Summer is finally here, so get out and enjoy the longer days and fun activities! Take a look at Things To Do In July in Fayetteville!




July 4th FAYcation

July 4 / Maxwell Street, Downtown Fayetteville

Sticking around for the Fourth? Make it a FAYcation and join our block party in the heart of Downtown Fayetteville! Enjoy chill music by reggae/dancehall performer Patra, a beer garden, BBQ, games, and more!





Independence Concert and Fireworks

July 4 / Festival Park

Celebrate July 4th with a free concert and pyrotechnics at this year’s Independence Concert and Fireworks Show! Presented by the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra.


independence concert



Team USA vs Taipei International Baseball Game and Fireworks

July 4 / Segra Stadium 

Nothing’s more American than baseball and Fourth of July. Get both when Team USA plays Taipai International in a Friendship Series Game with post-game fireworks at Segra Stadium!

Team USA vs Taipei



Celtics Cocktails Mixology Class

July 15 / The Church Entertainment Lounge

You like to drink. Might as well learn how to make them! Take the Celtic Cocktails Mixology Class and learn from master mixologist Rob Clayton! Limited admission and pre-registration at so don't wait!


Celtics Cocktails Mixology






That One Band LIVE

July 1 / Paddy's Irish Public House

Specializing in Rock and Rock remixes, That One Band is comprised of active-duty military, retired SHP, and a good old Southern boy from the Pinehurst/Fort Liberty region. Grab a drink and prepare to be entertained by some good old hard rock at Paddy's!


That One Band



Fayetteville After Five Festival

2nd Friday of the Month / Festival Park 

Head downtown for this month’s FREE Fayetteville After Five Festival Concert featuring NC-native Brent Underwood and former American Idol contestants/Christian duo Kindred. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and make it a date night or family night!


Fayetteville After Five Crowd



PWC Public Works Exhibition

July 1 - 22 / The Arts Center Gallery

Showing daily, the PWC Public Works Exhibition displays unique visual artwork created by talented artists of all ages and backgrounds from our community. Vote for the People’s Choice best entry and purchase your favorite art piece.


PWC public works public exhibition



Shakespeare in Love

July 1 - 2 / The Downtown Market

Get a new take on classic English literature with Sweet Tea Shakespeare's production of Shakespeare in Love. The play follows the famous bard in his younger days as he struggles to write his next play and unexpectedly falls in love with a cast member. The two star-crossed lovers go through an enchanting adventure in this musical comedy.


Shakespeare in Love



[title of show] Musical

July 1 - 9 / Gilbert Theater

Sit in on [title of show], which follows Jeff and Hunter. The two writers try to help close friends enter a fast-approaching theatre festival. In 90 minutes, they write and perform their show at the festival and inevitably learn important lessons about themselves as people, friends, and artists. 


Title of Show



Dungeons & Dragons: An Introduction to the Classic Roleplaying Game

July 2 / North Regional Library

Gain instant cool points with kids and peers alike by learning the ever-popular roleplaying game Dungeons & Dragons. So, grab the dice and get ready to step into character for all new adventures!


Dungeons and Dragons



French Fry Eating Challenge

July 13 / World of Beer Bar & Kitchen

Love to eat fries? Then bring your A-game and prove it at the French Fry Eating Contest at World of Beer Bar & Kitchen! French fry fanatics will come from all over to compete in the contest to see who can devour 2 lbs. of fries the fastest. Grand prize is $200! Sign up via email at


French Fry Contest


Comedy at the Cameo

July 28 / Cameo Arthouse and Theater

Comedy at the Cameo is back for another appearance this month with featured comedian Jalen Montanez and headliner Hunter Edward. Don't wait, because seating is very limited!


Comedy at the Cameo July 2023





Fayetteville Woodpeckers

Segra Stadium

Enjoy professional baseball close to home this month as the Fayetteville Woodpeckers take on the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers  July 1 - 3. The Augusta GreenJackets come to town July 14 - 16. Then the Woodpeckers play the Down East Wood Ducks for a long home stand July 25 - 30. Don’t forget to stay for fireworks after Friday night games!


Fayetteville Woodpeckers Stadium



Fayetteville Mustangs

Crown Complex

Get ready to root for your newest hometown professional sports team, the Fayetteville Mustangs, as they compete for a league championship in their inaugural season. On July 8, the Mustangs play the Carolina Cobras during College Rivalry Night! The Mustangs play the Orlando Predators on July 16 during First Responders Night. Then they play the Albany Empire on July 29. Come out and support the home team!


Fayetteville Mustangs



Fayetteville Chutes

J.P. Riddle Stadium 

Come watch the Fayetteville Chutes as it fields local and national players for a summer collegiate team competing in The Old North State League. The Chutes play the Pineville Porcupines on July 10. Then they play the River City Skippers on July 11. The team plays the Kinston Wingmen on July 17 and then the Clayton Clovers on July 18. 


Fayetteville Chutes





Dirtbag Ales Farmers Market

Open Daily / Dirtbag Ales

The Dirtbag Ales Brewery Farmer’s Market is a unique collaboration between Dirtbag Ales and local farmers/artisans, working together to showcase some of the best local produce and products the area offers. Bring your family, four-legged companion, and a healthy appetite for all things.


Dirtbag Ales Farmers Market



Basic Rod Building Workshop

July 8 / John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center

The Basic Rod Building Workshop teaches students how to build their own custom spinning rod, starting with a graphite blank. Materials are provided, and you get to keep the rod! Course limited to 12 students, age 16 and older. Students are advised to take the “Rod Building Primer” workshop first. 


Basic Rod Building Workshop



City Market at the Museum

Saturdays / 325 Franklin St., Fayetteville

Open year-round, City Market at the Museum features local produce and creations by area farmers and artisans. Make it a day trip and shop for handmade jewelry, teas, pottery, soaps, confections, and much more!

City Market at Museum