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Gears and Guitars, October 2 - 4, 2020

Gear up for the fifth annual Gears and Guitars Fest in downtown Winston-Salem -- the biggest party on two wheels! Hosted in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter October 2 - 4, 2020, Gears & Guitars is an outdoor concert series held in conjunction with the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic. Music lovers gather at Bailey Park for nightly concerts with nationally-recognized recording artists. 

Before the sun sets and the stage lights up, enjoy the Cycling Classic where hundreds of athletes twist and wind the streets of downtown.

The event will take place rain or shine.  For additional information go to GearsandGuitarsFest.com

Click here for seasonal hotel getaway packages.

To purchase tickets online click here or call 336-727-2236.

The 2020 Gears & Guitars schedule and concert lineup coming soon! 




  • Children under 10 are admitted free.
  • Events are rain or shine.
  • Folding lawn chairs are allowed only in designated areas.
  • Pets must be service animals and accompany their owners at all times.
  • Limited free parking is available at the 6th St. and Church Street intersection in lots N, K and B.
  • For additional public parking information please visit CityOfWS.org
  • Food and beverages will be available during the event. No outside food or beverages are allowed.
  • No coolers, no smoking, no recording devices, drones or weapons are allowed.

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