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 Band/Movie
Saturday, June 9 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Duke Park, 106 W. Knox Street ReggaeInfinity (Reggae)
Saturday, June 23 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street Marmaduke (PG)
Saturday, July 7 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Forest Hills Park, 1639 University Drive N2U Band (Jazz)
Saturday, July 21 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street The Sandlot (PG)
Saturday, Aug. 4 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Southern Boundaries Park, 100 Third Fork Drive Shursoundz (R&B)
Saturday, Aug. 18 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street The Peanuts Movie (G)


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.