Pavilion Facilities Info

The Pavilion has the following features:

  • 9,000+ sq. ft. of covered space
  • outdoor, open air pavilion
  • smooth concrete floors
  • available power with numerous outlets throughout the space
  • 2 multi stall restrooms
  • open lawn immediately adjacent
  • street accessible

Please note, the park does not provide tables, chairs or any other supplies.


Main Season (March- November)

  • Friday-Sunday: $70/hour, 6 hour minimum
  • Monday-Thursday: $40/hour, 2 hour minimum
  • Security Deposit*: $200

Winter Season (December-February)

  • Friday-Sunday: $50/hour, 4 hour minimum
  • Monday-Thursday: $30/hour, 2 hour minimum
  • Security Deposit*: $200
Additional Fees can include:
  • Bathroom Cleaning Fee: $100
  • Storage Fee: $100
  • Food Trucks in the Pavilion: $250 deposit + $50/truck, max 5 trucks
  • Lawn Use Fee (Lawn beside pavilion): $100

Discounts are available for Non-Profit Organizations

*Security Deposit is refundable after your event if all of the rules and regulations have been met and the keys are returned.


Alcohol at Events

Alcohol is allowed at events with proper permitting and security. There are several ways that it can be done. For detailed information about how to include alcohol at an event in Durham Central Park, please refer to the Special Event Permit Guidelines on page 12.


Special Event Permit and Insurance Info

Most event rentals of the Pavilion require both a Special Events Permit from the City of Durham and a certificate of insurance that lists Durham Central Park as additional insured.


More Info

Please read this Pavilion Rental Information Document for detailed information about renting the DCP Pavilion.

If you have questions or are interested in reserving the Pavilion for your event, contact us.