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2017 CenterFest Arts Festival

Now in its 43rd year, CenterFest 2017 will be the largest arts and community festival in Durham and the longest-running street arts festival in North Carolina. Located in Durham’s historic city center, CenterFest showcases 145 juried visual artists from across the U.S. and 60 performing artists from North Carolina, plus great food, continuous music and entertainment on five stages, fun, educational activities for kids and families and a showcase of services provided by government departments and community nonprofits. 2017 features include the ever popular beer garden, a new category featuring Durham’s rising artistic talent, and new Saturday evening entertainment. Mark your calendars for September 16-17! Updates available at

Earlier Event: September 16
Bond Brothers 5k Race & Block Party
Later Event: September 16
CenterFest Arts Festival