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May 29, 2023
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Durham Central Park

501 Foster Street
Durham, NC 27701
Graphic promoting Art on the Fridge Fest at Durham Central Park on Memorial Day 2023
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Art on the Fridge Fest

Monday, May 29, 2023

Durham's first-ever Art on the Fridge Fest will be held in Central Park on Memorial Day 2023. The free event is youth-centered with activities for all ages.

What: Art on the Fridge Festival

Who: City of Durham Office on Youth, Durham County Cooperative Extension, and Grown in Durham 

When: Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Where: Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street, Durham NC, 27701

Event Details:

  • This first-ever festival is free and open to all Durham youth, children, and families. Art on the Fridge Fest is a youth-centered event led by the City of Durham’s Office on Youth Changed by Youth Ambassadors. The festival's name captures the joy of having your art hung on the fridge, where artistic expression is celebrated.
  • This event will focus on playful self-exploration through art, joy, mental health, and wellness, with activities such as screen printing, aromatherapy crafts, an outdoor roller-skating rink, an inflatable obstacle course, relay games, and more.
  • From 2 to 5 p.m., activities will be curated for families with young children, and from 5 to 8 p.m., activities will center young people 14 years old and older. Community members are welcome to sign up to volunteer at
  • The Durham County Cooperative Extension and Grown in Durham are co-hosts of this event. There will be a live DJ and food trucks.
  • For more information, contact event coordinators A'lice Frazier at A’[email protected] or 984-260-6703 or Jeymi Dubon Reyes at [email protected] or 919-685-7100. Follow the Office on Youth at @YouthSpeakDURM on Twitter and Instagram.
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