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Pop-up Stroll in the Streets event will envision connection between Chavis and Dix parks

The view from Chavis Park Community Center toward Downtown Raleigh.

A goal of city leaders is building a connection between two significant parks.

The Stroll in the Streets event on Sunday imagines this connection between John Chavis Memorial Park.

Chavis Park is a historic and newly renovated park in Southeast Raleigh. Dorothea Dix Park is a park building for the future.

From noon-5 p.m. Sunday, residents are invited to go along the route on Lenoir Street between the two parks.

map of the route
Map from the City of Raleigh

What to experience

The strollway is multimodal, so you can bring a bike, scooter or walk.

📍 Chavis Park: Find a history hub, food trucks, nature play and field games, plus a traffic garden from Oaks & Spokes.

📍 Eastern stroll: Along Lenoir Street on the Chavis Park side of Fayetteville Street, fin a chalk artist and kids activities.

📍 Fayetteville Street Hub: Find the Welcome Hub, a streetery and vendor tents.

📍 Western stroll: Play equipment, live music and a pumpkin patch.

📍 Dix Park: Another food hub, chalk artist and bridge activation.

At 2 p.m., Oaks & Spokes will lead a Slow Roll ride down Lenoir Street in a pop-up bike lane.

Learn more at the city’s event page.

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Sarah Day Owen Wiskirchen is the editor of Raleigh Convergence.

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