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Sep
29
Fri
Dixie Classic Fair @ Winston-Salem Fairgrounds
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – Oct 8 @ 11:00 pm

135th Dixie Classic Fair 2017

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September 29 – October 8

 

HOURS AND TICKETS

(GOTTA GET YOUR ADVANCED SALE TICKET AND RIDE PASSES!!!)

2017 DIXIE CLASSIC FAIR – FRIDAY, SEPT. 29 – SUNDAY, OCT. 8

  • HOURS OF OPERATION

    Sunday – Friday, 11:00 am–11:00 pm
    Saturdays – 9:00 am–11:00 pm
    Senior Adult Day, Starts 9:00 am, Tues., Oct. 3.

    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL ADMISSION

    Weekdays only – from opening until 4:00 pm – $5

    GATE ADMISSION

    Adults (ages 12-64) –  $10
    Children (ages 6–11) –  $5
    Children (5 & under) – Free
    Senior Adults (65 & over, with ID) – Free

    STRATES SHOWS UNLIMITED RIDE WRISTBAND

    Regular price – $40 Daily
    Discounted Days – $35 (Monday, Tuesday and Thursday) No coupon needed

    ADVANCE SALE ADMISSION TICKETS – NOW ON SALE

    Available at Ticketmaster.com now through September 28th at 11:59pm.
    Adults (ages 12-64) –  $8
    Children (ages 6–11) –  $3
    Children (5 & under) – Free
    Senior Adults (65 & over, with ID) – Free

    Have questions that we haven’t answered here? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions.

    ADVANCE SALE STRATES RIDE CARD – NOW ON SALE

    Advance Ride Coupon (30 Credits with a value of $15) – $10 (only in advance, good any day)

    Available at Ticketmaster.com now through September 28th at 11:59pm.
    Exchange this coupon for ride card on carnival midway. Ride tickets are 50 cents each during the Fair, if bought individually. Generally, rides take 6 to 10 credits per ride. CLICK HERE for a list of the required number of tickets per ride.

    ADVANCE SALE STRATES UNLIMITED RIDE WRISTBAND – NOW ON SALE

    Advance Unlimited Coupon – $25 Daily (only in advance)

    Available at Ticketmaster.com now through September 28th at 11:59pm.
    Exchange the coupon for a wristband on the Midway near the Ferris Wheel or in Kiddieland. Good for any one day redemption. Wristband does not include admission to the fair. Mobile tickets will not be accepted.

  • All Grandstand events are FREE with paid Gate Admission to the Fair.
    All seats are on a first-come, first-serve basis.Friday, Sept. 29 at 7:30 pm:
    Demolition Derby 
    Sponsored by North Carolina Education Lottery

    Saturday, Sept. 30 at 7:30 pm:
    Figure 8 Racing
    Sponsored by North Carolina Education Lottery

    Sunday, Oct. 1 at 7:30 pm:
    Rodeo

    Monday, Oct. 2 at 7:30 pm:
    William Michael Morgan
    Sponsored by Q104

    Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 7:30 pm:
    MCW Wrestling

    Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 pm:
    The Afters, Jason Gray and special guest David Dunn
    Sponsored by WBFJ

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Thursday, Oct. 5 at 7:30 pm:
    Demolition Derby
    Sponsored by North Carolina Education Lottery

    Friday, Oct. 6 at 7:30 pm:
    Figure 8 Racing
    Sponsored by North Carolina Education Lottery

    Saturday, Oct. 7 at 2:00 pm:
    OTTPA Tractor Pull

    Sunday, Oct. 8 at 7:30 pm:
    Rodeo

  • Unlimited Ride Promotion Days

    Monday, October 2,  Tuesday, October 3, and Thursday, October 5
    11:00 am – 11:00 pm
    Pay Fair gate admission, go to the Midway Ticket Booth, and purchase wristband to ride all day for $35! Regular price all other days is $40.

