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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
See Winston-Salem through a different lens! Whether you are visiting Winston-Salem, showing it off to friends, or just getting to know the city, these guided tours offer many of Winston-Salem’s hidden gems. From downtown to historical tours and even ghost tours, even longtime residents are bound to learn something new.