In North Carolina we don’t wait until summer to get our festival season started! If you live in Clemmons or spend time in nearby cities like Winston-Salem and Greensboro, springtime is filled with wonderful festivals devoted to the arts, sampling local wines and craft beer, and eating delicious food. To learn about some of these must-see events this May and June, check out our festival guide below:
Arts on Sunday Series
Every Sunday in May from 1pm to 5pm
Organized by Art for Art’s Sake (AFAS), the Arts on Sunday Festival Series is a thrilling showcase of 60 artists in Winston-Salem, where participants of all ages are invited to join in the fun with crafts and live music. The theme changes every week and ranges from spicy Latin rhythms to mellow jazz. Entry is free to the public. Find out more on AFAS’s website: www.theafasgroup.com/artsonsunday.
Liberty Street Between 6th Street and 7th Street, Winston-Salem, NC
18th Annual North Carolina Wine Festival
Saturday, May 26 from Noon to 6pm
Welcome to the biggest and longest-running wine festival in North Carolina! Held in Clemmons’ own Tanglewood Park, this all-day event serves up over 100 wines, beers, and liquors for guests to sample, along with scrumptious food from local vendors and shopping at artisan stalls. Ticket prices range from $25 to $65 each. Reserve your ticket and discover the details of this exciting festival at www.ncwinefestival.com/clemmons.
Tanglewood Park, 4061 Clemmons Road, Clemmons, NC
Salem Smiles Twin City RibFest
Thursday, June 7 to Sunday, June 10
Four days and nights of juicy ribs, cold beer, and live music? Sign us up! Ever since 2005, legions of rib fans have gathered on the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds to enjoy delicious BBQ and dance to the all-day shows on the main stage. All ages are welcome! Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and military members, and kids under 12 are free.
View the schedule at TwinCityRibFest.com
Winston Salem Fairgrounds, 421 27th Street Northwest, Winston-Salem, NC