Durham Attractions

Duke is home to some of the South's best events, local places to eat and shop, concerts, and more. Here are some of our favorites...

9th Street
9th Street is known for its variety of restaurant offerings at reasonable prices that Duke students and Durham locals frequent and enjoy. From upscale bar food to the best brunch in the city, 9th Street is the place for anyone seeking to find great local food and shops.

American Tobacco Campus 
324 Blackwell St.
The American Tobacco Campus features Durham Bulls Baseball, the Durham Performing Arts Center, Music On the Lawn outdoor concerts, art exhibits, restaurants and so much more. It is also a registered historic site with roots in the American Tobacco Factory established in the 1800s.

Brightleaf Square (off of East Campus) 
905 West Main St.
Brightleaf features an eclectic mix of restaurants and shops in the historic warehouse district of downtown Durham.

Durham Performing Arts Center 
123 Vivian St.
The Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) is the largest performing arts center in both North Carolina and South Carolina. From Broadway to concerts, comedy to family shows...there’s something for everyone at DPAC.