Frequently Asked questions
What Are The Festival Dates And Hours?
Dates: Wednesday, July 4 and Saturday, July 7
Time: Daily 10:00 a.m. - 6 p.m.
How do I buy Tickets?
Click here to purchase tickets online safely and securely.
Can I buy tickets at the Festival?
Where else can I buy a ticket?
You can buy tickets at one of the many advanced ticket outlets. Click here to find an outlet near you.
How do I purchase 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.
Can i bring alcohol?
Beer will be sold at the Festival, but no alcohol may be brought into the venue.
Can i bring a Cooler?
Coolers are allowed at the Festival, but may be checked for alcohol, which is prohibitted.
Where do i park?
Traveling by car? We offer free parking and shuttle services. Park at Durham County Stadium located at 2700 North Duke Street, Durham NC 27704. Then hop on our air-conditioned shuttle bus that will take you to the gate. Shuttle buses run continuously to and from the Festival from 9:30 am until 6:30 pm.
Can I bike to the Festival?
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 Brontosaurus, and right to Stadium Drive. Here's a link to Durham's bicycle 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.
Uber and Lyft Drop off locations?
Uber and Lyft pick up and drop off is at the BB&T across the street from the Festival site: 5028 N Roxboro St, Durham, NC 27704
Can I bring my pet?
We love animals, but strongly advise against bringing them to the Festival. If you must bring your pet, please remember to ensure his or her health and safety by providing ample water and remember to show respect to your fellow Festival-goers by cleaning up after your pet.
Please note: Dogs are allowed on leashes up to 6' at the Festival, but are not allowed on the buses.
Is the festival handicap accessible?
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.
Where can I stay?
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.
Is Camping available?
No camping is allowed at the Festival, 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.