The Big Field
Programs + Events

Family Field Day

Families hula hooping at a Dix Park event

*** 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 hunt and so much more!

Please RSVP. Having a count of how many people to expect helps us plan and in the case of inclement weather, we will email all registered participants.


This event is free to the public thanks to Dorothea Dix Park Conservancy donors and Marbles Kids Museum.

Weather: If we need to postpone or cancel due to inclement weather, we will communicate through Eventbrite ( Please RSVP) and post on the Dix Park Facebook Page.

Time: 10:00 - 2:00 PM


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

Dorothea Dix Park continues to work to be accessible and welcoming for visitors with disabilities and limited mobility. Accessible Parking with reserved spaces is available in all lots on campus. Handicap accessible port-a-johns are located at the Big Field and Flowers Field. Portions of Dorothea Dix Park, including some areas where programs and events occur, have uneven surfaces are not ADA accessible at this time.

Planning a visit to Dix Park and have questions about accessibility? Contact Joseph Voska, Programs and Operations Supervisor, at 919-996-6688 or


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