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ParksExpo! at Dix Park

Dorthea Dix Park
Dix Park Saturday, May 4th 11am-4pm Free event

Are you the green thumb at home or desire to grow your gardening skills? Are you looking to cultivate some curb appeal? Come learn from the experts that maintain the beautiful grounds of our renowned City of Raleigh Parks System.

This FREE event will include live demonstrations, Q&A and interactive displays that focus on various aspects of turf maintenance, landscaping, gardening, and much more! Get up close to the different vehicles and equipment used by ground staff.

Bring the whole family and make a day of it with live entertainment, food & beer trucks, a kids zone, and field games.

Registration is free at:

From Western Boulevard, turn onto Hunt Drive and enter Dorothea Dix Park. At the stop sign, turn right onto Umstead Drive.

Follow the signs to parking. The event will be held on the Big Field.

Please note: There are no bathrooms in Dix Park and no drinkable water, so please plan to bring a water bottle and come prepared to only have portajohns available. Walking in grass may be necessary so please dress accordingly!