Bring the Kids

When both kids AND adults want to have fun, hit one of these spots that welcome all ages.


Tanglewood Festival of Lights

A must-see attraction- the brightest lightshow in the southeast, opens at the beginning of the holiday season in November and lasts until New Years Day. Tanglewood Park is transformed into a beautiful, magical world of over a million lights.  You can enjoy the lights in your own car, in a horse-drawn carriage, or on a […]

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Hanes Park

One of Winston-Salem’s favorite parks- located across from Reynolds High School and Wiley Magnet School. It has a large playground, 20 tennis courts, 3 baseball diamonds, 2 open fields, and 2 walking tracks.

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Hathaway Park

A park off Country Club Rd. that is nestled in a neighborhood. It has a great splash pad, playground, walking trails, large athletic field and picnic shelter.

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Campus Gas WFU

A historic gas station that has been renovated into a modern bar and grill with awesome hot dogs and burgers. Campus Gas hosts a coffee shop during the day (Known Coffee Co.), and this symbiotic relationship works for the WFU crowd. It’s a great spot for a quick lunch or a few beers.

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One of the busiest places for lunch, this small takeout restaurant (cash only) is known for its delicious, cheap hot dogs. They also have other great items from the grill like burgers and wings if you want something other than a hot dog.

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Winston-Salem Fairgrounds

The Winston-Salem Fairgrounds is Winston-Salem’s home for entertainment, hosting year-round events including concerts, trade shows, sporting events, corporate events and more!

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Mellow Mushroom

This one deserves a mention (even though we don’t usually highlight chains) just because the pizza is really good!

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Leinbach Park

A park off Robinhood Rd.- near Thomas Jefferson Middle School- with a playground, trails, tennis courts, volleyball court and picnic shelter.

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