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The Durham County Memorial Stadium was built at the present site and has become a major statewide professional venue for major athletic and community entertainment events.

The Durham County Memorial Stadium features new and upgraded facilities, and services for the citizens of Durham and the surrounding counties.

The Stadium has become the home football playing field for Division II Shaw University, has hosted numerous Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) football championship games, middle and high school championships, various men's semi- pro football games and the premier 2013 International Women’s Football League World Champions (IWFL), the Carolina Phoenix.

The certified eight lane track has attracted the attention of numerous elite track and field youth, high school and collegiate events throughout the previous years -- the Russell E. Blunt East Coast Invitational, the Durham Striders Track Club Development Meets, Big 8 High School Conference Championships, the PowerAde State Championships and the N.C. Senior State Games.

The artificial turf has played host to lacrosse and soccer competitions that included regional youth and semi-pro teams to international events as Honduras soccer retired national team versus a North Carolina elite soccer team.

In addition, the Stadium has hosted carnivals, auto shows, barbeque cook offs and the crowd pleaser entertainment with the addition of exciting outdoor jazz and gospel concerts.

Summer Operational Hours Pilot Program June 1, 2018 to September 1, 2018

Monday : Closed for maintenance

Tuesday – Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Sunday – events only



Read the following documents to learn the next steps necessary in having your upcoming event at the DCM Stadium:



Flat rates were established for Food Trucks or carts that would be collected upon entering to an event. Each truck or cart would pay the flat rate fee based on potential attendees to the event.  The application estimate of attendees would be used as the baseline for the fee.  Non-cooking Concession on the home and visitors side would also carry a flat fee for their use on the concourse.  These fees would not impact Northern High School which pays a $3000 fee at the end of the school year.

 concession rates

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