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.
|2016 EVENTS CALENDAR|
||Friday, December 30|
|2017 EVENTS CALENDAR|
|Durham Senior Games||Monday, April 17-Thursday, May 4|
||Sunday, April 23|
|Canine Field Day||Saturday, May 6|
|Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival
||Saturday, May 20|
|Rock the Park Concert & Movie Series||Saturday, June 10 - Saturday, August 19|
|Independence Day Celebration
||Tuesday, July 4|
|Durham Latino Fiesta & Soccer Challenge||Saturday, September 23|
|DisAble the Label||Saturday, October 14|
|Barktoberfest||Sunday, October 29|
|Holiday Fun Fest
||Saturday December 2|
|Santa Paws||Friday, December 8|
|Holiday Parade||Saturday, December 9|
|Senior Holiday Party||Tuesday, December 12|
||Saturday, December 30|
Event / Program Evaluation
If you have recently attended a DPR event or program please complete our Event Evaluation Survey.