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Friday

Hennessy Tasting @ VIP Tent at the Durham Bulls Stadium

409 Blackwell St. 

Exclusive VIP Perk! Please join us to sample Hennessy VS and VSOP signature cocktails courtesy of our friends at Hennessy, Friday September 28, 2018 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Party Deck and Fun ZoneDurham Bulls Stadium

409 Blackwell St. 

Enjoy the party deck and fun zone areas sponsored by Southern wines and spirits! 
VIP PNC LoungeDurham Bulls Stadium

409 Blackwell St. 

Enjoy this exclusive VIP area courtesy of PNC Bank
Hennessy Tasting @ VIP Area at Durham Armory

220 Foster St. 

Exclusive VIP Perk! Please join us to sample Hennessy VS and VSOP signature cocktails courtesy of our friends at Hennessy, Friday September 28, 2018 10:00pm - 12:00am

Saturday

VIP Beer Tasting @ Beer Durham

4:00 pM - 5:00 PM

404 Hunt St  

Have a brew (or two)! Show your wristband for a free beer tasting!
Party Deck and Fun ZoneDurham Bulls Stadium

409 Blackwell St. 

Enjoy the party deck and fun zone areas sponsored by Southern wines and spirits! 
VIP PNC LoungeDurham Bulls Stadium

409 Blackwell St. 

Enjoy this exclusive VIP area courtesy of PNC Bank
Saltbox  @ VIP Box at the Durham Bulls Stadium

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM 

409 Blackwell St. 

VIP Perk! Chef Ricky is going to be cooking up fresh seafood available for purchase at a discounted rate.
Free Sipping Chocolate After Dwele @ Cocoa Cinnamon

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

420 W. Geer St  

End the night on a sweet note! Enjoy a free sipping chocolate sample after Dwele's Performance at motorco  
Hennessy Tasting @ VIP Tent at the Durham Bulls Stadium

409 Blackwell St. 

Exclusive VIP Perk! Please join us to sample Hennessy VS and VSOP signature cocktails courtesy of our friends at Hennessy, Saturday, September 29, 2018 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Sunday

VIP Premium Brunch @ Beyu Caffe

341 W. Main St. 

End your amazing AOCFEST weekend with a delicious Sunday brunch... Premium VIP style! AOCFEST 2018 Premium VIP Beyu wristband is required.
VIP Premium Brunch @ It's a Southern Thing

605 W. Main St. 

End your amazing AOCFEST weekend with a delicious Sunday brunch... Premium VIP style! AOCFEST 2018 Premium VIP Brunch wristband is required.

Eats

All Festival long

"Ale of Cool" @ Pompieri Pizza & Bull City Burger

11:12 AM - 11:00 PM

102 City Hall Plaza / 107 E. Parrish St.  

Enjoy the coolest brew out there, the speciality "Ale of Cool"! Available AOCFEST weekend! 
Free Chips with Order @ Toast

11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

345 W. Main St.  

Enjoy free chips with any order by showing your wristband! 
10% off @ Pour Taproom

12:00 PM - 1:00 AM

202 Corcoran St. #200

Show your wristband and get 10% off your purchase
Free Snack @ Jack Tar  & Pizzeria Toro 

11:00 AM - 11:00 PM

105 E.Chapel Hill St / 202 Corcoran St 

It's a Happy Hour Crawl! Grab a cocktail at both Jack Tar and Pizzeria Toro, and get a complimentary snack at your second location
Food & Drink Specials @ Bull McCabe's Irish Pub

11:00 AM - 2:00 AM

427 W Main St.

Be sure to show your wristband for cocktails, lunch, and wristband specials!
Beer Tasting @ Beer Durham

9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

404 Hunt St  

Have a brew (or two)! Show your wristband for a free beer tasting!
5% off @ The Bagel Bar

7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

104 City Hall Plaza #101 

Show your wristband and get 5% off your purchase!

Friday

Themed Sake + Japanese Wine Flights @ Dashi & Ponysaurus

3:00 PM - 12:00 AM

219 Hood St / 415 E. Chapel Hill  St.  

Enjoy themed sake and japanese wine flights!
Themed Wine Flights @ West End Wine Bar

4:00 PM - 1:00 AM

601 W. Main  St.  

Enjoy themed wine flights!

Saturday

Product Samples @ Durham Farmers Market

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Durham Central Park  

Show your wristband for free product samples at the market!
Brunch @ Rue Cler

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

401 E. Chapel Hill  St.

Mimosas, bloody marys, beignets, and other food options are up for grabs during brunch!
Brunch @ 21c Museum Hotel
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

111 North Corcoran St.

Enjoy a delightful brunch and cocktails at this upscale hotel!
Happy Hour @ 21c Museum Hotel
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

111 North Corcoran St.

No wristband needed!
Flight Night  @ Fullsteam Brewery

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

726 Rigsbee Ave. 

NO WRISTBAND NEEDED!  AOC-themed flight specials
Themed Wine Flights @ West End Wine Bar

4:00 PM - 1:00 AM

601 W. Main  St.  

Enjoy themed wine flights!

