From the Winston-Salem Open tennis tournament to the Farmers Markets around town, we’ve got you covered when it comes to Winston-Salem events.

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Winston-Salem Holiday Parade And Tree Lighting

The Winston-Salem Holiday Parade, with its floats and marching bands, is organized this year by The Winston-Salem Ambassadors and takes place Saturday, December 2, 2023, at 5 pm. The parade will usher in the holiday season of Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Solstice, and Yule.

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Moravian Candle Tea At Old Salem In 2023

The Moravian Candle Tea at Old Salem has been a Winston-Salem Christmas tradition since 1929. Participants experience the sights, sounds, smells, and even the tastes of early Moravian Christmas traditions.

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MerleFest 2024: Lineup, Schedule, Tickets, Dates, Camping & More

Merlefest is an annual four-day traditional and contemporary roots music festival featuring bluegrass, folk, and Appalachian roots music from across the country. Happening in Spring 2024, the festival takes place on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina…

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UNCSA’s “The Nutcracker” At The Tanger Center in Greensboro (2023)

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) production of “The Nutcracker” is an eagerly anticipated Winston-Salem holiday tradition. This professional-caliber production of Tchaikovsky’s world-famous “The Nutcracker” ballet draws around 10,000 people to the streets of downtown and to UNCSA’s Stevens Center during its eleven-show run.

Two knights in silver armor, one on a black horse and one on a brown horse, meet with joust lances. Tne on the brown horse has a large red feather in his helmet and a red blanket on his horse. The other has a black feather and blanket. A wooden gate is in front of them, and a large crowd is behind them. Renaissance buildings can be seen in the background. Another rider is watching in the background on a black and white horse.

30th Annual Carolina Renaissance Festival

Jousting knights on horseback, fantastic falconry, fairies, dragons, and feasting! So much excitement, all live, and you are a part of it. The colors, the sounds, the buildings, and the atmosphere draw you into another time and place. The Carolina Renaissance Festival is underway, and tickets are selling quickly.

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Carolina Classic Fair 2023: Tickets, Schedule, Dates, Prices, & More

Fall is in the air, and so are fireworks and the smell of funnel cakes at the Carolina Classic Fair (formerly Dixie Classic). Get your fill of rides, exhibits, animals, and fair food at the Carolina Classic Fair in Winston-Salem, NC. It’s the second largest agricultural fair in the state.

Maxime Cressy serving vs. Lorenzo Sonego at the Winston Salem Open ATP 250 tennis event in August.

Winston-Salem Open 2024: Draw, Players, Tickets & Schedule

The Winston-Salem Open is scheduled for the second to last week in August each year. We look forward to ATP tennis’ return to Winston-Salem in the summer of at the recently renovated grounds of Wake Forest University’s tennis facility. Ticket sales start in June.

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RiverRun Film Festival 2023: Schedule, Locations, Tickets & More

As the City of Arts & Innovation, Winston-Salem is the proud home of the RiverRun International Film Festival, an 11-day event that shines as one of the premier film festivals in the southeastern United States. The annual RiverRun Film Fest is held every Spring…

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Forsyth Creek Week

Forsyth Creek Week is held each Spring. From Peter’s Creek, to Silas Creek, many smaller creeks and the mighty Yadkin River, Forsyth County is blessed with abundant waterways and wildlife. Organized by the City of Winston-Salem, the event offers educational activities, hands-on workshops, photo contests, cleanups, book discussions and more fun activities to “discover, explore and help” our Forsyth waterways…

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