Downtown Durham is kicking off the holiday season on Saturday, December 3 with a day of shopping specials, music, live performances and the holiday tree lighting! This is also the first weekend that the Bullpen – downtown’s social district – will be in effect, so enjoy a beverage while you shop, stroll, watch and listen. Join us for a full day of holiday festivities!
Tree Lighting on CCB Plaza
A very special holiday celebration featuring G Yamazawa, House of Coxx and an NCCU step show!
Shop Small Downtown Durham (Again!)
Get retail, food and beverage deals and discounts in this second weekend of Shop Small specials.
The Bullpen is Open
Enjoy alcoholic beverages to-go throughout downtown from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Live Music & Performances Throughout Downtown
Music, dance and deejays at ATC, CCB Plaza, Five Points Plaza and Black Wall Street Gardens.
Urban Ministries Food Drive @ Five Points Plaza
Drop off shelf-stable, non-perishable items to help stock the food pantry.
Tree Lighting on CCB Plaza
A very special holiday celebration featuring G Yamazawa and House of Coxx.
|The Artisan Market @305||Enter raffles to win handmade gifts by our artists. Free small fused glass pendant with $100 purchase.|
|Beer Durham||10% off all growler refills|
|Brunello Wine Bar||Big trees call for big bottles. Toast the Holiday Tree lighting with a special pour from a magnum of Fontanavecchia Aglianico del Taburno 2018. One Night Only! Plus, discounted glasses of Sangiovese di Romagna.|
|Bull City Burger and Brewery||One Free $1.25 specialty topping add-on to any burger, veggie burger or hotdog with fries order. Limit one per customer. Code Words: Durham Rocks!|
|Bull City Ciderworks||Spruce Bringsteen cider release (spruce & apples)|
|Bulldega Urban Market||5% off on merchandise non-grocery, alcohol; 10% off on grocery including to-go food|
|Cecy’s Gallery & Studios||Discounts on select items|
|Durham Food Hall||Featuring our house made apple cider two ways! Guests can enjoy a lively apple cider sangria or a hot bourbon and apple cider cocktail. Also enjoy 10% off of retail wines.|
|Durty Bull Brewing Company||Winter Draft Discount! $1 off Liberator, My Mom Still Packs My Lunch, Snowpocalypse & You’re Doing It Wrong on draught!|
|Exotique||Discounts on men’s and women’s clothing; free gift with purchase over $150|
|Gavin Christianson Bridal||50% off sample gowns; $250 off new gown orders; 10% off all accessories|
|The Glass Jug Beer Lab||Cinnamon sugar-rimmed seasonal beers + mulled wine and hot spiced cider (spiked or non-alcoholic) to-go!|
|Honeygirl Meadery||Seasonal warmed spiced apple mead launch|
|INDIO||Enter to win fun Mom Band Fanny Pack including flask and pill box|
|Juicekeys||Enter the code BULLCITYJK in the Juicekeys app for 15% off|
|Killer Queen||25% off bottles to-go|
|Kings Avenue Tattoo||Flash Day Special: Walk in and get a deal on flash tattoos|
|Moe’s Southwest Grill||$4 draft beer|
|Mr. Fries Man||10% discount|
|The Oak House||$4 mimosas and save up to 25% discount on select wine bottles. Take a mulled wine to-go in the Bullpen! Enjoy more live music with Darrien Rutherford in the lounge from 2-4 p.m.|
|The Parlour||Free festive sprinkles and candy cane toppings|
|The Pinhook||Pop-up market from 12-5 p.m. w/ local vendors! Hot (boozy or not) drinks to go! or here!|
|The Pit||Join us Happy HOGidays! Our holiday open house goes from 12-10 p.m. with discounted all-you-can-eat buffet tickets for just $15! FREE wine and spirits tastings and drink specials and GIVEAWAYS. Learn more at http://HappyHOGidays.eventbrite.com!|
|Pompieri Pizza||Buy any specialty pizza and a single scoop of gelato and we’ll upgrade to the two scoop size free. Limit one per customer. Code words: Durham Rocks!|
|Sherlocks Glass||Come enjoy a free beer!|
|Simons Says Dip This||10% off total purchase|
|Unscripted Hotel||Hot chocolate with whipped cream and chocolate shavings, Boozy or traditional.|
|The Wine Feed||10% off any retail purchase|
|The Zen Succulent||Complimentary hot cocoa bar from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.|
Check back often. Specials and discounts are added regularly.
|11a.m.-2 p.m.||Jonas McIntosh||Black Wall Street Gardens|
|11a.m.-2 p.m.||Debbie the Artist||CCB Plaza|
|11a.m.-2 p.m.||Nicolas Williamson & Pablo Blackwell||Five Points Plaza|
|1-3 p.m.||Freddy Greene aka Street Genie||American Tobacco Campus|
|2-4 p.m.||Stanley Baird Group||Black Wall St. Gardens|
|2-5 p.m.||DJ Piddipat||Five Points Plaza|
|2-3:30 p.m.||Sonny Miles||CCB Plaza|
|4-4:15 p.m.||Empower Dance Studio||CCB Plaza|
|4-7 p.m.||Poetry Fox||CCB Plaza|
|4:30-5 p.m.||Kidznotes||CCB Plaza|
|5:10-5:50 p.m.||Takiri Folclor Latino||CCB Plaza|
|6-6:45 p.m.||NCCU Step Show||CCB Plaza|
|7-7:50 p.m.||House of Coxx||CCB Plaza|
|8-8:30 p.m.||G Yamazawa||CCB Plaza|
Additional performers may be added.