Spring is finally here, so venture outside and enjoy what Fayetteville has to offer. Here's a quick rundown of everything from concerts and comedians to annual spring festivals and hometown baseball. Get out there, Everyone!


42nd Annual Fayetteville Dogwood Festival

April 26-28
Downtown Fayetteville

The Fayetteville Dogwood Festival is back for another year, so come help celebrate! The granddaddy of all Fayetteville festivals will again be a three-day event in Downtown Fayetteville. Get ready to be thrilled with a weekend full of live music, carnival rides, food, drink, and downtown street vendors!


Dogwood Festival


Kevin Hart in Concert

April 6-7
Crown Complex

Comedy superstar Kevin Hart is coming to the Crown Complex for TWO nights, but the first night is already SOLD OUT. So, get your tickets for the second night while you still can! The award-winning stand-up comedian and actor is famous for movies like Jumanji and Fatherhood, and this is your chance to see his unique brand of humor live!


Kevin Hart


Fayetteville Comic Con Spring 2024

April 26-28
Crown Complex

Fayetteville Comic Con is back, so it's time to revel in all things action, anime, and manga! This year's event kicks off with a Friday Film Festival featuring actor Richard Tyson, who starred in the hit movie Black Hawk Down! So dust off your cosplay costumes and get ready to roam the Crown Complex halls for another exhilarating Fayetteville Comic Con! 


Fayetteville Comic Con Spring 2024


John Mellencamp in Concert

April 17
Crown Complex

Legendary rocker John Mellencamp is coming to Fayetteville for ONE NIGHT - and one night only - so get your tickets to see a rock legend! The mid-western performer has been touring since the 1990s and is famous for chart-topping hits like "Hurts So Good" and "Jack and Diane." His Crown Complex tour appearance is the only one in North Carolina, so get your tickets now!


John Mellencamp


Fayetteville Woodpeckers 2024 Season Opener!

April 19
Segra Stadium

It may be spring, but the Boys of Summer are already back! Come for the Fayetteville Woodpeckers Season Opener and relish in America's national pastime! This marks the team's 5th year, so promotions will be in full effect all season long, including opening night's fireworks show. Game On, Everyone!


Video Thumbnail - youtube - Welcome Home, Fayetteville Woodpeckers


All American Tattoo Convention 2024

April 13-14
Crown Complex

The All American Tattoo Convention is returning for 2024, so get ready to get tatted up! This year's convention will start with a parachuting demonstration outside, followed by a ceremony honoring MIAs and POWs. Then head inside and choose from over 300 tattoo artists to get that ink you've been waiting all year for.




East Coast Step Show

April 20
Crown Complex

Like college step shows? Then this event has got you covered! The Crown Complex is hosting the East Coast Step Show again, and you don't have to have a student ID to see it. College fraternities and sororities from across the East Coast will be showing their fanciest of fancy footwork for all to see. So get ready to be entertained! 


Step Show


Harlem Globetrotters World Tour 2024

April 19
Crown Complex

The Harlem Globetrotters are returning to the Crown Complex to show local basketball fans what entertaining basketball really looks like. They'll take on their arch-rivals, Washington Generals, to determine the real King of the Court. So, round up the family and get ready to be entertained like never before!


Harlem Globetrotters


FSU International Music Festival
April 4
Headquarters Library 

Fayetteville State University presents its 2nd Annual International Music Festival, and the public is invited. The best part is that admission is FREE. Columbian guitarist Carlos Castilla and Cuban pianist Amanda Virelles are the featured artists.


Carlos Castilla


Disciple with Special Guest Decyfer Down

April 12
Festival Park

Christian rock band Disciple will be playing at Festival Park to help raise money for the Fayetteville-based nonprofit Cross to Bear, and the public is invited! NC-based Desyfer Down will make a special guest appearance, so be prepared to rock for a good cause!




Healthy Kids Day

April 20
YMCA of the Sandhills

Healthy Kids Day wants to help improve the health and well-being of kids everywhere, so do something special AND educational for your kids. They'll learn healthy habits and activities that will benefit them for a lifetime. 


Healthy Kids Day


Music of Appalachia with the Kruger Brothers

April 20
FSU Seabrook Auditorium

Fayetteville State University's community concert series presents the Kruger Brothers, who will perform with the Fayetteville State Symphony Orchestra. You'll hear bluegrass music blended with classical masterpieces for a night of music you'll never forget. 


Kruger Brothers