Dixie Classic Fair http://www.dcfair.com The Dixie Classic Fair is an annual fair held in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The fair takes place every autumn on the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:18:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 The 2016 Dixie Classic Fair Draws 280,067 http://www.dcfair.com/2016-dixie-classic-fair-draws-280067/ Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:18:59 +0000 http://www.dcfair.com/?p=4703 Winston-Salem, N.C. (October 12, 2016) — Triad-area residents decided to get their “Ticket to Homegrown... Read more »

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Winston-Salem, N.C. (October 12, 2016) — Triad-area residents decided to get their “Ticket to Homegrown Fun” in 2016! The Dixie Classic Fair, the second largest agricultural Fair in North Carolina, today announced that this year’s event was attended 280,067 people.

Attendance for this year’s Dixie Classic Fair drew more than 26,000 attendees than in 2015. This year’s event, which was affected by weather during two days of the 10-day event, due to Hurricane Matthew showed a decrease in attendance of 7.7 percent over the Fair’s five-year average. The Dixie Classic Fair, over the past five years, averaged approximately 302,000 attendees.

While the weather did affect overall attendance figures, the 2016 Fair did have strong attendance during days not affected by weather. Attendance for the first seven days of the Dixie Classic Fair was 218,000, above the Fair’s five-year average, and Sunday, October 9 nearly set a record, with nearly 60,000 Fair fans attending.

Special promotions for this year’s Fair also proved to resonate, with attendees showing strong support for the City of Winston-Salem/107.5 WKZL Unlimited Ride Discount Days, the Winston-Salem Journal’s Family Days at the Fair, and the Crisis Control Day at the Fair, which offered free admission to those who brought five items of non-perishable food. The promotion broke last year’s record collection and raised more than 81,000 cans of food for Crisis Control Ministry’s Food Pantry.

“We are very pleased with the turnout for the 2016 Dixie Classic Fair,” said David Sparks, director of the Dixie Classic Fair. “While Hurricane Matthew was certainly a factor over the last weekend, I think the attendance figures for non-weather affected days show that the Dixie Classic Fair’s unique mix of rides, entertainment, food, fun and tradition is as popular as ever in our area. We are happy to have been able to provide more lasting memories to attendees this year and are already looking forward to another great Dixie Classic Fair in 2017.”

The 2016 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 Country music artists Jordan Rager and Drew Baldridge, classic R&B artists Motown Sounds of Touch, and Contemporary Christian act The Passion Band featuring Kristian Stanfill. 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, Figure 8 Racing and the Rodeo.

 Additionally, the Dixie Classic Fair provided the area’s best competitive exhibitions. More than 28,000 entries were received in 2016, competing for more than $225,000 in prize money in dozens of departments and hundreds of categories, including horticulture, livestock, culinary, wine and arts and crafts. Winners received First, Second and Third Place ribbons as well as Judges’ Choice Awards for the best among First Place winners in a category.

The 2017 Dixie Classic Fair will be held September 29 – October 8, 2017. For more information, please visit www.dcfair.com.

About The Dixie Classic Fair

Celebrating its 134th year in 2016, the Dixie Classic Fair is the second largest agricultural Fair in North Carolina. Owned and operated by the City of Winston-Salem after being donated to the City by the Winston-Salem Foundation in 1969, the 10-day annual Fair features nationally known musical entertainment, delicious food and beverages, exhibits for livestock, poultry, fine arts and crafts, a world-class carnival with numerous rides and games among many more activities. It is attended by an average of 302,000 visitors each year. For more information on the Dixie Classic Fair, please visit www.DCFair.com.

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The 2016 Dixie Classic Fair Opens Friday http://www.dcfair.com/2016-dixie-classic-fair-opens-friday/ Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:03:12 +0000 http://www.dcfair.com/?p=4486 Winston-Salem, N.C. (September 26, 2016) — It’s almost time to get “Your Ticket to Homegrown... Read more »

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Winston-Salem, N.C. (September 26, 2016) — It’s almost time to get “Your Ticket to Homegrown Fun!” The Dixie Classic Fair, the second largest agricultural Fair in North Carolina and a Triad tradition, opens on Friday, September 30th.

