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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 and events. Plan your visit to Dorothea Dix Park today.

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Check out our calendar for upcoming programs and events at Dix Park - we've got something for everyone!


Programs + Events
The Big Field

Skywatching - Stars and the Moon

*** CANCELED *** All Dix Park Programs are Canceled through May 31 Join staff and volunteers from the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, Chapel Hill Astronomical and Observational Society (CHAOS) and…
Programs + Events
The Big Field

Family Field Day

*** Family Field Day Rescheduled from May 16 *** Let's have some family fun at Dix Park! Family Field Day presented by Dorothea Dix Park and Marbles Kids Museum will have fun for all ages with FREE field games, arts & crafts, a family scvanger…