America’s Hometown Happenings: March 3 – 5

Dr. Seuss Fayetteville NC
Today, March 2nd, marks what would have been the 113th birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. This beloved author’s birthday has also become a reason to celebrate “Read Across America Day.” Cumberland County is joining the nationwide celebration over the weekend in a couple of big ways: a parade and family day in Spring Lake and a downtown celebration in Fayetteville. Oh, the places… [...]

Celebrate Spring in the Town of
Spring Lake

Spring Lake NC
A trip to Fayetteville’s northern neighbor, the Town of Spring Lake, offers visitors good eats, family-friendly entertainment, and outdoor treasures. Its proximity to Fort Bragg means you are at the front door of one of the largest military bases in the United States. There are many reasons to visit this rapidly growing area, but we have highlighted just three of our favorite things to do in this spring… [...]

Got Ink?

tattoo convention
Fayetteville is preparing to welcome the first All American Tattoo Convention (AATC) to the Crown Expo Center this spring (April 14 – 16). Home to the fighting forces of Fort Bragg, Cumberland County could not be a more perfect host for an event that aims to bring together our military heroes and the industry’s best artists.This three-day convention promises something for tattoo addicts, artist… [...]

America’s Hometown Happenings: January 13 – 16

Martin Luther King Jr. Parade Fayetteville NC
Every day this long holiday weekend, the communities of Cumberland County are celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Several organizations and civic groups plan special events each year in honor of the great leader and community activist. This weekend, visitors and locals may enjoy a prayer breakfast in Spring Lake or Fayetteville, head downtown for the parade, or join worshipe… [...]

On the Trail of African-American History

African American history
The communities of Cumberland County are preparing to celebrate Black History Month with an array of special events throughout the month of February. The lives and legacies of African Americans in these communities can be traced through our African-American Heritage Trail (AAHT). This tourist tool was created by the Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB) to aid visitors in expl… [...]

America’s Hometown Happenings: December 30 – January 1

New Year's Fayetteville NC
Cumberland County’s calendar has been packed all year long with an array of festivals, outdoor adventures, historic happenings and much more. Now we have plans to close out the year with a bang. For this holiday weekend, we are sharing four unique events to count down the end of 2016, plus one fabulous opportunity to welcome the first day of 2017. However you choose to celebrate, we wish you and yours a Happy… [...]

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