    School Day

    Monday, October 2 – Gates open at 9:00 am for Students
    Students (Preschool thru Grade 5) are admitted free until 2:00. One adult per six children are admitted free. Click HERE for more information.

    Senior Adult Day

    Tuesday, October 3 – Gates open at 9:00 am for Seniors
    Adults age 65 years and over, admitted FREE all week with proper ID. Aides assisting Seniors are free on this Senior Adult Day only. Special Fun Time and Events for Senior Adults begin at 10:00 am. Click HERE for information.

    Special Education Day

    Wednesday, October 4 – Gates open at 9:00 am for Special Education students
    Free Admission for persons with disabilities and their aides.

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    Crisis Control’s Food Day at the Fair

    Wednesday, October 4 – Gates open at 11:00 am for public
    Bring 5 cans or 5 boxes of non-perishable food item (of any brand) and receive free admission.

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    WXII Military Appreciation Day

    Thursday, October 5 – Gates open at 11:00 am
    Active and Retired Military with immediate family admitted FREE with proper ID.

     

    Winston-Salem Journal Family Days

    Saturday, October 7 and Sunday, October 8 (Second weekend)

    Hours: Saturday, 9:00 am – 7:00 pm. Sunday, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
    Bring the special coupon located in the Winston-Salem Journal and receive FREE admission for up to 4 kids ages 11 and under with 1 paid adult.  Also, kids age 7 and under can ride all of the Strates Shows Kiddieland Rides for just $10.00. All rides subject to height safety restrictions. Excludes pony rides.

  • PARKING

    In Wake Forest Controlled Lots – $8

For more information visit www.dcfair.com

Previous Fair Information:

Winston-Salem, N.C. (October 15, 2014) — Triad-area residents decided to take part in the “Tradition of Fun” in 2014! The Dixie Classic Fair, the second largest agricultural Fair in North Carolina, today announced that this year’s event was attended by 300,362 people.

Attendance for this year’s Dixie Classic Fair drew 20,484 fewer attendees than in 2013. This year’s event, which was affected by weather during three weekend days of the 10-day event, including both Fridays, showed a decrease in attendance of 6.38 percent over last year. The 2014 totals were slightly off of the Dixie Classic Fair’s five-year average of 325,000.

The 2014 Dixie Classic Fair featured the best in food, rides, games and fun. Midway entertainment, including rides and games, were once again provided by James E. Strates Shows. Musical entertainment at Fair’s Grandstand included rising country stars Parmalee, up-and-coming country artist Craig Campbell and Contemporary Christian acts Jamie Grace and Colton Dixon. Music lovers were also treated to daily performances by local artists at the Triad Area Chevy Dealers Clock Tower Stage, while fans at the Grandstand were thrilled by the Demolition Derby, Tractor Pull, Figure 8 Racing and the Rodeo.

Dixie Classic Fair 2015

The Dixie Classic Fair at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds

 

 

Dixie Classic Fair 2017 @ Winston-Salem Fairgrounds
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – Oct 8 @ 11:00 pm

135th Dixie Classic Fair 2017

dcf_logo

September 29 – October 8

 

HOURS AND TICKETS

(GOTTA GET YOUR ADVANCED SALE TICKET AND RIDE PASSES!!!)

2017 DIXIE CLASSIC FAIR – FRIDAY, SEPT. 29 – SUNDAY, OCT. 8

  • HOURS OF OPERATION

    Sunday – Friday, 11:00 am–11:00 pm
    Saturdays – 9:00 am–11:00 pm
    Senior Adult Day, Starts 9:00 am, Tues., Oct. 3.

    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL ADMISSION

    Weekdays only – from opening until 4:00 pm – $5

    GATE ADMISSION

    Adults (ages 12-64) –  $10
    Children (ages 6–11) –  $5
    Children (5 & under) – Free
    Senior Adults (65 & over, with ID) – Free

    STRATES SHOWS UNLIMITED RIDE WRISTBAND

    Regular price – $40 Daily
    Discounted Days – $35 (Monday, Tuesday and Thursday) No coupon needed

    ADVANCE SALE ADMISSION TICKETS – NOW ON SALE

    Available at Ticketmaster.com now through September 28th at 11:59pm.
    Adults (ages 12-64) –  $8
    Children (ages 6–11) –  $3
    Children (5 & under) – Free
    Senior Adults (65 & over, with ID) – Free

    Have questions that we haven’t answered here? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions.

