Winston-Salem Enriching Experiences

National Recording Artists to Headline 2017 Gears & Guitars

02/24/2017 - This spring’s Gears & Guitars music festival – a series of concerts performed in conjunction with the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic – will take place May 26-29. All the concerts will be at Bailey Park in downtown Winston-Salem and will conclude with a free Memorial Day performance on Monday, May 29.

The 2017 Official Winston-Salem Visitor Relocation Guide Just ReleasedThe 2017 Official Winston-Salem Visitor Relocation Guide Just Released

02/24/2017 - Visit Winston-Salem recently published the 2017 Official Winston-Salem Visitor & Relocation Guide.

Winston-Salem Symphony Presents a Free Concert for Community March 18Winston-Salem Symphony Presents a Free Concert for Community March 18

02/22/2017 - The Winston-Salem Symphony and Youth Symphony will present a Concert for Community on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 3 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public and will take place at Wait Chapel on the Wake Forest University campus. Although the concert is free, please visit the Symphony website at to reserve your ticket.

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Winston-Salem Meetings and Conventions

NC Craft Beer Conference Taps  Winston-Salem for the Next Four YearsNC Craft Beer Conference Taps Winston-Salem for the Next Four Years

07/15/2016 - Winston-Salem has been selected to host the annual North Carolina Craft Brewers Conference for four consecutive years beginning this November bringing an estimated 500 representatives each year.

Visit Winston-Salem Names  New National Sales Manager Visit Winston-Salem Names New National Sales Manager

04/11/2016 - Visit Winston-Salem announced Alexandra "Alex" Collins, CHSE, as the new national sales manager responsible for booking convention business in the national, regional association and corporate market segments.

Visit Winston-Salem Inks Contract  with Association Executives of North CarolinaVisit Winston-Salem Inks Contract with Association Executives of North Carolina

04/05/2016 - Visit Winston-Salem has secured the 2017 Annual Convention of Association Executives of North Carolina (AENC), July 23-24, and is estimated to bring 200 association executives into the destination.

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Winston-Salem Sports and Sporting Events

2017 Camel City Elite Fields Announced

01/05/2017 - JDL Fast Track has begun finalizing the fields for the Fifth Annual Camel City Elite, to be held in Winston-Salem, NC, on Saturday, February 4, 2017. This year’s event will award over $50,000 in prizes and bonuses in seven events – men’s 60m hurdles, men’s and women’s 800m, men’s and women’s mile and men’s and women’s 3000m. Each race will award prize money of $4000 (1st), $2000 (2nd), $1000 (3rd) and $500 (4th). Additionally there are $1000 bonuses to the winner of each race if they break certain time records.

Indian Wells, London-QueenIndian Wells, London-Queen's, Stockholm & Winston-Salem Voted 2016 ATP World Tour Tournaments of the Year

12/14/2016 - The ATP has announced the Tournaments of the Year in the 2016 ATP World Tour Awards presented by Moët & Chandon, with the BNP Paribas Open and Aegon Championships joined by the If Stockholm Open and Winston-Salem Open as the most favoured ATP World Tour events in their respective tournament categories.

Winston-Salem Open Releases 2016 Player FieldWinston-Salem Open Releases 2016 Player Field

07/25/2016 - Less than 40 days away from the start of the 2016 Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University, the tournament announced its player field for the sixth annual WSO on Wednesday, July 13. The field, which in total will have 48 singles players, features five players scheduled to return to Winston-Salem for the fifth time and six players returning for the fourth time while nine are set to make their first appearance.

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Media Coverage

How To Give Back To The Community By Drinking Beer

01/24/2017 - Support Water Quality Through Foothills Brewing Foothills Brewing values two essential items that support the ongoing growth and vitality of North Carolina’s craft brewery scene: water quality and supporting fellow brewers. With April being North Carolina Beer Month, Foothills Brewing developed two major ongoing initiatives in 2015 to back these causes.

Drink by the Atlanta Journal Constitution

09/27/2016 - The Southeast is home to classic cocktails such as the Sazerac, and famous concoctions like Peychaud’s Bitters and Coca-Cola. But, nowadays, the region is as well known for booming craft breweries, artisan distilleries and a growing number of small wineries. And with all that goodness to drink in, Southeastern cities have emerged as meccas for bars and nightlife.

8 new hotels with surprising past lives

08/04/2016 - The Kimpton Cardinal Hotel - In Winston-Salem, NC, the former company headquarters of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, is now partially occupied by the Kimpton Cardinal Hotel.

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