Rock the Park Concert & Movie Series

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Durham Parks and Recreation offers a summer series that includes concerts and movies in a beautiful setting - Durham's parks.

Sit back, relax and enjoy family and friends while grooving to music or watching a movie on a big screen. Both activities are free and open to the public. Food vendors will be on site and food will be available for purchase.

Please bring blankets and lawn chairs. No alcohol or smoking allowed.

2019 Schedule

DateTimeLocationBand/Movie
Saturday, June 8
CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.Duke Park, 106 W. Knox StreetDwayne Jordan Quartet featuring Marvin Thorne (R&B)
Saturday, June 228:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.Durham Central Park, 501 Foster StreetFamily Night - Peanuts (G)
Saturday, July 66 p.m. - 8 p.m.Forest Hills Park, 1639 University DriveRas Medy (Reggae)
Saturday, July 208:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.Durham Central Park, 501 Foster StreetKid's Night - Ferdinand (PG)
Saturday, August 36 p.m. - 8 p.m.Southern Boundaries Park, 100 Third Fork DriveJazziando (Latin/Jazz)
Saturday, August 178:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.Durham Central Park, 501 Foster StreetThrowback Night - Bull Durham (R)*
Help us celebrate Durham's 150th Birthday
*R - Restricted - Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. Contains some adult material. Parents are urged to learn more about the film before taking their young children with them.

Inclement Weather

In case of severe inclement weather, call the Special Events weather line at 919-560-4636 and press #8 for the status of the event.

Vendor Information

Thanks for your interest! All of our vendor spots are full for this year. Please check back next year to apply to be a vendor.


If you have any questions about the Rock the Park, please contact Kevin at 919-560-4355 or email Kevin Jones.

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