    ADVANCE SALE STRATES RIDE CARD – NOW ON SALE

    Advance Ride Coupon (30 Credits with a value of $15) – $10 (only in advance, good any day)

    Available at Ticketmaster.com now through September 28th at 11:59pm.
    Exchange this coupon for ride card on carnival midway. Ride tickets are 50 cents each during the Fair, if bought individually. Generally, rides take 6 to 10 credits per ride. CLICK HERE for a list of the required number of tickets per ride.

    ADVANCE SALE STRATES UNLIMITED RIDE WRISTBAND – NOW ON SALE

    Advance Unlimited Coupon – $25 Daily (only in advance)

    Available at Ticketmaster.com now through September 28th at 11:59pm.
    Exchange the coupon for a wristband on the Midway near the Ferris Wheel or in Kiddieland. Good for any one day redemption. Wristband does not include admission to the fair. Mobile tickets will not be accepted.

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  • All Grandstand events are FREE with paid Gate Admission to the Fair.
    All seats are on a first-come, first-serve basis.

    Friday, Sept. 29 at 7:30 pm:
    Demolition Derby 
    Sponsored by North Carolina Education Lottery

    Saturday, Sept. 30 at 7:30 pm:
    Figure 8 Racing
    Sponsored by North Carolina Education Lottery

    Sunday, Oct. 1 at 7:30 pm:
    Rodeo

    Monday, Oct. 2 at 7:30 pm:
    William Michael Morgan
    Sponsored by Q104

    Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 7:30 pm:
    MCW Wrestling

    Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 pm:
    The Afters, Jason Gray and special guest David Dunn
    Sponsored by WBFJ

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Thursday, Oct. 5 at 7:30 pm:
    Demolition Derby
    Sponsored by North Carolina Education Lottery

    Friday, Oct. 6 at 7:30 pm:
    Figure 8 Racing
    Sponsored by North Carolina Education Lottery

    Saturday, Oct. 7 at 2:00 pm:
    OTTPA Tractor Pull

    Sunday, Oct. 8 at 7:30 pm:
    Rodeo

  • Unlimited Ride Promotion Days

    Monday, October 2,  Tuesday, October 3, and Thursday, October 5
    11:00 am – 11:00 pm
    Pay Fair gate admission, go to the Midway Ticket Booth, and purchase wristband to ride all day for $35! Regular price all other days is $40.

    School Day

    Monday, October 2 – Gates open at 9:00 am for Students
    Students (Preschool thru Grade 5) are admitted free until 2:00. One adult per six children are admitted free. Click HERE for more information.

    Senior Adult Day

    Tuesday, October 3 – Gates open at 9:00 am for Seniors
    Adults age 65 years and over, admitted FREE all week with proper ID. Aides assisting Seniors are free on this Senior Adult Day only. Special Fun Time and Events for Senior Adults begin at 10:00 am. Click HERE for information.

    Special Education Day

    Wednesday, October 4 – Gates open at 9:00 am for Special Education students
    Free Admission for persons with disabilities and their aides.

    CCM Main Color Logo - cropped

    Crisis Control’s Food Day at the Fair

    Wednesday, October 4 – Gates open at 11:00 am for public
    Bring 5 cans or 5 boxes of non-perishable food item (of any brand) and receive free admission.

    DCF_MilitaryPin_CC_XL 

    WXII Military Appreciation Day

    Thursday, October 5 – Gates open at 11:00 am
    Active and Retired Military with immediate family admitted FREE with proper ID.

