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Destination Dix 2.0 at Dix Park

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Big Field At Dix Park

101 Blair Drive

Raleigh, NC 27603

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The City of Raleigh purchased the Dorothea Dix Campus from the State of North Carolina on July 24th, 2015 for the purpose of developing a great destination park. One year later we hosted Destination Dix to celebrate the this milestone and kick-off the park planning process.

To celebrate our next exciting milestone - Raleigh City Council adopting the Dorothea Dix Park Master Plan on February 19th, 2019 – City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department and the Dix Park Conservancy invite you to Destination Dix 2.0!

Join us on Saturday, June 1st from 12:00 – 9:00 pm at Dorothea Dix Park for this family-friendly spectacular. Enjoy food + drinks, live entertainment and fun activities for kids + adults including the free Ferris wheel and carousel. Make sure to stick around…the night will end with a special fireworks display at 8:45 pm!

From 12-4pm plan to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in the park. Food vendors will be available at the event starting at 4pm.

All rides, games, and activities at the event are free!

Please RSVP! Registration is not required, but it does help us to know how many guests to expect.

What is Destination Dix 2.0?

Dix Park will host Destination Dix 2.0 on Saturday, June 1st, 2019 from 3:00pm-9:00pm. This family friendly festival features:

- Live Music
- Ferris Wheel and Carousel
- Inflatables Rides
- Field Games
- Food and Beer Vendor
- And many more fun fall activities!

Want to be a vendor at Destination Dix 2.0? Please contact Joseph Voska at 919-996-6688 or events@dixpark.org

How to Get There

- The event will be on the big field at Dorothea Dix Park.
- The best park entrances to use are Hunt Drive off of Western Boulevard or Blair Drive off of Centennial Parkway.
- The address of the field is roughly 101 Blair Drive. Look for signs along Umstead Drive and Blair Drive.

What to Bring

- Bring your friends and family
- Bring your kiddos.
- Bring fido on a leash.
- Bring a picnic blanket or lawn chairs if you wish to enjoy the live music.
- You can bring a small cooler or picnic basket of food, but we’re going to have lots of food trucks selling delicious food, beer, icecream and much more
- Please note that smoking is not permitted in the park.
- Drones or other aerial devices are not permitted at the festival– we know this is a great area to fly, but drones and crowds aren’t a good combination. We’ll have plenty of entertainment to keep you busy!

Please note, this program will involve walking on grass, on uneven surfaces, across all forms of terrain.

Registration is not required, but it does help us to know how many guests to expect.

Want to be a vendor at Destination Dix 2.0? Need more information? Please contact Joseph Voska at 919-996-6688 or events@dixpark.org

Liability Waiver

City of Raleigh - Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department

Release, Covenant Not To Sue, and Indemnity Agreement

I understand that participating in Discover Dorothea Dix Park – Program (hereinafter “Program”) involves risk of injury. These risks include, but are not limited to, inclement weather, accidents while traveling, equipment problems or failures, contacts with and actions of other participants, spectators, or volunteers, slips/trips/falls, and musculoskeletal injuries, among others. I choose for myself, for my child, or for another participant who I am enrolling, to participate in the Program despite these and other risks. Pictures or video may be taken of participant for use in program publicity. My email will also be used to keep me informed of Dorothea Dix Park communications.

By signing this form, I acknowledge all risks of injury, illness, and death, and property damage, and affirm that I have assumed all responsibility of injury, illness, death, and property damage relating in any way to the Program. I also agree for myself and for any child or other participant who I am registering herein to follow all rules and procedures that may apply to the Program and to follow the reasonable instructions of City employees and other supervisors of the Program. In return for the opportunity to participate in this Program, I agree for myself and for the child or other participant I am registering, and for our heirs, assigns, executors, and administrators to release, waive, and discharge any legal rights that any one of us may have to seek payment or relief of any kind from the City of Raleigh, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, and the State of North Carolina, their employees or their agents for injury, illness, or death relating in any way to this Program.

If I am registering a minor for the Program, I agree that I am a parent, legal guardian, or am otherwise responsible for the minor whose application I am submitting and that I release, waive, and discharge any legal rights on behalf of that minor. If I am registering an adult, I agree that I am authorized to do so and do hereby release, waive, and discharge any legal rights on behalf of that adult participant. I, along with any participant I register herein, also agree not to sue the City of Raleigh, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, or the State of North Carolina, their employees, or their agents and agree to indemnify the same for any and all claims, damages, losses or expenses, including but not limited to medical expenses and attorney’s fees, if a suit is filed concerning an injury (to person or property), illness, or death to me or to any participant I am enrolling that relates to, or results from, participation in the Program.

I have read this document thoroughly and understand that by registering for this program I am waiving legal rights.

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