Frequently Asked Questions

when can i buy discount advance sale admission tickets and ride cards?

The advance sale begins August 5th on the dcfair.com web site. https://www.dcfair.com and at the Winston Salem Fairgrounds Annex box office. Annex Box Office is located at 414 Deacon Blvd, 27105 and its hours are Monday – Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

 

when does the discount advance sale end?

The advance sale online ends at 11:59 pm on Thursday, October 3 the day before the Fair begins. Ticket can be purchased at the Box office until 6:00 pm on Thursday, October 3

 

will strates show ride cards from the 2018 dixie classic fair be valid for 2019?

No. Each year’s tickets and ride cards are for the year purchased only. 

will strates shows ride cards be valid at north carolina state fair since the carnival operator has changed there?

No.

 

what is the price of advance sale tickets, gate tickets and strates show ride vouchers? 

Gate Admission
Adults (ages 12 – 64) – $10.00 Children (ages 6 – 11) – $5.00 Children (5 and under) – Free Senior Adults (65 & over, with ID) – Free
Early Bird Special Admission (Any Gate) Weekdays (Monday – Friday) Only from opening – 4:00 pm – $5.00

Strates Shows unlimited wristband
Regular price – $40
Discounted Days – $35 (Monday, Tuesday and Thursday) No coupon needed

Advance Sale Admission Tickets Ticketmaster – if purchased online .50 per admission ticket
(Available August 5th ) Adults (ages 12-64) – $8.00 Children (ages 6-11) – $3.00 Children (5 and under) – Free Senior Adults (65 & over, with ID) – Free

Advance Sale Strates Ride Voucher Ticketmaster – if purchased online .75 per ride voucher
$10.00 (Only Available in Advance) (30 credits with a value of $15.00) (Exchange advance
sale voucher for ride card at redemption center located at each entrance gate) Generally,
rides take 6 to 10 credits per ride. Plan on average four rides per card. Valid throughout the
2019 fair, any day.

Advance Sale Strates Unlimited Ride Voucher Ticketmaster – if purchased online .75 per ride
voucher
$25.00 (Only Available in Advance) (Exchange advance sale voucher at redemption center
located at each entrance gate. Valid any one day during the 2019 fair


is there a charge to park?

Parking is available at the LJVM Coliseum lot and BB&T Field lots for a fee to be
determined by Wake Forest University, which own these lots. There are several businesses
and individuals surrounding the fairgrounds that also provide parking for a fee.

 

can i purchase group tickets or sell advance sale admission tickets and ride cards?

please contact Lee Shapiro at 336-774-8880 or lees@cityofws.org

what are the future dates of the dixie classic fair?

October 2 – October 11, 2020
October 1 – October 10, 2021
September 30 – October 9, 2022

 

 

what promotional days and discounts will be offered?

UNLIMITED RIDE DISCOUNT DAYS
Monday, October 7, Tuesday, October 8 and Thursday, October 10
11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Pay Fair gate admission; go to Midway Ticket Booth,
and purchase wristband to ride all day for $35! Regular price all other days is $40.

SCHOOL DAY (Preschool-5th Grades)
Monday, October 7 – 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Students (Preschool – 5th grade) Free until 2:00 pm

SENIOR ADULT DAY
Tuesday, October 8 – Gates Open To Seniors 9:00 am
Aides assisting seniors admitted Free on this day.
Special Fun Time & Special Events for Senior Adults beginning at 10:00 am.
65 years and over, admitted Free all week with Proper ID.

SPECIAL EDUCATION DAY
Wednesday, October 9
Gates Open Special Education Day Groups 9:00 am – closing.
Free for persons with disabilities and their aides.


CRISIS CONTROL MINISTRY FOOD DAY AT THE FAIR
Wednesday, October 9 – 9:00 am – closing
Bring 5 cans or 5 boxes of non-perishable food and receive one free admission.


MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY SPONSORED BY WXII TV
Thursday, October 10 – Gates Open 11:00 am – closing
Active and Retired Military with immediate family,
Admitted Free with Proper ID.


WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL FAMILY FUN DAYS
Saturday, October 12 – 9:00 am – 7:00 pm and
Sunday, October 13 – 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Kids 7 and under can ride all Strates Shows Kiddie land Rides for $10.00.
(Excluding Pony Rides)