2022 Food Truck Rodeo Dates

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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Help make DCP Rodeos Happen

We need volunteers to help set up, staff, breakdown and keep recyclable materials from filling up our landfill (which isn’t even in Durham, by the way!) For information about volunteering, email Erin at [email protected] 

Information and Application for Food Trucks

If you own a food truck and are interested in participating in an upcoming Food Truck Rodeo, we want to hear from you! You can find information, rules and application here.

Become a Sponsor!

Your business can sponsor Durham Central Park’s Food Truck Rodeo sponsors and receive these special benefits!


  • Food Truck Rodeos are rain or shine.
  • Most trucks accept credit cards but an ATM machine is on site as well.
  • Free parking is available in nearby lots.
  • Dogs are welcome, on regular (not retractable) leashes
  • Bring a blanket or a lawn chair so that you can enjoy a relaxing and enjoyable Durham afternoon with friends and family.
  • Looking for or trucks that participate? Have other questions? Check the Food Truck Rodeo FAQ