WRAL Nights of Lights Event Information

The holiday’s are upon us and WRAL/Capitol Broadcasting Company in partnership with the City of Raleigh will be hosting their 2nd annual Nights of Lights drive-thru light show on the Doretha Dix property. Below is information regarding dates and any potential impacts to the campus community. For information on how to buy tickets, visit the Nights of Light website.

  • November
    • 11/19-Test Night
    • 11/20-Nights of Lights 5k
    • 11/21-Bike Night
    • 11/22-11/25-No Event
    • 11/26-Public Vehicle Nights Begin
    • 11/29-No Event
  • December
    • 12/13-Bike Night
    • 12/17-12/24-Premium Nights
    • 12/24-Final Night
    • 12/26-12/27-Make Up Nights (inclement weather, etc.)

General admission traffic will enter the property via Hunt Dr. at Western Blvd. They will stay in the right hand lane and through traffic will use the left hand lane. VIP traffic will enter the property via Umstead Sr. at Lake Wheeler Rd.

All park entrances will close at 5:45pm each evening.

After 5:45pm anyone remaining on the NC State part of the Dix campus, must follow the Night of Lights event route to exit the property on Goode Street. All other exits of the park will be closed with barricades.

If you utilize the Spring Hill Park and Ride, the Route 20 bus stop will be relocated the intersection of Dorsett Dr. & Barbour Dr. after 5pm.