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
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.
|2018 EVENTS CALENDAR|
|Durham Senior Games||Monday, April 16-Thursday, May 3|
|Earth Day Festival
||Sunday, April 22|
|Canine Field Day||Saturday, May 5|
|Bimbé Weekeday Events||Wednesday, May 16-Friday, May 18|
|Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival
||Saturday, May 19|
|Rock the Park Concert & Movie Series||June-August|
|Independence Day Celebration
||Wednesday, July 4|
|Durham Latino Festival||Saturday, August 11|
|DisAble the Label||Saturday, October 13|
|Barktoberfest||Sunday, October 28|
|Santa Paws||Friday, December 7|
|Holiday Parade and Fun Fest
||Saturday, December 8|
|Senior Holiday Party||Tuesday, December 11|
||Sunday, December 30|
Event / Program Evaluation
If you have recently attended a DPR event or program please complete our Event Evaluation Survey.