Sister Cities of Durham, North Carolina

Working Toward World Peace: One Friendship and One Community at a Time

2nd Annual 

Festival of Nations

11 - 4, Sat., Oct. 12

Celebrate Durham's diversity with over 15 nations represented. 

  • International Booths
  • Food Tent
  • Musicians and Dancers
    All to introduce you to the many international groups in Durham.


         Also Pictured

1.  Celaya, Mexico

  Signing Ceremony

Pictured:  Durham Mayor Steve Schewel with representatives of the city government of Celaya, Mexico as they signed our Sister Cities partnership on August 19.

2.  Annual Meeting:
 5:15 - 7:00 pm,
 Fri., Oct. 25

We recognize individuals and organizations with the Sister Cities and Mayor's Award for "Promoting International" each year.
Pictured:  Durham's Bouncing Bulldogs who received the Award in 2018 for their travels to almost every continent on the globe.
  This year's Annual Meeting will be Friday, Oct. 25 at City Hall.
5:15 - 6:00:   Reception
6:00 - 7:00:  Meeting and Awards

Interested in having a Booth?

  • Display and Information?
  • Sales of international items?
  • Food Vendor?
  • Or Performance - Music, Dance 

  Contact us:  [email protected]

for an Application




101 City Hall Plaza Annex
Durham, NC 27701

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 767
Durham, NC 27702-0767




Mon-Fri: 9:00am - 5:30pm
Sat: 9:00am 1pm
Sun: Closed


101 City Hall Plaza Annex, Durham NC 27701