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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 concerts to fitness and nature programs to stargazing. Plan your visit to Dorothea Dix Park today.


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Flowers Field

Fall Jazz Brunch

Enjoy free local jazz music against the picturesque backdrop of Raleigh’s skyline. Our Fall Jazz Brunch at Dorothea Dix Park will feature music from Sidecar Social Club complemented by local food truck fare and adult brunch beverages. Food Trucks:…
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Williams Field

Get Fit at Dix - Self-Defense

Get Fit at Dix Park with free Raleigh Group Fitness pop-up classes. Self-Defense with Sensei Seth is a martial arts class designed to teach basic functions of self defense in simple yet effective terms. The instructor will cover everything from…
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Williams Field

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! 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month: Gentle Flow Yoga for all levels 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of…