Dixie Classic Fair 2019

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Join us October 4-13 at the Dixie Classic Fair! We will be located outside of the Education building across from the Gazebo (see map below for reference! We will have register to wins, photo opportunities and more!

Check out the schedule below to to see when your favorite station will be on-site at the Dixie Classic Fair:

Q104.1: 10/4-10/13

99.5 WMAG: 10/4-10/6

94.5 WPTI: 10/7-10/8

100.3 KISSFM: 10/8-10/10

105.7 MAN UP: 10/11-10/13

PLUS! Make sure you don't miss Unlimited Ride Days presented by Q104.1, 99.5 WMAG, 100.3 KISSFM and 105.7 MANUP on Monday, October 7th, Tuesday, October 8th and Thursday, October 10th! #HowDoYouFair

Find us at the Dixie Classic Fair!

BUT WAIT THERE IS MORE! Stop by the Dixie Classic Fair in Winston-Salem, NC at the Triad Area Chevy Dealers booth with Q104.1 on October 4th-5th and October 12th-13th between 5:00PM-8:00PM for your chance to win the trip of a lifetime to our iHeartCountry Festival! Q 104.1 and Triad Area Chevy Dealers will ask you to perform a karaoke song in the Chevy truck with the list of songs provided.

On or about October 14, 2019 we will designate a panel of judges to determine one winner from the submissions. Triad Area Chevy Dealers, Q104.1 and designated panel of judges will determine the prize winner using the equally weighted judging criteria listed below (·Originality 25%, Creativity 25% and Entertainment quality 50%). ALL DECISIONS OF THE JUDGES WILL BE FINAL. In the event of a tie, tie breaker will be based upon the highest score in the first judging criteria, continuing thereafter to each judging criteria in order, as needed, to break the tie. The winner will be announced on October 15, 2019

Grand prize winner wins a trip for two (2) to the iHeartCountry Music Festival in Austin, TX in TBD, 2020, to include: airfare for two, two-night hotel stay and two tickets to the show.

2019 iHeartCountry Festival: The Best Moments
2019 iHeartCountry Festival: The Best Moments
It was an amazing night of country music as a lineup of superstars rocked the stage at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.

Each year, as the weather turns cooler, one question comes to mind: “How do you Fair?” This year’s Dixie Classic Fair is packed with rides, food, music, spectacles and competitions like no other; and everyone, at any age, can have a great time. The public will be encouraged to share their fair experiences by using the hashtag #HowDoYouFair on Instagram to have their images featured on the DCfair.com website.

Advance Tickets and Advance Sale Strates Ride Coupons to North Carolina’s second largest agricultural fair are on sale through Ticketmaster and the Fair’s website, www.dcfair.com, through October 3 at 11:59PM. Advanced sale purchases can save you up to 40 percent off day-of values and are available through mobile ticketing, so there is no need to wait in ticket lines when you arrive.

A way to make your fair-going experience even more memorable is to submit competitive entries to win prizes. If you are a budding artist, an agricultural ace, or a culinary rookie, submit your competitive entries by September 1 for your chance earn a blue ribbon or your share of more than$225,000 in prize money. For online access to the Fair’s Catalog with details on all Competitive Entries, entry forms, judging schedules and more, visit https://www.dcfair.com/entries/. Catalogs can also be found at the Annex Box Office, public libraries in Forsyth County, Winston-Salem Recreation Center and the Forsyth County YMCAs.

More About Advanced Tickets and Ride Credits

“Advanced Tickets and Advance Strates Ride Coupons offer the steepest discounts off regular priced tickets,” said the new Fair Director, Cheryle Hartley. “Purchasing through Ticketmaster or directly through our website or Annex Box Office is the only way that you can be assured that you have authentic discount tickets. It’s the only way to save money and ensure that you, your family and friends will have a good time.”

Advance Ticket prices are $8 for adults (regularly $10 for ages 12 and older) and $3 for children (regularly $5 for ages 6-11). Children under age 5 and senior adults (age 65+ with an ID) are free.

Advance Sale Strates Ride Credits are $10 for 30 credits (regularly $15, Ticketmaster service fees apply if purchased online).Exchange your Advance Sale Ride Coupon for a ride card on the Carnival Midway. Generally rides take 6 to 10 credits per ride (approximately four rides per card on the Midway; five rides per card in Kiddie Land). Coupons are good any day. 

Even greater savings can be had with Advance Sale Strates Unlimited Ride Wristband that is $25 and are valid for one day during the Fair (Ticketmaster service fees apply when purchased online.) The coupon exchanged for a wristband on Carnival Midway when you arrive at the Fair. On Fridays and Saturdays during the Fair, these are $40

The Advance Sale Strates Ride Credits and Unlimited Ride Wristbands are only available in advance of opening of the Fair.

