Quality Inn Coliseum
531 Akron Drive
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
Phone: (336) 767-8240
Fax: (336) 661-9513
Formerly called the Ernie Shore Fields, Gene Hooks Field at Wake Forest Baseball Park is named for the former athletic director at Wake Forest University, Gene Hooks. Featuring state-of-the-art technological augments, the baseball arena seats a total of about 6280 persons. As of now, the field is owned and managed by the Wake Forest University and is the home ground of their baseball team, the WFU Demon Deacons. Established in 1956, the baseball park has been home to popular teams such as Winston-Salem Red Sox and Winston-Salem Warthogs.
Formerly Groves Stadium, it is the home of the Demon Deacons, the football team of Wake Forest University. Visitors can enjoy football college games in the arena, which has a seating capacity of 31,500 seats.
The Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum (LJVMC) opened in 1989 and is owned and operated by the city of Winston-Salem. The Coliseum is designed to accommodate all types of events such as the Wake Forrest University basketball games, rodeo, concerts, theater, family shows, conventions, dinners and tennis tournaments. With its large floors for special events and receptions, and its high-tech lighting and sound system, the LJVMC brings in thousands of people daily into the 1500-seat auditorium. The fully renovated Coliseum features a food court with restaurants and concession stands like Domino's Pizza, Bojangles and Prissy Polly's BBQ.
Located less than an hour away from Greensboro is this popular performance venue in Winston-Salem. The Garage welcomes 21 year old patrons and older.
Popular as the old post office owing to its red colored rooms, Millennium Center is "the" happening spot of the city. Functional since long, this downtown venue is basically a concert venue staging a variety of music concerts of all genres. It is also the most preferred choice for cultural events and celebrations like the Halloween nights. Small and well maintained, the place is just the right spot to let your foot down.
This downtown, versatile arts center is among the esteemed entertainment venues in the city. Milton Rhodes Arts Center is an amalgamation of arts and creativity. Music, dance, film, visual art and theater come alive in innovative spaces that are equipped with the latest modern technology. The complex consists of the Sawtooth School for Visual Art, Eleanor and Egbert Davis Gallery, the Hanesbrands Theatre, F. Borden Hanes Jr. Conference Room, Reynolds Place, Womble Carlyle Gallery, Excalibur Café and Terrace and F. Borden Hanes Jr. Conference Room. These spaces are also available on rent for various events.
BB&T Ballpark is home to the Winston-Salem Dash minor league baseball team. Able to seat 5500 patrons, this ballpark is a great place to watch a game.
AMF Major League Lanes are located on Jonestown Road in Winston-Salem. Featuring several bowling alleys, retro-style arcade games and pool-tables, this place makes for a great evening with friends and family. Open all week, it also features weekly-games, leagues matches and interesting events quite regularly. The facility is well-maintained and shoes and other equipment is available on rent as well. Also on offer is a range of delicious snacks and fast food favorites such as pizzas.
Blue Bourbon Jacks, as the name suggests, offers a bar program that's dominated by a wide range of whiskies and bourbons. These smooth drinks perfectly complement the mood of the place which also serves as a concert venue for many blues artists.
Since it opened in 1992, Millis Athletic and Convocation Center has been a premier athletics facility both on campus and off. Considered one of the best sports facilities in the Big South Conference, this center has played host to some important sports events, like the Big South Women's Basketball Tournament and Big South Men's Basketball Tournament. Besides sports, the center also plays host to regional and community events, and has also hosted former President George W Bush when he came to the city in 2002. See the website or call to know more.
Raised On Shred Shed is located near the Piedmont Triad International Airport and is a hidden gem. Only those in the know are aware of its existence. The fairy lights give this place a vibrant look when the bands take center stage. This DIY venue usually hosts punk concerts. Some of their previous listings are Armslength, Ghost Stories, wolves & wolves & wolves & wolves, No Reception, The Past Six Years and Coastal
Moratock Park is a historic public park. A highlight is the iron furnace built during the Civil War that was used to prepare iron bars on the banks of the Dan River. This park consists of beautiful views of the river, a shelter to spend a day, and restrooms are available too. The river is open for sailing and rafting. In addition, this site is a perfect venue for meetings and events as well as receptions.