Music and craft lovers have something to look forward to in Durham! The Eno River Association is hosting its 40th Annual Festival for the Eno on July 4th and July 6th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Single day and two day passes are available now! This popular and beloved event is held every year as a benefit for the Eno River to protect its natural resources and preserve its beauty for years to come. Ever since its humble beginnings at West Point Park in 1976, this event showcases and preserves the various folklife cultures of North Carolina close to our apartments near Duke.
There's no shortage of things to do at the Festival for the Eno. Experience a wide variety of music, dance, crafts, and even demonstrations on the High Strung workshop stage. Festival-goers can get a taste of the simple life participating in weaving, urban farming, using a clay wheel, and more! You'll get an experience like no other while contributing directly to the conservation of one of NC's most beautiful rivers. Here's what you can look forward to at this year's festivities!
This year the Eno River Association is proud to host over 80 unique performers across its 5 stages. Shows will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 4th and 6th. Some of the best traditional and contemporary talent the state has to offer can be found at this festival, so get your tickets today!
Browse all the fabulous art the community has to offer at the Festival for the Eno. Over 80 artists from the Carolinas, Virginia, Georgia, and Tennessee visit the festival annually to sell their wares. Have a conversation with one of these talented artisans and pick up a one-of-a-kind souvenir at one of these booths!
What's a festival without delicious eats? The Festival for the Eno hosts over 20 food trucks and vendors annually so that you can satisfy any craving from light, airy popcorn to a decadent dessert.