There is always something going on in Durham. Live music, annual poetry, film, art and cultural festivals draw talent and visitors from far and near. Rec-league and minor sports including baseball, soccer, hockey, and curling will keep you active.
Tree and bridge lighting
Join us for the annual tree and bridge lighting, set for Wednesday December 1 at 6:30pm, at the Lions Heritage bridge park. There will be music, hot chocolate, and of course, the lights!
Chocolate Bar / Golden Ticket Sale
Durham’s homecoming celebration is July 2022, and we’re raising funds with chocolate! The delicious bars are a whopping 200g for just $10, available at most stores in town. Inside 1 out of every 100 wrappers is hidden a Golden Ticket for $25 Durham dollars, which can be spent at participating businesses. Sales are cash-only, no tax. They make great stocking stuffers!
Durham Arts Fest, usually the weekend after Canada Day
Art displays, an Art Battle, quality live music, craft beer and food vendors. Free admission. Artist applications accepted year-round (see contact page). Contact email@example.com
Canada Day Celebrations, usually the weekend near July 1
Activities for all ages, from noon until nightfall, Durham ball diamonds/fairgrounds. Hosted by Durham Lions club. Food, live music, kids activities, and spectacular fireworks. Donations accepted.
“When I think of Durham, I think of New Rural. There’s a growing desire for sustainability; and Durham is ahead of most small towns in terms of culture, music, and beauty. It’s a great place to start afresh.”
Mark Stovel, new resident & business owner