Rock the Park Concert & Movie Series

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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.

2022 Rock the Park Schedule

Saturday, June 116 p.m. - 8 p.m.Forest Hills Park, 1639 University DriveSajaso (Jazz)
Saturday, June 258:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.Durham Central Park, 501 Foster StreetEncanto (PG)
Saturday, July 238:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.Durham Central Park, 501 Foster StreetSpace Jam: A New Legacy (PG)
Saturday, August 66 p.m. - 8 p.m.Southern Boundaries Park, 100 Third Fork RoadDJ Terminator X & The Sample Supreme 
(Old Skool/Hip Hop)
Saturday, August 208:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.Durham Central Park, 501 Foster StreetLove and Basketball (PG-13)
Friday, September 167 p.m. - 9 p.m.Rock Quarry Park, 701 Stadium DriveCJ Baker and "September" 
(Earth Wind & Fire Tribute)

Schedule is subject to change. Learn more about the 2022 Rock the Park Bands and Artists.

Vendor Information

All vendor spots have been filled for the 2022 Rock the Park Concert & Movies Series. If you have any questions, contact Kristin Perez, Special Events Coordinator, at 919-560-4355 or by email.

Event Cancellation Information

Events may be canceled in the case of severe inclement weather.

  • Call the weather line at 919-560-4636 and press Number 8 for the status of the event.
  • Visit Facebook and / or Twitter

Event Contact

For event information, email Rukea Womack or call 919-560-4355.