About The EnoFest

 

ADMISSION

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Pricing (through June 24):

Single Day Pass ~ $18 ($23 at gate)
Two Day Pass ~ $30 ($35 at gate)

Teen Tickets (age 13 through 17) only $11 (in advance or at gate)
Children (12 and under): Admitted free.

Single day tickets are good for any one day!

Payment: We accept credit cards for advance sales online and at the gate.  Cash and checks welcome at advanced ticket outlets.

Volunteers attend the Festival for free! See the Free Admission section for more details.

Discounted Advance Tickets are on sale through June 24th online and at our advance ticket outlets.

For more information, email festival@enoriver.org or call 919-620-9099 ext 203.

ADVANCE TICKET OUTLETS

Tickets available in outlets June 1 through June 24
Apex
.....................................The Bicycle Chain
Carrboro..............................Townsend Bertram & Company
...............................................Clean Machine 
Cary......................................WholeFoods Market 
Chapel Hill..........................WholeFoods Market
...............................................The Bicycle Chain
...............................................Great Outdoor Provision Company
...............................................Schoolkids Records
Durham................................Regulator Bookshop
...............................................WholeFoods Market 
...............................................High Strung Music
...............................................The Bicycle Chain
...............................................Schoolkids Records
.............................................. Bull City Running
...............................................Bull City Records
...............................................Beer Durham
...............................................Carolina Soul
Hillsborough.......................Purple Crow Books
............................................. Weaver Street Market 
Raleigh................................WholeFoods Markets
..............................................Schoolkids Records
..............................................The Bicycle Chain
..............................................Great Outdoor Provision Company
Greensboro........................Great Outdoor Provision Company

Alcohol

No alcohol may be brought into the the Festival for the Eno. Coolers are subject to inspection. The Sweetwater Beer Garden is open 11am till 5pm at the McCown Mangum house and offers a variety of cold craft brews  and Bold Rock Cider on tap.

Bicycling to the Festival is a great idea!

The Durham County Stadium Lot is at the end of the beautiful greenway that goes from Northgate Park, past the Brontosauras, and right to Stadium Drive. Here's a link to Durham's bicycle map: https://durhamnc.gov/1031/Durham-Bike-Hike-Map

Bike Racks provided by the DBPAC are conveniently located next to the ticket booth at the "Home" (North) lot

 If you choose to ride to the Festival site itself you can lock up your bikes along the split rail fence just above the Big Top Tent.  Please enter via the pedestrian entrance rather than the vehicular one due to safety concerns  and bus traffic.

Camping

No camping is allowed at the Festival site of West Point on the Eno, a Durham City Park, but tent and primitive camping is allowed at the Eno River State Park (about 8 miles away).

Call the State Park Office for more info at 919-383-1686; additional area camping info is available from the Durham Convention and Visitors Bureau at 1-800-446-8604.

Coolers

Coolers are allowed at the Festival, but may be checked for alcohol, which is not allowed other than as served in the beer garden.

Directions & Parking

The Festival for the Eno is located at West Point on the Eno City Park on 5101 North Roxboro Road in Durham, North Carolina 27704 . We offer convenient, free parking at Durham County Stadium on Duke Street, about one mile north of I-85. The address of the Durham County Stadium is 2700 North Duke Street, Durham NC 27704

If you are coming to attend the Festival, please use use our ample acreage of free parking at Durham County Stadium and ride a free, air-conditioned shuttle bus to the gate. 

Leaving your car at Riverview Shopping Center across the street from West Point subjects you to towing.

Limited parking is available on-site for our performers and for the disabled.

Shuttle buses run continuously to and from the Festival from 9:30 am until 6:30 pm 

Plan your trip on public transportation,including DATA, Chapel Hill Transit, and Triangle Transit, from anywhere in the Triangle using GoTriangle's convenient trip planner. DATA stop #5127, Seven Oaks Rd. at Riverside Shopping Center is closest to the Festival. Be sure to check your local transit schedules for holiday and weekend schedule changes. Call 919-485-RIDE for live help.

Bike valet parking by Durham BPAC available at the South Parking lot. Bike maps from the City of Durham.

Dogs (also Cats, sugargliders, geckos, etc)

We love animals, but strongly advise against bringing them to the Festival.
Dogs are allowed on leashes up to 6' at the Festival, but are not allowed on the buses.
If you must bring your pet, please remember to ensure his or her health and safety by providing ample water. 
Remember to show respect to your fellow Festival-goers by cleaning up after your pet.

Free Admission

Volunteers are needed before, during, and after the Festival for everything from ticket and drink booth sales to facepainting to recycling collection. Our Volunteer page has more information about the Festival's different volunteer opportunities. 

You earn your admission on the day you work and meet new friends by helping to produce the Triangle's longest running, most prestigious Independence Day celebration. 

To sign up to volunteer for the Festival or for further information, contact our volunteer coordinator, Carolee, at 919-620-9099 ext 205 or e-mail volunteer@enoriver.org.

 Group Tickets

Email or call the Festival office at 919-620-9099 ext 203 to discuss discount purchases of ten or more tickets or other special needs.

Handicapped Accessibility

The Festival is located in West Point on the Eno-Durham City Park, a 300 acre natural setting. 
All areas of the Festival are are reachable by wheelchair,  but assistance may be required due to the uneven nature of gravel and dirt paths.  
Several accessible restrooms are available.

Lodging

The Comfort Inn on Hillandale Rd is the official lodging partner of the Festival for the Eno. Ask for the discounted "Eno" special when booking your room.
Additional lodging and visitor information is available through the Durham Convention and Visitors Bureau.

ADMISSION

Want to participate in the Festival as an exhibitor, vendor, or performer? Go to www.enoriver.org/festival/participate.html for information and applications.

Schedule

Check this website for updates on schedules of special events and demonstrations, and click the music link at the top of the page for stage performances at the upcoming Festival for the Eno.  

Trash-Free

The Festival's Trash-Free program reduces by over 95% the volume of wastestream destined for the landfill. Click here for more information on this award-winning and ground breaking program or email trashfree@enoriver.org to find out how to help!

Will Call

From I-85, exit at Duke St.
Go approximately 1 mile. Durham County Stadium will be on the Right (by Durham Regional Hospital)
You will see signs for Festival for the Eno.
Pass the first entrance, labeled "South," and continue a short distance until you see the second entrance, labeled "North." The North entrance is on Wisteria Lane. 
Follow the direction of the parking attendees to a parking place.
Walk to the Visitor ticket booth and go to the WILL CALL line.
Tell the nice volunteer your name and they will give you your passes.
At this point you may board the air-conditioned bus and ride to the Festival site.
When boarding the bus to return to the stadium, remember - you parked at the North lot .
The last bus for the stadium leaves at 6:30 pm.