Pop-PupAlooza Dog Park at Dix Park!
During this pop up event, dogs will be allowed off leash while at our specially crafted dog park.
There will be plenty of fun for dogs and their owners! The dog park features four acres for dogs to roam, and a small dog area, too!
For the humans, Kono Pizza Raleigh, Locopops and Neuse River Brewing Company will be at the park making sure you stay fed and hydrated while you play with your best friend. Pulse FM 96.9 & 102.5 will be providing the tunes for the afternoon!
Bring your own lawn chairs, blankets, and anything else you need to keep yourself and your pooch cool and comfortable! There will be fun raffles for pet (and human) prizes every 1/2 hour!
Pet-themed ven...dors will be at the park, too, so you can purchase a new toy for your pup, learn about dog health & safety, adoption, and more! Vendors include (more to come):
4 Paws Pet Sitting
Binky & Bell
Sit Means Sit Dog Training
Good Boy Dog Treats
Shiloh Animal Hospital
Unleashed at City Market
Bone Appétit Bakery
Jord Hund– Homemade Dog Accessories
The Wild Society
Unleashed at City Market
Good Grace's Dog Treats
Redd Waggin" Mobile Pet Supply
Bumble & Hound
Twilight Meadows Mobile Veterinary Services
Cause For Paws of North Carolina
SPCA of Wake County
WAGS HAPPY DOGS
Hope Animal Rescue
This is a permitted special event at Dix Park. Unless you and your dog are within the pop-up dog park on the day the pop-up dog park is available, all pets MUST be leashed when at Dix Park or any other City of Raleigh park.
Please register if you plan to attend this event. Having a count of how many people to expect helps us plan and we can contact you in the event of inclement weather.
Directions to the Pop-Up Dog Park
From Lake Wheeler, turn onto Goode Street. Turn right onto Biggs Drive. Parking is available on Whiteside Drive.
From Western Boulevard, turn onto S. Boylan Avenue. Turn left onto Umstead Drive. Parking is available all around Harvey Hill on Middleton Drive, Picot Drive and Palmer Drive.
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.