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Local Group Activities in Durham, North Carolina

When it comes to pre- or post-meeting group bonding, Durham has activities for any type of group. You’ll find a few of our favorites below. If you’re interested in booking, please mention the activities of interest on your meeting RFP or contact our sales department at for more information and assistance making reservations.

Urban Axes

Since the dawn of man, humans have been throwing stuff at other stuff. Why? Because it’s fun. Find out more about why you should come axe throwing!

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Boxcar Bar + Arcade

One of the best craft beer and gaming bars in Durham. With 1,500 sq/ft of private event space, create a pinball competition your team will never forget!

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DPAC & Carolina Theatre

Check out a show at one of the theaters downtown. DPAC hosts a packed schedule of traveling Broadway productions and musical acts while Carolina Theatre has a lineup of bands, comedians, and more. Contact your meeting planner for assistance with group ticket blocks.

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Durham Distillery Tour

A downtown Durham distillery making some of our favorite gins and spirits. Melissa and Lee Katrincic offer behind-the-scenes tours and tastings for individuals and groups.

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Bike The American Tobacco Trail

Durham has three dockless bike share programs, meaning it’s easy to hop on a bike and take a ride around town or down the American Tobacco Trail, a 22-mile paved trail that starts at the American Tobacco Campus. Information on the bike shares here. Inquire with your meeting planner for assistance with the bikes.

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Durham Bulls

Durham’s minor league baseball team plays in a beautiful ballpark walking distance from The Durham.

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Sky Zone

Wall to wall trampoline park north of downtown Durham with programs including dodgeball, a foam zone, and a glow-in-the-dark dance club. Inquire about group bookings online here.

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Augmentality Labs

Durham’s first Virtual Reality Arcade with appointments for individuals, groups of all sizes, and unlimited day passes. Visit their website for information on how to book.

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Trolley Pub

Pedal-powered Durham pub-crawling trolley tours for up to 14 people. Book online.

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NC Escape

An Escape Room game venue located around the corner from The Durham, with 4 games to choose from and booking options for up to 28 people. Inquire here.

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