Best time to visit Durham, NC

Durham, NC

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Liberty Antiques Festival

Liberty Antiques Festival

April 23–24, 2021  • event

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

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North Carolina State Fair

North Carolina State Fair

October 14–24, 2021 • event

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

4th of July

4th of July

most events are canceled for 2020 • event

Old-fashioned small-town celebrations and massive street parties

NC Chinese Lantern Festival

NC Chinese Lantern Festival

November 13–December 31, 2020 • event

The night is illuminated with dozens of giant lanterns in Cary

Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights

early November–early January  • event

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

Barbecue Festival

Barbecue Festival

October 23, 2021 • event

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

Carrboro Music Festival

Carrboro Music Festival

October 04, 2020 (virtual event) • event

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

North Carolina Folk Festival

North Carolina Folk Festival

September 10–12, 2021 • event

A free, locally-produced multicultural event

Tanglewood Park Festival of Lights

Tanglewood Park Festival of Lights

November 13, 2020–January 1, 2021 • event

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

Festival of Lights at Hill Ridge Farms

Festival of Lights at Hill Ridge Farms

November 28–December 29, 2019 • event

Old-fashioned holiday fun for the whole family

Festival of Lights in Greensboro

Festival of Lights in Greensboro

December 6, 2019 • event

One of the most impressive holiday celebrations in North Carolina