Experience Hillsborough, NC. The unique southern town with artistic flair & historic charm nestled on the outskirts of Chapel Hill & Durham.

Upcoming Events

Masquerade & Auction
Saturday, April 22nd – 5 pm

The Burwell School Historic Site invites you to celebrate its 60th anniversary with a Masquerade soiree and auction. All proceeds go to support the mission of the Burwell School

Last Fridays & Art Walk
Friday, April 28th – 6 pm

Last Fridays & Art Walk hosted by the Hillsborough Arts Council. Enjoy these FREE town-wide celebrations of art & community each month. Tour local galleries, check out Living Arts in River Park, enjoy the roaming poets and live music, & much more.

River Park Concert
Saturday, April 29th – 12 pm

River Park Concert is BACK! Triangle Music Alliance hosts the FREE all-day music festival, including four bands, local beer, food, art vendors, live mural painting, and a community mural. Festivities start at noon.

Hillsborough Garden Tour
Saturday, May 6th – 9am

Mark your calendars for the Hillsborough Garden Tour 2023. We will have 13 gorgeous gardens for you to explore! The title of the tour says it all. Some of the gardens are free-flowing masses of beautiful flowers, shrubs, and trees…Untamed.  All of the gardens are hidden gems…Unexpected.  And ALL of the gardens are just beautiful…..Unbelievable!

Experience Hillsborough, NC. The unique southern town with artistic flair & historic charm nestled on the outskirts of Chapel Hill & Durham.

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There’s so much to explore in our small town! 

☑️ History
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Come stay awhile and experience Historic Hillsborough. >>Visit our website for all local To-Dos & more (link in bio)<<
Come explore & learn!

Our River Walk trail spans close to 2 miles along the Eno River. Park at Gold Park or Occoneechee Speedway and trek throughout scenic Hillsborough, learning a bit about the towns history along the way. 

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Love is in the air 💕 Many Valentine’s Day festivities in ‘borough 💌 

Follow our stories local heart day events and specials. 

“It’s hard to be a diamond in a rhinestone world” but @jeanniewho makes it look easy. Quote by Dolly Parton. 

If you haven’t experienced Uniquitiques, you’ve been missing out. Located at 125 E King Street in downtown Hillsborough.
New exhibit coming soon @orangehistorync !! Treasure Hunters : Orange County Collectors opens to the public Saturday February 11th. The exhibit will feature collections from 16 collectors and showcases many others. 

Don’t forget! The Museum is now open daily 11am-7pm
It’s The Year Of The Trail! 

Hillsborough might be known for her history and southern charm, but we invite you to discover your trial! Tag us in your Hillsborough Hikes!

Trail ideas: 
1. Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area - 📍 625 Virginia Cates Rd

2. River Walk (part of @mountainstoseatrail ) 📍 Downtown Hillsborough 

3. Poets Walk 📍 @ayrmount 376 St Mary’s Rd 

4. Occoneechee Speedway 📍 320 Elizabeth Brady Rd

📷 credit: @ncculture 

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Goodnight Hillsborough🌙 

Photo credit @whupfm @tom.rankin
Get out and play!! Cates Creek Park is a 17-acres community park just outside Hillsborough’s historic downtown! 
📍1445 Cates Creek Parkway.
Black History Month in Hillsborough! 

A few ideas to learn and celebrate this month: 

-From the Ground Up: Rooted in Place, Land, and Body: First Fridays at the Eno Arts Mill @ocncarts February 3 6pm-9pm. 

-Read it & Reap: Black History Month Book Discussion at the @ocplnc February 7th 13pm-1:30pm

-Finding Your Roots: A Conversation with Vera Cecelski hosted by @burwellschoolhistoricsite February 25th 2pm-4pm. 

- Hillsborough’s African American History: A Walking Tour - Free self-guided walking tour provided by @historichillsborough (link in their bio)

View all events at visithillsborough.com

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