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Saturday
June 29th

3:00-6:00 PM

Durham Central Park

Saturday
June 29th

3:00-6:00 PM

Durham Central Park

Celebrate with us!


Come and celebrate Durham’s refugee and immigrant communities at Durham Refugee Day 2024!

Durham Refugee Day is a community-wide event that celebrates the contributions and cultures of our refugee and immigrant neighbors and provides an opportunity to stand in solidarity with these communities.

This is a FREE family-friendly event with live music, community education booths, activities for kids, and food vendors from around the world!


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Celebration Time


Saturday, June 29th
3:00-6:00 PM


The Spot


Durham Central Park
Farmers Market Pavilion


Map It!

🎟 Its Free!
But we encourage you to spend some money and support our vendors.

🚗 Plenty of free Parking
is available on the streets and in the lots around the park but ditch the car and 🚲 ride your bike instead!

🐶 Pets are welcome
to celebrate with us, but please make sure to keep them on the leash and pick up their messes.

💧 Fill Up, Drink Up!
some delicious Durham tap water with water bottle filling stations and fountains. 
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2024 performers


about takiri

Takiri is a Quechua word that means "the one who creates music and dance."

Website | Facebook


about batala durham

Batala Durham is a samba reggae band based in Durham, North Carolina. Batala plays music from Salvador de Bahia, Brazil.

Website | Facebook


about dub addis

Soulful and energizing, dub Addis combines intricate Ethiopian melodies with the rhythms of Reggae to create an original sound that moves both the heart and mind.

Website | Facebook


about suah

"Building Our Youth & Community One Rhythm at a Time" - SUAH

Website | Facebook

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Volunteer


Whether you sign up to come a little early for set-up, stay a little late to take it all down, or give your time during the event to welcome our guests and support the team, your presence is what makes this day go smoothly and ensures that our refugee and immigrant neighbors feel celebrated on their special day.

Use the sign-up form to volunteer yourself or a group and select your preferred time slot. 


You make this day possible!

Volunteer Sign-Up

Questions? Contact Nikita, CWS Durham Volunteer Coordinator: nschwartzman@cwsglobal.org

Vendors


Durham Refugee Day Vendors showcase all that our refugee and immigrant neighbors bring to the Bull City community.

Walk among the tables and you'll enjoy savory and sweet flavors celebrating our global connection. Keep walking and you'll find handmade items, accessories, and apparel that bring the world into your home.

The festival booths will also highlight our community organizations and partners that help make Durham a welcoming home for refugees and immigrants.


Interested in being a 2024 vendor? Complete the Vendor Registration Form here.

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