Hill as they cut the ribbon on another great project, The Unscripted Hotel.  Unscripted will be a centerpiece in the unique community that we call Durham.  It features a full kitchen, bar and a rooftop patio that are open to the public.  

Check out some highlights from the ribbon cutting today and stay updated on our blog for more exciting things happening in The Bull City!