Where to Eat  | What to Do  | What to Know

The Chronicle's Family Weekend Guide features where to eat, what to do, and what parents should know when they come to Duke for Family Weekend, Oct. 20-22. For a full list of weekend events, please click here

Where to Eat

Bull Street Gourmet & Market


Parent’s Weekend Hours 

Friday - 8 a.m.-6 p.m. 
Saturday/Sunday - 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Nothing average about Bull Street! Warm,tasteful ambiance,scratch-made ingredients in our creative salads, sandwiches, & bowls. If it's trending, we have it! Avocado toast to bowls of every kind (egg, avocado & cauliflower rice, quinoa & shrimp, edamame & sesame teriyaki) to Loaded Pulled Pork Hashbrowns, Eggs Benedict, waffles, Matcha lattes & Mimosas!

Divinity Café


Parent's Weekend Hours
Friday - 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Just steps away from the Duke Chapel and voted in 2016 as the #1 place to eat on campus by Duke students. Divinity Café offers vegan and gluten-friendly choices, and students listed its famous Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese one of the top 101 Things to Do You Before You Graduate. Don't miss the homemade desserts!

What to Do



Parent’s Weekend Hours
Friday - 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday - 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday - Noon to 5 p.m.

Cozy is a 9th Street neighborhood shop that feels like a small department store. Stop in as you stroll down 9th Street, Durham's original independent shopping district. Featuring women's clothing, shoes, jewelry, gifts and accessories plus an award-winning yarn department, Cozy has something for everyone!

Duke Football vs. Pittsburgh

Saturday, Nov. 5 at Noon


Duke students and parents can enjoy a great football game and help our local community in need as Duke takes on Pittsburgh on Saturday, October 21.

What to Know

Institutional Equity


Duke University is committed to encouraging and sustaining a safe learning and living community. Duke’s Student Sexual Misconduct Policy prohibits sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment and sexual violence. Further, Duke conducts extensive education and awareness programs to prevent and discourage sexual violence and other forms of sexual misconduct.

Duke Youth Programs


For over 30 years, Duke Youth Programs has offered a wide range of fun, high quality experiences for middle and high school students. Participants can choose from a variety of options. Held on Duke University’s beautiful campus, participants will experience college life and meet friends from all over the world.Please click here for more information about camps. Registration opens December 1st.

Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship


The Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative provides programs and resources that encourage students, faculty and alumni to tackle societal problems and create products or actions that impact lives. Students can earn a certificate, take individual courses offered during the year or even participate in a year-long program designed to help students build startups.

The Kunshan Innovation Scholarship Program at Duke Kunshan University


Provides Duke students with the unique opportunity to combine study abroad with a self-defined project to cultivate and encourage creative expression, entrepreneurship, and innovative thinking. Includes full-tuition for the Global Learning Semester program Fall 2017 semester! For information please contact Jennifer.Bailey@duke.edu.

Earn Course Credit on Summer Study Abroad/Away


Earn 1-2 credits in just 4-6 weeks with Duke faculty-led summer study away programs! Nearly 30 programs to choose from. Take courses in Biology, Global Health, Economics, Finance, Arts & Media, Engineering, Public Policy, and Foreign Languages around the world and in some of the U.S.’s most iconic places.

Applications open now through February 1, 2017. Visit globaled.duke.edu.

First Presbyterian Church
305 East Main Street
(919) 682-5511


In our commitment to diversity, we welcome all backgrounds, faiths, beliefs and invite anyone forming, enhancing, questioning or re-affirming their spiritual life to do so with us. The Duke community adds to our church, through memberships of faculty and staff, to students who worship with us during their time in Durham.