Second year for The Steel Horse Rally in Fort Smith

Featuring live music, a parade, vendors, bike show, bikini contest, barbecue competition, and poker runs, The Steel Horse Rally takes place Friday, April 29-Saturday, April 30 on Garrison Avenue in downtown Fort Smith. The Steel Horse Rally honors those who

Visit an Arkansas nature center in March

What’s the best part about March? Warmer weather or Spring Break? Either way you answer, it means more opportunities to get outside and enjoy the wonders of nature. A great way to do that is by visiting one of the

10 top places to kiss in The Natural State

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, you might be looking for a special place to spend idyllic time with your sweetie. You can create a tale of love and adventure in Arkansas at numerous romantic places, but here’s a

Fort Smith Launches New Mobile Tourism App

The Fort Smith Convention & Visitors Bureau launched  a new mobile app in early November . The app is named Experience Fort Smith and can be downloaded for free in the App Store and Google Play. It lets visitors and

Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights Celebrates 20 Years

What comes after Thanksgiving in Arkansas? The Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights! This year will be the 20th anniversary of the program, which highlights more than 60 communities around the state. The Trail of Holiday Lights brochure is available both

160 Miles of Shopping Bargains

Gear up all you shoppers. Get your highway map or GPS locator ready, put on comfortable shoes, gas up the vehicle, and make sure you have money in your pocket. It’s time for the 16th annual Bargains Galore on 64.

May Is Fort Smith Western Heritage Month

What would you expect from a city that’s been named a Top Western Town by True West magazine? A month of fun activities dedicated to western heritage, and that’s just what you’ll get in Fort Smith in May. Fort Smith

U.S. Marshals Service Commemorative Coins Are Hot Items

The U.S. Marshals Museum, currently under construction in Fort Smith, netted $1 million in the first 24 hours of the sale of coins commemorating the 225th anniversary of the U.S. Marshals Service. The U.S. Mint began selling the coins on

Apron Strings: Ties to the Past

The new exhibit, Apron Strings: Ties to the Past, will be on display from Friday, Jan. 30, through Sunday, March 22, at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. The exhibit features 51 vintage and contemporary examples that review the apron’s

3 Veterans Day Events in the Arkansas River Valley

Usually observed on Nov. 11 each year, Veterans Day is a state and federal holiday in America honoring the 24.9 million military veterans in the United States. While the armistice for World War I in 1918 is the origin of