Special Alert

Durham Central Park, Inc

  • 501 Foster St, Downtown Durham
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • Primary: (919) 794-8194

Durham Central Park provides the visitors and citizens of Durham with an exciting downtown destination that offers a venue for cultural activities, private parties, events, and that is part of a 24-hour, authentic, walkable neighborhood for arts, recreation, and locally owned businesses.

  • ADA Compliant Facilities:
  • Business Hours: Park: 24 hours; Office: M-F, various hours.
  • Miles To Convention Center: 0.20
  • Miles to RDU Airport: 15.1
  • Public Restrooms:
  • Free Admission All The Time:
  • Free Parking:
  • Motorcoach Parking:
Group Tour Info
  • Welcomes Groups Of 10+:
  • Welcomes Motorcoach Groups:
  • Welcomes School Groups:
Visual Arts
  • Art Signs:
  • Other Art Displays:
  • Outdoor Plazas That Are Artistically Significant:
  • Reproduction Vintage Signs:
Performing Arts
  • Music - Uniquely Durham:
Activity Type
  • Sports & Recreation:
  • Science & Nature:
  • Arts:
  • Arts:
  • Science & Nature:
  • Outdoor:
  • Preschool-age:
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  • Teens:
Nightlife & Entertainment
  • LGBT:
  • Live Music:
Music Type
  • Blues:
  • Country:
  • Folk/Bluegrass:
  • Hip Hop/R&B:
  • Latin:
  • Pop:
  • Rock:
Recreation & Activities
  • Birds:
  • Gardens & Conservatories:
  • Hiking, Jogging, Bicycling Areas:
  • Parks:
  • Farmers Market:
Durham Central Park, Inc Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 1
  • Total Sqft.: 9,000
  • Description: The Pavilion has the following features: •9,000+ sq. ft. of covered space •smooth concrete floors •available power with numerous outlets throughout the space •both mens and womens restrooms •open lawn immediately adjacent •street accessible Please note, the park does not provide tables, chairs or any other supplies. Cost: $400 per rental (discounted to $300 for nonprofits) $100 refundable security deposit due at time contract accepted Other costs may apply depending on type of event, the number of attendees expected and storage needs. Alcohol Policy: Alcohol is allowed with proper permitting and security.
  • Outdoor Meeting Space Available:
  • Outdoor Capacity: 0
  • Cultural Facility:
  • Primarily Outdoor Venue:
Meeting Facility Rooms
The Pavilion

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Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604