The Willow and Durham Sports

Welcome to The Willow, and to Downtown Durham. If you are a sports lover, you will have plenty to participate in as a fan.

At first glance one might imagine Durham as a city with top draw entertainment, dining, and culture. But a deeper look will reveal Durham as a city with a variety of sports for your entertainment, and many of these venues are a short distance from The Willow.

One of Durham’s most recognizable teams is The Durham Bulls, who play in one of baseball’s finest minor league stadiums. Made even more famous by the movie Bull Durham filmed in 1988, the Durham Bulls were already on the landscape and have maintained their preeminence through their reputation. As of 2021 they have won 15 Triple-A division titles over 23 years. Capturing their 3rd National Triple-A National in their history. Their venue is Durham Bulls Athletic Park adjacent to American Tobacco Campus. Walk from The Willow and catch a game or two.

Also close by is the Durham Armory where martial arts and boxing matches are held.

Just down Alston Ave (State Route 55) is NCCU where the Eagles play high level baseball, football, basketball, cross country, and more (

Durham also hosts a Curling Tournament, you heard that right, curling. The Carolina Classic. Information can be found here –

Then there are Duke University Athletics – – almost more sports that you can take in. Championship basketball, soccer, baseball, women’s field hockey, volleybal, fencing, golf, soccer, and more.

Needless to say, as a Willow condo owner you will have the opportunity for year-round sports entertainment for you and your guests.

Stay tuned for future blog posts in the Daydream series. The Willow is now accepting contracts. Reach out to our sales team for more information and next steps.