What to Do in Cumberland County on Spring Break


Wondering how to keep the kiddos entertained during Spring Break and not break the bank?  There’s lots of free fun things to do in Fayetteville and Cumberland County that week. Below are a few highlights.

New Original Play Brings the Experience of Military Spouses to Life


Cape Fear Regional Theatre (CRFT) brings an emotional play to life with its
upcoming Downrange: Voices from the Homefront March 3-20, 2016.

Book a hotel to stay and see that show and the Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau will give you two free tickets to the show!

Book  your room then email us with your hotel booking information. We’ll leave two tickets at the front desk of your hotel.   EMAIL

Military Veterans Open Craft Brewery and Tap Room Open in Hope Mills


449.45454545455The DirtBag Ales partnership began when Dirtbag’s brewmaster Vernardo “Tito” Simmons-Valenzuela made a bargain with a fellow medic at  Womack Army Medical Center. Tito promised free beer for life in exchange for a homebrew kit the friend received for his wedding. That’s when Tito started his path to becoming a brewer. Partner Eric Whealton, a nurse who worked the same shift,  attended tasting sessions. After lots of stove-top brewing, both Eric and other friends encouraged Tito to brew professionally.

Black History Month In Cumberland County


Cumberland County galleries, museums , musical groups and  the library have planned an array of special events and activities to mark Black History Month in CumHigh-Res_Lil_Dan-1024x845berland County.

The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland county kicked off the month-long celebration with the exhibit Romare Bearden: Beat of a Different Drum.  Twenty-six original watercolors from Bearden’s book “Li’L Dan, The Drummer Boy: A Civil War Story” are on display along with historical artifacts from the period.  The free exhibition, which includes other dynamic programming, is open through March 5.  www.TheArtsCouncil.com

Five Ways Bureau Will Make Your Event A Win!


The sales team of the Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau works to secure meetings, reunions and tournaments to hold their event in Cumberland County.

The team doesn’t just book the event, but works with the planners each step of the way to ensure the event is successful. Here are the five top ways the sales team assists planners.