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Durham Central Park

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501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
919-794-8194 durhamcentralpark.org

Durham Central Park is a 5-acre city owned park located in the heart of downtown Durham. The park is managed, developed and programmed by Durham Central Park, Inc. a 501c3 nonprofit organization.

June 2022

Fitness Class with Camp Gladiator

June 30 @ 6:30 am - 7:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 1, 2022

An event every week that begins at 5:15 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Camp Gladiator fitness class with trainers Mari Dalman and Kristy Moore. Camp Gladiator offers outdoor, socially distanced workouts. The fitness class schedule is Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:15 and 6:30pm. Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

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July 2022

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PLAYlist Concert Series Presented by Durham Central Park and WNCU 90.7 FM

July 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on July 1, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 5, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 28, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 5, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 2, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 7, 2022 at 7:00 pm

Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Free

Durham Central Park presents PLAYlist Concert Series in partnership with WNCU FM. The series is held in the park the first Friday of the month, from May to October. Concerts take place rain or shine. Each evening starts with DJ Travis Gales spinning his Friday Night Mix live at the park at 7 p.m. Then the band takes the stage at 8 p.m. sharp. All the music is simulcast live through WNCUfm. There are restrooms at Durham Central Park and…

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PLAYlist Concert Series: Wesley Nóog and Roda Jardim Suspenso

July 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Durham Central Park presents PLAYlist Concert Series in partnership with WNCU FM. About this event Wesley Nóog is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, composer, songwriter, and band leader with a career of more than 20 years. He is one of the most respected Samba-Soul artists in Brazil today earning him the moniker “King of Samba-Soul”. July 1st, Wesley Nóog will bring a Brazilian summer to DCP sure to make you sweat (from the dancing of course). Durham Central Park presents PLAYlist Concert…

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Durham Farmers Market

July 2 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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DFM‘s Main Season Market is open 8am-12pm for local produce, flowers, crafts and more! We ask that you please wait for the 10 am bell to begin shopping! *Masks are strongly encouraged*

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Durham Refugee Day

July 2 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Free

Durham Refugee Day is a community-wide event that celebrates the contributions and cultures of our refugee and immigrant neighbors and provides an opportunity to stand in solidarity with these communities. This is a FREE family-friendly event with live music, community education booths, activities for kids, and food vendors from around the world!

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Durham Central Parks Kids Parade

July 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Bring the whole family to Durham Central Park on the Fourth for our annual Children’s’ Parade! Decorate those bikes, trikes, wagons and strollers all welcome at 9:30 a.m. There will be Firetruck and Ambulance tours with our local emergency workers. Then, parade through the park at 10:30. Following the parade there will be free popsicles! DJ Pittipat will spin tunes.

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Durham Farmers Market

July 6 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Wednesday Market is open 3pm-6pm for local produce, flowers, crafts and more! The Wednesday Market hours are shorter than the main season Saturday hours. We ask that you please wait for the 3pm bell to begin shopping! *Masks are strongly encouraged* If you’d like more information about this week’s vendor list, SNAP benefits and map, visit durhamfarmersmarket.com

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Disc Golf Pop-Up in Durham Central Park

July 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Free

We'll run a random-draw doubles tournament beginning with a shotgun start at 6:30 PM (get here early to take some practice throws!). Each team will get to play twice through the course (18 holes, total), and the lowest stroke total wins. Entry is $5, which all goes into the pot for the winning team(s). Depending on the number of teams entered, we hope to provide a payout to the top three finishing teams. Beers and other beverages are available for…

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Taste of Soul NC Variety Edition

July 9 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Come be a part of the Ultimate cookout experience featuring some of the best food trucks in the Triangle, a DJ, and Live Performances. Enjoy seafood, bbq chicken, ribs, burgers, and more, plus shop vendors for treats and gifts!  

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Rock The Park

July 23 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on July 23, 2022 at 8:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2022 at 8:30 pm

Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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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. Saturday, June 25 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m…

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MAKRS @ Durham Central Park

July 24 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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The MAKRS Society is back in 2022 and will be hosting its monthly pop-up market at Durham Central Park! Join us to shop from 45+ local artists and makers. This year we will have 3-4 food/beverage trucks serving lunch, desserts and coffee! The Glass Jug Beer Lab will also be joining us this year to serve a selection of refreshing beers that you can enjoy in the park while you shop! Vendor Applications: https://www.themakrssociety.com/vendors/apply Each month we will be adding…

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September 2022

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Durham Central Park Food Truck Rodeo

September 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Durham Central Park Food Truck Rodeos aren’t just a great place to relax and eat great local street food, they also support Durham Central Park. These events raise thousands of dollars every year to operate, beautify, program and improve the park’s five acres. 2022 dates are: Sunday, March 20 Sunday, June 5 Sunday, September 4 Sunday, October 30

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Durham Central Park Food Truck Rodeo!

September 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 5, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 4, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 30, 2022 at 12:00 pm

Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Free

Join us from 12-4pm and enjoy Durham Central Park's Food Truck Rodeo! The DCP Rodeo will feature over 35 trucks with cuisines from around the world as well as local, craft drink vendors of all types for you to enjoy in the park or as you’re passing through. The full lineup, entertainment and rodeo map will be in advance of the Rodeo. To stay tuned and get updates about the Rodeo and all our events, head to durhamcentralpark.org

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October 2022

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Durham Central Park Food Truck Rodeo

October 30 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 5, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 4, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 30, 2022 at 12:00 pm

Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Durham Central Park Food Truck Rodeos aren’t just a great place to relax and eat great local street food, they also support Durham Central Park. These events raise thousands of dollars every year to operate, beautify, program and improve the park’s five acres. 2022 dates are: Sunday, March 20 Sunday, June 5 Sunday, September 4 Sunday, October 30

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