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Find your escape in the heart of the City.  Come enjoy the wide-open fields, rolling meadows and shady tree groves or join us at one of a variety of exciting programs. During the master plan process, we will host a variety of public programs and events at the park, everything from art classes and concerts to fitness programs and stargazing. Plan your visit to Dorothea Dix Park today.

If you are interested in having a private event and renting field space at Dorothea Dix Park, please email the Raleigh Special Events Office at specialevents@raleighnc.gov or call 919-996-2200 for more information.

All Dix Park Events & Programs

Programs + Events
The Big Field at Dix Park

Explore Dorothea Dix Park: Bug Safari

We share our world with all kinds of little creatures. Children will enjoy games, stories, songs and crafts that feature those six-legged creatures we call insects! Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm Ages 2-6, only. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please register the child(ren) only. Adults do…
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Williams Field at Dix Park

Get Fit at Dix - Yoga in the Park

Enjoy the nature and tranquility of Dorothea Dix Park as certified yoga instructor Dana Lindquist leads you through yoga poses to increase strength and flexibility. All fitness levels are welcome! Bring a yoga mat, if you have one, a towel and a filled water bottle. Water is not available in the…
Programs + Events
Williams Field at Dix Park

Get Fit at Dix - Yoga in the Park

Enjoy the nature and tranquility of Dorothea Dix Park as certified yoga instructor Dana Lindquist leads you through yoga poses to increase strength and flexibility. All fitness levels are welcome! Bring a yoga mat, if you have one, a towel and a filled water bottle. Water is not available in the…