Press Releases

Fayetteville Top 25 American Towns For Holiday Shopping

Fayetteville -  Last week, Expedia released their annual list of top 25 “Best American Towns for Holiday Shopping.”  Fayetteville, the only North Carolina town on the list, secured the 16th spot. 

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Bureau Awarded Readers’ Choice Award from ConventionSouth

Cumberland County, NC - Readers of ConventionSouth Magazine selected the Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB) for a 2017 Readers Choice Award.  “The value in receiving this recognition is that it comes from the United States’ top meeting professionals that hold events in the South,” says J. Talty O’Connor.  “These planners demand the highest level of customer service and quality facilities, and they have contributed in determining the FACVB displays the commitment to professionalism, creativity and service that they require.” 

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Bureau Books 35 Groups In First Quarter 2017/18

Cumberland County, NC–  In the first quarter of the 2017/18 Fiscal Year (FY17), Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB) booked business and laid the groundwork for a successful year. “The shows we attend in the summer and fall generate leads that our sales team secures during the remainder of the year,” says FACVB President & CEO John Meroski.  “In addition to a busy travel season, the team closed some significant business this quarter.” 

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Beat The Rush with 51st Annual Holly Day Fair

Fayetteville, NC – The largest gift and craft show in Eastern North Carolina continues its tradition of offering a variety of handmade gifts, crafts, clothes and more to shoppers hoping to get ahead of the Christmas rush.  The Holly Day Fair typically draws 22,000 attendees and over 200 vendors throughout the weekend. Read More

When Pigs Fly: All-American BBQ Festival Nov 18

Fayetteville, NC – When Pigs Fly (WPF): An All-American BBQ Festival welcomes BBQ Pitmasters from across the Carolinas to try for a top prize in this Carolina BBQ League-sanctioned event.  Teams are judged and awards are given in Whole Hog Division (charcoal or wood only); and Pitmaster Division (any heat source): Overall, Pork Butt, Pork Ribs and Chicken. 

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Places To Stay

102 Sleepy Drive
Spring Lake

Places To Stay

McDonald's
1903 Owen Drive