Marketing Cumberland County

By: FACVB

The North Carolina General Assembly and the North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association endorse occupancy tax guidelines that state that two-thirds of occupancy tax collected should be used for tourism promotion.  Tourism promotion is defined as : “advertise or market an area, publish brochures and other materials, engage in research or other activities that attract tourists or business travelers to an area.”

Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day 2014

By: FACVB

Looking to head out for your Thanksgiving dinner?  Here are a list of restaurants open on Thanksgiving.   For a list of all restaurants in Fort Bragg Communities of Cumberland County, head over to our restaurant database at: http://bit.ly/15gyTDK

 

 

Celebrate with Fort Bragg Communities this Christmas Season

By: FACVB

Fort Bragg Communities of Cumberland County knows how to celebrate the Christmas season. From Thanksgiving to Near Year’s Day,  plenty of special events give visitors and locals wonderful opportunities to give thanks and celebrate with friends and family.   Several of these these special events are highlighted on the next page.

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For a full calendar, head over to http://www.visitfayettevillenc.com/events

Halloween Happenings

By: FACVB

Fort Bragg Communities of Cumberland County knows how to have Halloween fun.  Our activities include learning how folks celebrated at the turn of the 20th century to world-class haunted houses, cemetery tours and a zombie run.  Here are a few ways to have fun this Halloween. For a comprehensive calendar of events, head over to our full CALENDAR OF EVENTS.

A Victorian Halloween
Wednesday October 1, 2014 – Friday October 31, 2014

Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex
(910) 486-1330
All month long the 1897 Poe House will be decorated with traditional Victorian and2013 Poe House Halloween 114 early 20th century Halloween décor. Participants in the 1897 Poe House tour will learn about the history of Halloween and how it was celebrated during the Poe’s time here in Fayetteville. Is the Poe House haunted? Find out the answer by taking a tour during the month of October.  Hours: Tuesday through Friday at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., & 3; Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on the hour, and Sun. 1 – 4 p.m. on the hour.

The Spooky Side of Fun

By: FACVB

In honor of Curious Events Day (October 9), we’ve compiled a list of some o1391895_10152264119704045_969562212_nf the more unusual Halloween events in Fort Bragg Communities of Cumberland County.

During Hallowe’en Revels at the 1897 EA Poe House,  visitors watch members of the Poe family prepare for a night of Halloween Revels. Visitors encounter Halloween customs and traditions from the late 19th and early 20th century.  Dates: Oct 17-18, 24-26. Price $3.  Under 6 free. MORE