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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.

Dix Park Visitor Map

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


Signature Events

Signature Events

hula hooping in the park

Destination SunFest is a celebration of the completion of the Master Plan and welcome party for the entire community to visit the sunflowers, connect with the land and become part of the next phase of Dorothea Dix Park!

Pets and People playing at the park

SEEK Raleigh at Dix Park is a festival of the arts bringing together 20 temporary art installations and performances in partnership with Raleigh Arts.

Yoga in the park tidal movement

City of Raleigh is bringing Earth Day online so we can still CELEBRATE, LEARN, and TAKE ACTION.  Check out the winners of this year's Environmental Awards; Become a Citizen Scientist; Learn about composting; Discover your watershed and how you can protect it... and more!