Dreamville Festival Returns to Dix Park

March 21, 2022

What Park Visitors & Neighbors Need to Know

Dreamville Festival is back! This year, the event takes place over two days, Saturday & Sunday, April 2 & 3, and welcomes 40,000 attendees each day to Dix Park for a unique music and culture festival experience. 

To create the infrastructure for such a large event, the festival organizers begin construction on the festival site Friday, March 26. Construction will be taking place on the Big Field only, however, beginning the week of March 21 increased traffic accompanied by large equipment throughout Dix Park is to be expected. Please see details and map below for more information.

  • March 26: Construction of the festival site begins
  • March 27 – April 7:
    • The Big Field is CLOSED to the public
    • Biggs Drive will be CLOSED from Blair Drive to Goode Street
  • April 1 at 10pm – April 4 at 6am: All of the Dix Park property is CLOSED to the public

Dreamville Festival 2022 Road Closure Map and Schedule

Event Notifications 

A public notification system will be used during the festival for attendees and folks in the area. Notifications will include public safety, traffic and other festival concerns. If you are interested in receiving these notifications, text DREAMVILLE to 888777.

Community Hotline

In partnership with the City of Raleigh, the festival has setup a Community Hotline to provide residents with a direct line to event organizers to report any non-emergency issues and complaints. Dreamville Festival Community Hotline: (919)-295-6275.
PLEASE NOTE: this number will be live and monitored ONLY Saturday & Sunday, April 2 & 3 between 10:00am - 12:00am. 

About Dreamville Festival

Dreamville Festival is a multi-stage music event from North Carolina native, Grammy Award-winning, and multi-platinum hip-hop artist, J. Cole. Through the festival, J. Cole seeks to give back to his home state, which helped shape him as an artist, by holding a one-of-a-kind celebration of local culture, food and art featuring a curated selection of music performers blending together some of today’s biggest national acts with exciting up-and-comers. A portion of proceeds from the 2022 event will be donated to the official the charity partners: Dreamville Foundation and Dix Park Conservancy.

Visit for all festival related information.

Safety is the number one priority for festival organizers and the City of Raleigh. Dreamville Festival is implementing new entry rules to help keep patrons, artists, and staff safe. Visit the Dreamville Festival website FAQs for all safety guidelines, entry rules and other know before you go information.

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