Unlimited Ride Promotion Days 

Monday, October 1,  Tuesday, October 2, and Thursday, October 4
11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Pay Fair gate admission, go to the Midway Ticket Booth, and purchase wristband to ride all day for $35! Regular price all other days is $40. 

School Day

Monday, October 1 – Gates open at 9:00 am for Students
Students (Preschool thru Grade 5) are admitted free until 2:00. One adult per six children are admitted free.

Senior Adult Day

Tuesday, October 2 – Gates open at 9:00 am for Seniors
Adults age 65 years and over, admitted FREE all week with proper ID. Aides assisting Seniors are free on this Senior Adult Day only. Special Fun Time and Events for Senior Adults begin at 10:00 am. 

Special Education Day

Wednesday, October 3 – Gates open at 9:00 am for Special Education students
Free Admission for persons with disabilities and their aides.



Crisis Control’s Food Day at the Fair

Wednesday, October 3 – Gates open at 11:00 am for public
Bring 5 cans or 5 boxes of non-perishable food item (of any brand) and receive free admission.


WXII Military Appreciation Day

Thursday, October 4 – Gates open at 11:00 am
Active and Retired Military with immediate family admitted FREE with proper ID.

Winston-Salem Journal Family Days

Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7 (Second weekend)

Hours: Saturday, 9:00 am – 7:00 pm. Sunday, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Bring the special coupon located in the Winston-Salem Journal and receive FREE admission for up to 4 kids ages 11 and under with 1 paid adult.  Also, kids age 7 and under can ride all of the Strates Shows Kiddieland Rides for just $10.00. All rides subject to height safety restrictions. Excludes pony rides.