Accommodations and Sports Venues enhance Fayetteville’s offerings.
Fayetteville, NC – New hotels and sports facilities were added to Cumberland County’s offerings in the past year.
The Fayetteville Woodpeckers, a minor league affiliate of the Houston Astros, begin play at a new stadium in downtown Fayetteville on April 18. Segra Stadium will offer natural grass, a25x70 LED scoreboard, six luxury suites, four field boxes, a premium club level, outdoor party deck, a Kids Zone and more. When the Woodpeckers are not playing, the stadium will host tournaments and other special events. For three years starting May 2019, the Big South Baseball Championship will call Segra Stadium home. All tournament games will air on ESPN platforms.
New York Knicks player and Fayetteville native Dennis Smith, Jr. and Under Armour renovated and reopened the Fayetteville courts where Smith once played. In conjunction with the Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks & Recreation, Smith and Under Armour treated Fayetteville to a carnival-like atmosphere when the courts were unveiled. More
Axes & Armor Hatchet House, Cumberland County’s first indoor axe- throwing facility, opened its doors in February 2019. The facility, a World Axe Throwing League venue, hosts tournaments, walk-ins, leagues and private parties. Their mission is to bring the thrill of a traditional Canadian backyard to this community. Axe s & X’s , another axe- throwing option, hosts pop-ups at special events, breweries, and other sites throughout the year. They plan to open a permanent, indoor facility in the next year.
The Byrnes Mill Place Bed & Breakfast is Cumberland County’s only bed and breakfast. The 180-year-old mill house boasts four rooms decorated using a theme of crops once grown on the farm as well as an outdoor area for weddings, reunions or informal get togethers. This beautiful location also has a creek in the back of the property.
Located just off I-95, Tru Hotel by Hilton offers 109 rooms in a new hotel experience. The property includes a 24/7 Eat & Sip market, a large free breakfast, a pool table, board games and private alcoves.
Homewood Suites by Hilton is an all-suite hotel offering a central location to explore the Fayetteville community. The one-bedroom suites feature HDTV, complimentary WIFI and a fully equipped kitchen. Guests can hold a meeting or get-together in the 111-suite property’s 1100-sq.-ft meeting space.
“With our sports, hotel and meeting facility offerings expanding, the communities of Cumberland County can host an even larger variety of special events,” says John Meroski, Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB) President and CEO. “Contact our sales team to book your next event.”
About the Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB)
The FACVB is a private, not-for-profit organization responsible for positioning Cumberland County as a destination for conventions, sporting events and individual travel. For additional information, visit www.VisitFayettevilleNC.com or call 1-888-98- HEROES.