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Find your escape in the heart of the City.  Come enjoy the wide-open fields, rolling meadows and shady tree groves or join us at one of a variety of exciting programs and events. Plan your visit to Dorothea Dix Park today.

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Check out our calendar for upcoming programs and events at Dix Park - we've got something for everyone!


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Dorothea Dix Park

Dorothea Dix Park 5K

Run or walk with friends and family through the beautiful grounds of the Dix Park campus at the Dorothea Dix Park 5K.  Our signature race returns for its second year, this time as part of the 2020 Dorothea Dix Park Race…
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Williams Field

Get Fit at Dix - Yoga in the Park

Enjoy the nature and tranquility of Dorothea Dix Park as certified yoga instructor Dana Lindquist leads you through yoga poses to increase strength and flexibility. All fitness levels are welcome! 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month: Gentle Flow Yoga for all levels 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of…
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The Big Field

Flight Day

Before we know it, spring will be in the air! That means our kites will be in the air too! Join us for Flight Day at Dorothea Dix Park, in partnership with YMCA of the Triangle Y Guides. Bring your kites or other homemade flying machines and…