The Durham Hotel, 315 East Chapel Hill Street in Durham, hosts a wide variety of events and many are free. Many are held on the rooftop.
Here are some of the upcoming free events. See more events, plus updates, on The Durham Hotel’s Facebook page. Food and drink will be available for purchase at many of the free events.
Duke vs. UNC Watch Party
Thursday, February 8th, 8 p.m.
Saturday, March 3rd, 8:15 p.m.
Pre-Valentine 90s Dance Party w/Fifi HiFi
Friday, February 9th
9 p.m. to midnight
Everybody Dance Now – 2nd Edition. Gather your group for a pre-Valentine’s Day 90s (and a splash of 2000s) dance party on the roof with Fifi Hi-Fi. Costumes encouraged.
Mardi Gras on the Roof w/Al Strong & Bedlam Vodka
Tuesday, February 13th
5 p.m. to midnight
Join us on the roof for a New Orleans-style bash with music from the Al Strong Music Septet, Gumbo, Sazeracs, and Abita at the bar, plus hurricanes & party favors from Bedlam Vodka. The roof opens at 5 & music starts at 6pm.
Lobby Call: Coming Down is the Hardest Thing
Thursday, February 15th
6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Free, but reserve tickets
Join us on the roof as Tom Petty Tour Photographer & Documentarian Andy Tennille shares photos and tells stories of his 7 years working with the band and nearly two decades covering music for Rolling Stone, NPR Music, Huffington Post, New York Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Yahoo! Music, Los Angeles Times, Paste, SPIN, among many more. Hosted by MC Taylor of Hiss Golden Messenger.