Special Events

Performer on Stage

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.

Volunteer

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 Number 8 for the status of the event.
  • Visit Facebook and / or Twitter.
2020 SPECIAL EVENTS CALENDAR
Rock the Park Concert & Movie Series  TBD
Independence Day Celebration Canceled
UniRumba en Fiestas Patrias TBD
Barktoberfest
Saturday, October 24, 2020
Senior Holiday Party TBD
Santa Paws TBD
Holiday Parade & Fun Fest TBD
All events are subject to change or cancellation due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please check back for updates.

Event / Program Evaluation

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