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    Cardinal Campaign 2017

    Featured Event: Cardinal Campaign 2017

    December 1, 2017 12:00 am – December 31, 2017 11:55 pm

    For nearly 20 years, this city-owned park has been managed, developed and programmed by Durham Central Park, Inc. a 501c3 non-profit organization. With the overwhelming support of the community, DCP Inc. has spent years working towards our mission of Providing Space for Community. Donate online here! https://durhamcentralpark.org/donate/ Continue reading

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.


(photo courtesy David Smith Photography)

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.