Durham, NC

A unique mix of rich history, pioneering achievements, diverse culture, and a vibrant arts scene, Durham, North Carolina is the ideal place to visit, live, play, and ZOUK!

Workshops & Party Venues

southern star ballroom

Friday workshops and evening party

at Southern Star Ballroom

Falls Village Shopping Center

6625 Falls of Neuse Rd. Suite 015

Raleigh, NC 27615


Saturday & Sunday Evening Socials

at the Living Arts Collective

410 W Geer Street, Durham, NC 27701


Saturday and Sunday Daytime Workshops

at Triangle Dance Studio

2603 S. Miami Blvd, Durham, NC 27703


You will want to fly into the Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU). All festival venues, Southern Star Ballroom, Triangle Dance Studio and Living Arts Collective, are each about a 15-20 minute drive from the RDU airport.

Community Lodging 

(Option for those who register BEFORE OCTOBER 1st)

As a special community-building feature of this festival, we are offering the opportunity for free lodging to out-of-town festival attendees who would like to stay with local zouk dancers! If this is your preference, please indicate this in the questionnaire as you are purchasing your pass, and we will do our best to get you set up with a local zoukini! This feature is offered to attendees registering before October 1st after they have purchased their pass.

Hotel Lodging

If you have registered after October 1st and/or prefer to stay in a discounted hotel that is just 5 minutes away from our daytime workshop location of Triangle Dance Studio, we have a block of rooms reserved at:

Extended Stay America Raleigh RTP

4919 S Miami Blvd Durham, NC 27703

We have a block of 15 rooms at a discounted rate of $67.49 per night for NCZoukFest attendees UNTIL 10/31/18!

To book your room today, call 1.877.701.3383 Monday-Friday from 9am-8pm EST and let them know you are with NCZoukFest!