Halloween All Grown-Up

halloween for adults
I could share with you a long list of kid-friendly Halloween events taking place around Cumberland County, but I’d rather talk about all the fun that grown-ups will be having this month, instead. Are you into creepy cemetery tours? How about costumed pub runs? Or maybe a suspenseful night at the theater is more your thing. I’ve covered all the bases here, and have 10 suggestions for how you and the crew c… [...]

5 Events to Celebrate Our Heroes

military celebrations
The Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB) is working with Cumberland County’s communities to give our Vietnam War veterans a big “welcome home” at Heroes Homecoming V—an annual multi-day celebration of our war heroes that culminates with Veterans Day. The residents here celebrate all the major military holidays in grand style, but they also don’t wait for those occa… [...]

Ice Cream! Top 10 Places in Cumberland County

ice cream
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! July 16th is National Ice Cream Day, and one of my first assignments as a summer intern here at the Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (FACVB) was to compile a list of the top 10 places to find some frozen treats. (Pretty great first assignment, eh?) Tucked away in every corner of Cumberland County, I discovered everything from freshly churned… [...]

Market Days

farmers market
How far are you willing to drive to find freshly harvested blueberries, to snatch up a bushel of sweet corn, or to pick out the perfect heirloom tomatoes? Mid-summer, farms in the Sandhills region are at the peak of the growing season, and their harvest is plentiful. These four markets are the locals’ go-to spots for the freshest produce, as well as enriching cultural experiences. You don’t have to dri… [...]

For the Dad in Your Life

Father's Day Fayetteville
Whether you are celebrating your father or planning a memorable day with your own kids, there is a wide variety of activities taking place around Cumberland County this weekend to entertain you and the crew. Does Dad enjoy the outdoors? Take him kayaking at a local lake or hiking at a state park. Is he a craft beer connoisseur? We have the perfect brewery for him. Check out all our suggestions for the dad in you… [...]

School’s Out! Now What?

When that school bell rings for the last time, summer has officially begun, and parents start planning vacations and searching for kid-friendly entertainment. The greater Fayetteville area makes that search easy with a wide variety of events geared toward youth. To help our visitors plan some amazing experiences for their kids this summer, we have put together a bucket-list—highlighting some of o… [...]

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