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There's Still Time to Enter Our Hamilton Sweepstakes

Posted by Craig Carter on Nov 8, 2018 5:28:50 PM

The award-winning musical is finally here in Durham! The reviews are in and everyone is saying it's everything they hoped it would be and more. If you're still looking for tickets, we've got some chances for you to win. Enter in any three of these sweepstakes by November 13, 2018 for the chance to win. Good luck!

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DPAC and Discover Durham Finish First at the NCTIA’s Annual Tourism Achievement Awards

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Oct 31, 2018 2:10:40 PM

DURHAM, NC – Yesterday evening, the North Carolina Travel Industry Association (NCTIA) awarded Discover Durham, formerly the Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau (DCVB), five awards at the annual NC Tourism Leadership Conference. Discover Durham won four of six marketing awards categories, including ‘Best of Show.’ Its Chief Marketing Officer and CEO-Elect, Susan Amey, also received recognition as the top Destination Rising Star in North Carolina. Rounding out the successful night, the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) was bestowed the coveted Visitor Attraction of the Year award.

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New in Durham: 15 Spots You Need to Discover (November 2018)

Posted by Amber Watson on Oct 26, 2018 11:34:44 AM

Welcome to the crisp, beautiful season of fall in the Bull City! A shift in seasons comes with many changes to the local food scene as well. Since the summer, a slew of new restaurants have opened in Durham and some exciting food news has been announced. Here is a compilation of the latest spots to add to your autumn eats list as well as some exciting announcements to keep in mind…

Estimated read time: 3 minutes

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Topics: New Additions

An Out-Of-The-Box Durham Retail Guide

Posted by DCVB Staff on Oct 26, 2018 11:33:27 AM

Gone are the predictable days when weird socks, only marginally fragrant candles, and scratchy scarves sufficed as gifts when winter was underway. We've put together an out-of-the-box guide to gift giving in Durham to help you do better.

This holiday season, try gifting one-of-a-kind Durham experiences. Durham’s collection of unique classes, events, and performances as well as hotels, entertainment venues, and restaurants will help you find a truly creative gift for your family and friends. What's more, local entrepreneurs have created online stores of Durham-made products that you can purchase from the comfort of your own home. Read on for some truly unique shopping  ideas!

Estimated read time: 3 minutes

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Topics: Shopping, holiday season

Durham Event Rundown: November 2018

Posted by DCVB Staff on Oct 26, 2018 11:30:51 AM

What's happening in Durham this autumn? ...Far too much to list in a single blog post! Click below to discover both major and minor Durham cultural happenings, festivals, and entertainment options for you to plan a trip around.

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Topics: things to do, Events, Festivals

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When people wish someone a great trip, they say “Bon Voyage.” We want you to have a great trip to Durham, the Bull City – so Bull Voyage!

Read on for everything you need to know about events and things to do in Durham, NC. Check back regularly for new photos, lists, and guides, so you can explore Durham like a local.

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