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Join us as we celebrate the season IN PERSON with the lighting of the iconic American Tobacco Water Tower on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, from 6:30-7:30 pm in the American Tobacco Amphitheater.
FREE and open to the public.
Come early to shop and dine before the celebration begins. We’ll also have 2,000 light wands to distribute courtesy of our friends at Dominion Energy and NC 811.
This year’s show is packed full of some of the best young talents in Durham and the Triangle!
• Barriskill Dance Theatre School
• Catch 22 Vocal Band
• Empower Dance Studio
• Walltown Children's Theater Group
Special appearances by: Imagine Circus, Wool E. Bull, Rudolph, Frosty, and Mr. & Mrs. Claus.
After the tower lights, grab a hot cocoa, stroll the river and enjoy post-show music, art, and entertainment. And don’t forget to take that holiday selfie with the illuminated American Tobacco Water Tower in the background! #WRALHolidays #ATCHolidays
Special thanks to our Tower Lighting Sponsors: Dominion Energy and NC 811.
Event Covid Protocols
• Masks are highly recommended regardless of vaccination status (Complimentary masks will be available).
• The City of Durham requires masks to be worn indoors to include ATC lobby areas and restrooms.
• If you are not feeling well, as a courtesy to others, please stay at home and watch the tower lighting on WRAL and WRAL.com.
Can’t join us in person? Capitol Broadcasting Company (CBC), WRAL-TV, American Tobacco Campus, and Rocky Mount Mills, will once again celebrate the 2021 holiday season by lighting the towers at all THREE locations in one very special TV event.
Watch from the comfort of your home Wednesday, December 1 at 7 PM only on WRAL and wral.com!
318 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701-3611, United States Map
The night market showcases Durham's creativity outside at American Tobacco Campus in downtown #Durham. Bring the pups and the kiddos for this family-friendly event. Sip on wine or local beer while you shop over 50 vendors and grab a bite to eat from American Tobacco restaurants and food trucks.
Parking @ American Tobacco:
Parking Google Address for South and North Decks: bit.ly/3yb1D25
Durham Night Market Location:
The Durham Night Market is located underneath the iconic Lucky Strike Water Tower
This event is all outdoors and masks are suggested for anyone who is not vaccinated.
December 9th Vendors:
K+S Design Co.
Da Kines Kava
One Crafty Bull
American Gutter Protection
Secondhand Concession Stand
Gotta Be Penelopes, LLC
Brie Kind Charcuterie
Dans La Lune Shop
Fragile Flower Barbell Club
Rough Diamond Art
Uff Da Crafts
CJ Monet Art
Earth and Iron Pottery
Lauren Likes Art
Turning Point Faith
Ms.Mastic's Crystals and More
Twisted Thrift Vintage
Marigold and Dandelion Art
Just Like Kandy
Ink in the Sink
The Nimbus (XVIS)
Olive and Lou
Oak and Iron Studio
Pomona Shrub Company
La Recette Patisserie
Christina Britt Studio
Pink Moon Ceramics
Botanist & Barrel
Making Up Mary
Rising Smoke Sauceworks
Home Habitat Decor
Live Music and Entertainment:
5-7pm John Sierra Jr
5-7pm Stephen Brown
7-9pm Joel Vance
7-9pm Heather Rogers
7:30-8:30pm Imagine Circus - holiday characters.
~ Paper & Stars Children's Market ~
December 9th Vendors -
Doggy Lite Bites
Piedmont Wildlife Center - meet the animals
Zen Health & Wellness
Date: Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Location: Aloft Durham Downtown at American Tobacco (Tactic “A” Meeting Room)
Address: 345 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 402-5656
Check-In: Aloft Durham Downtown Lobby
Parking: On-street parking or East Deck via Level 1
Face masks or coverings are required in alignment with CDC guidelines.
Schedule your appointment at redcrossblood.org or click on Tickets to be re-directed. SEARCH - AMERICAN TOBACCO
Questions? Call the Red Cross at 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767)