Durham Arts Council proudly presents the 39th annual CenterFest Arts Festival:
Back in the Heart of Downtown Durham!
September 21-22, 2013!
Artist applications are available! Please visit the CenterFest Applications Page for more information. Deadline to apply is May 31st, 2013.
Seeking CenterFest sponsors! We need your help to make CenterFest great! If you or your business is interesting in partnering with CenterFest, please click here to learn more about sponsorship opportunities!
Applications for Performers, Non-Profits/Government Services/Political Party booths, Food Vendors, and Creative Community Expositions booths are now available! Please visit the CenterFest Applications Page for more information and to download applications!
CenterFest 2012 was a huge success!
Click here to view the CenterFest 2012 Press Release! CenterFest_Press_Release.htm
Click here to view CenterFest 2012 Merit Award and Citizen’s Choice Award winning artists! CenterFest Award Winners.htm
- 130 juried visual artists representing 18 states (including 82 North Carolina artists; 18 Durham artists) will showcase and sell their original, handcrafted work in Clay, Drawing, Fibers, Glass, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Wood, Jewelry, Mixed Media, and Sculpture. It is truly one-stop shopping for art lovers!
-63 performing acts on 5 stages featuring over 300 performers Continuous music, dance, entertainment.
-2 Creative Kids Zones provide hands-on arts activities and entertainment.
-Locally-sourced foods and international cuisine
-40+ Durham area non-profit, government, and civic organizations.
-Beer Garden and Stage
-New Creative Community Exposition
-CenterFest’s first-ever Mobile App, courtesy of Wanderful , now available on iPhone and Android devices!
-A Bull City BUCK$ CenterFest “scan“venger hunt! Scan codes at popular CenterFest locations such as the stages, food areas, information booths and artist booths to earn BUCK$
-A bike valet and special Sunday routes from the Bull City Connector to make getting to CenterFest even easier!
CenterFest is presented by:
Durham Arts Council
120 Morris Street
Durham, NC 27701
Contact us at (919) 560-2722
or via email