When:
October 8, 2021 @ 11:00 am – October 17, 2021 @ 11:00 pm
2021-10-08T11:00:00-04:00
2021-10-17T23:00:00-04:00
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Hours of Operation
October 1st-10th
Sunday – Friday, 11:00 am–11:00 pm
Saturdays – 9:00 am–11:00 pm
Gate Admission
Adults (ages 12-64) – $10
Children (ages 6–11) – $5
Children (5 & under) – Free
Senior Adults (65 & over, with ID) – Free
Discount Admission Tickets (on sale in August, date TBD)
Adults – $8
Children – $3
Children under age 5 – FREE
senior adults (age 65+ with an ID) – FREE
Discount Strates Ride Vouchers- $10 for 30 credits
Discount Strates Unlimited Ride Voucher – $25
Redeem voucher at redemption center tent as you enter the fair
Special Days
School Day – Monday Oct. 4
Senior Day – Tuesday Oct. 5
Special Education Day- Wednesday Oct. 6
Crisis Control’s Food Day – Wednesday Oct. 6
WXII Military Appreciation Day – Thursday Oct. 7
Winston-Salem Journal Family Days- Saturday Oct. 9 & Sunday Oct. 10

Friday, October 1 Opening Day: Welcome Back Friday with $5 admission for everyone!

11:00 am – Gates, Exhibit Halls and Midway – Strates Shows Open

Hispanic Heritage Night at the Clocktower Stage is presented by La Ley and the Hispanic League

7:30 pm – Grandstand: Demolition Derby presented by WXLV-TV (ABC 45)

10:00 pm – Exhibit Halls Close

11:00 pm – Fairgrounds Close

 

Saturday, October 2:

9:00 am – Gates, Exhibit Halls and Midway – Strates Shows Open

7:30 pm – Grandstand: Figure 8 Racing

10:00 pm – Exhibit Halls Close

11:00 pm – Fairgrounds Close

 

Sunday, October 3:

9:00 am – Gates, Exhibit Halls and Midway – Strates Shows Open

1:00 pm – Grandstand: Rodeo

3:00-6:00 pm – Gospelfest at the Clock Tower Stage sponsored by The Chronicle

10:00 pm – Exhibit Halls Close

11:00 pm – Fairgrounds Close

 

Monday, October 4: School Day & Q104.1 WTQR iHeart Unlimited Ride Discount Day

9:00 am – 2 pm: School Day (Preschool – 5th Grade receive free admission until 2 pm)

11:00 am – Open to the Public: Gates, Exhibit Halls and Midway – Strates Shows Open to the Public

7:30 pm – Grandstand: Color Me Badd and Tag Team presented by WQMG-FM

10:00 pm – Exhibit Halls Close

11:00 pm – Fairgrounds Close

Tuesday, October 5: Senior Adult Day & 99.5 WMAG iHeart Unlimited Ride Discount Day

9:00 am – Senior Adult Day: 65 years and older admitted free all week with proper ID. Aides assisting seniors admitted free on this day. Special fun time and events for senior adults begin at 10 am.

10:00 am – Exhibit Halls Open

11:00 am – Open to the Public: Gates, Midway – Strates Shows Open to the Public

7:30 pm – Grandstand: Walker Hayes and Cooper Alan presented by 93.1 WPAW-FM The Wolf

10:00 pm – Exhibit Halls Close

11:00 pm – Fairgrounds Close

Wednesday, October 6: Special Education Day & Crisis Control Ministry Can Day sponsored by Pinnacle Financial

Bring 5 cans or 5 boxes on non-perishable food and receive free admission

9:00 am – Special Education Day for Special Education Groups. Admission is free for people with disabilities and their aides.

11:00 am – Open to the Public: Gates, Exhibit Halls, and Midway – Strates Shows Open

7:30 pm – Grandstand: Andrew Ripp & Baylor Wilson presented by WBFJ-FM

10:00 pm – Exhibit Halls Close

11:00 pm – Fairgrounds Close

 

Thursday, October 7: WXII-TV Military Appreciation Day & 100.3 KISS Radio Unlimited Ride Discount Day

Active and retired military with immediate family admitted free with proper ID.

11:00 am – Gates, Exhibit Halls, Midway – Strates Shows Open

7:30 pm – Grandstand: Demolition Derby presented by WXLV-TV (ABC 45)

10:00 pm – Exhibit Halls Close 11:00 pm – Fairgrounds Close

11:00 pm – Fairgrounds Close

 

Friday, October 8:

11:00 am – Gates, Exhibit Halls, Midway – Strates Shows Open

7:30 pm – Grandstand: Figure 8 Racing

10:00 pm – Exhibit Halls Close

11:00 pm – Fairgrounds Close

 

Saturday, October 9: Winston-Salem Journal Family Day at the Fair

Kids age 7 and under can ride all Strates Shows Kiddieland Rides for $15 (excludes pony rides).

9:00 am – Gates, Exhibit Halls and Midway – Strates Shows Open

1:00 pm – Grandstand: OTTPA Tractor Pull

10:00 pm – Exhibit Halls Close

11:00 pm – Fairgrounds Close

 

Sunday, October 10: Winston-Salem Journal Family Day at the Fair

Kids age 7 and under can ride all Strates Shows Kiddieland Rides for $15 (excludes pony rides).

11:00 am – Gates, Exhibit Halls and Midway – Strates Shows Open

1:00 pm – Grandstand: Rodeo

3:00-6:00 pm – Jazz Fest at the Clock Tower Stage presented by the Winston-Salem Chronicle

10:00 pm – Exhibit Halls Close

11:00 pm – Fairgrounds Close