EVENTS

EVENTS

Jan
16
Mon
MLK Birthday Celebration @ Northgate Mall
Jan 16 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Join Northgate Mall and NC MomsRising at the 7th annual MLK Birthday Celebration.
Families are invited to Durham for a giant kid-focused birthday party to honor and celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King on MLK Day.
Event activities include free English/Spanish story times, arts and crafts, kids’ Zumba, drumming performance, interactive activities, service projects such as a food and clothes drive benefiting Urban Ministries, and birthday cake as we celebrate Dr. King’s life and legacy in a way that kids can understand. This event is free and appropriate for ages 0-100.

Mar
18
Sat
6th Annual Children’s Festival at Northgate @ Northgate Mall
Mar 18 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Apr
12
Wed
Northgate’s Easter Bunny @ Northgate Mall
Apr 12 all-day

Visit the Bunny before he hops down the trail! Northgate’s Easter Bunny set is a kid favorite and must see to kick off the Easter season. Hug the Bunny and purchase a picture to commemorate your visit. Hours for the Easter Bunny at Mon.-Thurs. 12-7pm, Fri.- Sat. 10am-7pm, Sun. 1-6pm. Closed on Easter Sunday. Prices vary for photo packages.

Apr
13
Thu
Northgate’s Easter Bunny @ Northgate Mall
Apr 13 all-day

Visit the Bunny before he hops down the trail! Northgate’s Easter Bunny set is a kid favorite and must see to kick off the Easter season. Hug the Bunny and purchase a picture to commemorate your visit. Hours for the Easter Bunny at Mon.-Thurs. 12-7pm, Fri.- Sat. 10am-7pm, Sun. 1-6pm. Closed on Easter Sunday. Prices vary for photo packages.

Apr
14
Fri
Northgate’s Easter Bunny @ Northgate Mall
Apr 14 all-day

Visit the Bunny before he hops down the trail! Northgate’s Easter Bunny set is a kid favorite and must see to kick off the Easter season. Hug the Bunny and purchase a picture to commemorate your visit. Hours for the Easter Bunny at Mon.-Thurs. 12-7pm, Fri.- Sat. 10am-7pm, Sun. 1-6pm. Closed on Easter Sunday. Prices vary for photo packages.

Apr
15
Sat
Northgate’s Easter Bunny @ Northgate Mall
Apr 15 all-day

Visit the Bunny before he hops down the trail! Northgate’s Easter Bunny set is a kid favorite and must see to kick off the Easter season. Hug the Bunny and purchase a picture to commemorate your visit. Hours for the Easter Bunny at Mon.-Thurs. 12-7pm, Fri.- Sat. 10am-7pm, Sun. 1-6pm. Closed on Easter Sunday. Prices vary for photo packages.

Apr
22
Sat
Materials Day @ Northgate Mall
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Make and take creative projects at the Wonder of Learning/Scrap Exchange Materials Day!
Kids from 0-100 are invited to celebrate Earth Day with a special event focused on re-use and creativity and includes collaborative group art projects such as constructing a cardboard city and creating a group weaving.
Participants will be able to enjoy make and take projects with the Scrap Exchange
The day long event features:
• Food Trucks
• Live Music including drum circle musician, Diali Keba Cissokho,
• Make and take projects with Scrap Exchange
• Wonder of Learning exhibit tours
• The MakerLab activities and more
Organized by the North Carolina Wonder of Learning, an international traveling exhibit featuring over 7,000 square feet of dynamic interactive learning and information showcasing the world-renowned early childhood education project developed
in Reggio Emilia Italy.
Located on the Plaza at Northgate.

May
5
Fri
Music on the Plaza: Cinco de Mayo Celebracion @ Northgate Mall
May 5 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Northgate as we kick off our free Summer Music on the Plaza. There will be live music, food trucks, Northgate food vendors, activities for kids and more! Don’t forget to BRING YOUR CHAIRS but leave your coolers and pets at home. Come enjoy another fun family night at Northgate!
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Featured band: Los Plebes de Olancho bringing an exciting blend of traditional Mexican and Central American Party Music
Food trucks: Esmeralda’s Cafe, Baja Shack, El Rey del Taco and Morfa Empanadas
Arts and Crafts: Durham Arts Council Make a Maraca, God’s Eye or Cinco de Mayo coloring sheet
Sponsored by: Bull City Burger and Brewery and The Herald-Sun

May
12
Fri
Music on the Plaza: Handsome Al and the Lookers feat. Emma Davis @ Northgate Mall
May 12 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Be sure to mark your calendar for a fun night of rhythm and blues with a hint of southern roots rock when crowd favorite Handsome Al & the Lookers featuring Emma “Big Mama E” Davis, return to Northgate for Music on the Plaza.
Music on the Plaza events are free live music events for the community. We hope you’ll enjoy good eats, live music, and a dancing good time with family and friends. Don’t forget to BRING YOUR CHAIRS but leave your coolers and pets at home.
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Food Trucks: Esmeralda’s Cafe, Randy’s Pizza and Mac-u-Roni
Beer wine and water: Bull City Burger and Brewery

All Music on the Plaza events Sponsored by: Bull City Burger and Brewery and The Herald-Sun

May
19
Fri
Music on the Plaza @ Northgate Mall
May 19 all-day

Don’t forget your lawn chair for the return of Northgate Mall’s Friday summer concert series featuring the eclectic Beauty Operators, Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos with John Dee Holeman, The Entertainers and more!

May
26
Fri
Music on the Plaza @ Northgate Mall
May 26 all-day

Don’t forget your lawn chair for the return of Northgate Mall’s Friday summer concert series featuring the eclectic Beauty Operators, Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos with John Dee Holeman, The Entertainers and more!

Music on the Plaza: Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos with John Dee Holeman @ Northgate Mall
May 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Start off your Memorial Day weekend with cool blues at Northgate’s Music on the Plaza. Local blues icon from Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos with John Dee Holeman returns for a free concert Friday, May 26 from 6:30-9pm. Enjoy local eats and drinks from Baton Rouge Cuisine, Esmeralda’s Café, Randy’s Pizza and Bull City Burger and Brewery. The event is family friendly so bring your chairs and your kids, but leave your coolers and pets at home.

Jun
2
Fri
Music on the Plaza @ Northgate Mall
Jun 2 all-day

Don’t forget your lawn chair for the return of Northgate Mall’s Friday summer concert series featuring the eclectic Beauty Operators, Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos with John Dee Holeman, The Entertainers and more!

Music on the Plaza: The Beauty Operators @ Northgate Mall
Jun 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Northgate’s favorite all-female band is back! The Beauty Operators will rock the stage in a free concert Friday, June 2nd, from 6:30-9pm at Northgate’s Music on the Plaza. Enjoy local eats and drinks from Stuft, Esmeralda’s Café, Randy’s Pizza and Bull City Burger and Brewery. The event is family friendly so bring your chairs and your kids, but leave your coolers and pets at home.

Jun
9
Fri
Music on the Plaza @ Northgate Mall
Jun 9 all-day

Don’t forget your lawn chair for the return of Northgate Mall’s Friday summer concert series featuring the eclectic Beauty Operators, Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos with John Dee Holeman, The Entertainers and more!