BU L L C I T Y N I G H TLIFE
Whether you’re ready to hit the town in well-worn jeans or a fancy pair of heels, everyone is on the guest list in Durham. The community’s come-as-youare vibe extends to its nightlife scene, inviting you to create an evening that’s as easygoing or epic as you make it. From allnight dance parties sponsored by the local record shop to low-key beer and conversation on outdoor patios, Durham’s casual-yet-cool scene offers something for everyone.
What’s your nightlife vibe? Discover Durham’s diverse and welcoming nightlife scene.
For a date night or fancier vibe, head to Alley Twenty Six (below) or Bar Virgile, where you can explore a creative cocktail list and pair your beverage with cheese and charcuterie. For amazing views and tasty drinks, visit The Roof at The Durham. Watch the sun set over the Durham skyline, cocktail in hand. Oenophiles will enjoy unique wines at Bar Brunello and West End Wine Bar.
LAID BACK & CASUAL At Fullsteam Brewery, pair your sweet potato lager with casual eats from the tavern’s kitchen, or let the kids frolic in the lawn at Ponysaurus Brewing. Sit outside at Durty Bull, one of Durham’s newest breweries, and enjoy their signature sour beers, or relax on the back patio at Bull City Burger and Brewery. Shoot pool at The Green Room, an iconic dive, and stop by The Atomic Fern (above) for a board game marathon. For casual, family-friendly ambience in South Durham, grab brews and pub grub at Mattie B’s Public House.