Winston-Salem Enriching Experiences

 Tickets Now on Sale for Old Salem’s Popular Legends and Lanterns Halloween Tours and Christmas by Candlelight Guided Tours Tickets Now on Sale for Old Salem’s Popular Legends and Lanterns Halloween Tours and Christmas by Candlelight Guided Tours

09/15/2016 - Tickets are now on sale for Old Salem Museums & Gardens’ popular Legends and Lanterns Halloween Tours and Christmas by Candlelight Tours. Both of these tours are guided and sell out quickly.

Old Salem Presents 2016 Fall Garden Workshop SeriesOld Salem Presents 2016 Fall Garden Workshop Series

09/14/2016 - The Old Salem Department of Horticulture has announced the schedule for its 2016 fall garden workshops. The workshops are free and open to the public.

Dispatches - Live News Through Art: New Exhibit from The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in Partnership with the Pulitzer Center On Crisis Reporting

09/06/2016 - Imagine news stories told through art. Stories such as the 2016 Presidential election, the Black Lives Matter movement, or climate change. What would they say? That’s the idea behind Dispatches, a new, multi-platform exhibition from the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) bringing together contemporary artists, Pulitzer-Prize winning photojournalists, and new media artists. The exhibit runs Nov. 1, 2016 – Feb. 19, 2017.

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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

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.

Johnson Commits to 2016 Winston-Salem OpenJohnson Commits to 2016 Winston-Salem Open

07/01/2016 - Steve Johnson, a three-time Winston-Salem Open participant and 2015 semifinalist, announced Tuesday, June 28, via Twitter from London, England that he will return to Winston-Salem in 2016 looking to improve on his finish in the final four last year.

Querrey Joins 2016 Winston-Salem Open Field While Advancing at WimbledonQuerrey Joins 2016 Winston-Salem Open Field While Advancing at Wimbledon

07/01/2016 - Sam Querrey, a three-time Winston-Salem Open semifinalist, has signed to return to the Wake Forest Tennis Complex this year for the fifth year in a row.

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Media Coverage

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.

10 Things You’re Missing If You Haven’t Been to Winston-Salem

06/29/2016 - This eclectic city in northwestern North Carolina has the Smokies and the Blue Ridge to the west and the Outer Banks to the east. Its famed hyphen comes from the merger of two cities in 1913. Salem was settled in 1766 by serious-minded, Eastern European Moravians known for arts and culture. Upstart Winston, established in 1851, attracted entrepreneurs like tobacco titan R.J. Reynolds. Put the two together, and you have a city with a thriving arts community—it’s home to the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, the National Black Theatre Festival, and much more—and an inventive spirit. Krispy Kreme doughnuts, Texas Pete hot sauce, and US Airways were born here.

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