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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. During the master plan process, we will host a variety of public programs and events at the park, everything from concerts to fitness and nature programs to stargazing. Plan your visit to Dorothea Dix Park today.


Programs + Events
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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Flowers Field

Movies at Dix Park- Incredibles 2

Incredibles 2 is rescheduled for Saturday, August 31!  Meet your favorite superheros and enjoy a movie under under the stars at Dix Park. Before the film starts kiddos 12-years-old and younger are invited to participate in our Children's Superhero Parade + Costume Contest! We think costumes are…
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Kirby Building

Explore Dix Park: Guided Walking Tour

This free 2-hour, 3.5 mile walking tour will cover the history of the buildings, land, and legacy of Dorothea Dix; the current use of the area as the headquarters of the Department of Health and Human Services; and the next steps the City is taking to plan the future of the park. Time: 1:00 - 3:…