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Spend the Holidays with the Fayetteville Symphony


It’s the greatest time of year to celebrate the holiday season with the FSO. This December we have one ticketed concert and several free concerts for our wonderful community to enjoy!

Holiday Pops

Join us as the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra and Cumberland Choral Arts presents "Holiday Pops" on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023 at Seabrook Auditorium at 7:30 p.m.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. A pre-concert talk with musicians will begin at 6:45 p.m. This concert will feature your favorite holiday songs and masterpieces from composers such as Eric Whitacre, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, John Williams, and more.

We’d love to have you and your loved ones there! Tickets can be purchased online here, over the phone at (910) 433-4690, or at the door. Seabrook Auditorium is located on Fayetteville State University’s campus: 1200 Murchison Road, Fayetteville, N.C. 28301.

  • Adult: $32
  • Military: $25
  • Senior (65+): $25
  • CCS Employee: $25
  • College Student: $8
  • FSU Students: FREE
  • Child (5-18): $5
  • Children ages 0-5 are free


Join us as we bring Raymond Briggs’ classic children’s storybook "The Snowman," to life with film and live soundtrack in the beautiful Orangery at Cape Fear Botanical Garden on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2023 at 4 p.m.

Experience the film with a live soundtrack, an instrument petting zoo, and meet FSO musicians, Santa, and the Grinch. This event is free with no reservation/ticket needed. Don’t forget to purchase your Holiday Lights ticket after the concert in the Garden Gift Shop or pre-purchase at capefearbg.org.

Cape Fear Botanical Garden is located at 536 N. Eastern Blvd., Fayetteville, N.C. 28301.


Experience a holiday tradition like no other as the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra collaborates with Cumberland Choral Arts for Handel's "Messiah" on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2023 at Berean Baptist Church at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

This concert is free and no tickets or reservations are needed. Berean Baptist Church is located at 517 Glensford Dr., Fayetteville, N.C. 28314.

FSYO Winter Concert

Our FSYO students have been working hard this semester preparing for their Winter Concert. Join us for a free concert at Huff Concert Hall located on Methodist University's campus on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2023 at 4 p.m.!

You’ll hear performances from the following ensembles: FSYO String Orchestra, FSYO Band, FSYO Saxophone Ensemble, FSYO Full Orchestra and String Sinfonietta.

Methodist University is located at 5400 Ramsey St., Fayetteville, N.C. 28311. No ticket or reservation required.

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