Winston-Salem has a history of creating unforgettable spring getaways. Whether strolling through our heirloom gardens, touring our art museums, nibbling on crisp Moravian cookies, or savoring a glass of Yadkin Valley wine, Winston-Salem is abloom and welcomes you this spring.
Spring Hotel Getaway Packages
With so much to do this spring in Winston-Salem, you’re going to want to stay awhile. With 50 hotels and a variety of spring hotel getaway packages, we invite you to unwind and relax this spring in Winston-Salem.
Whether you’re into art, history, food, live music, sports, or craft cocktails, Winston-Salem is your ideal spot this summer. Rock out at one of our free outdoor concerts, explore our downtown arts scene, sample our craft beer crawl, or indulge your inner foodie.
Just look at what you can see and do:
- May 19: R.J. Reynolds Orchestra Concert at Bailey Park
- May 19: Movie on the Lawn at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden
- May 19: Mother’s Day Dessert Pairing at Black Mountain Chocolate Bar
- May 19: Salsa and Sangria at Roar
- May 20: Food Truck Friday in Bailey Park
- May 20: a/mobile Screening of “The Lion King” (2019) at Delta Arts Center
- May 21: Paul McCartney Concert at Truist Field
- May 21: Street Food Cinema at MUSE Winston-Salem
- May 21-22: Winston-Salem Symphony Presents “The Happy Concert”
- May 21-22: 2nd Annual Tour of Lewisville Bike Event
- May 22: Fiddle & Bow 40+1 Anniversary Festival at Reynolda
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Celebrate warmer temperatures and brighter days ahead as you wine, dine, shop, and craft brewery hop all within our walkable, award-winning city.
You’ll discover a mix of arts, food, drinks, and fun around every corner for an eclectic mix of old and new. Spring on over to Winston-Salem!
Below is a guide to making the most of local spring happenings: (listed alphabetically)
COBBLESTONE FARMERS MARKET
On Saturday mornings, stock up at Cobblestone Farmers Market. This beloved, producer-only farmers market partners with local vendors to bring fresh products like seasonal vegetables, ethically farmed meats, local dairy, and more to the heart of the city.
Location: 1001 S. Marshall Street (parking lot behind Old Salem Visitor’s Center)
Hours: 9:30 a.m. – noon
CRAFT DRAFT CRAWL
As the historic birthplace of N.C.’s first microbrewery distillery and home to Foothills Brewing’s wildly popular Sexual Chocolate, Winston-Salem knows a thing or two about beer. Indulge in brews from the-soon-to-be-10 brewery locations on our Craft Draft Beer Crawl that also includes Hoots Roller Bar & Beer Co. in the historic West End neighborhood along with Joymongers Barrel Hall. Radar Brewing (and its open-air fermenter) opened its doors in the downtown Industry Hill neighborhood near Wise Man Brewing. And Lesser-Known Beer Co. is slated to set up shop in the historic West Salem Neighborhood, a stone’s throw from Old Salem Museums & Gardens, later this spring.
DADA FIRST FRIDAY GALLERY HOP
On the first Friday of each month from 7-10 p.m., the Downtown Arts District stays open later than usual for the signature event DADA First Friday Gallery Hop. Stroll through shops and galleries with ease as Trade Street closes to traffic, allowing for live music and other activities. Find inspiration in our great “artdoors” by venturing to ARTivity on the Green, a colorful park with bold metal towers and a collaborative mural created by area artists.
GARDENS & GREEN THUMBERS GALORE
Enjoy history in full heirbloom with a self-guided exploration of Winston-Salem’s lush garden collection dating back more than 260 years. The medicinal garden at Historic Bethabara Park is the oldest known medicinal garden in the United States since the Moravians settled here in 1753. Observe 18th and 19th-century Moravian vegetable and herb plots at Old Salem Museums & Gardens with a stop at the Miksch Garden and Single Brothers’ Garden, an award-winning restoration garden. The philanthropy of Katharine Reynolds lives on at the Reynolda Gardens, blooming with the likes of Japanese weeping cherry trees and rose bushes. Nearby Paul J. Ciener Botanical Gardens boasts more than 20,000 tulip bulbs, making it the largest spring blub display in the area. The Arboretum and Gardens at Tanglewood Park is home to 26 stunning gardens showcasing seasonal flowers and ornamental shrubs.
VINE TO WINE
Winston-Salem’s the gateway to the Yadkin Valley Wine Region—home to more than 45 wineries in North Carolina’s first and largest American Viticultural Area (AVA). We invite you to sip, savor, and swirl your way around the Yadkin Valley for the ultimate vineyard hop. Drink it in.
- May 21: Sunset Concert Series at Shelton Vineyards
- May 21: Running the Vines 5k, 10k, and Kids Fun Run
WINSTON JUNCTION MARKET
In Winston-Salem’s Industry Hill District, don’t miss Winston Junction Market, an innovative makers’ market, open one Saturday each month. Winston Junction is a must-visit for local baked goods, wellness products, original woodwork items, live plants, and fresh meats.
Location: 901 N. Trade Street
Dates: May 28
Hours: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Batter up! The Winston-Salem Dash 2022 baseball season is officially in full swing! 66 home baseball games will be played at Truist Stadium, so be sure to root for your home team. View the game schedule, and click here for tickets.