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Weekender: 19+ Events in Winston-Salem this Weekend Including 1Love Festival, Patriotic Concerts, and Vendor Markets

Making weekend plans? Check out these 19+ events in Winston-Salem this weekend, including 1Love Festival, Patriotic Concerts, and Vendor Markets.

Don’t forget to also look at our live music guide – it’s updated weekly!

Rock Out The Quarry live concert in winston-salem
Rock Out The Quarry – Photo courtesy of City of Winston-Salem

Thursday, June 27

  • Pints For A Purpose – Enjoy drinks and pizza for a cause! Senior Services kicks off its “Christmas in July” item drive at the Coal Pit. 5 PM
  • Dinner Event – Enjoy a French bistro dinner and a glass of wine at The Caviste. The menu features ratatouille, hanger steak, and squash souffle. RSVP only. 6 PM
  • Language Exchange – Tour the art galleries at SECCA with the Vecino Center and practice talking about the art in both Spanish and English. 6 PM
  • Storytime & Yoga – Bring your kids to Kaleideum for storytime, yoga exercises, and a special fluffy guest. 11 AM
  • Book Launch – Brenda Fulmore, one of the former leaders of Creative Corridors Coalition, appears at The Bookhouse for the launch of her new book, Bridges Connect Communities. 6 PM


Friday, June 28

  • 1Love Festival – Celebrate African diasporic culture and history through music, art, entrepreneurship, and more! The festival takes place at multiple venues and runs through Saturday.
  • Rock Out The Quarry – Celebrate summer with live music, food trucks, and a fireworks show at The Quarry at Grant Park. Note: Attendees must park at Bowman Gray Stadium; free shuttles will run between the stadium and the park. 7-10 PM
  • Drive-In Movie – Watch Jurassic Park at Davie County Community Park. Concessions onsite. Movie starts at dusk.
  • House Hangs – Hang out at SECCA and make new friends! Enjoy music from DJ Stacy Sprinklez and a dinner prepared by The Southern Noodle and Y’all Supper Club. 5-8 PM
  • Pickleball – Want to improve your pickleball skills or meet fellow pickleball enthusiasts? Head to Oak Summit Park for open play every Friday! 9 AM – 12 PM
  • Vintage Market – Shop men’s and women’s vintage clothing from 15+ vendors at Incendiary Brewing (Winston-Salem location). 4-9 PM


Saturday, June 29

  • Independence Day Concert – Celebrate July 4th at Shallowford Square with live music from Jim Quick & Coastline. Brought to you by the American Legion Post 522. 7 PM
  • Latin Dance – Take a beginner salsa class with SonCaribe Latin Dancing at Incendiary Brewing’s Winston-Salem location! Stay afterward for social dancing with a live DJ. 5-9 PM
  • Little Innovators – Let your preschooler discover the wonder of STEAM learning with interdisciplinary and hands-on activities at Kaleideum. 11:30 AM
  • Concert – Kem, Billboard’s 2x Top Adult Male R&B Artist, performs with Envision at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Arena. 7:30 PM
  • Storytime – Bring the kids to Bookmarks for a read-aloud, a meet & greet with Elephant and Piggie, and a voting activity where kids learn about the voting process. 10:30 AM
  • Children’s Parade – A parade at Kernersville’s town hall courtyard for children 6 and under! Activities will include a YMCA bounce house, yard games, and free ice cream for the kids. 10 AM
  • Free Symphony – A quartet of Winston-Salem Symphony musicians perform rock and pop favorites at the Coal Pit in Innovation Quarter. 7 PM
  • Outdoor Movie – East of Texas hosts a free screening of Nacho Libre, complete with a nacho special. All proceeds from the special will benefit the Winston-Salem Street School. 8:45 PM
  • Juneteenth Celebration – June isn’t over yet! Celebrate Juneteenth at the Masonic Picnic Grounds with food trucks, music, vendors, and inflatables + train rides for the kids. 12-6 PM
  • Baseball – The Dash takes on the Rome Emperors at Truist Stadium this weekend. Enjoy fireworks after the game and come back to celebrate Bolt’s birthday at Sunday’s game!
  • Yoga & Flowers – Practice yoga with the owner of High Point Yoga School and create your own bouquet at Stauber Farm. 10 AM
  • Afrobeats Zumbathon – Take a Zumba class at 690 Women’s Fitness! All proceeds benefit JOS Children’s School, which serves students with special needs in Ghana. Sessions at 11 AM and 12:30 PM.
  • Blueberry Fest – Pick your own blueberries at SandyCreek Farm and enjoy blueberry desserts, corn hole, live music, and more! 10 AM


Sunday, June 30

  • Family Day – Bring the family to Childress Vineyards for outdoor games, face painting, balloon art, and more! 10 AM – 5 PM
  • Journaling Workshop – The Healing Pen presents “Healing Through Journaling” at Bookmarks. 3 PM
  • Summer Market – Culture’s outdoor market returns! Shop from artists and crafters while experiencing live music & live art at Liberty Plaza. 2-6 PM
  • Cocktail Class – Join Easytalk at the bar to learn about rum and how to use it in cocktails. 4 PM
  • Art Bites – Enjoy a unique dining series at SECCA, featuring conversation between Chef Ian McPherson and poet Ryan Thomas. 6-9 PM
  • Patriotic Pops – The Piedmont Wind Symphony performs patriotic favorites like “Stars & Stripes Forever” at the Coal Pit in Innovation Quarter. 7:30 PM


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