421 W 27th St, Winston-Salem, NC 27105 Winston-Salem, N.C. (August 1, 2017) — Celebrating 135 years of food, fun, rides, games, animals, crafts and agriculture in the heart of North Carolina, Advance Tickets to the 2017 Dixie Classic Fair at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds in Winston- Salem, NC, go on sale today. This year's event revels in all the things that make this agricultural fair “Always a Classic” – memorable Grandstand events, unique exhibits, a look a yesteryear and a salute to tomorrow. The Dixie Classic Fair is the second-largest attended agricultural Fair in North Carolina. Advance Tickets are on sale online through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster .com and on the Fair's web site, www.; starting August 1 at 10AM and ending on Thursday, September 28 at 11:59PM. 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. “Advance Tickets are the best way for families to save the most and attend the Fair,” said Fair Director, David Sparks. “When you combine the savings from your advance tickets with our discounted ride coupons or wristbands, everyone can maximize their fun on the Midway.” 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 Coupons 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 Coupon 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. The Advance Sale Strates Ride Coupon and Unlimited Ride Coupon 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. The 2017 Dixie Classic Fair schedule is below. Fireworks by Zambelli launch nightly at 9:45PM. EVENTS GOING PLACES?