Durham Bimbe Festival

Durham Bimbe Festival

Durham Events

All events held in Durham, NC unless specified otherwise.

January

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade
Named “One of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast,” the parade features floats, marching bands, steppers, horses, motorcycles, school groups and more; parade starts on Fayetteville Street at Lakewood and ends at Elmira Avenue, Durham

February

Black History Month
Durham or Raleigh; http://www.durham-nc.com

Annual Valentine’s Day Jazz Festival
Hayti Center, Durham; https://www.hayti.org

Hayti Heritage Film Festival
A celebration of African American cinema that brings renowned and aspiring filmmakers together with enthusiasts and academicians; films showcase the richness of Black culture while embodying universal themes; Hayti Center in Durham; https://www.hayti.org

Native American Powwow
Annual celebration of Native American culture; North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics; https://www.discoverdurham.com

March

Spirit of Hayti Awards Ceremony & Gala
Celebrating 30 years of service to the arts and cultural preservation; Hayti Center, Durham; https://www.hayti.org

Durham Spring Carnival
Games, rides, prizes, music, food and entertainment for the entire family; Durham County Stadium; https://www.discoverdurham.com

April

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
Festival includes over 100 films; Durham; https://www.fullframefest.org

May

Taste of Durham Festival
International celebration with food, music and entertainment; Durham; https://tastetheevent.com

June

American Dance Festival
Largest modern dance festival in the world; Duke University, Durham; https://americandancefestival.org

July

Festival for the Eno
Annual festival featuring 100 performers on 5 stages; Durham County Stadium; https://www.discoverdurham.com

September

Durham Blues & Roots Celebration
Haiti Heritage Center; https://hayti.org/blues-and-roots-celebration/

October

Durham Arts Council’s Centerfest
One of the North Carolina’s oldest street fairs featuring food, entertainment, arts and crafts; downtown Durham; http://centerfest.durhamarts.org

December

Kwanzaa Celebration
Begins 12/26; annual 7-day celebration of the African American culture at Hayti Heritage Center; Durham; https://www.hayti.org

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