Winston-Salem Enriching Experiences

Music, food and fun headline Winston-Salem’s Texas Pete® Culinary Arts Festival

09/04/2015 - The Texas Pete® Culinary Arts Festival is returning to Winston-Salem’s art district Sept. 18-20. The free event, which is a showcase of locally owned eateries and hometown musical acts, drew more than 20,000 guests in its inaugural year—the largest such event in the Triad. To accommodate expected growth in this year’s attendance, the festival space has been extended by an additional city block down Trade Street.

Annual Harvest Moon Festival Sept. 17 at Reynolda House Celebrates Autumn, Art, Music and FarmingAnnual Harvest Moon Festival Sept. 17 at Reynolda House Celebrates Autumn, Art, Music and Farming

09/02/2015 - Reynolda House Museum of American Art’s annual Harvest Moon Festival will feature food trucks, lawn games, and live music by The Genuine. The event, which celebrates the history of Reynolda’s model farm, will be held Thursday, Sept. 17, from 6 to 9 p.m.

SECCA Celebrates North Carolina Artists in Upcoming Exhibition

08/31/2015 - The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) presents Point & Counterpoint: NC Arts Fellows 2014-2015 from October 1, 2015 through January 17, 2015. An opening reception will be held Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM featuring performances and film screenings from several of the artists. Located at 750 Marguerite Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27106, this event is free and open to the public.

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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

Winston-Salem Open and Lowes Foods Announce Community Hero Award ProgramWinston-Salem Open and Lowes Foods Announce Community Hero Award Program

08/26/2015 - The Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University, which will be held through August 29 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex adjacent to BB&T Field, is pleased to announce a new program at the 2015 tournament – the Community Hero Award.

No. 11 Ranked Gilles Simon to Compete in Winston-Salem Open First Time in Tournament History to Have 5 Top 20 PlayersNo. 11 Ranked Gilles Simon to Compete in Winston-Salem Open First Time in Tournament History to Have 5 Top 20 Players

08/24/2015 - ATP World Tour No. 11 ranked Gilles Simon will compete in next week’s Winston-Salem Open, which begins Saturday, August 22. He is joining Tommy Haas and Kevin Anderson as a wild card entrant to become the 41st player named to the tournament field.

Winston-Salem Open Announces Doubles Player FieldWinston-Salem Open Announces Doubles Player Field

08/18/2015 - The Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University announced today the doubles player field for the tournament, which will be held August 22-29 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex adjacent to BB&T Field.

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Media Coverage

The Honey Pot

08/24/2015 - Winston-Salem – I’m writing about The Honey Pot in a random, incomplete kind of way because I had a huge digital image and note mishap, but wanted to share what photos I was able to save and let you know about this W-S spot you should check out when you’re in town. A couple of us stopped in while in Winston-Salem on a “what’s new” media tour. Loved the decor of this cozy space. We were there after dark, and I’m guessing the ambiance was at its best in that lighting. We’ll have to go back for lunch to check out that theory.

Best-Kept Secrets: Winston-Salem offers best of both worlds

08/24/2015 - No, Winston-Salem wasn’t named for the two historic brands of cigarettes. R.J. Reynolds, the hometown tobacco company, honored the city in the 1950s by naming an iconic cigarette in a red package “Winston,” while its menthol cousin in a green package was christened “Salem.” Winston-Salem, meanwhile, got its name in the early 1900s with the merger of Salem – a peaceful, religious settlement founded by Moravians – and Winston, the more secular tobacco-factory town nearby.

A Showcase for Growing Together

07/31/2015 - For a woman who is about to welcome more than 60,000 people to her town, Mabel Robinson sounds surprisingly calm a few days before the opening of the biennial National Black Theatre Festival.

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