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Sanctioned Events

Sanctioned Events

The Fayetteville Dogwood Festival is seeking new events to be held as officially sanctioned events of the Fayetteville Dogwood Festival. Hosting a sanctioned event is a wonderful way for your organization to promote its mission, projects, as well as raise some money.

Sanctioned events will receive the following benefits:

* Use of the Festival logo on advertising and promotional materials. Requests to produce other retail, promotional or specialty items using the Festival name and logo must receive written permission from the Festival office.

* Inclusion in the Fayetteville Publishing Company's Dogwood Festival Magazine/insert

* Listing in the schedule of events on our website. This “listing” is a substantial portion of our website. It is basically a small condensed version of your web/info to include photos, links and more.

* Event mentioned/highlighted as official event on Facebook and other social media accounts.

* Other Blooming Events full page ad in Up and Coming will include each sanctioned event.


Download your form here!


2018 Sanctioned Events

2018 Events - will replace with 2019 after February 2019!

Sense & Sensibility at Cape Fear Regional Theatre

4/12/2018 – 4/29/2018 2:00 & 7:30

1209 Hay Street (CFRT)

Tickets are $15-25


This highly anticipated play is a spirted adaptation of the classic novel by Jane Austen and has been called “the greatest stage adaptation of this novel in history.”

All American Tattoo Convention

4/13/2018 – 4/15/2018 Fri & Sat noon – 11:00 pm, Sunday noon- 9:00 pm

Crown Expo Center – 131 E. Mountain Drive

Ryan Harrell or 910-850-2566

Tickets $20 - 40

One of the largest tattoo conventions on the east coast with over 300 artists from all over the world.Artists will include TV personalities from Ink Masters, Tattoo Rescue and more!Refer to the website for all the artist, vendor and event information.

Jane Eyre – Sweet Tea Shakespeare

April 26-29th & May 3-6th 6:45

1897 Poe House – 206 Broadford Avenue

Tickets $13 – $20

Experience a new adaptation which “shakes” up Charlotte Bronte’s lush and haunting gothic romance.Come early to enjoy live music before the play begins and to partake of the barbecue, beer, wine and sweet tea available for purchase.For tickets and information call (910) 420-4383 or visit

Fayetteville/Cumberland Crimestoppers Barbecue

4/27/2018 11:00 am - 7:00 pm $7.00 per ticket

2800 Raeford Road Highland Centre

Fayetteville/Cumberland Crimestoppers

Duncan Hubbard 910 624 6922

Enjoy a delicious plate of southern pork BBQ and show support for your local community. Proceeds from the BBQ are used to pay rewards for anyone wishing to remain anonymous and report information regarding any crime.Please call 910-483-8477 to report any information regarding a crime and remain anonymous!

The Capitol Encore Academy

4/28/2018 - 4/29/2018 Festival hours

The Capitol Encore Academy

126 Hay Street

Trish Brownless 910 849 0888 ext 115

Art stations for kids to create their own art and performances by our students.

13th Annual Hogs & Rags Spring Ride

4/28/2018 7:30 am – 3:00 pm $50.00 each

Registration 7:30 am at Airborne & Special Operations Museum

Mary Matthews 910 988-3510

Enjoy an escorted fried from the Special Operations Museum to Rocking-A-Ranch where you will have a full country breakfast.From Rocking-A-Ranch you will be escorted to wild Wing Café in North Myrtle Beach where you will be served lunch.All proceeds from the event benefit of The American Cancer Society and Kidsville News Literary & Education Foundation and the Special Forces Charitable Trust.

Frame to Table – a Fundraiser benefiting Indigo Moon Film Festival

May 4th, 2018 7pm -10pm $50 per ticket

SkyView on Hay – 121 Hay Street

GroundSwell Pictures – Pat Wright 910-309-6580

Enjoy this one-of-a-kind evening of fun, film and food! Frame to Table is a culinary trip around the world, offering creative foods and wines inspired by great films. Sample a variety of delectable Italian bites at the “Cinema Paradiso” table. Then, travel to Thailand and sample foods reminiscent of “the King & I.” Then on to the “Out of Africa” table for African cuisine, among others. The films and foods are a “taste of what is to come” when Indigo Moon Film Festival brings both national and international films to screens in Historic Downtown Fayetteville on the weekend of Oct 12 – 14, 2018. Frame to Table guests will also review how to get the most out of the film festival. Tickets are $50 each.

Cape Fear Coin Show

05/19/18 – 5/20/18 9am – 5pm (Sat) 9a,-3pm (Sun)

Holiday Inn – I95 – 1944 Cedar Creek Road

Enjoy visiting Fayetteville’s Spring Coin Show hosted by Cape fear Coin Club. The show will feature coin dealers from eastern North Carolina.FREE admission!Buy-sell-trade coins!Free coin appraisals.For more information call Mike Moose at 910-497-5445 or 910-322-3917.

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