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Winston-Salem Community Cultural Festivals 2022

APR 21 TO APR 30, 2022


Address: 305 W 4th St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101 ·

Celebrating 24 years in 2022, RiverRun is one of the fastest-growing regional film festivals in the U.S., and a premier film festival in the Southeast. This Academy Award-qualifying film festival showcases a variety of narrative, documentary, student, animated, and short films from all genres. In 2019, USA Today's 10Best digital platform highlighted the RiverRun International Film Festival as one of, "10 Amazing Film Festivals Worth Traveling For."


May 13-15, 2022 (Friday & Saturday 10am-10pm, Sunday 11am-8pm) 

Winston-Salem Greek Festival

Address: 435 Keating Dr, Winston-Salem, NC 27104

Join the community May 13-14-15 for this year’s return of a full, in-person Greek Festival here in Winston-Salem! There will be food, fun, and dancing. Drive-thru option.


MAY 14, 2022 AT 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT

India Fest 2022

Address: Corpening Plaza, Winston-Salem 

IUCA is going to host the biggest event of the season, the most await India Fest exhibiting India, on 14th May 2022 at Corpening Plaza. Come enjoy cultural performances, singing, and dancing.

May 22, 2022     12:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT

Multi-Cultural Blending Fest

Address: Bailey Park, Winston-Salem

Eliza’s Helping Hands is hosting a Multicultural Blending Fest on May 22, 2022. Come out and enjoy, music, food trucks, vendors and more.


May 29, 2022       from 1-7PM

Winston-Salem Food Truck Festival

North Liberty St in downtown Winston-Salem will be hosting 20 food trucks with a diverse selection of quality food choices on May 29, 2022 from 1-7PM. Art in ARTivity on the Green, local musicians and Kids activities.


JUNE 18, 2022


Address: 60 Trade St NW, Winston-Salem, NC 27101, United States 

All are welcome, as Winston-Salem proudly celebrates the local LGBT community with a downtown parade and festival with live music, entertainment, street vendors, and hands-on activities. This weeklong celebration of love, unity, and equal rights is hosted by Pride Winston-Salem (Pride WS). Fun Fact: In 2019, Winston-Salem was ranked by Travel + Leisure as a Top 10 destination to celebrate LGBT History Month.


JUN 18, 2022


Address: Bailey Park, Winston-Salem

Hosted at Bailey Park in downtown Winston-Salem, this celebration of African American traditions and freedom features music, dance, food, panel discussions, as well as arts and crafts, from 1 to 8 p.m.


AUG 1 TO AUG 6, 2022


Address: 419 N. Spruce Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101

The 17th biennial National Black Theatre Festival (NBTF) rolls out the purple carpet August 1 - 6, 2022 in Winston-Salem, transforming North Carolina's city of arts and innovation into a mega-performing arts center with over 130 performances in a number of the city’s venues. Theatre workshops, films, seminars, a teen poetry slam, and a star-studded celebrity gala all work together to accomplish the goal of making the National Black Theatre Festivals one of the best theater festivals in the country.


SEP 10, 2022


Address: 4th street & Spruce St N, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Organized by the Hispanic League, FIESTA is the annual FREE street festival that has become a downtown tradition in Winston-Salem and is the biggest fundraiser for the Hispanic League, expecting over 22,000 people each year.


SEP 22 TO SEP 25, 2022


Address: 634 W. 4th Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101

Bookmarks Festival of Books and Authors, the largest book and author festival in the Carolinas celebrates 17 years with the 2022 festival in downtown Winston-Salem.


SEP 30 TO OCT 9, 2022


Address: 421 27th St NW, Winston-Salem, NC 27105, United States 

Celebrating 139 years, the Carolina Classic Fair (formerly the Dixie Classic Fair) is the second largest agricultural fair in North Carolina, averages 325,000 visitors each year. The 10-day annual fair features a world-class carnival with numerous rides and games, nationally known musical entertainment, delicious food and beverage, and exhibits of livestock, poultry, fine arts, and crafts.


October 13, 2022

International Village Food and Music Festival

Address: Corpening Plaza, 231 1st St W, Winston-Salem, NC 27101, Winston Salem  

The international backgrounds and heritage of Winston-Salem’s residents will be showcased, featuring global cuisine, cultural entertainment, international crafts-for-purchase, and educational information about our international community. We proudly invite you to come out and enjoy the different cultures in Winston-Salem, North Carolina!

NOV 19 TO NOV 20, 2022


The Piedmont Craftsmen’s Fair, held in the Benton Convention Center, is now in its 59th year of presenting quality craftsmanship from some of the Southeast's finest makers. The Fair is a holiday shopper’s delight, filled with row upon row of unique home goods, jewelry, ceramics, glass, wearables, furniture, and décor handcrafted by more than 100 skilled artisans and artists. View live demonstrations of various craft techniques, mix and mingle with talented makers, and browse displays of quality craftsmanship and fine design—all hallmarks of the Fair.