The Big Field at Dix Park
Programs + Events

Destination Dix 2.0

To celebrate the completion of the Master Plan for Dorothea Dix Park,  join us  Saturday, June 1st from 3:00 – 9:00 pm on the Big Field for a family-friendly festival spectacular. Enjoy food and drinks, live entertainment and fun activities for kids and adults...and make sure to stick around until the end of the night for a special fireworks display!  All rides, games, and activities at the event are FREE.  See Full Event Details for a list of all activities, festival map, participating vendors and "Know Before You Go" information!


Cars + Parking: All entrances to Dorothea Dix Park will be closed on June 1st with no parking permitted.  Free vehicle parking will be available on NC State Centennial Campus with a free parking shuttle running between the parking lots and the festival. See Full Event Details for more information.


Please RSVP! Registration is not required, but it does help us to know how many guests to expect and we can contact you with important event information.

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Time: 3:00 - 9:00 pm

Entertainment + Music Schedule:

3:00 – 4:00 pm – The SandBox Band
4:30 – 5:30 pm – The Sunday Special 
6:00 – 7:00 pm – Hammer No More The Fingers 
7:30 – 9:00 pm – 120 Minutes 


Location: The Big Field at Dix Park, 101 Blair Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603

Smoking is not permitted in the park. Outside alcohol is prohibited.

Drones or other aerial devices are not permitted at the festival– we know this is a great area to fly, but drones and crowds aren’t a good combination. We’ll have plenty of entertainment to keep you busy!

Want to be a vendor at Destination Dix 2.0?  Fill-out and return the form below.


Need more information? Please contact Joseph Voska at 919-996-6688 or