Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

Entertainment & Events in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Special Events

  • Children's Egg Hunt 919-942-7818
    Horace Williams House
    This annual egg hunt in April, for children up to 12-years-old includes a visit by the Easter Bunny, as well as Easter decorations, prize-filled eggs, and information on Easter traditions in the historic Williams house.

Night Life

  • Goodfellows Tavern 919-960-8688
    149 1/2 East Franklin Street
    Chapel Hill, NC 27515
    A vast beer selection of over 40 bottled beers and 23 microbrews are available at this fun tavern that features live jazz and blues music throughout the week plus serves great appetizers such as their famous wings and chili cheese fries.

  • Bub O'Malley's 919-942-6903
    157 Rosemary Street
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    This full bar offers 30 beers on tap, as well as 100 beers in the bottle, and features a DJ, karaoke nights, live music, video games, a jukebox, and many other activities.

  • Cave, The 919-968-9308
    451-1/2 Franklin Street
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    Downtown Chapel Hill
    The oldest bar in town, this unique bar was established in 1970 and features live bluegrass, country, folk, and rock music seven nights a week plus features a pool table and pinball machines on site. Cold beer in the can or bottle is the only alcoholic beverage served.

  • He's Not Here 919-942-7939
    112-1/2 Franklin Street
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    Downtown Chapel Hill
    Established in 1975, this nightclub is one of the oldest and most well known night spots in Chapel Hill with an array of live classic rock and blues music performed throughout the week. They are also known for their big 33 ounce Carolina blue cups of beer that you can keep.

  • West End Wine Bar 919-967-7599
    450 Franklin Street
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    Upscale bar that a rooftop patio and offers 60 wines by the glass, as well as a wide selection of boutique beers and cigar selections. Live jazz is performed Tuesday and Thursday evenings and a jukebox, pool tables, and other amusements are located in the downstairs cellar.

Concerts & Performances

  • Long Leaf Opera 919-968-9595
    1404 Gray Bluff Trail
    Chapel Hill, NC 27517
    Professional and community opera company that is dedicated to English musical works and high quality musical theatre performances not currently produced by any other company in the North Carolina Triangle area. more

  • Cat's Cradle 919-967-9053
    300 East Main Street
    Carrboro, NC 27510
    The Triangle's premier live music venue is located less than a mile from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill campus in downtown Carrboro. more

Plays & Productions

  • ArtsCenter, The 919-929-2787
    300-G East Main Street
    Carrboro, NC 27510
    Arts classes for all ages, Summer arts camps, after-school arts immersion, family-friendly performances, school shows, concerts, theater productions, and gallery exhibits are just some of what is hosted by this not-for-profit community gathering place. more

  • PlayMakers Repertory Company 919-962-PLAY
    1028 Country Club Road
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    Premier professional theatre company that performs five to six different plays from September to May at the Paul Green Theatre with works presented ranging from Shakespeare and musicals to new American and British works. more

Festivals & Fairs

  • Carrboro Day
    Carrboro Town Hall Grounds
    Carrboro Day, "a day of music, art, games, poetry, food, and celebration;" is held the first Sunday in May. more


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