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Saturday Venue: Pullen Park


Website: Pullen Park Amusements

Pullen Park is one of the top parks in North Carolina for family recreation and entertainment. It was founded in 1887, making it the first public park in North Carolina. Situated on 66.33 acres, it has much to offer people of all ages. Attendance has increased drastically since the park reopened after a major renovation!

There’s plenty to do for the entire family. Everyone is welcome to bring their blankets and picnic baskets and relax on the grass in the picnic area or participate in the fun activities that are scheduled throughout the day.


  • Carousel
  • Miniature Train
  • Kiddie Boats
  • Lake Howell
  • Pedal Boats
  • Playground
  • Children’s Amphitheatre
Free Parking

Free parking is available throughout the day at Cates Avenue Parking Deck located on NC State’s Campus, Governor Morehead School parking lot located across the street from Pullen Park on Ashe Avenue, and at Pullen Park allocated spaces. Please contact Pullen Park’s Management office at 919.996.6468 if you have special needs.Click here for driving directions

Take the CAT Bus

Capital Area Transit provides bus service throughout Raleigh as well as R-LINE service in Downtown Raleigh. Hop aboard and leave the driving to CAT! For more information on fares, routes and schedules, please call 919.485.RIDE or click here for info  

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Sunday Venue: American Tobacco Campus


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The American Tobacco Campus is one of the top venues in the triangle for enjoying an outdoor event in an intimate and family-friendly atmosphere. There’s parking all around the campus and five great restaurants that surround the lawn.

There’s plenty of outdoor seating and many of the restaurants take their grills to the sidewalk, so food and beverage are only steps away. Everyone is welcome on the lawn where families can participate in fun activities and enjoy the Ol’ Bull River that runs through the middle of the campus.

Restaurants (view complete list)

  • Cuban Revolution Restaurant & Bar
  • L’Uva
  • Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers
  • Saladelia Café
  • Tobacco Road Sports Cafe
  • Tyler’s Taproom & Grill

FREE Parking

Free parking is available throughout the day in the South, North, and East parking decks. Please contact American Tobacco’s Management office at 919.433.1566 if you have special needs.

Take the DATA Bus

Durham Area Transit Authority provides bus service in the Triangle Area. Hop aboard and leave the driving to DATA! For more information on fares, routes and schedules, please call 919.485.RIDE or click here for info

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OCTOBER 5, 2013   |   Pullen  Park -  Raleigh   |   10 AM - 3 PM

OCTOBER 6, 2013   |   American Tobacco - Durham   |   Noon - 3 PM