Winston-Salem Enriching Experiences

BB&T Ballpark to Host Inaugural Awakening Music Festival September 26-27

07/31/2015 - Downtown Winston-Salem’s BB&T Ballpark, home of the Winston-Salem Dash baseball team, will be the site of the inaugural “Awakening Music Festival: Sing Your Heart, Loudly.” The two-day Awakening Music Festival will feature a diverse line-up of Christian music performers co-headlined by Kirk Franklin and MercyMe on Saturday, September 26 from 4 to 10 p.m. Jeremy Camp will headline Awakening on Sunday, September 27 from 2 to 8 p.m.

One Day Summer Adventures for Parents/Grandparents and Child(ren)One Day Summer Adventures for Parents/Grandparents and Child(ren)

07/30/2015 - Old Salem Museums & Gardens is hosting a One Day Summer Adventures Open For Parent/Grandparents and Child(ren) in grades 3-7 on August 8 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Lowes Foods is the Sponsor of Tanglewood Festival of Lights: Will Bring Back Marshmallows

07/30/2015 - Forsyth County Parks and Recreation is proud to announce Lowes Foods as sponsor of the 2015-2016 Tanglewood Festival of Lights season. In addition to the sponsorship, Lowes Foods will bring back the marshmallow cooking experience at the Holiday Gift Village.

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Winston-Salem Meetings and Conventions

Visit Winston-Salem Receives Pinnacle Award  from Successful Meetings MagazineVisit Winston-Salem Receives Pinnacle Award from Successful Meetings Magazine

07/29/2015 - Visit Winston-Salem is proud to announce it has received the prestigious Pinnacle Award as one of the 2015 Best Southeast CVBs from Successful Meetings magazine.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Hotel to Open in Winston-Salem, North Carolina with Innovate Next Generation Design and Decor

04/08/2015 - The 110-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Winston-Salem, North Carolina is scheduled to open on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 with its smart, inventive public space and guest room design, and its bright and inviting décor. Located at 125 South Main Street, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Winston-Salem Downtown will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Summit Hospitality Group, Ltd. of Raleigh, North Carolina. This is the newest Fairfield Inn & Suites in the area to feature a custom design and décor, which enhance the guest experience through flexible features, and a warm and welcoming environment.

Meetings in Winston-Salem – Fast FactsMeetings in Winston-Salem – Fast Facts

02/11/2015 - Centrally located in North Carolina, Winston-Salem offers diverse and vibrant experiences for meetings and corporate events. Known as the City of Arts & Innovation, the city has a unique vibe shaped by an intriguing mix of Old Salem’s Eastern European Moravian history and the thriving industrial center of Winston.

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Winston-Salem Sports and Sporting Events

Be Part of the Winston-Salem Open!  Ball Person Tryouts July 31 and August 1Be Part of the Winston-Salem Open! Ball Person Tryouts July 31 and August 1

07/22/2015 - The Winston-Salem Open will hold tryouts for ball persons on Friday, July 31 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, August 1 from 10 a.m. to noon. The tryouts are open to the public and will be held at the Wake Forest University Indoor Tennis Center at 100 West 32nd Street (adjacent to BB&T Field).

Winston-Salem Open Announces 2015 Player Field Winston-Salem Open Announces 2015 Player Field

07/17/2015 - The Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University announced today the player field for the tournament, which will be held August 22-29 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex adjacent to BB&T Field. The field of competitors announced thus far will occupy 38 of the slots in the tournament’s 48-player singles draw.

Troicki, Garcia-Lopez and Johnson Join Ranks of Players Coming to Winston-Salem OpenTroicki, Garcia-Lopez and Johnson Join Ranks of Players Coming to Winston-Salem Open

07/06/2015 - Coming on the heels of the announcement that Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, David Goffin and Sam Querrey would play in the Winston-Salem Open, three additional players – Viktor Troicki, Guillermo Garcia-Lopez and Steve Johnson – also have committed to compete. The 2015 Winston-Salem Open will be held August 22-29 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex adjacent to BB&T Field.

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Media Coverage

Wine Shines in North Carolina's Yadkin Valley - Byways Magazine

05/07/2015 - Winston-Salem is the gateway to North Carolina's most popular wineries, located just minutes from the Yadkin Valley -- considered one of the top producing wine regions in the eastern U.S.

America's Most Indulgent Food Trails

04/13/2015 - Fully surrender yourself to the many tastes of the country with food trails meant to make you loosen your belt a notch or two. From farm-fresh to comfort-style, these cities and states have lined up the best restaurants, bakeries and markets for sampling delicacies and regional specialties. These trails cover spicy and sweet cravings, heavy desserts, southern cooking, barbecue, seafood favorites, Mexican and Italian cuisine, and more. If you're looking to indulge, these guides and paths are your best bet.

Easter sunrise service a decades-old tradition for trombone player

04/01/2015 - This Sunday will mark the 243rd Easter sunrise service at Old Salem in Winston-Salem, the longest continuous Easter sunrise service in the nation. One trombone player has attended every service since 1935.

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