15th Annual American Tobacco Tower Lighting

American Tobacco Amphitheater
705 Willard Street, Durham NC (South Parking Deck)

FREE and open to the public.

Tower show starts at 6 pm
Tower lights at approximately 7 pm

Join us as we countdown the start of the holidays with the 15th annual American Tobacco Tower Lighting celebration. There is always a chance of snow, along with sensational community choral groups and other surprises! And…Santa!

Be one of the first 1,500 people on-site and receive a Light Wand courtesy of our Presenting Sponsors NC 811 and Dominion Energy.

Performances by:
Special Pre-Show Performers
DPAC - White Christmas Cast
Barriskill Dance Theater
Club Blvd. School
Empower Dance Group
Lady Blue
Elevate NC
Santa & Mrs. Claus

And...a special guest appearance by Tyler Butler-Figueroa (America's Got Talent)

New for 2019, we'll have Bedlam Vodka serving craft holiday cocktails in the Down Under area near Boricua Soul. While you are there, be sure to stop and take a selfie with our commemorative ice sculpture!

At the conclusion of the event, head out to Blackwell Street where Durham’s Oxente [Oh-SHEN-TAY] drummers and the humongous puppets of Paperhand Puppet Intervention will guide you up to the CCB Plaza lighting where festivities will continue.

Presenting Sponsors: Dominion Energy and NC 811.

Sponsors: American Tobacco, Fox50, WRAL Out &About, DPAC, and Bedlam Vodka.


15th Annual American Tobacco Tower Lighting

Friday, December 6, 2019
06:00 PM

American Tobacco Historic District

Car icon