Bull City Top 5 :: February 2019

Here's your Bull City Top 5 -- Lots of events and happenings to explore in Durham, NC heading into 2019. Enjoy all that the Bull City has to offer this February!




Sunday, February 3 // Town Hall Burger and Beer - Durham // $35

You’re invited to the best party in the Triangle! Watch the big game on eight flat screens with your friends and family! Snacks, dinner, and dessert will be provided with a ticket purchase. The proceeds will go directly to The HEARTest Yard charity, founded by Kara and Greg Olsen to support families of children with congenital heart disease. Click here to buy tickets!



February // Durham Performing Arts Center
Don’t miss the upcoming performances at DPAC this month! Nominated for five Tony awards, The Rock of Ages Tenth Anniversary Tour is one to keep in mind! Support Durham Public Schools to help foster college scholarships for local high school seniors and buy tickets to An Evening of Entertainment! This event will feature the talented choral and dance students of Durham! Grab your friends for a drink at your apartment to watch the sunset, and then head to DPAC to watch the show of your choice!



Thursday, February 14th //Unscripted Hotel // $49

Spread the love in the neighborhood and celebrate Valentine’s Day with our friends at Unscripted! Make a special dinner with your significant other, and then head on over to enjoy champagne and desserts with friends! Buy your tickets here!



Saturday, February 2nd // Bar Brunello // $100

You get better with age, and so does wine! Grab your ticket to Bar Brunello’s wine tasting to learn more about vintage wine. It is the perfect event to unwind with your friends!



Wednesday, February 20th // The Carolina Theatre // $7

Change up your movie night with this retro film! Charles Bronson is a rogue cop pursuing a deranged killer in this action-packed suspense thriller. Don’t forget the popcorn!


Bull City Top 5 :: September 2018

Here's your Bull City Top 5 -- Lots of events and happenings to explore in Durham, NC heading into 2018. Enjoy all that the Bull City has to offer this September!

Labor Day Weekend Food Truck Rodeo

September 02, 2018 // Durham Central Park, Inc

Come celebrate Labor Day Weekend, with the Triangle's most popular food trucks! Make sure to come with empty stomachs, there's something for everyone and this can't miss event.


44th Annual CenterFest Arts Festival

September 15, 2018 - September 16, 2018 (Daily) // Downtown Durham Historic District

Art lovers rejoice! The Durham Arts Council is bringing the 44th Annual CenterFest Arts Festival to downtown Durham. More than 145 juried visual artists from 17 states will showcase their work and 75 performing arts groups provide continuous music, dance and entertainment throughout the festival including extended Saturday evening entertainment.


Octoberfest 2018

September 22, 2018 // Bull City Burger And Brewery

Ocotberfest in September!? We're not mad about it. Come out and enjoy live music, dancing, a kid's play area, brats, burgers, pretzels, Octoberfest Mustard/Mushroom Fries, wine, beer and of course our BCBB Octoberfest beer!

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Zimbabwean Wine Pairing Dinner

September 27, 2018 // Zweli's

Join Zweli's for an extravagant Five-Course Wine Dinner, featuring exquisite hand tailored flavors from the Southern African region, paired with delicious and exotic wine selections from Rickety Bridge, a South African winery. 

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Wicked Weed Beer Fest 

September 30, 2018 // County Fare

Come out for good, local North Carolina brews as County Fare hosts the Wicked Weed Beer Fest! Enjoy local food trucks as well

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Bull City Top 5 :: August 2018

Here's your Bull City Top 5 -- Lots of events and happenings to explore in Durham, NC heading into 2018. Enjoy all that the Bull City has to offer this August!



Durham Latino Festival and Soccer Challenge

Saturday, August 11th// 12pm-5pm// Free Event

Celebrate the Latino culture with food, sports, art, and music at this can’t miss festival! Cheer on your favorite soccer team while enjoying time with family and friends. Click here for details.

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The Views from The Durham

Tuesday, August 14th// 9pm// Free Event

Check out the views from above on the rooftop of our friends' at The Durham! You will get a glimpse of Mars, Saturn, and meteors. With music and celestial cocktail creations, it is sure to be a stellar time! Check it out here.


