From QuirkCon to BBQ Fests to cultural festivals galore. Take your pick between can't-miss events, new places to explore and old favorites that are just too good to pass up this time of year! Don't just think about it, go do it!
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The summer concerts at NCMA represent one of the Triangle's longest-running and most selective outdoor music series. Grab a seat in the expansive stone amphitheater and soak up the energy.
Join the Walk for the Animals at Duke University's East Campus lawn and support the wonderful work of the Animal Protection Society of Durham and meet adoptable dogs while shopping from local vendors.
Learn interesting food science facts and discover cool new food and beverage pairings while you enjoy food truck fare and explore the awesome exhibits at the Museum of Life & Sciences in Durham!
Quirktastic Inc presents QuirkCon in downtown Durham. This three-day conference was created for geeks, gamers, and nerds to get their quirk on.
Enjoy a day filled with delicious barbeque, food competitions, shopping, arts and crafts, and a wine garden!
Three days packed with horns, Southern charm, and queer grit. Enjoy tons of live music, workshops, dance parties and more.
Celebrate the opening of NCMA's Museum Park season. There will be brand new art installations and an epic all-day outdoor Star Wars party.
This is a pop-up installation art exhibition at the Golden Belt Campus. Check out this work that takes you to the toot of your experiences.
Brand Africa Group will be at Durty Bul for the Inaugural Durham International Jazz Festival. Be sure to join in for this celebration of music and community.
Take your pick from 6 different food trucks and snack away as you jam out to live music in the park. There will also be some complimentary local ice cream to end this epic day.
Experience the fabulous flavors, sights, and sounds of Greece without leaving the Triangle. Snack on gyros, grilled chicken pita wraps, and more while enjoying live performances and tons of dancing.
Head to Old Town Park for a day of family fun! There will be plenty of berries, sign painting, spearing of juicy lemons and tons of local artists for you to enjoy all day long.
Welcome to the dark side of techno. Head to Durham Fruit and Produce Co for a night of exclusive collaborations that will be delivering all the dark sound you crave.
Enjoy a day in the park with your furry friend. Your dog will have the opportunity to watch and participate in activities and competitions all morning long.
Enjoy free music, community performances, and games for all ages during the 50th Annual Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival.
Take part in this slow bike ride around downtown in honor and remembrance of those killed or injured while biking. All are welcome and encouraged to join.
See where your beer is grown during this Harvest Dinner at Perry Farms. You will enjoy a special cocktail hour, Field tours, and a multi-course chef and beer pairings.
Sip on amazing Hi Wire brews, learn about the Saving Grace organization and of course play with all the adoptable pups.
Celebrate your fandom at Ciderworks as you enjoy a day in the magical world of Harry Potter. There will be different "classes" and activities to explore and participate in all day long.
Enjoy a day of free Spring fun out on the farm. There will be tons of delicious food, strawberries to taste, tree climbing, and any outdoor adventure you can imagine.
Celebrate the beginning of Bike Month! Hope on your bike and enjoy a casual ride followed by a fun, social event for bike enthusiasts.
Flock to the Museum of a Bird Bonanza. Interact with local bird experts, join an NC State citizen science initiative, and meet some of the birds at the museum.
Sample five different sours and discuss those flavors with team members from Brewery Bhavana and The Glass Jug Beer Lab.
Head to the Museum of Life and Science for a day of exploration into the world of engineering. Local scientists from all over the Triangle will be there to facilitate hands-on activities.
Enjoy a full day of music, food, games, and good times at The Glass Jug. They will be celebrating the beginning of summer and the release of their first three canned beers.
Head over to the first Smoke, Wine, and Brew Festival! You will enjoy cigars, wine, and local brews, food, and music all day long.
Wizards and Witches, grab your robes and wants and get ready to get your bar crawl on. This night is sure to be an utterly magical mixture of wizardry and booze.