Winston-Salem Dash announce Independence Weekend celebration

Published 2:54 pm Sunday, June 20, 2021

WINSTON-SALEM — The Winston-Salem Dash and the City of Winston-Salem have announced a community Independence Weekend celebration that will be held at Truist Stadium on Saturday, July 3. The event will include a collegiate woodbat baseball game, live music featuring Winston-Salem native Nashville recording artist Cooper Alan, food trucks and fireworks.

Gates will open at 2:45 p.m. for a full day of entertainment.

  • 3 p.m. — Disco Turkeys baseball game
  • 6 p.m. — Watchtower on the Lowes Foods Backporch Stage (Dave Matthews cover band)
  • 7:30 p.m. — Thomas Mac on the field main stage
  • 8:15 p.m. — Cooper Alan on the field main stage
  • 9:30 p.m. — Independence fireworks show, presented by the City of Winston-Salem

Additional activities and amenities include food trucks, Dash concessions, and a kids zone.

Tickets are $12 if purchased before June 25 and $15 afterwards. Tickets include access to all the events and are available at wsdash.com and by calling 336-714-2287.

Parking for all Dash controlled lots will be $5. Free parking is available at the Center City Garage on Fourth Street, and a free shuttle will run from the garage to Truist Stadium every 10 minutes.

“We are excited to host our community this Independence Day Weekend,” said Dash President C.J. Johnson. “I can’t think of a better way to celebrate our ability to safely gather together again than baseball, live music, great food, and of course, fireworks!”

The Winston-Salem Dash have had a home game on July 4 every year since Truist Stadium opened in 2010. This season they will be on the road in Greenville, S.C. the entire July 4 weekend.

The Winston-Salem Dash are the High-A Minor League affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. For more information, call 336-714-2287 or visit www.wsdash.com.