DPAC is located at 123 Vivian Street, just off the Durham Freeway / NC-147 (Exits 12B or 13), and adjacent to the famous Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
Plan Your Visit
It’s All About the Experience
We’re known for our stars but famous for our hospitality. World-class hospitality with an attention to detail that surpasses any other live entertainment venue in the region. Friendly smiles and warm greetings are just the start of a philosophy that follows the golden rule where we treat each guest just how we would like to be treated.
Please use this section of our website to plan your evening, where you’ll park, where to dine or have drinks, even where you’ll stay if you are visiting from another city. We want your visit to DPAC to be seamless and among your best live event experiences ever. Your first visit might be to see your favorite superstar, but you’ll come back again and again for the legendary DPAC experience.
More Than 3,000 Parking Spaces Just Minutes From Our Doors. Convenient parking is easy with four parking decks surrounding DPAC.
DPAC is dedicated to world-class hospitality, and we take care that our events, services and facilities are accessible to all guests.
Our lobby bars feature soft drinks, bottled water, cocktails, wine, and a full selection of premium and craft beers. Snack menus include a variety of candy, chips, pretzels and even fresh baked cookies.
Within walking distance or a short drive of DPAC are a wide variety of upscale and festive options. Many offer pre-show dining discounts and after showing specials.
Durham, including Research Triangle Park, has over 60 lodging properties with more than 7,200 guest rooms, providing visitors with a great selection of comfortable places to stay.
We recommend visiting some other wonderful attractions and events here while you're visiting DPAC.
Let go of any ideas you may have about a Performing Arts Center, and open yourself up to a new live entertainment experience unlike any other you’ll find in the region.
When inclement weather beyond any of our control affects the area, no one wins. Information on the status of events at DPAC is updated continuously during inclement weather events.
For your safety, all guests and their bags are subject to inspection before entry.