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PLAYlist Concert Series: Diali Cissokho and Kaira Ba

October 6 @ 6:30 pm

PLAYlist Concert Series: Diali Cissokho and Kaira Ba Before radio, before internet, Griot musicians and storytellers both entertained and educated their audiences. Diali Cissokho, originally from Senegal, explores the spiritual songs, stories, and rhythms of Senegal’s millenia-old Mandé culture. Cissokho … Continued

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Volunteer Opportunities

Durham Central Park is powered by dedicated volunteers who do everything from weeding the gardens to running events. Looking for volunteer opportunities? Join our team!

Host Your Own Event

Durham Central Park has all of the amenities that make it the perfect spot for parties, weddings and corporate events.

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Visitor Info

Durham Central Park offers a wealth of open green spaces and hidden gems—from artistic seating to beautiful gardens, there’s plenty to explore. Get the info you need for your trip to the park

Park Improvements

We’re committed to making Durham Central Park better. We’re already working on more improvements. But we want to know what you want to see in the park.

Park Stories

Everything in Durham Central Park…from the park itself to the pavilion to the all the benches…has a story. Get to know your park a little better by reading how it came to be.