Durham Art Guild 64th Annual Juried Exhibition

Friday, August 17th

Don’t miss this exhibit when opens August 17th! The regional winners will be featured daily though October 13th, so don’t worry if you miss it in August. Click here for more details.


SW Durham Food Truck Extravaganza

Sunday, August 19th // Free Event

Give a meal, and get a meal! Bring canned food goods and help out the community at this food truck frenzy! Music, food, and children’s activities are just a few things to look forward to!


Beats and Bars Festival

August 24th-26th // $25

If you are a fan of hip-hop, then get ready to bump! This three day event helps to build stronger communities by teaching the immersive culture of hip-hop. From music to food, you’re bound to have a great time. Buy your tickets here!


Bull City Top 5 :: July 2018

Here's your Bull City Top 5 -- Lots of events and happenings to explore in Durham, NC heading into 2018. Enjoy all that the Bull City has to offer this July!



Festival for the Eno

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 & Saturday, July 7th, 2018// 10am-6pm// West Point on the Eno City Park// $18

Kick your Independence Day off with a SPLASH on the Eno River! With a large assortment of food and drink vendors, 70 bands, and all types of goods from local craft artists, the 39th annual festival aims to help raise awareness and funds for the Eno River. If you can’t make it on July 4th, don’t fret because the festival will be open on July 7th too! Buy tickets here!


Mural Bike Tour

July 7th, 2018// Leaving from Durham Central Park

Take a tour of bull city bike style. Hop on two wheels and get a tour of the awesome murals that make Durham so unique! For more info click here!


Chefs for Change: Chef Phoebe Lawless

July 9th, 2018// The Rickhouse

If you want to show your love for the Bull City, while enjoying a fine dining experience, this event is for you! “Chefs for Change is a fundraising dinner series that pairs the burgeoning Durham food scene with the needs of families experiencing homelessness.

Phoebe Lawless was the owner and chef of Scratch Bakery. The James Beard semifinalist now owns The Lakewood, which serves an American cuisine with a focus on seasonal, locally-sourced ingredients. Chef Lawless will make sure you are well fed, with three or more courses! Sign up here!


PickleFest Durham 2018

July 15th, 2018// The Rickhouse

Pickles, pickles, pickles, and more pickles! Sample pickle-flavored foods and drinks all day from restaurants around the triangle! The proceeds raised will benefit the Durham Central Park. Buy tickets here!


Yappy Hour Workout

July 20th, 2018// Barley Labs

We can’t think of a better friend to workout with than your dog! Enjoy this Thrive Alive class together and make sure to stay afterwards for beer, wine, and Barley Labs homemade dog treats! Sign up here!

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Bull City Top 5 :: February 2018

February Events in Durham

Here's your Bull City Top 5 -- Lots of events and happenings to explore in Durham, NC heading into 2018. Enjoy all that the Bull City has to offer this February!

Les Miserables

January 30th - February 4th, 2018 // DPAC (Daily)

One of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history is making it's way to DPAC and only a few seats remain! Grab your tickets before they're gone! 

Click here to buy tickets!


Durham's '90s Rooftop Dance Party

February 9th, 2018 // The Durham Hotel 9pm - 12pm

Enjoy cocktails and rooftop views from The Durham Hotel, while going back in time to the 90's! It's the perfect pre Valentines Day date night or a night out with friends!

Click here for more info!


Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

February 10th - 11th, 2018 // DPAC (Daily)

 ""...One of the finest singer-songwriters working at the intersection of folk,country and rock today"" is coming to DPAC! This is a show you're not going to want to miss. Tickets are going fast and it's the only performances from Jason and The 400 Unit in the Carolina's this year!

Click here to buy tickets!


The Science of Wine

February 22, 2018 // Museum of Life + Science

Can't get enough of wine? Come learn the science behind it at all at and enjoy tastings from local vendors paired with the perfect complimentary chocolates and cheeses!

Click here for more details!


6th Annual Bull City Food & Beer Experience

February 25, 2018 // DPAC

The Bull City Food & Beer Experience is back! 30 of Durham's finest restaurants paired with 30 incredibly refreshing beers, all spread throughout DPAC. Help a great cause and indulge in the finest food and beer the Bull City has to offer!

Click here for more details!