Guides to Fayetteville

Your Guide to May in Fayetteville

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Fayetteville is full of history and heroes. Watch the county come alive this spring at rose parks, river trails, art exhibits and baseball games. Here is your guide to spring in Fayetteville, NC and the Fort Bragg area.


#1. Attend a Fayetteville Woodpeckers game at the new Segra Stadium. Click here to see the schedule and purchase tickets.

#2. Learn about Fayetteville’s baseball history and hit up the Baseball in Fayetteville Exhibition, running now through December 2020 at the Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum.

#3. Head out to Dirtbag Ales for a movie night—their first movie in the field will be The Goonies! May 3.

#4. Join in on Lake Gaston Brewing Company’s Wednesday Run Club! Happening every Wednesday from 6pm-9pm.

#5. Derby Day at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden is a local event inspired by the Kentucky Derby. Dress to impress! May 4.

#6. Take part in a race! The John E. Norman Cinco de Mayo 10K & 5K road race draws hundreds every year. May 4.

#7. Spend a Saturday at the market. The City Market at the Museum is downtown on Franklin Street and happens every Saturday morning.

#8. Another fun exhibit about baseball in downtown Fayetteville is the Picturing America’s Pastime Exhibition at the Arts Center on Hay Street. Runs through May 11.

#9. It’s a wine tasting extravaganza! Rockfish Creek Winery in Raeford hosts, recurring weekly on Saturday.

#10. Attend the Origami Opening Ceremony at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden. This exhibit will run through September. May 5.

#11. The Dirtbag Ales Farmers Market is back! Every Sunday (except Memorial Day) from now through November 17th. Fun for the whole family—including your dog!

Related post: Fayetteville Feature: Dirtbag Ales Farmers Market

#12. Embrace your artistic side and visit the Ellington-White Contemporary Art Gallery in Downtown Fayetteville to view their Contemporary Sculpture exhibit: A Remix of Possibilities. Runs through May 25.

#13. Show off your talents at an open mic night, hosted weekly at The Coffee Scene on Morganton every Monday.

#14. Fayetteville Symphony youth orchestra’s spring concert is sure to tickle your fancy. May 9.


#15. Attend a play and see Memphis! Put on by the Cape Fear Regional Theatre, this show runs May 10 through May 26.

#16. Take part in a 5K/10K that supports the global mission of Civil Affairs, taking place on Fort Bragg. May 11.

#17. Treat your mom to a mother’s day carriage ride through downtown Fayetteville. May 11.

#18. Meet Smalls and Squints from the film Sandlot and watch the film on the big screen at a baseball field! Hosted by the SwampDogs. The actors Guiry and Chauncey will be signing autographs, taking photos, and hosting a Q&A with fans. May 11.

#19. Show off your ride or peep someone’s else’s. It’s time for Cars and Coffee. May 11.

#20. Practice Tai Chi for your health at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden. Happening weekly on Tuesdays.

#21. Attend a Party in the Park in Stedman. This festival includes live music, food trucks, bouncy houses, vendors, and more. May 17-18.

#22. Try something new and check out a Fayetteville Roller Derby Game at the Crown Arena. May 18.

#23. Take part in Segra Stadium history and get tickets to the Big South Conference Baseball Championship Games, airing on ESPN. The championship game is on the 25th. May 21-25.

#24. Visit Clark Park for a nature and story time. There will even be a craft time! May 21.

#25. Embrace something new and attend Fayetteville’s 2nd Annual Vegan Festival. May 25.

#26. Wear blue and run to remember at Fort Bragg’s Memorial Day Circle of Remembrance Run/Walk. May 27.

#27. Support our collegiate summer baseball team and attend a SwampDogs game. Click here for their website.

#28. Forge the next level of Spartans and take part in the Fayetteville 12 Hour Hurricane Heat. May 31.


Do you and your family have any fun plans this spring? Leave your thoughts in the comments below! If you enjoyed this post, please give it a like to let us know, and don’t forget to subscribe if you haven’t already. We put out blog posts like this one every week!

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