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Effective March 27, 2020: FCPR playgrounds, outdoor basketball courts and the skate park are closed to the public to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Parks and trails remain open. Use caution and practice social distancing.

Effective March 25, 2020: FCPR facilities are closed to public access. FCPR will conduct business over the phone and online. General Information: 910-433-1547; Email: parksrecinfo@ci.fay.nc.us; Website: www.fcpr.us. FCPR has postponed all department organized programs, activities, athletics, special events and rentals through April 30. FCPR will not take any additional shelter or room reservations until after May 31. FCPR staff will contact and work with affected individuals and groups to reschedule or refund at a later date. As conditions change, the status of these postponements and closures will be re-evaluated.

Click here for the latest COVID-19 information as it relates to the City of Fayetteville.


Special Events

All American Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (March 12, 2020) – Fort Bragg, in conjunction with the City of Fayetteville, is taking all appropriate measures to protect our community as much as possible. In an abundance of caution, the decision has been made to cancel the All American Marathon and all associated races and events.

"With growing concerns over the spread of COVID-19, we are taking prudent precautionary measures to protect the health of all the participants of the All American Marathon and fellow community members,” said Col. Phillip Sounia, Fort Bragg Garrison Commander. “The wellbeing of our Soldiers, Families and civilians is our top priority, the difficult decision to cancel the marathon was made for the safety of our community to prevent the possibility of transmission.”

The concern for the health and safety of the community is shared with our partners at the City of Fayetteville.

“We completely understand the reasons behind the cancellation of the All American Marathon and stand behind our partners at Fort Bragg in their decision. It’s a tough call to make, but the right one,” said City Manager Doug Hewett. “It’s better to be overly cautious at this point. While we’ve not had any COVID-19 infections in Cumberland County at present, the race was drawing in participants from all over the region and many states, which could have negatively impacted not only Fayetteville but other areas once runners returned to their homes.”

All registered runners will receive a refund for the event. Participants will be contacted through the email they provided with more information.

For additional questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the Race Team at (910) 907-3617. 

Kids Fest

Take advantage of this spring activity by attending this Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks and Recreation-sponsored free event on Sat., May 2 from 10 am-2 pm in Festival Park. This free event will offer arts and crafts, games and inflatable attractions. Several community agencies are expected to be on hand with family-based information and goodies. For more information, call 433-1547.

Independence Day Concert and Fireworks

Celebrate Independence Day with the City of Fayetteville! Featuring the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra, this FREE concert will be held at Festival Park on Wed., July 1 and will include children’s activities, food trucks and FIREWORKS!
Outside Food/Beverages Are Allowed
Service Animals Only
No Personal Tents/Canopies
No Bicycles/Skateboards
Gates open at 6 pm; Concert begins at 7:30 pm