Moore Square in a 4-acre park in Downtown Raleigh, bounded by E. Hargett Street to the north, East Martin Street to the south, S. Blount Street to the west, and S. Person Street to the east.
It’s across Hargett Street from Marbles Kids Museum, so it’s a great way to extend the fun.
The park includes several gathering and performing spaces.
Christmas in July at Moore Square
On Sunday, July 25th, 2021, the farmers’ market at Moore Square will be exceptionally festive! Celebrate Christmas in July from from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Get your picture taken with Vacation Santa, build snow globes, and try your hand at the first snowball fight of the season (inflatable activity). New vendors this week include Breakfast Munchies and Home Habitat Decor. Enjoy music by Wake Moody.
Here are the July 25th vendors:
- the bakesmith
- Breakfast Munchies
- The Bus Stop Market Shoppe
- Christina Britt Studio
- Crumble & Flakes
- Dee’s Kitchen
- Dojo Fresh
- Duša Kombucha
- Gabor Farms
- Haven Farm (CBD + Hemp products)
- Home Habitat Decor
- Mantra Soap Co
- MiH Farm
- Nanue’s Farm
- New Leaf Gardens
- Oberwies Dairy
- OMG! Banana Pudding
- OMG Lemonade
- Raleigh Biscuit Company
- Raleigh Boards
- Shoomee’s Flower
- Tempo Brew
- TLC Foods Company, LLC
- Union Special
- Zulia RollUps Bakery
Moore Wellness Community Fitness Classes
Moore Square will be hosting several free fitness classes for the community. Here’s the schedule, according to the calendar, but make sure to check the calendar yourself to ensure that nothing has changed. You can also see descriptions of the classes there.
These classes are on the schedule now. They’re all subject to change.
Pre-Market Yoga with Current Wellness: Sundays at 10 a.m. (scheduled through October 3rd, 2021)
Yoga Flow with Nova Retreats
- Wednesdays at 7 a.m. (scheduled indefinitely)
- Saturdays at 9 a.m. (scheduled indefinitely
Check out more free fitness classes in the Triangle.
Family Programming at Moore Square
Sammy the Squirrel’s Acorn Hunt
Available all the time
Help Sammy the Squirrel locate the acorns he hid in MooreSquare last winter! This self-guided activity is fun for the whole family! Download Sammy’s Acorn Journal here or pick one up at the Information Kiosk next to playground to start your hunt! Have you found all of Sammy’s Acorns? Submit your answer here for a chance to win a cool Moore Square prize!
Moore Square Busker Series
On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, there will be musicians performing at Moore Square from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Make sure to give them a tip if you can, and if you enjoy their music! The Moore Square Busker Series is officially on the calendar through August 30th, 2021.
Additional Events at Moore Square
Historic Raleigh Trolley
The Historic Raleigh Trolley Tours are 3 days a week. On Thursday and Friday, tours will depart from Moore Square. On Saturdays, tours will depart from Mordecai Historic Park. The Historic Raleigh Trolley Tours offer a 1-hour enlightening excursion through historic downtown Raleigh. Tours will depart at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. on the scheduled dates. Advanced reservations are recommended through RecLink. Tickets are $10.
Thursdays at 12:15 p.m.
Quench your mid-day thirst for knowledge with this bite-sized trivia game at Moore Square designed to accommodate the lunch crowd! Join in every Thursday in the Square at 12:15 p.m. for trivia! Grab a team of up to 6 and head to Square Burger for lunch and a chance to win fun prizes. Each week will feature 3 themed rounds of trivia and some extra surprises thrown in! All in just 30 minutes!
Moore Square Market
You might also be interested in this big list of farmers’ markets across the Triangle.
Moore Square Market will operate from May 2nd to October 4th, 2021, on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Moore Square Markets features farm-fresh produce, meat, dairy, eggs, baked goods and artisanal goods. It’s managed by Downtown Raleigh Alliance and the City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department.
SNAP Double Bucks Program
To foster an inclusive shopping experience that welcomes everyone to downtown, Moore Square Market is proud to accept SNAP. Moore Square Market’s Double Bucks Program provides matching dollars up to $10 per market visit. Purchase SNAP tokens at the information booth to use for any market purchases.
The Initiative, sponsored by Blue Cross NC, provides matching “Double Bucks” incentives to SNAP-eligible shoppers and is part of the company’s commitment to addressing food security in North Carolina by increasing access to healthy and nutritious local food.
Local Restaurants and Shops at the Market
Want to pick up dinner to-go while shopping at the market? Or maybe pick up a gift from your favorite local shop? Support downtown businesses while at Moore Square Market. Businesses will rotate week to week and offer both pre-order and pick-up options as well as items to purchase on-site. See listing here.
Are you a restaurant or store in Downtown Raleigh and interested in having a presence for pick-up, sales and promotion at the market? Please email David Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
The market is offering curbside pick-up for pre-orders. Just pull into the marked parking spaces on the north side of Martin Street at Moore Square. Market staff will come to ask what vendor you are picking up from and will grab your order and deliver to your car.