Rock the Park Concert & Movie Series

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Durham Parks and Recreation offers a summer series that includes concerts and movies in a beautiful setting - Durham's parks.

Sit back, relax and enjoy family and friends while grooving to music or watching a movie on a big screen. Both activities are free and open to the public. Food vendors will be on site and food will be available for purchase.

Please bring blankets and lawn chairs. No alcohol or smoking allowed.

2018 Schedule


Date Time Location Details 
Saturday, June 9 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Duke Park, 106 W. Knox Street TBD
Saturday, June 23 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street TBD
Saturday, July 7 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Forest Hills Park, 1639 University Drive TBD
Saturday, July 21 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street TBD
Saturday, Aug. 4 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Southern Boundaries Park, 100 Third Fork Drive TBD
Saturday, Aug. 18 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street TBD


Inclement Weather


In case of severe inclement weather, call the Special Events weather line at 919-560-4636 and press #8 for the status of the event.

Vendor Information


Food vendor opportunities are available. If you would like to be a vendor, submit a vendor application.

For information, call 919-560-4355, ext. 27230, or email Tina Chavis.