Carolina Classic Fair
2825 University Parkway

Winston-Salem, NC 27105
October 1 – 10, 2021
Sunday – Friday: 11:00 am–11:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am–11:00 pm

Celebrating its 139th year in 2021, the Carolina Classic Fair is owned and operated by the City of Winston-Salem after being donated to the City by the Winston-Salem Foundation in 1969. The 10-day annual Fair features nationally renowned musical entertainment, delicious food and beverages, exhibits for livestock, poultry, fine arts and crafts, a world-class carnival with numerous rides and games, and many more activities. The Carolina Classic Fair at the time of opening day will follow all state and local health and safety protocols.

Advance Tickets and Advance Sale Strates Ride Coupons are always the most economical way to attend the Fair with savings up to 40 percent off day-of tickets. You can purchase advance tickets and ride coupons through Ticketmaster, the Fair’s website, and at the Fair’s ticket office (414 Deacon Blvd, 27105; Monday – Saturday from 10AM to 5PM) through September 30. Tickets are available through mobile ticketing, so there is no need to wait in ticket lines when you arrive.

The Carolina Classic Fair’s newest additions include the AMB Beer Garden, serving from 11am-10pm daily & the Sports Zone featuring our favorite local sports teams.

Included free with fair admission are national acts taking the Grandstand on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of the Fair. Taking the Grandstand at 7:30PM on October 4 will be Color Me Badd with Tag Team for a night of contemporary R&B and hip hop presented by WQMG-FM. On October 5 at 7:30PM get ready for country music with Walker Hayes and Cooper Alan presented by 93.1 WPAW-FM The Wolf, and don’t miss Andrew Ripp with Baylor Wilson at 7:30PM on October 6.

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