Little girl watching Santa at a Santa Claus parade.

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.

Nutcracker Christmas tree ornament on tree

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.

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