Press Releases

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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Incredible Hulk Lou Ferrigno at Fayetteville Comic Con

 

 

 

Mark your Calendars!  The third annual Fayetteville Comic Con(FCC), held October 21-22, offers an impressive line-up of special guests, artists, cosplayers, collectibles, contests and more.  “We are pleased to expand our offerings again in 2017,” says planner Michael Chaudhuri. “In fact, this year, we’ve got artists and guests contacting us to appear at our con and we have the Incredible Hulk!”

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Travel to Cumberland County Generated over $525 million in 2016

According to figures released by Visit North Carolina this week, domestic travel to Cumberland County generated over $525 million in expenditures in 2016 – a 4.21% increase from 2015.  

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Places To Stay

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