Special Events

Bimbe Durham Parks and Recreation (DPR) provides a wide variety of special events that allow families to experience safe, exciting, and organized recreational activities in a beautiful setting, recreation center or other locations throughout Durham. Most of these events / activities have a minimal cost or are free.

Take a moment to review DPR’s upcoming special events and discover ways that you, your family and friends can create memories in a positive atmosphere.


Are you interested in volunteering for a special event? Visit our special event registration page through Ivolunteer.

Event Cancellation Information

Events may be canceled in the case of severe inclement weather.
  • Call the weather line at 919-560-4636 and press #8 for the status of the event.
  • Visit Facebook and / or Twitter.
Cultural Arts Festivals
Earth Day
April 23
Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival
May 21
Durham Latino Fiesta & Soccer Challenge
September 24
Music & Outdoor Movies
Rock the Park Concert & Movie Series June 11 - August 20
Holiday Events
Independence Day Celebration
July 4
Holiday Fun Fest
December 3
Santa Paws December 9
Holiday Parade December 10
Senior Holiday Party December 13
Kwanzaa Celebration
December 30
Specialty & Athletic Events
Durham Senior Games
April 18 - May 5
Canine Field Day May 7
DisAble the Label
October 1
October 16

Event / Program Evaluation

If you have recently attended a DPR event or program please complete our Event Evaluation Survey.