Special Alert

Great Lawn at Durham Central Park

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

With Mt. Merrill (an ADA-accessible "climbing mound"), a skate park, the Garden of Eatin', and a total of five acres, you're sure to find your refuge for fun in the heart of Downtown Durham.

General
  • 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
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Payment/Discounts/Rates
  • Free Admission All The Time:
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Group Tour Info
  • Welcomes Groups Of 10+:
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Visual Arts
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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
9000.00
Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604