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.
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.
- Saturday, March 27th, 2021, 10 a.m.
- Saturday, April 10th, 2021, 10 a.m.
- Saturday, April 24th, 2021, 10 a.m.
Yoga Flow with Nova Retreats:
- Wednesdays at 7 a.m. (scheduled through the end of 2021)
- Saturdays at 12 p.m. (scheduled through May 1st, 2021)
- Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. (scheduled from May 8th to the end of 2021)
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 StoryWalk
Available all the time
Come read a book while enjoying a stroll through Moore Square. As you walk, you’ll experience the story and fun activities along the path. The book begins in front of Square Burger and continues around the park.
ArtSpace Take + Make Craft
Tuesdays and Thursdays through the end of April, 2021
Stop by the information kiosk or Visitor Center to pick up a grab and go project, while supplies last. Enjoy crafts like sun-catchers, paper weaving and rainbow-dyed butterflies.
Moore Buskers entertainment series takes place every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., outside of Square Burger. The series is free and open to the public. It’s currently on the calendar through the end of April, 2021.
Additional Events at Moore Square
Fridays at 12 p.m.
Scheduled from April 9th to April 30th, 2021
In Celebration of Raleigh History Month, Moore Square invites you to participate in the Lunchtime Lecture Series. Join Moore Square on Fridays in April for these short but fascinating talks highlighting tidbits of Raleigh’s History. The lectures are free, so bring your lunch or order from Square Burger and learn something interesting. Social distancing and masks are required for all participants.
- Friday April 9th – The History of Oberlin Village – presented by Friends of Oberlin Village
- Friday April 16th –Pope House Museum – presented by Ernest Dollar, City of Raleigh Museum
- Friday April 23rd –The Myth of Cherry Bounce in Raleigh’s Founding – presented by Joel Lane House
- Friday April 30th –Latta University: An African American School in Raleigh, 1892-1920, presented by Douglas Porter, City of Raleigh Historic Sites
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.
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.Subscribe to Triangle on the Cheap
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