Rock the Park Concert & Movie Series

Rock the Park Concert & Movie Series 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.

2017 Schedule


Date Time Location Details 
Saturday, June 10 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Duke Park, 106 W. Knox St. Rock the Park Concert - Check back soon!
Saturday, June 24 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Durham Central Park, 502 Foster St. Rock the Park Movie - Check back soon!
Saturday, July 8 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Rock Quarry Park, 701 Stadium Dr. Rock the Park Concert - Check back soon!
Saturday, July 22 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Durham Central Park, 502 Foster St. Rock the Park Movie - Check back soon!
Saturday, Aug. 5 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Southern Boundaries Park, 100 Third Fork Dr. Rock the Park Concert - Check back soon!
Saturday, Aug. 19 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Durham Central Park, 502 Foster St. Rock the Park Movie - Check back soon!


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


Interested vendors are required to fill out a vendor application and pay the vendor fee to reserve a space.
For information, call 919-560-4355, ext. 27230 or email Tina Chavis.