The 2016 Dixie Classic Fair will be held September 30 – October 9, 2016 at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds in Winston-Salem. The Fair’s hours are 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m., with an early opening on both Saturdays, from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

“The Dixie Classic Fair is annually one of the most popular, family-friendly events in the Triad,” said David Sparks, director of the Dixie Classic Fair. “Fair fans love to come for the food, entertainment, rides, and to see what is new each year. The Dixie Classic Fair is a great Fall tradition in our area, and I’m excited for folks to experience what this year’s Fair has to offer.”

This year marks the 134th year of the Fair in Winston-Salem. Originally founded as a wheat exhibition in Salem in 1882, the inaugural Wheat Fair consisted of 28 exhibitors. Families traveled by train, wagon, horseback and on foot to attend. Today, more than 320,000 people from across the region attend the Dixie Classic Fair on average each year to enjoy the hundreds of exhibitions, thousands of competitive entries, games, food, rides, entertainment and unique family atmosphere.

The Dixie Classic Fair annually features the best in food, rides, games and fun. In addition, the 2016 Fair will present top-notch musical entertainment. Leading the way on Monday, October 3rd, are country artists Jordan Rager and Drew Baldridge, sponsored by New Country Q104.1. Rager has been performing since he was 15 years old. He gained popularity by singing cover versions of popular country music songs, amassing more than 3.7 million viewers on YouTube as a result. In early 2016, he signed his first recording contract and release his first Top 40 single, “Southern Boy.” He is currently recording his debut album.

Illinois native Drew Baldridge burst onto the country music scene in early 2016 with his first EP “Dance With Ya.” The EP’s popularity led him to write and record his debut album, “Dirt on Us,” which debuted on June 10. A songwriter for many years on the Nashville scene, Baldridge has now stepped to the forefront – and the front of the stage – in country music.

On Tuesday, October 4th, Fair fans will be entertained by The Motown Sounds of Touch. The Motown Sounds of Touch is the premier Motown tribute band, entertaining audiences across the country for more than fifteen years. A finalist on the NBC competition show “And the Winner Is,” members of The Motown Sounds of Touch are veterans of the industry, having written songs for The Jackson 5 and Michael Jackson. Their performance will bring the golden age of R&B to the Dixie Classic Fair.

Wrapping up the Dixie Classic Fair’s headlining musical acts on Wednesday, October 5th is Contemporary Christian act The Passion Band featuring Kristian Stanfill, sponsored by WBFJ. For nearly 20 years, The Passion Band has delighted audiences with their music, releasing 18 albums, and 15 live albums, throughout their career. Lead singer Stanfill has released two critically-acclaimed albums, “Attention” (2009), and “Mountains Move” (2011), and the same year was named Best New Artist at the 42nd GMA Dove Awards.

The 2016 Dixie Classic Fair will also showcase the best in local and regional rock, country, R&B and gospel acts at the Triad Area Chevy Dealers Clock Tower Stage on the Fairgrounds. Musical appearances throughout the Fair at the Clock Tower stage include:

  • Jim Cole
  • Leah Shaw
  • The Camel City Showcase, featuring bands and artists from across the area
  • Gospelfest
  • The Eliminators 2
  • Earnest Johnson
  • Mystery Hillbillies
  • O.T.
  • Higher Ground
  • Bo Stephens

This year’s Dixie Classic Fair includes a number of promotional days throughout the event. These include:

  • Monday, October 3 – 107.5 WKZL/City of Winston-Salem Unlimited Ride Promotion Day; School Day (Pre-school – 5th grade students admitted free until 2:00 p.m.) – Gates open for students at 9:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday, October 4 – 107.5 WKZL/City of Winston-Salem Unlimited Ride Promotion Day; Senior Adults Day – Gates open for Seniors at 9:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 5 – Crisis Control Food Day at the Fair – Bring five cans or five boxes of non-perishable food items and receive one free admission.
  • Wednesday, October 5 – Special Education Day – Admission free for persons with disabilities. Gates open at 9:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 6 – 5 WKZL/City of Winston-Salem Unlimited Ride Promotion Day

WXII Military Appreciation Day – Active and retired Military and immediate family receive free admission with proper ID.

