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Durham Central Park

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Farmers market and more.

Small park with a pavilion used as a farmers market on Saturday’ and Wednesday. It is also used... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Durham, North Carolina
Fun Things Happen Here

There is a skateboard park here, and it's fun to watch the boarders of all ages -- but I'm not a... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
Durham, North Carolina
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“farmers market”(10 reviews)
“food truck”(6 reviews)
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Durham Central Park is a 5-acre city-owned park that is operated by Durham Central Park, Inc. a 501c3 non-profit organization. DCP Inc. holds a management agreement with the City of Durham to manage, develop and sustain this unique urban oasis...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
501 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701-2106
+1 919-794-8194
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Small park with a pavilion used as a farmers market on Saturday’ and Wednesday. It is also used for food truck rodeos and other festivals. There are also concerts in the summer.. Great little urban site.

Thank NanaP123
Reviewed July 18, 2018

There is a skateboard park here, and it's fun to watch the boarders of all ages -- but I'm not a boarder myself, so I can't say whether it's a good facility -- but it looks nice. There is also a place that demonstrates ironworking...More

Thank kwix
Reviewed July 17, 2018

This park is a short run. Not enough space to do all tricks but plenty of room to move around for short tricks. Right across the street from a Police station and a McDonalds is about 3 blocks up for food. Part of a larger...More

Thank dorcasm772
Reviewed June 25, 2018

After living for two years at Durham, we have identified a couple of things that make us feel relaxed on a weekend. One of hem is visiting the Farmer´s Market and enjoying the variety of fresh aromas and friendly people you get to know when...More

Thank Andres V
Reviewed December 29, 2017

My son and family live in this neighborhood. A highlight of our trip in October was the Saturday morning farmers market. Great produce, pasta,meats, poultry and food and coffee trucks. Super friendly vendors. A nice way to spend the morning.

Thank KarenKroesWeintrob
Reviewed October 17, 2017

As the title suggests that is when we went. THe farmer's market was nice, people seemed friendly and the vendors would engage you in a pleasant manner. I thought about buying a tshirt but maybe next time. We did purchase a few times and i...More

Thank Billy S
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Great Farmer's Market with a wide variety of breads, pasteries, fruits, vegetables, and meats. Many organic items including eggs.

Thank LJinSC
Reviewed July 18, 2017

The park itself is quite small but on the weekends there is amazing fresh produce and once in a while, fun food truck fairs. even those are fairly small (think 10 minutes to walk through, 40 min if you're stopping often and eating).

Thank Anasoma
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Farmers market on Wednesday and Saturday is the highlight for us. A real blossoming downtown scene, but really only worth going when there's something happening.

Thank Matt594
Reviewed June 23, 2017

The park is actually several areas including a shelter for the farmers market and event booths, plus some open space and a playground across the street. The farmers market on Saturdays and Wednesdays during warmer months is the main draw, but increasingly the park also...More

Thank TarHeel
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