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Moore Square Grand Opening Celebration

Moore Square & City Market
Moore Square August 2nd-9th Free to the public

The new and improved Moore Square Park is right aroud the corner! Join us for a week long celebration of the grand opening, kicking off with a dedication ceremony on Friday, Aug. 2. Join us on Saturday, Aug. 3 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the Moore Square Park Grand Opening Celebration! The event will feature lots of activities that highlight the unique slate of programs and events planned for Moore Square. There will be vendors, entertainers, activities, and Moore!

Artsplosure will be curating an art market and a hands on project by Kid Lab will be on display. The mainstage performances will include Raleigh Rockers, Oak City Voices, Sandbox Band, Shiloh Hill and Ellis Dyson and the Shambles. Come see all of the new features of the park and enjoy a fun day out with the family!


Friday, Aug. 2
10 a.m. - Dedication Ceremony
5 p.m. - Square Roots Exhibit Opening
6 p.m. - First Friday “Culture Pop Up” celebrating Scotland
Saturday, Aug. 3
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Grand Opening Celebration
Sunday, Aug. 4
7 p.m. Moore Movies - Iron Giant (presented by Alamo Drafthouse Cinema)
Monday, Aug. 5
9 a.m. - Children"s Story Hour
10 a.m. to noon - Imagination Playground
Wednesday, Aug. 7
10 a.m. to noon - Game On! Enjoy giant board games on the lawn
6 p.m. - Raleigh Rockers breakdancing demonstrations
4 to 7 p.m. - Moore Square Market
Thursday, Aug. 8
4 to 5 p.m. - Art in Nature
Friday, Aug. 9
10 a.m. to noon - Game On! Enjoy giant board games on the lawn