Winston-Salem is home to one of the world's first and longest continuously running airshows. The Winston Salem Air Show celebrated its 100-year anniversary in 2011.
The century-old home of the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco company, Winston Salem offers more today than ever before. This charming town impresses with historical sites complete with cobblestone streets from yesteryear, museums, unique art galleries and unusual shops. New residents will be impressed with the arts, wineries in the Yadkin Valley and ample outdoor adventures.
Best of Winston-Salem
For the best BBQ entertainment spot that is also a sports bar and grill, try Red Hot & Blue where there is live blues on Friday and Saturday and Gospel music on Sunday.
Best Food Festival:
For the best food festival every weekend, try Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours, Dischrawl and Tour De Food. They make for the best fun Saturday afternoon by combining the local history with generous portions of locally produced foods provided by beloved restaurants in both the Arts District and the Downtown Historic West End.
For the best area vineyard experience, visit Childress Vineyards, which was started by the NASCAR team owner Richard Childress. This biggest winery in Yadkin Valley offers 12 varieties of European vitis viniferea cultivars over 77 acres.
Best Community Theatre:
The best community theater is Twin City Stage. Winston Salem boasts one of the oldest continuously running and biggest community theaters in all the country. Twin City Stage produces educational, meaningful and community-based plays and acting opportunities.