  • Saturday, October 8 & Sunday, October 9 – Winston-Salem Journal Family Fun Days – Bring the coupon from the Winston-Salem Journal and receive free admission for children ages 4-11 with a paid adult. Children seven and under can ride all James E. Strates Shows Kiddeland rides for $10 until 7:00 p.m.

The Dixie Classic Fair also provides the best in competitive competitions.  Entrants will compete for more than $225,000 in prize money in dozens of departments and hundreds of categories, including:

  • Livestock
  • Horticulture
  • Agronomy
  • Fine Arts and Crafts
  • Poultry
  • Floriculture
  • Clothing
  • Home furnishings
  • Culinary
  • Photography

Blue, red and white ribbons will be awarded to the top finishers in each category. In 2015, the Dixie Classic Fair received more than 30,000 entries in its competitive events.

For more information about the 2016 Dixie Classic Fair, please visit www.dcfair.com.

About The Dixie Classic Fair

Celebrating its 134th year in 2016, the Dixie Classic Fair is the second largest agricultural Fair in North Carolina. Owned and operated by the City of Winston-Salem after being donated to the City by the Winston-Salem Foundation in 1969, the 10-day annual Fair features nationally known musical entertainment, delicious food and beverages, exhibits for livestock, poultry, fine arts and crafts, a world-class carnival with numerous rides and games among many more activities. It is attended by an average of 320,000 visitors each year. For more information on the Dixie Classic Fair, please visit www.DCFair.com.

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2016 DIXIE CLASSIC FAIR HEADLINING ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCED http://www.dcfair.com/2016-dixie-classic-fair-headlining-entertainment-announced/ Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:22:03 +0000 http://www.dcfair.com/?p=4451 Winston-Salem, N.C. (August 30, 2016) — This fall, the 2016 Dixie Classic Fair is “Your... Read more »

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Winston-Salem, N.C. (August 30, 2016) — This fall, the 2016 Dixie Classic Fair is “Your Ticket to Homegrown Fun” – and musical entertainment! The Dixie Classic Fair today announced the headlining musical acts for the 2016 Fair.

Leading the way on Monday, October 3rd, are country artists Jordan Rager and Drew Baldridge, sponsored by New Country Q104.1. Rager has been performing since he was 15 years old. He gained popularity by singing cover versions of popular country music songs, amassing more than 3.7 million viewers on YouTube as a result. In early 2016, he signed his first recording contract and release his first Top 40 single, “Southern Boy.” He is currently recording his debut album.

Illinois native Drew Baldridge burst onto the country music scene in early 2016 with his first EP “Dane With Ya.” The EP’s popularity led him to write and record his debut album, “Dirt on Us,” which debuted on June 10. A songwriter for many years on the Nashville scene, Baldridge has now stepped to the forefront – and the front of the stage – in country music.

On Tuesday, October 4th, Fair fans will be entertained by The Motown Sounds of Touch. The Motown Sounds of Touch is the premier Motown tribute band, entertaining audiences across the country for more than fifteen years. A finalist on the NBC competition show “And the Winner Is,” members of The Motown Sounds of Touch are veterans of the industry, having written songs for The Jackson 5 and Michael Jackson. Their performance will bring the golden age of R&B to the Dixie Classic Fair.

Wrapping up the Dixie Classic Fair’s headlining musical acts on Wednesday, October 5th, is Contemporary Christian act The Passion Band featuring Kristian Stanfill, sponsored by WBFJ. For nearly 20 years, The Passion Band has delighted audiences with their music, releasing 18 albums, and 15 live albums, throughout their career. Lead singer Stanfill has released two critically-acclaimed albums, “Attention” (2009), and “Mountains Move” (2011), and the same year was named Best New Artist at the 42nd GMA Dove Awards.

“For 2016, we decided to shake things up a bit and bring a variety of musical acts to the Dixie Classic Fair featuring a number of genres,” said David Sparks, director of the Dixie Classic Fair. “Our goal each year is to bring talented, family-friendly entertainment to Fair-goers, and this year’s lineup does exactly that. The Grandstand will be a fun place to be at this year’s Fair, and we look forward to everyone enjoying the music.”

