Frequently Asked Questions

Your safety, and all who visit SummerFest, remains our highest priority. In accordance with CDC guidance, masking is no longer required; continued use of masks is discretionary. Please stay home if you have any symptoms.

The concerts are held in various venues throughout the Winston-Salem area. See our Venues page for locations and parking information.

That depends on the concert! Most performances usually last about 60-90 minutes. Some evening performances begin with introductory remarks by a special guest. The family events last about 45-60 minutes.

Starting one hour before the concert begins, tickets may be picked up at the Will Call table located just inside the venue entrance.

Whatever tickets remain unsold before the performance will be sold at the ticket sales table at the venue entrance. Tickets for all concert venues may be purchased in advance through the Music Carolina website.

All seats are General Admission. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Our audience members' dress ranges widely, from very casual to formal.

The venues are fully wheelchair accessible.

Please turn off your cell phone, pager, alarm watch, and anything else that might distract from the performance.

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the concert start-time.

After the short round of applause greeting the artists as they take the stage, please hold your applause until the very end of a piece so as not to break the artists' concentration.

Get ready for the time of your life!

Winston-Salem has a wide variety of dining experiences to fit every budget and taste; from North Carolina barbecue to elegant four-star dining. For more information on other dining options, visit the Winston-Salem Convention & Visitors Bureau website.