Winston-Salem Enriching Experiences

Old Salem to Host Homeschool Day: Science Alive in Salem on May 29Old Salem to Host Homeschool Day: Science Alive in Salem on May 29

05/21/2015 - On Friday, May 29, Old Salem Museums & Gardens will host Homeschool Day: Science Alive in Salem, a day of hands-on activities throughout the town of Salem aimed at bringing science and history to life for young people. Science Alive will begin at 9:30 a.m. and last until 4:30 p.m.

Home Grown Arts Festival Hosted at KornerHome Grown Arts Festival Hosted at Korner's Fölly

05/21/2015 - Historic Körner’s Folly, 413 South Main Street, will host the 2nd Annual Home Grown Arts Festival Saturday, July 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the north lawn. The festival will feature a variety of handmade pieces—from crafts to fine art—that will be available for purchase from local artists.

Brand Properties Announces Development of Brookstown District at BB&T Ballpark: One Million-Plus Square Feet of Retail, Office, Hotel and Residential Property

05/07/2015 - Brand Properties Real Estate Investment Group, based in Atlanta, has announced plans for a large development adjacent to Winston-Salem’s downtown ballpark. Called the Brookstown District at BB&T Ballpark, the proposed development would encompass more than one million square feet, including 300,000 sq. ft. of retail; 300,000 sq. ft. of office space; 250 hotel rooms and 580 luxury residential flats.

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Winston-Salem Meetings and Conventions

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.

Visit Winston-Salem Receives Honors from Readers and Editors of ConventionSouth MagazineVisit Winston-Salem Receives Honors from Readers and Editors of ConventionSouth Magazine

12/01/2014 - Visit Winston-Salem recently won a 2014 Readers' Choice Award from ConventionSouth magazine, and the destination was named among the Top 10 Rising Destinations for Meetings for 2015 selected by the publication. The annual Readers' Choice Awards are determined by meeting professionals and other readers of the magazine, while the Rising Destination list is selected by ConventionSouth's editorial team.

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Winston-Salem Sports and Sporting Events

Winston-Salem Wins Bid to Host 2016 USA Ultimate Division III College ChampionshipsWinston-Salem Wins Bid to Host 2016 USA Ultimate Division III College Championships

05/13/2015 - Visit Winston-Salem announces the Division III College Championships at BB&T Soccer Park, May 21-22, 2016. This championship is expected to bring 500 participants and generate more than $160,000 in economic impact for the area.

 Fifth Winston-Salem Open Set for August 22-29, 2015 Fifth Winston-Salem Open Set for August 22-29, 2015

05/07/2015 - The Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University will be held August 22-29, 2015 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex adjacent to BB&T Field. Tournament officials have moved the start time of the day sessions to 3 p.m. instead of noon to make it easier for fans to seamlessly enjoy both day and evening sessions.

Winston-Salem Awarded Back-to-Back Commitment for USA Cycling Masters Road National ChampionshipsWinston-Salem Awarded Back-to-Back Commitment for USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships

12/11/2014 - Visit Winston-Salem today announced Winston-Salem has been selected to host the 2016 and 2017 USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships. Collectively, these championships, slated for late summer of 2016 and 2017 are estimated to produce more than 5,000 hotel room nights and generate $2.7 million economic impact for Winston-Salem.

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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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