Sunday

Brunch @ 21c Museum Hotel
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

111 North Corcoran St.

Enjoy a delightful brunch and cocktails at this upscale hotel!
Brunch @ Rue Cler

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

401 E. Chapel Hill  St.

Mimosas, bloody marys, beignets, and other food options are up for grabs during brunch!
Brunch @ Geer St. Garden

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

644 Foster  St.

Enjoy a brunch buffet and a build your own bloody mary bar!

Cool THings to Do

Thursday

Kick-Off Pride Party @ Kotuku Surf Club
Feat. DJ Gemynii, Shirlette, and Zensofly

7:30 PM

703 RIGSBEE AVE

No wristband needed!

Friday

Saxophone Busking @ The Durham Hotel’s Cobblestone Row
Feat.  Shaquim Muldrow, A Solo Saxophonist 

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

315 E Chapel Hill st.

No wristband needed + Free
Dinner + Live Music @ Bull City Burger and Brewery
Feat. Kevin Clark

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

107 E. Parrish St

No wristband needed!
Happy Hour @ 21c Museum Hotel
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

111 North Corcoran St.

No wristband needed!
Beer Tasting @ Pour Taproom
Feat. Mark G. Meadows & Deacon IZZY

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

202 Corcoran St. #200

Free with Wristband!
Live Music + Dinner + Beer, Wine, Cider @ Pour Taproom & Jack Tar and The Colonel's Daughter
Feat. Mark G. Meadows

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

202 Corcoran St.

No wristband needed!
Community Partner Event: DJ Shazhad @ Unscripted Hotel Durham

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

202 Corcoran St. 

Public + Free!
Community Partner Event: DJ Special K @ Unscripted Hotel Durham

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

202 Corcoran St. 

Public + Free!
Live Jazz @ Arcana Durham
Feat. Lynn Grissett Quartet

10:00 PM - 1:00 AM

331 W Main St. 002, Back Entrance

Public + Free with Wristband!

Saturday

Soul Yoga @ Durham Farmer's Market

9:30 am - 10:30 AM

Durham Central Park

Get in zen mode with our relaxing and rejuvenating yoga on the lawn!
YMCA Fitness Class: Pound The Cage at American Tobacco

8:30 am - 9:30 AM

304 Blackwell St.

Full-body workout jam session inspired by playing the drums. 
YMCA Fitness Class: HIIT Hop  Google Lounge & Rooftop at American Underground

9:30 am - 10:30 AM

201 W. Main  St.

High Intensity Interval Training mixed in with hip-hop and R&B. 
Live Music Showcase  @ 9th Street Bakery
FEAT. Steven Munoz & Friends Showcase

12:00 PM - 2:30 PM 

136 E. Chapel Hill St.  

NO WRISTBAND NEEDED! 
Lunch Specials + Live Music Showcase @ Bull McCabe's Irish Pub
Feat. Shame & Friends

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

427 W Main St.

Free to public + AOC-themed cocktails, lunch, and wristband specials!
Lunch Specials + Live Music @ The Blue Note Grill
Feat. Vibehouse

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

709 Washington St

Free to public + AOC-Themed cocktails, Lunch, and Wristband specials!
Community Partner Event: DJ Nevy @ Unscripted Hotel Durham

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

202 Corcoran St. 

Public + Free!
DJ Party + Drinks + 15% Discount @ Everyday Magic
Feat. David Emerson

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

125 E Parrish St.

Free to public + Tarot Readings and Henna art!
Guitar Busking @ The Durham Hotel’s Cobblestone Row

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

315 E Chapel Hill st.

No wristband needed + Free
Jam Session + Free Coffee or Tea @ Cocoa Cinnamon
Hosted by Donovan Cheatham

4:00 Pm - 6:00 PM

420 W Geer St.

Free To Public + Free Drip Coffee or Iced Tea with Wristband!
Dinner + Live Music @ Bull City Burger and Brewery
FEAT. Sam King

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

107 E PARRISH ST

NO WRISTBAND NEEDED!
Live Music + Dinner + Beer, Wine, @ Pour Taproom AND Jack Tar and The Colonel's Daughter
Feat. Eric Hirsh & Scott Sawyer

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM 

202 Corcoran St.

No wristband needed!
Community Partner Event: DJ Shazhad @ Unscripted Hotel Durham

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

202 Corcoran St. 

Public + Free!
Community Partner Event: DJ Event @ Unscripted Hotel Durham

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

202 Corcoran St. 

Public + Free!
Pride & AOC Party + DJArcana Durham
FEAT. DJ VSPRTN & PlayPlay

9:00 PM - 2:00 AM

331 W. Main St. 

Public and free with wristband! 
Late Night Kickback with DJ  @ Fullsteam Brewery
FEAT. DJ Kward

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

726 Rigsbee Ave. 

NO WRISTBAND NEEDED! Drink specials and AOC-themed flight specials

Sunday

Sunday Lunch + Live Music @ The Blue Note Grill
Feat. Ally J

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

709 Washington St

Free + Public + AOC food specials!