Sunflower Field
Programs + Events

Sunflower Soiree

Join us for golden hour at the Sunflower Field !

Event Details

Grab a bite and beverage while enjoying some acoustic music as you enjoy a stroll through the flowers.

  • Trophy Brewing
  • Food Trucks
    • Kookie Krumbs
    • Vane Hot Burgers
    • Pistol Penny's
    • Soda Box
  • Acoustic Music by Taylor King

Time: 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Location: Sunflower Field


    Know Before You Go

    • The Sunflower Field is free to visit 7 days-a-week, open from dawn until dusk
    • We recommend outdoor essentials like sunscreen, hats, bug spray and close-toed shoes.
    • You are welcome to bring outside food and non-alcoholic beverages.
    • Please stay on the paths in the field so as not to trample the flowers.
    • Well behaved, leashed pets are welcome. Keep pets on pathways and picked up after them.
    • There are temporary restrooms and water fountains nearby.
    • If there is inclement weather, the event will be canceled with notification on Dix Park website and social media. 

     Directions and Parking

    • Enter at Hunt Drive from Western Boulevard
    • Enter at Blair Drive from Centennial Parkway
    • Gravel parking lot off Hunt Drive (75 Hunt Dr.)
    • Paved parking lot near the Magnolia Room (1700 Umstead Dr.)
    • Take the Greenway to Dix Park via Rocky Branch Trail or Centennial Bikeway Connector


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    Accessible pathways at the Sunflower Field will lead from parking located at 1700 Umstead Dr. into the picnic area and sunflower field. Please note, due to the condition and grade of the area, there is some uneven ground under the pathway matting and it is not fully ADA accessible.

    Parking: Recommended ADA/accessible parking area is near the Magnolia Room at 1700 Umstead Dr. All paved parking lots have ADA parking paces. 

    Restrooms: ADA port-a-johns are located at the Sunflower Field and Magnolia Room. Indoor restrooms are available at The Stone Houses seven days a week from 8:00 am - 8:00 pm.

    Currently, portions of Dix Park - including around the sunflower field - have uneven paths and surfaces, and are not fully accessible for all mobility needs. Accessibility is a primary focus for park improvements currently in progress and all planning and development initiative. Learn more about Accessibility at Dix Park

    Planning a visit to Dix Park and have questions about accessibility? Contact us at or 919-996-3255


    Contact Dix Park Staff at 919-996-3255 or

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