Fall fun

Cool Weather, Changing Colors and Festivals: Your Guide to Durham in the Fall!

Fall is a great time to explore Durham and the Triangle area! Many popular events are happening throughout the season, including Octoberfest, farmers markets, and Halloween celebrations. If these events and festivals sound like a good time, there are plenty more to attend! Download our Vacation Guide and find all the top sights and sees in the area. Now let’s dive into the top fall events in Durham that you can’t miss! 

Fall Events in Durham 

Triangle Rotary Oktoberfest 

The Triangle Rotary Oktoberfest celebrates German culture with delicious food, beer, and music every October. The event is held at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park and benefits local charities. 

Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market 

The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market is open year-round, but Fall is a great time to check it out! The market features locally grown produce, flowers, plants, baked goods, honey, meat, and more! Explore this market and more of the Durham area! 

Durham Farmers Market

The Durham Farmers Market is another excellent option for locally grown Fall produce. Visitors can also explore crafts and locally made items. Fresh produce, dairy products, meads, and much more are available. This is a great way to get out and experience the area’s culture. Best of all, you can take a new treasure home with you! 

North Hills Fall Fest 

Are you escaping with your sweetheart? Join us at the North Hills Fall Fest! Listen to incredible live music and sip on a classic domestic or local beer! Are you bringing your family for a much-needed vacation? Bring the kids and explore the many vendors and kids’ activities. No matter what you’re looking for, the North Hills Fall Fest is the perfect way to experience the fun Raleigh! 

Raleigh’s International Wine Festival 

Cool-weather and wine? What could be better? Raleigh’s International Wine Festival will have you feeling like you’re in the heart of Napa Valley. Enjoy 25 international wine suppliers representing 17 countries. There will also be food trucks with tasty treats! Bring the kids and fido too! This is the perfect family event. 

Official Halloween Bar Crawl

Are you looking for a fun and entertaining night? Dress up as your favorite Halloween character and bar hop during the Official Halloween Bar Crawl in Raleigh! This event spans four different days, including Halloween night! Come and enjoy your favorite cocktail, meet Raleigh locals and experience the spooky vibes. 

Kids Trunk or Treat and Halloween Party

Are your kiddos getting excited for Halloween? Join us at the Kids Trunk or Treat and Halloween Party! This event is perfect for kids of all ages. There will be games, candy, prizes, and more! There will even be a contest for the cutest, scariest, and most creative costumes! Get your kids excited for this fun event! 

After Attending a Fun Fall Event in Raleigh, stay with us at the Arrowhead Inn!

Events in the area are so fun and explorative! For a year-round list, check out more local events! Our Inn is the perfect place to relax and unwind after a day of exploring Raleigh events! Our accommodations offer cozy amenities and high-quality finishes to make you feel at home. At the Inn, our guests enjoy Sitronu bath products, kings down pillow top mattresses, Luxurious terry satin robes, and Gas fireplaces in every room. Start planning your escape to Durham today and experience the very best of the triangle area! 

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