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hours of operation

Sunday – Friday: 11:00 am–11:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am–11:00 pm

general admission tickets

Adults (ages 12 – 64) – $10 *($2 Surcharge at Gate)
Children (ages 6 – 11) – $5 * ($2 Surcharge at Gate)
Children (5 and under) – Free
Senior Adults (65 & over, with ID) – Free

Early Bird Admission (before 4:00pm) Monday – Friday Only – $5

 

*$2 surcharge on all Adult/Child tickets purchased at the Gate. To avoid this fee please purchase tickets online through Ticketmaster.

Unlimited Ride Weekday Wristbands (Monday – Friday) $40
Unlimited Ride Weekend Wristband (Saturday – Sunday) $50

Friday September 30 – All Admission Tickets $5

Tuesday October 4th – All Admission Tickets $2

advance sale tickets

Advance Sale Admission Tickets   Up to 33% Savings
Adults (ages 12-64) – $8.00
Children (ages 6-11) – $3.00

* if purchased online .50 per admission ticket

Advance Sale Unlimited Ride WEEKDAY Voucher 25% Savings Ticketmaster – if purchased online .75 per ride voucher
$30.00 (Only Available in Advance, $40 On site) 25% Exchange advance sale voucher at any Strates Ticket Booth located on the Midway or in Kiddie Land. Valid only Monday-Friday of the 2022 Fair.

 

Advance Sale Unlimited Ride WEEKEND Voucher  $50.00 (Only Available in Advance) Exchange advance sale voucher at any Strates Ticket Booth located on the Midway or in Kiddie Land. Valid Any 1 Day of the 2022 Carolina Classic Fair

*if purchased online .75 per ride voucher

SPECIAL DAYS

School Day – Monday Oct.  3

Senior Day – Tuesday Oct. 4

Special Education Day- Wednesday Oct. 5

Crisis Control’s Food Day – Wednesday Oct. 5

WXII Military Appreciation Day – Thursday Oct. 6

Winston-Salem Journal Family Days- Saturday Oct. 8 & Sunday Oct. 9

FAQS

When can i buy discount advance sale admission tickets and ride cards?

The advance sale begins August 1st on the web site.  CarolinaClassicFair.com  and at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Annex box office and at Hanes Mall beginning August 25.  Annex Box Office is located at 414 Deacon Blvd, 27105 and its hours are Monday – Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

what is the price of discount advance sale tickets, gate tickets and strates show ride vouchers?

Advance Sale Admission Tickets   (Available August 1st )
Adults (ages 12-64) – $8.00
Children (ages 6-11) – $3.00
Children (5 and under) – Free
Senior Adults (65 & over, with ID) – Free

Advance Sale Strates Unlimited Ride WEEKDAY Voucher 
$30.00 (Only Available in Advance) (Exchange advance sale voucher at any Strates Ticket Booth Valid only Monday-Friday of the 2022 Fair.

Advance Sale Strates Unlimited Ride WEEKEND Voucher 
$50.00 (Only Available in Advance) (Exchange advance sale voucher at any Strates Ticket Booth Valid and day of the 2022 Carolina Classic Fair.

when does the discount advance sale end?

The discount advance sale online ends at 11:59 pm on Thursday, September 29 (the day before the Fair begins.) Ticket can be purchased at the Box office until 6:00 pm on Thursday, September 29

WILL STRATES SHOW RIDE CARDS FROM THE 2021 FAIR BE VALID FOR 2022?

No. Each year’s tickets and ride cards are for the year purchased only. 

general parking information

 

Parking is available at the LJVM Coliseum lot and Truist Field parking lots owned and operated by Wake Forest University.

DIRECTIONS

from the west

Follow Business Interstate 40

Take Exit 2B Silas Creek Parkway

Follow the signs north to the Fairgrounds/Coliseum area

from the east

Follow Business 40 to US 52

Take Exit 112 – Akron Drive

Follow the signs for the Fairgrounds/Coliseum area

PROHIBITED ITEMS

Any item deemed hazardous by WS Fairgrounds staff, WSPD or the City of Winston-Salem including the following:

Alcohol or drugs

Skateboards or Scooters

OVERSIZED BAGS

Laser Pointers

BALLS OR
FRISBEES

DRONES

Laptops

Coolers or Ice Chests

SELFIE STICKS

FIREWORKS OR NOISEMAKERS

TRIPODS

WEAPONS, KNIVES or
MULTI-TOOLS

OFFENSIVE OR
INAPPROPRIATE
CLOTHING

CHAINS

NO CAMPAIGNING
(BANNERS, POSTERS,
STICKS OR POLES)

SHOES WITH
WHEELS
(HEELYS)