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The Latest Updates on Planning the Park

What activities should be in the future of Dix Park? The topic of what community members want to be able to do in the park, The Park and Its Program, has been one of the most talked about topics.  Will there be fun and creative activities? Restorative or educational?  Activities for all ages and abilities? Our upcoming community meeting will not only build upon the programming feedback received at each of the previous meetings, but it will also unveil a draft site plan.
  The City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department and Dorothea Dix Park Conservancy are hosting the 1st Annual FallFest at Dix Park event. It will take place on Saturday, October 27th from 11:00am-4:00pm. The event will feature a family-focused atmosphere with food/drinks, kids and adult activities, and live entertainment including:
     
City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources is excited to announce a new tactic in our fight against invasive species.
This year, Public Utilities, in partnership with the City of Raleigh Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources (PRCR) and Office of Sustainability have planted five acres of flowers at Dorothea Dix Park to allow community members to access and enjoy the amazing blooms up close. Peak bloom is anticipated July 14th.