The 2016 Dixie Classic Fair is being held September 30 – October 9, 2016 at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds. Now in its 134th year, this year’s Fair is allowing fans to get “Your Ticket to Homegrown Fun,” a tradition dating back to the first Fair, a wheat exhibition held in 1882. The 2016 Dixie Classic Fair will feature the Triad’s best in agriculture, competitive entries, delicious food and entertainment. James E. Strates Shows will once again supply the Fair’s rides and games.

The 2016 Dixie Classic Fair schedule and regular ticket prices are as follows:

  • Hours of operation:
    • Sunday through Friday 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    • Saturdays 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
  • Tickets for Friday (9/30 &10/7), Saturday (10/1 &10/8) and Sunday (10/2 &10/9):
    • Adults (ages 12 & up) – $10
    • Children (ages 6 – 11) – $5
    • Children (5 & under) and Senior Adults (65 & over, with ID) – Free
  • Tickets for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday are:
    • Adults (ages 12 & up) – $9
    • Children (ages 6 – 11) – $5
    • Children (5 & under) and Senior Adults (65 & over, with ID) – Free
  • Early Bird Special Admission (Any Gate – Weekdays only): 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – $5

For more information on the Dixie Classic Fair, please visit www.dcfair.com.

About The Dixie Classic Fair

Celebrating its 134th year in 2016, the Dixie Classic Fair is the second largest agricultural Fair in North Carolina. Owned and operated by the City of Winston-Salem after being donated to the City by the Winston-Salem Foundation in 1969, the 10-day annual Fair features nationally known musical entertainment, delicious food and beverages, exhibits for livestock, poultry, fine arts and crafts, a world-class carnival with numerous rides and games among many more activities. It is attended by an average of 320,000 visitors each year. For more information on the Dixie Classic Fair, please visit www.DCFair.com.

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JOLO’s 2015 Pilot Fog Wins “Best in Show” http://www.dcfair.com/jolos-2015-pilot-fog-wins-best-show/ Tue, 30 Aug 2016 20:27:58 +0000 http://www.dcfair.com/?p=4296 Pilot Mountain, NC (August 23, 2016) –  JOLO Winery & Vineyards’ 2015 Pilot Fog Cynthiana-based... Read more »

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Pilot Mountain, NC (August 23, 2016) – 

JOLO Winery & Vineyards’ 2015 Pilot Fog Cynthiana-based red wine has been awarded “Best in Show” honors in the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Southeastern Wine Competition at the 2016 Dixie Classic Fair in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

 That means that out of 553 wines from 6 states submitted into the competition, JOLO’s Pilot Fog was judged to be the very best. In addition, JOLO wines were awarded two other medals as listed below:

 2015 Pilot Fog – Best Dry Red Wine

2015 Golden Hallows – Gold Medal

 “It has been an outstanding year for the JOLO 2015 vintage offerings,” says JW Ray, Owner and Winemaker at JOLO Winery & Vineyards.  “Our Golden Hallows was just awarded the Double Gold last month – the only white wine to win that distinction at the Asheville Wine & Food Competition. Now, Pilot Fog winning ‘Best in Show’ is just so rewarding for all of the JOLO team members who pour in their passion every day to make and serve world class wines.”

 “The 2015 Pilot Fog is one of the smoothest, best tasting dry red wines that I have ever tasted,” says Jim Collins, Wine Superintendent and Coordinator of The Dixie Classic Fair’s wine competitions.

“As a relatively new winemaker, I have been very fortunate to collaborate with fantastic winemakers such as Sean McRitchie, Jay Raffaldini, Steve Sheppard and others who helped me push the envelope as to what is possible in this great growing region,” says Ray.

“Once again this year, the Mid-Atlantic Southeastern Wine Competition received hundreds of quality entries for this year’s wine competition,” said Collins. “As the wine industry continues to grow in the Southeast, the Mid Atlantic Southeastern Wine Competition continues to grow as well, and each year the competition gets tougher. We’d like to congratulate all of this year’s medalists and we look forward to showcasing all of our winners at the 2016 Dixie Classic Fair.” 

 Ray adds, “We believe strongly that every medal, every accolade, is a testament to the love and passion we put into every bottle made here at JOLO Winery & Vineyards. It is a true honor to win this ‘Best of Show,’ knowing first hand, that our wine competed against the very best to be the best.”

Both award winners of are available for purchase at the winery or online by visiting the JOLO Shop.

