Best time to visit Durham, NC

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1 THING TO DO IN DURHAM, NC (OCTOBER 15 - OCTOBER 24)

North Carolina State Fair

North Carolina State Fair

October 17-27, 2024 • event

Raleigh hosts one of the largest and oldest fairs in the country

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Liberty Antiques Festival

Liberty Antiques Festival

out of rangeApril 26–27, 2024 | September 27–28, 2024 • event

One of the most famous antique fairs in Eastern U.S.

NC Chinese Lantern Festival

NC Chinese Lantern Festival

out of rangeNovember 17, 2023–January 14, 2024 • event

The night is illuminated with dozens of giant lanterns in Cary

Barbecue Festival

Barbecue Festival

out of rangeOctober 26, 2024 • event

Find out why Lexington is called the barbecue capital of the world

North Carolina 4th of July Fireworks, Parades & Events

North Carolina 4th of July Fireworks, Parades & Events

out of rangeJuly 2–July 4 • event

Old-fashioned small-town celebrations and massive street parties

Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights

out of rangeearly November–early January • event

Amazing light displays in the Southeast that will make your Christmas unforgettable

Festival of Lights in Greensboro

Festival of Lights in Greensboro

out of rangeDecember 1–2, 2023 • event

One of the most impressive holiday celebrations in North Carolina

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival in Cary

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival in Cary

out of rangeAugust 2-3, 2024 • event

A foodie's paradise in a suburb of Raleigh and 30 minutes drive from Durham

Tanglewood Park Festival of Lights

Tanglewood Park Festival of Lights

out of rangeNovember 17, 2023–January 1, 2024 • event

A spectacular holiday display located just a 10-minute drive west of Winston-Salem

North Carolina Folk Festival

North Carolina Folk Festival

out of rangeSeptember 6-8, 2024 • event

A free, locally-produced multicultural event

Carrboro Music Festival

Carrboro Music Festival

out of rangeOctober 1, 2023 • event

A showcase of the best musicians in the Piedmont region of North Carolina

Festival of Lights at Hill Ridge Farms

Festival of Lights at Hill Ridge Farms

out of rangeNovember 23–December 30, 2023 • event

Old-fashioned holiday fun for the whole family