The devastating events of the COVID19 pandemic have affected those near & far in the world. as well as in the entertainment industry. #RedAlertRESTART is raising awareness to jump-start relief for the live events industry. On Tuesday September 1st, venues across the country and in the triad participated in the campaign by having their venues embezzled with red lights to help spread awareness. There are 12 million people who are employed by the live event industry and we support them during these times.
Buildings at the fairgrounds that were highlighted from 9pm to midnight on Tuesday included the Neil Bolton Home & Garden Building, Cattle Barn, Administration Office and the Annex. A list of venues that also participated in the campaign were the Milton Rhodes Center for Arts, NC Black Rep, The Ramkat, The Millennium Center, Winston-Salem Dash, Kimpton Cardinal Hotel and many more.
For updates regarding the status of our events during the COVID19 pandemic visit wsfairgrounds.com/covid19
Giant movie screens & popcorn, check.
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The midway usually graces the fast pace, mind twisting rides at the Carolina Classic Fair along with a few of your favorite food vendors. Although that won’t happen in 2020, families have still made memories of a lifetime in front of the big screen.
This summer marked the return of the drive-in movie theatre. Although under unfortunate and unexpected circumstances, the event quickly became a fan favorite. From classics like Grease and Batman, to modern favorites like Aquaman & Wonder Woman, there’s something for the whole family at The Drive at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds.
The success of The Drive at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds has garnered interest from the community to continue through September, including an extended Labor Day Weekend Schedule. The Drive offers the highest quality, fun experience to the Winston-Salem community during these trying times. We have implemented all social distance, mask, sanitizing, hand-cleaning option possible to ensure a safe environment for your family and friends that has led to a safe experience for families all summer.