Durham to host first New Year’s event at Convention Center

New Year's image. (file)

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – For the first time Durham will have its own New Year ’s Eve celebration. The Durham Convention Center will host the event that will include live music, food, drinks, and balloon drop at midnight.

The Durham Convention Center will host the event that will include live music, food, drinks, and balloon drop at midnight.

Around 300 tickets have been sold so far and organizers say they are expecting up to 500 people. Just like other New Year’s celebrations, safety will be a priority.

“We actually work very closely with the Durham Police Department and they will be on sight to ensure the safety of all of our guests,” said Jen Noble, General Manager of the Durham Convention Center.

Tickets are $60 and can be purchased ahead of time or at the door.

 

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