A view of part of the open lawn at Moore Square with the city buildings in the background
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Friday
August 2019
10:00AM – 11:00AM

Moore Square Grand Opening Celebration

Add to Calendar 2019-08-02 10:00:00 2019-08-02 11:00:00 Moore Square Grand Opening Celebration 226 E Martin Street, Raleigh, NC 27601 City of Raleigh Amanda.fletcher@raleighnc.gov 919-996-6485 America/New_York public

The new and improved Moore Square Park is right around the corner! Join us for a week-long celebration of the grand opening, kicking off with a dedication ceremony on Friday, Aug. 2!

In the case of inclement weather, the Moore Square dedication will be relocated to:

Park View at Market Hall, 214 E. Martin Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

In the case of inclement weather, the Moore Square dedication will be relocated to: Park View at Market Hall, 214 E. Martin Street, Raleigh, NC 27601.

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! 

Full Celebration Week Schedule

  • Friday, Aug. 2
    • 10 a.m. - Dedication Ceremony
      • In the case of inclement weather, the Moore Square dedication will be relocated to:
      • Park View at Market Hall, 214 E. Martin Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
    • 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

See the Moore Square Event calendar here for full event schedule.

Contact

 

Amanda.fletcher@raleighnc.gov

919-996-6485

Address:

Moore Square
226 E Martin Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
Event Type:
Festivals and Special Events

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