We do not allow pets inside Fairgrounds, with the exception of service dogs.


Manual wheelchairs, motorized scooters and strollers are available for rent at the Fairgrounds, but cannot be reserved in advance. The Wheelchair and Stroller Information Booth is located at the Northwest Gate.


The Winston-Salem Rescue Squad will be on-site throughout the Fair schedule.


Paging service is provided at the fee of $1 per page at the Clock Tower Information Booth.


If you lose keys, wallets, IDs, etc. during the Fair, you may check at the Clock Tower Stage Information Booth to see if it has been turned in. If it has not been located before you leave, you may call the Dixie Classic office at 336.727.2236. Note: Some things still show up within two weeks after the Fair; you may still contact the office Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.


A tent will be set up between the Clock Tower Information Booth and the Grandstand.


There will be a few ATMs located on the Fairgrounds.


Click here to view maps of Winston-Salem and the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds.


From the West – Follow Business Interstate 40, take Silas Creek Parkway Exit 2B and follow the signs north to the Fairgrounds/Coliseum area.
From the East – Follow Business 40 to US 52, take Exit 112 – Akron Drive exit and follow the signs for the Fairgrounds/Coliseum area.


The following hotels and inns are offering Dixie Classic Fair vendors and attendees a discounted rate. To receive this rate, ask for the Dixie Classic Fair rate.

Winston Salem Hotel & Spa
3050 University Plaza Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27105
Phone: 336.723.2911
Fax: 336.714.4578

Courtyard by Marriott Winston-University
3111 University Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
Phone: 336-727-1277


Fair parking in WFU Coliseum Lots:
Friday, October 5 – $10
Saturday, October 6 – $20 (due to football game, see shuttle pricing below)
Sunday, October 7 – $10

Fair parking shuttle lot at Winston-Salem First:

Saturday, October 6th – $10
Official Fair parking is ​available at the LJVM Coliseum lots and BB&T Field lots for $10 on Friday, October 5th and Sunday, October 7th.

Saturday, October 6th will be a BIG Fair Day and BIG Football Day and if you are planning on attending either the Fair or the WFU football game, please plan on early arrival. Parking in Wake Forest LJVM & BB&T lots will be $20.

The Winston-Salem Fairgrounds and WFU Complex have implemented extra measures to assist both fair and football attendees with extra staff and coordination with the department of transportation. The complex will be providing remote parking shuttle service that will operate from Winston-Salem First off of University Parkway to the drop off point located in front of the LJVM Coliseum. Parking in Shuttle Lot on Saturday will be $10. 

The lot is located at Winston-Salem First, on the corner of University and Long Rd also drivers may take the Polo Road exit off University and head North to Winston-Salem First.

Be sure to lock your car and secure belongings in the trunk. If parking along streets, please observe posted no parking areas.