2017 Memorial Day events in High Point NC
Looking for something to do this Memorial Day weekend? Enjoy the weather, get outside, and take advantage of the 2017 Memorial Day events in High Point, NC that we have highlighted right here. We promise that you will have a great time.
Gears & Guitars
From the 26th through the 29th, Bailey Park in Winston-Salem will be jumping with music. You can enjoy musical performances by Collective Soul, Barenaked Ladies, Corey Smith, and more. There will be food trucks and activities for the whole family. Buy tickets online or enjoy the concert free on Memorial Day.
Winston-Salem Cycling Classic
Held every Memorial Day weekend, the Winston-Salem Classic is a three-day event that includes a full schedule of USA Cycling sanctioned amateur racing. Whether you want to participate or simply watch, the Classic is bound to be a great time, and all proceeds go to benefit two local non-profit organizations.
The Winston-Salem Dash minor league baseball team is hosting the Down East Wood Ducks from Kinston for a four game series this Memorial Day weekend. From Friday May 26th through Monday May 29th, the Dash will be playing the Wood Ducks every day. They have both evening and early afternoon games scheduled.
High Point Wreath Laying Ceremony
Start your Memorial Day with a little remembrance and head down to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park south of High Point off I-85. At 8AM, the day will begin with a wreath laying ceremony to pay tribute to all those who have given so much for our country. All ages are welcome and encouraged to come out and enjoy this moment of remembrance.
High Point Memorial Day Parade
After you see the wreath laying ceremony, head back into town, and see the Memorial Day Parade. At 10AM the parade begins in downtown Thomasville at The Big Chair, and proceeds up Salem Street towards Cushwa Stadium. At the stadium there will be free hot dogs, dignitaries will speak, and then finally paratroopers will jump from a plane for the enjoyment of all.