Downtown Durham Inc

At DPAC Oct. 10-22


Take a trip down memory lane, then keep the celebration going with fun, food, drinks and gifts from these downtown merchants!

DPACnDowntown is a collaboration between DPAC and Downtown Durham, Inc. Check here often for food, drink, fun and gift specials that add even more fun to your DPAC experience. Make it a day in downtown Durham!

Aloft/W XYZ Lounge

345 Blackwell St.

The “Billie Jean”

  • 1.5 oz Bacardi Dragon berry Rum
  • 0.5 oz Cranberry juice
  • 0.5 oz Pineapple juice
  • 0.5 oz Sweet/sour mix
  • Splash grenadine


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Arcana Bar & Lounge

331 W Main St.

“The Way You Make Me Feel” – Cocktail with orchard pear, sake, vodka, simple syrup

“Dirty Diana” – Beefeater, mushroom brine, dry Vermouth


107 W Main St.

🎶 You know you, you make me feel so good inside / I always wanted a drink just like you / Such a P.D.T., Pretty Delicious Thing, ooh 🎶

Heading to see MJ The Musical? Don’t miss out on our drink paying homage to the legendary performer. This refreshing drink is made with Michael Jackson’s favorite wine — Moscato — balanced with overproof rum, pomegranate juice, and lemon.


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Counting House at 21c Museum Hotel

111 N Corcoran St.

“The Man in the Martini” – a spirit-forward, stirred Vesper martini riff using a Vermouth blend to give it balance and depth of flavor

“Annie is Not Okay” – an aged rum kool-aid riff using Nigerian red drink, incorporating clove, hibiscus, allspice, ginger, & sorrel tea


406 Blackwell St., Suite 100

Ekhaya, located at ATC, will be hosting an MJ themed night on Oct 19 with a costume contest and DJ playing all your favorite MJ hits! 

Ekhaya will also be offering a free dessert for anyone in costume the entire week.

The Glass Jug Beer Lab

545 Foster St., Suite 10

Limited-edition beer cocktail called “Thriller,” featuring Blueberry Ginger Pi sour mixed with Prosecco and a splash of pomegranate syrup for a fresh, bubbly, and fruit-forward cocktail. Served in a 12-ounce glass with a silver glitter rim.

Killer Queen Wine Bar

117 E Main St., Unit B

Pretty Young Thing NV Bubbles Flight!

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