Welcome to the Bull City Top 5!
Each month, we're highlighting our Top 5 favorite events and happenings to explore in Durham, NC. Popular concerts, theater, festivals, kids, family events & more -- Enjoy all the Bull City has to offer!
Army vs Duke
Saturday, October 8 // Wallace Wade Stadium // 3:30pm
Coming off an impressive win at Notre Dame and a hard-fought loss against Virginia, the Duke Blue Devils football squad will look to get back on track as they host Army West Point on Saturday, October 8th at Wallace Wade Stadium. Come support Duke Football this weekend in Durham!
For more info & tickets, click here.
Tuesday, October 11 - Sunday, October 16 // Durham Performing Arts Center
The Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production, all week at the Durham Performing Arts Center! "In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world."
For DPAC tickets & more info, click here.
World Beer Festival
Saturday, October 15 // Durham Bulls Athletic Park // Noon-10pm
The World Beer Festival returns to Durham NC on Saturday, October 15th for its 21st annual. The festival is the perfect blend of 250 world-class beers from all over the world, food vendors and live music all while enjoying the beautiful Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
For more info, tickets, schedule & more, click here.
Bull City Race Fest and Food Truck Rodeo
Sunday, October 16 // American Tobacco // Noon-10pm
Don't miss the 4th Annual Quintiles Bull City Race Fest and Food Truck Rodeo in downtown Durham on Sunday, October 16th! Runners and families have the opportunity to choose from a half-marathon, 5-mile run or a family-friendly 1-miler and then enjoy delicious post-race food. Food Truck Rodeo, Octoberfest Beer Garden and a Kids Experience Zone will help make this a must-do in historic Downtown Durham!
For race info, volunteer info & more, click here.
NC Barbecue Revival
Friday, October 28 - Sunday, October 30 // Green Button Farm
Enjoy a celebration of NC barbecue heritage at the inaugural NC Barbecue Revival at Green Button Farm. A three-day weekend honoring NC's most iconic food -- Wood-smoked and whole hog barbecue. Classes, discussions, feasts and pig pickins' with some of the most accomplished pitmasters, chefs, and BBQ experts in the biz.
For schedule of events and more info, click here.