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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
Flowers Field

Movies at Dix Park - Cars 3

Movies at Dix Park outdoor film series presents Cars 3!  Bring your friends and family out to Dix Park to enjoy our Touch-A-Truck event before the movie under the stars. Cars 3 is rated G. Event Schedule 6:00 pm - Seating + Food Trucks Open 6:00 - 8:00 pm - Touch-A-Truck Preshow 8:00 pm - Movie…
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The Big Field

Little Explorers - Shake Your Tail Feathers

Little learners will explore the many different kinds, colors and textures of tails that trail behind all sorts of wild creatures. Games, stories, songs and live animals will engage little learners.   Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm This program is for children ages 2-6 only. All children must be…
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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…