Downtown Durham Inc

Welcome. You’re part of an amazing community.

Downtown belongs to everyone, but if you live in 27701, it’s your neighborhood. And there’s a world of things to do and see just steps from your front door:

  • International cuisines, specialty drinks and desserts
  • Broadway shows, movies, exhibits, live music venues and sports
  • One-of-a-kind fashion, jewelry and art
  • Personal services from hair salons to tattoos to fitness training and spas
  • Green spaces, outdoor markets and parks

In this space we highlight programs and updates just for you. Check in often to see what’s happening in your neighborhood, sign up to receive updates by email or text, or stay in touch by emailing us at

The ’01 List

You know how when you walk into your favorite neighborhood spots, they know you, and you get that little something extra? The ’01 List is a collection of specials, promotions and discounts offered by downtown businesses just for residents of 27701. Check the list by clicking the button below, or ask, “What’s your ’01?” when you visit a downtown business.

(Valid ID required as proof that you live in 27701.)

Cool Things In Your Neighborhood

Parks for pups

There are two public dog parks downtown!

Cake Decorating class

Learn how to decorate a six-inch cake by taking a class with Little Barb’s Bakery. Classes are offered one to two times a month. Reserve your spot by keeping an eye on the online menu.


Behind the Scenes Tours are back at Durham Distillery. Get a look at the art and science behind Conniption Gin and cocktails, Cold Distilled Vodka and more.

Just Opened


506 N Mangum St. • Suite 103
Downtown's newest neighborhood market, serving beer and wine to-go!


630 Rigsbee Ave.
An Asheville signature brewery has made its way to downtown Durham, with a promise of "brewed until surreal."


104 W Parrish St.
A gallery space dedicated to bringing new voices into the epoch of art history.

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