About The Dixie Classic Fair

 Celebrating its 134th year in 2016, the Dixie Classic Fair is the second largest agricultural Fair in North Carolina. Owned and operated by the City of Winston-Salem after being donated to the City by the Winston-Salem Foundation in 1969, the 10-day annual Fair features nationally known musical entertainment, delicious food and beverages, exhibits for livestock, poultry, fine arts and crafts, a world-class carnival with numerous rides and games among many more activities. It is attended by an average of 325,000 visitors each year. For more information on the Dixie Classic Fair, please visit www.DCFair.com.

 JOLO Winery & Vineyards is located in the Yadkin Valley Agricultural Viniculture Association (AVA).  It is open to the public for tastings, tours and dining and can be reserved for indoor or outdoor weddings and special events. 

 For more information please visit www.jolovineyards.com or email events@jolovineyards.com.

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DIXIE CLASSIC FAIR ANNOUNCES 2016 MID-ATLANTIC SOUTHEASTERN WINE COMPETITION BEST IN SHOW AND CATEGORY WINNERS http://www.dcfair.com/dixie-classic-fair-announces-2016-mid-atlantic-southeastern-wine-competition-best-show-category-winners/ Wed, 10 Aug 2016 21:43:49 +0000 http://www.dcfair.com/?p=4265 Winston-Salem, N.C. (August 8, 2016) — Over the weekend, wineries from across the Southeast received... Read more »

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Winston-Salem, N.C. (August 8, 2016) — Over the weekend, wineries from across the Southeast received their “Ticket to Homegrown Fun” – and winning – at the Dixie Classic Fair! The Dixie Classic Fair, the second-largest agricultural Fair in North Carolina, today announced Best-in-Show, category winners and medalists for the 17th annual Mid-Atlantic Southeastern Wine Competition.

The Mid-Atlantic Southeastern Wine Competition began in 1995 and is open to any commercial vineyard, winery or amateur winemaker in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia or West Virginia. In 2016, the competition commercial and amateur winemakers submitted 553 wines for consideration in the competition, an increase of more than 80 entries over 2015.

Jolo Winery and Vineyards of Pilot Mountain, N.C. took home Best of Show honors with its 2015 Pilot Fog red wine. Category winners for 2015 competition include:

  • Best of Show             Jolo Winery and Vineyards                       2015 Pilot Fog

Pilot Mountain, N.C.

  • Best White Dry (Commercial Only): Gray Ghost Vineyards                 2015 Vidal Blanc

Amissville, Va.

  • Best Red Dry (Commercial Only):             Jolo Winery and Vineyards                                   2015 Pilot Fog

Pilot Mountain, N.C.

  • Best White Sweet (Commercial Only):             Round Peak Vineyards                 Skull Camp Sweetest Thang

Mount Airy, N.C.

  • Best Red Sweet (Commercial Only):             Hinnant Family Vineyards             Logger Head Red

Pine Level, N.C.

  • Best Dessert & Fruit (Commercial Only): Windsor Run Cellars                    Midnight Run

Hamptonville, N.C.

  • Best Amateur:                                           Hamilton Estate Winery                Blackberry Mead 2012

Placement of individual Gold, Silver and Bronze medal winners have also been awarded by the Mid-Atlantic Southeastern Wine Competition judges in more than 65 categories. For a full list of medalists, please visit the Dixie Classic Fair’s web site, www.dcfair.com.

“Once again this year, the Mid-Atlantic Southeastern Wine Competition received hundreds of quality entries for this year’s wine competition,’” said Jim Collins, wine superintendent and coordinator of The Dixie Classic Fair’s wine competitions. “As the wine industry continues to grow in the Southeast, the Mid Atlantic Southeastern Wine Competition, continues to grow as well, and each year the competition gets tougher. We’d like to congratulate all of this year’s medalists and we look forward to showcasing all of our winners at the 2016 Dixie Classic Fair.”

For more information on the 2016 Dixie Classic Fair, please visit www.DCFair.com or call 336-727-2236.

