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|
|Cultural Arts Festivals|
|Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival
|Durham Latino Fiesta & Soccer Challenge
|Music & Outdoor Movies|
|Rock the Park Concert & Movie Series||June 11 - August 20|
|Independence Day Celebration
|Holiday Fun Fest
|Santa Paws||December 9|
|Holiday Parade||December 10|
|Senior Holiday Party||December 13|
|Specialty & Athletic Events|
|Durham Senior Games
||April 18 - May 5|
|Canine Field Day||May 7|
|DisAble the Label
Event / Program Evaluation
If you have recently attended a DPR event or program please complete our Event Evaluation Survey.