Events & Programs

Attend the programs that
best suit your interests

Hayti offers several core programs for youth and adults. These programs serve the broader community and align with our mission to preserve and advance the heritage and culture of historic Hayti and the African American experience through cultural arts and education programs.


We are committed to supporting the wealth of talented artists in the Triangle area through engagement and in other ways.


Walking History Tours is led by Aya Shabu of Whistle Stop Tours. This immersive experience blends the power of storytelling & art to tell the history of the Hayti Neighborhood!

Every 1st Saturday in Fall/Spring


Hayti Films is entering its 30th year as the longest running black film festivals in the southeast. Experience Films that speak to the Black. Southern. Film. Experience. 

Films: Year-round

Festival: Spring (March)


Black American Music Series is a celebration of the genius, legacy & contributions Black Musicians have on American Musical Landscape. Local, Regional & National Recording Artist pay ode our greats in this  tribute series

Every 2nd Sunday


Jambalaya Soul Slam is the Triangle’s longest running poetry event! Come see these wordsmiths bring stories to life on stage.

Every 3rd Saturday


3rd Friday Live @ Hayti is presented by BeConnected Durham. 

Every 3rd Friday


Hayti Lit meets to discuss the themes that occur in each classic, supported by facilitators and highlighted with discussions, readings, and performances from each work.

Every 4th Thursday

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