Downtown Durham

Bull City Top 5 :: Holiday Edition

December Events in Durham

Like an Andy Williams Christmas song, this month's Top 5 had our heads bobbing from the first entry to the last! Each month, we're highlighting our Top 5 favorite events and happenings to explore in Durham, NC. 

Popular concerts, theater, festivals, family events & more -- Enjoy all that the Bull City has to offer! Here are your Top 5 events for December! 

American Tobacco Tower Lighting

December 1st, 2017 // American Tobacco Amphitheater

Come out and see the American Tobacco Tower light up Durham! The big man in red will be making an appearance along with performances from DPAC's School of Rock and more!

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Durham Holiday Parade, Fun Fest and Tree Lighting

December 2, 2017 // Downtown Durham

Bring the whole family and watch as dynamic floats, bands, cheer and more make their way through Downtown Durham. You'll leave singing Christmas carols and in the holiday spirit!

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Brown Sugar Holiday Market "Sip and Shop"

December 3, 2017 // The Rickhouse

Have a cocktail or a glass of wine as you sip and shop! Visit with local artisans and crafters and get an early jump on some unique holiday gifts, all while enjoying friends and supporting local businesses.

Click here for more info!

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Chefs for a Change - Series Finale Gala

December 8th, 2017 // The Rickhouse // $50

Come out for an evening of community celebration, local desserts, auction/ raffle, live entertainment, and the unveiling of the 2018 Chefs for Change Series chef line-up! 

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Carolina Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

December 10th, 2017 // DPAC

Tis' the season with DPAC! A holiday tradition that’s perfect for the whole family, Carolina Ballet’s is the only performance of The Nutcracker in the country with illusions created by world-renowned magician, Rick Thomas. 

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One City Center's Foundation Takes Shape

After weeks of prepping the site, moving dirt and pouring concrete, One City Center's foundation is beginning to take shape. In just a matter of weeks we'll start going vertical! 

Sales of the condominiums at The Residences at One City Center are going very well -- Nineteen of the twenty-two condos are under contract. Thank you to all our neighbors as we continue on our construction journey in Downtown Durham! 

Real Deals: Slew of projects promise to reshape core of downtown Durham

Reshaping Downtown Durham

Great article about the ONE CITY CENTER and Downtown Durham's renaissance from The News & Observer: 

"For all the attention the ongoing revitalization of downtown Raleigh has drawn in recent years, it’s hard not to think that it will soon be overshadowed by the activity sweeping downtown Durham."

"As for the 27-story tower, which is to be built on the former Woolworth’s site, that will include 25,000 square feet of retail, 130,000 square feet of office, 31 condos and 109 apartments. Duke University has already agreed to lease 55,000 square feet of office space in the tower."
Read more: 

Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/business/real-estate-news/article10253540.html

"Last week, Austin Lawrence Partners began initial site work on what will be the tallest building in Durham – a 27-story tower at the corner of Corcoran and Main streets that will be a mix of offices, retail shops, apartments and condominiums."  

"Last week, Austin Lawrence Partners began initial site work on what will be the tallest building in Durham – a 27-story tower at the corner of Corcoran and Main streets that will be a mix of offices, retail shops, apartments and condominiums."