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Celebrate July 4th in Durham!

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Jun 14, 2019 3:14:00 PM

Looking for a fun way to celebrate Independence Day in the Bull City? We've got you covered. From music, arts and crafts, and delicious food to dynamic fireworks, there are a ton of ways to celebrate the Fourth of July in Durham. 

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Topics: fireworks, July 4th

Durham Hidden Gems You Should Discover

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Jun 11, 2019 3:00:00 PM

It's not hard to find top-notch food, entertainment, and retail in Durham. But if you're looking for the hidden gems – tucked away eateries with a loyal following of regulars – you'll have to dig a little deeper. Explore unique Durham districts and unfamiliar retail and entertainment spots to expand your Bull City culinary horizons!

We read comments from Durham's loyal Facebook fans and Bull City Reddit users to learn their favorite secret-spot restaurants. Locals pitched in with the recommendations listed below.

Browse our convenient Google map of all of these locations.  

Estimated read time: 5 minutes

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Topics: Food & Drink, Events, Retail

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo the Right Way, in Durham

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on May 4, 2019 12:04:19 PM

Cinco de Mayo is an opportunity to partake in commemorative events that honor Mexican culture — but did you know where the source of our celebration originates? While we honor this tradition in the Bull City, we're paying tribute to the irreplaceable contributions of the Hispanic community both in Durham and in the U.S., and inviting you to support Hispanic-owned events and places that specialize in authentic Mexican fare.

Estimated read time: 4 minutes

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Topics: Food & Drink, Events

Sprinting Here for USATF? Slow Down. Discover Durham.

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Apr 25, 2019 1:23:54 PM

Maybe you're here to race, leap, throw and hurdle your way to the top of the podium at the Durham County Stadium, or maybe you're here to cheer your favorite athlete to their personal best from the stands. Perhaps you're here just to witness Durham come alive as national talent descends on the Bull City for the USA Track & Field National Youth Outdoor Championships. 

Whichever reason brought you here, we expect you'll want to take in the distinct culture and community that Durham is known for.

Here are our top five ideas for how to soak Durham in while you're here.

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Topics: Hotels & Lodging, Sports & Recreation, Arts & Entertainment, June 2019

6 Picnic Spots in Durham With Breathtaking Views

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Apr 22, 2019 5:06:46 PM

It's time to bring some bites and a blanket and head to one of Durham's fabulous picnic spots. Unpack some fried chicken and some sweet tea and you're on your way to Southern summertime bliss! We've compiled a few of our favorite places to enjoy a meal and a breathtaking view in Durham.

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Topics: Nature & Outdoors

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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!

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