There is always something going on in Durham. Live music, annual poetry, film, art and cultural festivals draw talent and visitors from far and near. Rec-league and minor sports including baseball, soccer, hockey, and curling will keep you active.
Celebrate the resilience of our downtown by enjoying a day of music, food and shopping sponsored in part by the Durham BIA!
Saturday September 11th, 11am – 3pm.
Canada Day Celebrations, usually the weekend near July 1
Activities for all ages, from noon until nightfall, Durham ball diamonds/fairgrounds. Hosted by Durham Lions club. Food, live music, kids activities, and spectacular fireworks. Donations accepted.
Durham Arts Fest, usually the weekend after Canada Day
Art displays, an Art Battle, quality live music, craft beer and food vendors. Free admission. Artist applications accepted year-round (see contact page). Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
“When I think of Durham, I think of New Rural. There’s a growing desire for sustainability; and Durham is ahead of most small towns in terms of culture, music, and beauty. It’s a great place to start afresh.”
Mark Stovel, new resident & business owner