Community Events


Easter Takes Flight- April 8th
Join the City of Winston Salem Recreation and Parks Department for their annual Easter Egg Hunt. Also, bring your kites to the park and enjoy a day of high flying fun with kites, birds, and more.


Annual Bethabara Highland Games & Celtic Music Festival
May 13th
sponsored by Kilpatrick Townsend
The Games open with a traditional Ceilidh, an open mic gathering of musicians, dancers, and storytellers who love Celtic music and dance, held at a local venue in Winston-Salem.

Traditional Scottish athletic competitions are the highlight of the games, which celebrate Scottish and Gaelic culture and community traditions. The Games feature a Scottish Fiddle Competition, dancing, children games, shepherd dog demonstrations and traditional Scottish foods.


Enjoy the Gardens
Come enjoy walking the trails, roaming the grounds, and take in the beauty of the gardens. Take a walk to the butterfly gardens and enjoy a break in the Summerhouse.


Summer Nights Bethabara Band Concert Series 
June 8th - October 12th
Our Band Concert and Family Evening series of outdoor concerts - a community mainstay for more than 25 years.


Apple Fest- September 16th
The celebration of our agricultural past features racing pigs, Main Stage music, orchard fresh apples, craft demonstrators, cloggers, jugglers, and a performances in the 1788 Gemeinhaus.


Dark in the Park- October 12th
A Bethabara Band Concert with a Halloween Twist. Enjoy a Halloween concert as well as a hay wagon rides through lighted jack-o-lanterns, ghost stories, Halloween crafts, and a guided, lantern-lit spooky tour of God’s Acre cemetery. Wear your Halloween costume!


Christmas at Bethabara- December 2nd

Experience Christmas at Bethabara like never before. Immerse yourself in Moravian holiday traditions by candlelight. A Lovefeast in the Gemeinhaus and a magical park Lighting starts off an event filled with fun activities for people of all ages.


Historic Bethabara Park Christmas
Carols by Candlelight- December 10th
Warm up with the Piedmont Chamber Singers while they sing traditional holiday carols by candlelight in the 18th century Gemeinhaus.
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