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43rd Annual CenterFest Arts Festival

Over 140 juried visual artists, 70 performing arts groups, and 30+ non-profit, government and civic organizations!

CenterFest is the longest-running street arts festival in North Carolina. Over 140 juried visual artists from all over the country 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! More than 70 performing arts groups featuring 600+ performers fill five stages with continuous music, dance and entertainment, and the CenterFest Creative Kids Zone provides hands-on arts activities. Along with international cuisine and 30+ non-profit, government and civic organizations, CenterFest is Durham’s largest cultural and community event. From the multi-page pullout section in the Durham Herald-Sun to TV and radio promotions to yard signs, posters and email blasts to more than 9,000 subscribers, an estimated $85,000 worth of advertising is expected to attract over 30,000 attendees.