Flowers Field
Programs + Events

Summer Solstice Sunrise Yoga 2024

Watch the sun rise over downtown Raleigh on the first day of summer with an early morning yoga session in Flowers Field. 

Event Details

Yoga is a practice of connection… connecting us to our more authentic selves and connecting people together into community. Join us for an open-level and vinyasa-based practice, with room for agency, reflection, and personal expression of the poses.

This program is free to the public thanks to Dix Park Conservancy donors.

Yoga Instructor: Carrington Razook-Jackson

Time: Yoga from 6:00 - 7:00 am |  Tenco Coffee Truck from 7:00 - 8:00 am

Please arrive at 5:45am, and find a spot in Flowers Field. We'll get started a little after 6:00 am.

Location: Flowers Field

RSVP: RSVPs on Facebook help us plan for how many folks are joining us and we can share important event information including weather alerts.


Know Before You Go

  • Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle.
  • This program takes place outdoors. Dress for the weather.
  • There are temporary restrooms and water fountains nearby.
  • The minimum age is 12 years old and minors must be registered and accompanied by an adult.
  • If there is inclement weather, the class will be canceled and registered participants will be notified by email.

 Directions and Parking

  • Via Western Boulevard: Enter at Hunt Drive or S. Boylan Avenue
  • Via Lake Wheeler Road: Enter at Goode Drive
  • Via Centennial Parkway: Enter at Blair Drive
  • Follow Signs towards Flowers Field
  • Click on the image below for an enlarged parking map.

Flowers Cottage Parking Map


Dix Park continues to strive to be accessible and welcoming for visitors, including those with disabilities. Currently, portions of Dix Park, including some areas where programs and events occur, have uneven surfaces and are not fully accessible. Accessibility is a primary focus for early park improvements and all future planning and development.

Parking: ADA parking spaces for the Flowers Cottage are in front of the building. ADA parking spaces are available in all lots.

Restrooms: Temporary restrooms include ADA facilities near the Kirby Building Lot. Indoor accessible restrooms are available in the Chapel only during open hours.

Programs and Events: Raleigh Parks Inclusion Services works with community members to support participation. To request a program modification based on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please complete and submit the Accommodation Request Form or contact Inclusion Services staff at 919-996-2147 or


Contact Dix Park Staff at 919-996-3255 or