Parties for the Park is a series of parties to support 

the work of Durham Central Park.

Our incredible hosts are planning unique and wonderful parties! This fall, raise a glass with friends to celebrate and support Durham Central Park. Tickets will go on sale in September. Parties sell out fast, so don’t wait to get your tickets and get in on the fun!

Tickets on Sale Now!

The Parties

Locopops Gives Back Week for DCP

November 1
Week of November 1-7

LocoPops is adored for their local, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free frozen desserts–flavors like Mango Chile Sorbet and Vietnamese Coffee. Sundries@Locopops is giving back 10% to Durham Central Park for all online and in person purchases* the week of November 1-7. Open for in-person shopping Tues-Sun, 1:00-7:00 p.m. at their location at 2618 Hillsborough Rd. Or shop online at for in-store pickup or delivery. Have a pop or treat the neighbors to benefit Durham Central Park! 

*gift certificate purchases not included in offer

“Sweetheart View” Vacation Home Getaway in Sugar Mountain Silent Auction

November 1
Silent Auction starts November 1 and ends November 5

Create your own personal pod party to benefit Durham Central Park by purchasing a week’s stay in a spectacular mountain setting! 

Imagine, you and a dozen of your closest friends and family, living the good life at Sweetheart View in Sugar Mountain. The winning bidder of this auction gets a week-long stay at this gorgeous house with a huge stone fireplace, six acres of seclusion and spectacular views of Grandfather, Banner Elk & Beech Mountain.  You’ll be a one minute drive or few minutes walk to Sugar Mountain Resort or stay in and play pool, ping pong, air-hockey or foosball. There’s plenty of parking in the circular drive or the oversized garage. 4800+ square feet of living space, wifi, 6 BR, 4 full & 2 half baths! Stunning wood beams & cherry ceilings provide a mountainous feel. More photos, amenities and availability here. Retail value: $3500.

**Click Buy Tickets to Visit the Silent Auction Site**

Starting Bid: $1500

5th Annual Brunswick Stew and Soulful Tunes

December 4
4:00-9:00 P.M,

This fun-filled event has become the most highly attended of the Parties for the Park series, selling out well in advance each year. Multiple local bands will fill the brisk autumn air with cool tunes while you enjoy a bowl of freshly made, pipin’ hot Brunswick stew (yes, there’s a vegetarian option!) and an ice cold pint of beer.

Hosted by Laurie & Matt Williamson at Ponysaurus Brewing/219 Hood Street, Downtown Durham

We’re nudging people towards one of two sessions (afternoon / evening) to just spread things out a bit, but rest easy knowing that you can come when you want and stay as long as you want.

Adults: $15
Children: $7.50 for kids 10-18, kids under 10 are free

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All party proceeds support Durham Central Park.

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