Winston Salem Visitor Guide - 2018 - 13
DIXIE CLASSIC FAIR
FALL FOLIAGE FESTIVALS
Enjoy Apple Fest at Historic Bethabara Park (September), the
Black Walnut Festival in Bethania (September), and Old Salem's
Harvest Day (October).
FIESTA: SEPTEMBER 22
A multicultural street festival with music, authentic Latin cuisine,
a beer and margarita garden, plus an iteration of Running of the
Bulls and a naturalization ceremony.
DIXIE CLASSIC FAIR: SEPTEMBER 28 - OCTOBER 7
Celebrating 135 years, the 10-day Dixie Classic Fair is the
second-largest agricultural fair in North Carolina.
PRIDE FESTIVAL & PARADE: OCTOBER 13
A destination where all are welcome, Winston-Salem proudly
celebrates the local LGBT community with live music,
entertainment, street vendors, and hands-on art demos.
PIEDMONT CRAFTSMEN'S FAIR: NOVEMBER 17 - 18
More than 120 of the finest artisans from the Southeast present
handcrafted textiles, jewelry, furniture, and decorative items.
HISTORIC HOLIDAY TOURS: NOVEMBER - DECEMBER
Tour Old Salem Museums & Gardens by candlelight, step into the
roaring twenties at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, and, just
15 minutes away at Körner's Folly, experience a Victorian Christmas.
TANGLEWOOD FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
TANGLEWOOD PARK FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS:
NOVEMBER - JANUARY
Drive through a shimmering winter wonderland with more than
a million twinkling lights, then enjoy a holiday village with local
crafts and visits with Mr. and Mrs. Claus.
"BLACK NATIVITY": DECEMBER
Langston Hughes' "Black Nativity" takes the audience from a
traditional black church to an Africanized Jerusalem through
dance, spirituals and anthems, and toe-tapping gospel numbers.
UNC SCHOOL OF THE ARTS' "THE NUTCRACKER":
UNCSA brings nationally prominent faculty, students, icons of
the American Ballet Theatre, and the area's largest "Nutcracker"
orchestra together for this iconic event.
COMING IN 2019
NATIONAL BLACK THEATRE FESTIVAL:
JULY 29 - AUGUST 3, 2019
The biennial festival has over 100 performances, theater
workshops, films, seminars, a teen poetry slam, and a starstudded celebrity gala.
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