     

    Winston-Salem Journal Family Days

    Saturday, October 7 and Sunday, October 8 (Second weekend)

    Hours: Saturday, 9:00 am – 7:00 pm. Sunday, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
    Bring the special coupon located in the Winston-Salem Journal and receive FREE admission for up to 4 kids ages 11 and under with 1 paid adult.  Also, kids age 7 and under can ride all of the Strates Shows Kiddieland Rides for just $10.00. All rides subject to height safety restrictions. Excludes pony rides.

  • PARKING

    In Wake Forest Controlled Lots – $8

For more information visit www.dcfair.com

Previous Fair Information:

Winston-Salem, N.C. (October 15, 2014) — Triad-area residents decided to take part in the “Tradition of Fun” in 2014! The Dixie Classic Fair, the second largest agricultural Fair in North Carolina, today announced that this year’s event was attended by 300,362 people.

Attendance for this year’s Dixie Classic Fair drew 20,484 fewer attendees than in 2013. This year’s event, which was affected by weather during three weekend days of the 10-day event, including both Fridays, showed a decrease in attendance of 6.38 percent over last year. The 2014 totals were slightly off of the Dixie Classic Fair’s five-year average of 325,000.

The 2014 Dixie Classic Fair featured the best in food, rides, games and fun. Midway entertainment, including rides and games, were once again provided by James E. Strates Shows. Musical entertainment at Fair’s Grandstand included rising country stars Parmalee, up-and-coming country artist Craig Campbell and Contemporary Christian acts Jamie Grace and Colton Dixon. Music lovers were also treated to daily performances by local artists at the Triad Area Chevy Dealers Clock Tower Stage, while fans at the Grandstand were thrilled by the Demolition Derby, Tractor Pull, Figure 8 Racing and the Rodeo.

Dixie Classic Fair 2015

The Dixie Classic Fair at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds

 

 

Oct
21
Sat
Auction Game Sales @ Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Education Building
Oct 21 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

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Auction Game Sales is an amusement and entertainment equipment auction company. We average 750 items at each of our auctions, providing the largest and best selection of quality, late-model amusement equipment.

Oct
28
Sat
C & E Gun Show @ Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Annex
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – Oct 29 @ 5:00 pm

candeAdults: $9

Saturday Admission good for Sunday with hand stamp

Children under 12 years of age admitted FREE with adult

Tickets can only be purchased at the show for CASH ONLY

For more information and ticket coupon click here

Oct
29
Sun
C & E Gun Show @ Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Annex
Oct 29 @ 9:00 am – Oct 30 @ 5:00 pm

candeAdults: $9

Saturday Admission good for Sunday with hand stamp

Children under 12 years of age admitted FREE with adult

Tickets can only be purchased at the show for CASH ONLY

For more information and ticket coupon click here

Nov
4
Sat
Winston-Salem Radio Control Club Swap Meet @ Winston Salem Fairgrounds Education Building
Nov 4 @ 6:00 am – 1:00 pm
Nov
10
Fri
Piedmont Tobacco Memorabilia Show @ Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Bolton Home and Garden Building
Nov 10 @ 7:30 am – Nov 11 @ 9:00 pm

Postcards, Tobacco Tins, Tobacco Advertisements and other related articles for sale.

Furniture City Kennel Club Dog Show @ Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Education Building
Nov 10 @ 8:00 am – Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm

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3:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Saturday

8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Sunday

8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Nov
25
Sat
C & E Gun Show @ Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Annex
Nov 25 @ 9:00 am – Nov 26 @ 5:00 pm

candeAdults: $9

Saturday Admission good for Sunday with hand stamp

Children under 12 years of age admitted FREE with adult

Tickets can only be purchased at the show for CASH ONLY

For more information and ticket coupon click here

Nov
26
Sun
C & E Gun Show @ Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Annex
Nov 26 @ 9:00 am – Nov 27 @ 5:00 pm

candeAdults: $9

Saturday Admission good for Sunday with hand stamp

Children under 12 years of age admitted FREE with adult

Tickets can only be purchased at the show for CASH ONLY

For more information and ticket coupon click here