Ticketmaster has eliminated its order processing fee. Online fees for tickets will be $0.50 for tickets, and $0.75 for ride Coupons.

Online sales will be promoted via the Fair’s social media links on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Advance Tickets can be purchased with no convenience charges at the Annex Box Office located at 414 Deacon Boulevard, Winston-Salem; hours are Monday to Saturday from 10:00AM to 5:00PM.

The 2019 Dixie Classic Fair schedule is below. Fireworks launch nightly at 9:45PM.

Friday, October 4 Opening Day

11:00 am - Gates, Exhibit Halls and Midway - Strates Shows Open

7:30 pm – Grandstand: Demolition Derby

10:00 pm - Exhibit Halls Close

11:00 pm - Fairgrounds Close

Saturday, October 5:

9:00 am - Gates, Exhibit Halls and Midway - Strates Shows Open

7:30 pm – Grandstand: Figure 8 Racing

10:00 pm - Exhibit Halls Close

11:00 pm - Fairgrounds Close

Sunday, October 6:

9:00 am - Gates, Exhibit Halls and Midway - Strates Shows Open

1:00 pm – Grandstand: Rodeo

3:00-6:00 pm – Gospelfest at the Fredericks Chevy Clock Tower Stage sponsored by The Chronicle

10:00 pm - Exhibit Halls Close

11:00 pm - Fairgrounds Close

Monday, October 7: School Day & Q104.1 WTQR iHeart Unlimited Ride Discount Day

9:00 am – 2 pm: School Day (Preschool - 5th Grade receive free admission until 2 pm)

11:00 am – Open to the Public: Gates, Exhibit Halls and Midway - Strates Shows Open to the Public

7:30 pm – Grandstand: Midnight Star

10:00 pm - Exhibit Halls Close

11:00 pm - Fairgrounds Close

Tuesday, October 8: Senior Adult Day & 99.5 WMAG iHeart Unlimited Ride Discount Day

9:00 am – Senior Adult Day: 65 years and older admitted free all week with proper ID. Aides assisting seniors admitted free on this day. Special fun time and events for senior adults begin at 10 am.

10:00 am – Exhibit Halls Open

11:00 am – Open to the Public: Gates, Midway - Strates Shows Open to the Public

7:30 pm – Grandstand: Joe Diffie

10:00 pm - Exhibit Halls Close

11:00 pm - Fairgrounds Close

Wednesday, October 9: Special Education Day & Crisis Control Ministry Can Day

Bring 5 cans or 5 boxes on non-perishable food and receive free admission

9:00 am - Special Education Day for Special Education Groups. Admission is free for people with disabilities and their aides.

11:00 am – Open to the Public: Gates, Exhibit Halls, and Midway - Strates Shows Open

7:30 pm – Grandstand: Jordan Feliz with I am They and Hanna Kerr

10:00 pm - Exhibit Halls Close

11:00 pm - Fairgrounds Close

Thursday, October 10: WXII-TV Military Appreciation Day & 100.3 KISS / 105.7 Man Up iHeart Radio Unlimited Ride Discount Day

Active and retired military with immediate family admitted free with proper ID.

11:00 am - Gates, Exhibit Halls, Midway - Strates Shows Open

7:30 pm – Grandstand: Demolition Derby

10:00 pm - Exhibit Halls Close 11:00 pm - Fairgrounds Close

11:00 pm - Fairgrounds Close

Friday, October 11:

11:00 am - Gates, Exhibit Halls, Midway - Strates Shows Open

7:30 pm – Grandstand: Figure 8 Racing

10:00 pm - Exhibit Halls Close

11:00 pm - Fairgrounds Close

Saturday, October 12: Winston-Salem Journal Family Day at the Fair

Kids age 7 and under can ride all Strates Shows Kiddieland Rides for $10 (excludes pony rides).

9:00 am - Gates, Exhibit Halls and Midway - Strates Shows Open

1:00 pm – Grandstand: OTTPA Tractor Pull

10:00 pm - Exhibit Halls Close

11:00 pm - Fairgrounds Close

Sunday, October 13: Winston-Salem Journal Family Day at the Fair

11:00 am - Gates, Exhibit Halls and Midway - Strates Shows Open

1:00 pm – Grandstand: Rodeo

10:00 pm - Exhibit Halls Close

11:00 pm - Fairgrounds Close

Celebrating its 137th year in 2019, the Dixie Classic Fair is owned and operated by the City of Winston-Salem after being donated to the City by the Winston-Salem Foundation in 1969. The 10-day annual Fair features nationally renowned musical entertainment, delicious food and beverages, exhibits for livestock, poultry, fine arts and crafts, a world-class carnival with numerous rides and games, and many more activities. For more information on the Dixie Classic Fair, please visit www.DCFair.com.

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