Events

IdeasCityWS Marketplace of Ideas Festival

Wake Forest University, New York City’s New Museum, and dozens of local community partners will mark the culmination of a year of creative collaborations with the IdeasCityWS Marketplace Of Ideas festival on Saturday, October 2, in Bailey Park. IdeasCityWS Marketplace Of Ideas festival will feature interactive exhibits from two dozen local creative organizations representing progressive contributions in art, […]

Bailey Park

Innovation & Cinema Presents “Labyrinth”

Sixteen-year-old Sarah is given thirteen hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother Toby when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King Jareth. Starring David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud. Film and popcorn: a/perture cinema Drinks: Incendiary Brewing Company Food: Buns on the Run Doors open […]

Bailey Park

3rd Annual LeanBack GiveBack Thanksgiving Affair

Around this time of year, LeanBack Soul Food gives back to the community, which has given so much to us. We plan to give fully prepared free Thanksgiving dinners to any and every one in the community. We will also partner with Manna GSO and other businesses across the community who plan to give back. […]



Free

Whimsical Women Art Show

Artists from North Carolina and across the country are coming to #BaileyPark to share their handmade art during the 25th year of the Whimsical Women Art Show, offering beautiful and whimsical art made by women. There will also be musical entertainment from the Brown Lightning Bugs and a craft area for kids. Please come and […]



Free to the public

Maya Angelou Garden Party

Wake Downtown is incredibly excited to announce the return of an in-person Maya Angelou Garden Party! Each year, this event is free and open to both the public and the broader community to honor Dr. Maya Angelou through a celebration of community, storytelling, and art! Join in for poetry readings and spoken word performances or […]

Bailey Park

Hope Run and Music in the Park

A signature event for Trellis Supportive Care, formerly Hospice & Palliative Care Center, returns to Bailey Park on Saturday, April 23rd, 2022. The annual Hope Run & Music in the Park is back in person at Bailey Park in beautiful downtown Winston-Salem.  Participants are invited to pack a picnic to enjoy with friends and family […]

Bailey Park

$35

2022 Juneteenth Festival

Triad Cultural Arts will host the 2022 Juneteenth Festival on Saturday, June 18, in the Innovation Quarter's Biotech Place and Bailey Park.

Bailey Park

Free

Dog Days of Summer – Canceled!

**Unfortunately, Dog Days of Summer has been canceled. We'll reschedule at a later date.** We’re partnering with Forsyth County Humane Society for a feel-good day in Bailey Park featuring families, friends and furry companions. We invite all ages (and breeds) to join us as we kick off summer with this family- and pet-friendly community event! […]

Bailey Park

Free

The Golden Tales of Hip-Hop

This free musical in Bailey Park features members of NC Black Rep's Teen Theatre Ensemble. Written and directed by Charles Anthony Burks.

A group of classic characters from various children’s tales come to life in a new way to tell a family-friendly fun story of the celebration of life, rekindling of love and coming together as a community!

Bailey Park

Free

The Golden Tales of Hip-Hop

This free musical in Bailey Park features members of NC Black Rep's Teen Theatre Ensemble. Written and directed by Charles Anthony Burks.

A group of classic characters from various children’s tales come to life in a new way to tell a family-friendly fun story of the celebration of life, rekindling of love and coming together as a community!

Bailey Park

Free