Old Fort Days Rodeo is May 30 through June 4

For 82 years, the annual Old Fort Days Rodeo in Fort Smith has been entertaining rodeo enthusiasts with talented cowboys, high prize money, and quality rodeo livestock. The fast paced action includes calf roping, barrel racing, wild horse racing, bareback

Fort Smith True Grit Ride

Got grit? Prove it Saturday, June 18 during the 5th annual True Grit Ride 100 or on Sunday, June 19 at the True Grit Mountain Bike Ride in Fort Smith. Presented by Phat Tire, the road rides include 10-, 28-,

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

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

Parrot Island Waterpark Opens Saturday, May 23!

What are kids excited about other than the fact that school is almost out for the summer? The grand opening of Fort Smith’s Parrot Island Waterpark on Saturday, May 23. Parrot Island offers a fun-filled summer with a wave pool,

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. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to Headline First Winthrop Paul Rockefeller Distinguished Lecture Series

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will headline the first of three Winthrop Paul Rockefeller Distinguished Lecture Series presentations in Fort Smith. Scalia will speak at 1 p.m. on Feb.26 at ArcBest Performing Arts Center, located in the 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