About The Dixie Classic Fair

Celebrating its 134th year in 2016, the Dixie Classic Fair is the second largest agricultural Fair in North Carolina. Owned and operated by the City of Winston-Salem after being donated to the City by the Winston-Salem Foundation in 1969, the 10-day annual Fair features nationally known musical entertainment, delicious food and beverages, exhibits for livestock, poultry, fine arts and crafts, a world-class carnival with numerous rides and games among many more activities. It is attended by an average of 325,000 visitors each year. For more information on the Dixie Classic Fair, please visit www.DCFair.com.

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2016 DIXIE CLASSIC FAIR ADVANCE TICKET SALES BEGIN http://www.dcfair.com/2016-dixie-classic-fair-advance-ticket-sales-begin/ Mon, 08 Aug 2016 13:27:07 +0000 http://www.dcfair.com/?p=4263 Winston-Salem, N.C. (August 1, 2016) — It’s that time of year again — to reserve... Read more »

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Winston-Salem, N.C. (August 1, 2016) — It’s that time of year again — to reserve “Your Ticket for Homegrown Fun” — at the Dixie Classic Fair!” The Dixie Classic Fair, the second-largest agricultural Fair in North Carolina, today announced that advance ticket sales have begun.

Advance tickets for the 2016 Dixie Classic Fair went on sale online through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com) and a link on the Fair’s web site, www.dcfair.com, at 10 a.m. this morning. The online sale will also be accessible via links to the Fair’s social media followers on Facebook and Twitter.  Advance ticket prices are only $8 for adults and $3 for children. Children under five years old and senior adults are free. Packs of 30 credits for Fair rides are only $10. Unlimited ride wristbands are available in advance for only $25. Also this year, Ticketmaster has eliminated its order processing fee. Online fees for tickets will be only $0.50 for tickets, and $0.75 for unlimited ride cards. Advance online tickets will be available through September 29, 2016.

Advance tickets for the 2016 Dixie Classic Fair are also available at the Annex Box Office located at 414 Deacon Boulevard with no service charges, and at select Wal Mart locations in Winston-Salem.

Advance and general ticket prices for the 2016 Dixie Classic Fair remain the same as prices in 2015.

The 2016 Dixie Classic Fair is being held September 30 – October 9, 2016 at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds. Now in its 134th year, this year’s Fair is allowing fans to get “Your Ticket to Homegrown Fun,” a tradition dating back to the first Fair, a wheat exhibition held in 1882. The 2016 Dixie Classic Fair will feature the Triad’s best in agriculture, competitive entries, delicious food and entertainment. James E. Strates Shows will once again supply the Fair’s rides and games.

The 2016 Dixie Classic Fair schedule and regular ticket prices are as follows:

  • Hours of operation:
    • Sunday through Friday 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    • Saturdays 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
  • Tickets for Friday (9/30 &10/7), Saturday (10/1 &10/8) and Sunday (10/2 &10/9):
    • Adults (ages 12 & up) – $10
    • Children (ages 6 – 11) – $5
    • Children (5 & under) and Senior Adults (65 & over, with ID) – Free
  • Tickets for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday are:
    • Adults (ages 12 & up) – $9
    • Children (ages 6 – 11) – $5
    • Children (5 & under) and Senior Adults (65 & over, with ID) – Free
  • Early Bird Special Admission (Any Gate – Weekdays only): 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – $4

“The 2016 Dixie Classic Fair is once again right around the corner,” said David Sparks, director of the Dixie Classic Fair. “Advance ticket sales give Fair fans a great opportunity for Fair attendees to purchase their tickets and unlimited ride wristbands at a great discounted price. I would encourage everyone who plans to attend this year’s Fair to take advantage of this sale, and we look forward to seeing everyone at the Fair in 2016.”

For more information on the Dixie Classic Fair, please visit www.dcfair.com.

About The Dixie Classic Fair

Celebrating its 134th year in 2016, the Dixie Classic Fair is the second largest agricultural Fair in North Carolina. Owned and operated by the City of Winston-Salem after being donated to the City by the Winston-Salem Foundation in 1969, the 10-day annual Fair features nationally known musical entertainment, delicious food and beverages, exhibits for livestock, poultry, fine arts and crafts, a world-class carnival with numerous rides and games among many more activities. It is attended by an average of 320,000 visitors each year. For more information on the Dixie Classic Fair, please visit www.DCFair.com.

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