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
Bull City Reels on Wheels See event page for details
Bull City Holidayz See event page for details
Senior Holiday Party Canceled
Santa Paws Canceled
Holiday Parade & Fun Fest Canceled
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.