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May 29 Friday

Summerfest Uptown on Park Ave - Hot Springs

4/11/2015 - 10/10/2015
100 Park Ave, Hot Springs
A 7 block festival designed to showcase the beauty and safety of Historic Park Avenue. Park your car and walk the avenue. Enjoy an ecclectic mix of food, crafts and gif...
May 29 Friday

2015 Mudtown Days Celebration - Lowell

5/29/2015 - 5/30/2015
216 N. Lincoln Street, Lowell
Ward Nail Park
Good music, good food and lots of fun for the family. Car show, rides, youth talent contest, fireworks and more. ...
May 31 Sunday

20th Annual Hot Springs Music Festival - Hot Springs

5/31/2015 - 6/13/2015
468 Prospect Avenue, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The Hot Springs Music Festival’s mission is twofold: (1) to provide performance experience and mentorship opportunities to especially talented international pre-professio...
Jun 4 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win....
Jun 4 Thursday

30th Annual Steamboat Days - Des Arc

6/4/2015 - 6/6/2015
PO Box 997, Des Arc
Town Square
Carnival, beauty pageant, car show, gospel night, duck calling contest, concerts, arts & crafts, food vendors, dog show, children's activities, BBQ and chili cook-off, ba...
Jun 4 Thursday

Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival - Ozark

6/4/2015 - 6/7/2015
1647 McCosh Dr, Ozark
Mulberry Mountain
Wakarusa is much more than a music and camping festival. Wakarusa is an experience that was created by music lovers, for music lovers. Four days, six stages, more than 15...
Jun 5 Friday

34th Portfest "Rollin' on the River" Festival - Newport

6/5/2015 - 6/6/2015
201 Hazel Street, Newport
Jacksonport State Park
Held on the banks of the White River at Jacksonport State Park, Portfest features national rock and country acts, family attractions and a beautiful setting. Hosted by th...
Jun 5 Friday

26th Annual North Arkansas Ancestor Fair - Marshall

6/5/2015 - 6/6/2015
232 Nettle Trail, Marshall
Searcy County Civic Center
Friday program: "Writing and Interpreting the Civil War: Resources Authors Use." Saturday event: genealogy swap meet with family researchers and information on North Arka...
Jun 12 Friday

59th Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival - Warren

6/12/2015 - 6/13/2015
104 North Myrtle, Warren
Bradley County Court Square
The Pink Tomato Festival is the oldest continous festival in Arkansas. The All Tomato Luncheon and the Tomato Eating Contest are just part of this famous festival. Lones...
Jun 13 Saturday

5th Annual Junteenth Festival - El Dorado

1119 Marrable Hill Rd., Ste. 8, El Dorado
Mattocks Park
Noon - 8 p.m. There will be a historical reenactment of the Civil War, games, jump houses, a car, truck and motorcycle show. Enjoy live performances and bands with gospe...
Jun 13 Saturday

A Diamond in the Ozarks Treasure Hunt™ - Cherokee Village

5 Kamian Lane, Cherokee Village
Celebration Central - Across from City Hall and Town Center
Join the fun where the prize is a diamond with an estimated value of $5,000. Whether you enjoy architecture, nature, hiking, golfing, swimming, gems, tennis, floating, o...
Jun 17 Wednesday

38th Annual Turkey Track Bluegrass Festival - Waldron

6/17/2015 - 6/20/2015
9423 Hwy 250, Waldron
Turkey Track Bluegrass Park
Features 16 bluegrass and bluegrass gospel bands....
Jun 17 Wednesday

Spring Carnival - Springdale

6/17/2015 - 6/21/2015
1423 E. Emma, Springdale
Parsons Stadium
Pride of Texas brings fun for all ages. Armbands available....
Jun 18 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
5-8 p.m. A downtown street market on third Thursdays featuring an artisan, crafter, and farmers market with kids corner, live bands, and a downtown movie night. Hosted by...
Jun 18 Thursday

44th Smackover Oil Town Festival - Smackover

6/18/2015 - 6/20/2015
710 Pershing Hwy , Smackover
Tennyson Park
Celebrating our oil heritage with events including 5K run, rib cook-off, rod wrenching contest, arm wrestling contest, horseshoes, duck race, live entertainment, arts & c...
Jun 19 Friday

Surf the Bay Arkansas's Premier Watersports Event - Fairfield Bay

6/19/2015 - 6/20/2015
P.O. Box 1370, Fairfield Bay
Fairfield Bay Marina
Watersports festival featuring wakesurfing, flyboarding, paddle boards and kayaks. Live music, food and family fun....
Jun 19 Friday

Eureka Springs Blues Weekend - Eureka Springs

6/19/2015 - 6/21/2015
282 Spring Street , Eureka Springs
All Around Eureka Springs
Great blues music all around historic Eureka Springs....
Jun 20 Saturday

June Bug Family Event - Searcy

P.O. Box 346, Searcy
Merchant's Building Area
A summer blast event for the family featuring arts, crafts, vendors, food, games, and more. Come join us for a family fun-filled summer day to help ease those summer tim...
Jun 20 Saturday

Western Days - Springdale

1423 E. Emma, Springdale
Parsons Stadium
Cook-off begins at 4 p.m. Vendor booths, BBQ contest, cowboy quick draw, pony rides and more....
Jun 26 Friday

35th Annual Malvern Brickfest - Malvern

6/26/2015 - 6/27/2015
213 W. 3rd Street, Malvern
Malvern City Park
Malvern is the Brick Capitol of the World and Brickfest is our annual festival to celebrate our brickmaking heritage. 5K run, car show, arts & crafts, rib cook-off, beaut...
Jun 26 Friday

19th Annual Mt. Magazine International Butterfly Festival - Paris

6/26/2015 - 6/27/2015
301 W Walnut, Paris
Logan County Fairgrounds
Vendors, art show and sale, food, kids zone, 5K race, motorcycle rally, poker run and beauty pageant....
Jun 26 Friday

Greenwood Rodeo - Greenwood

6/26/2015 - 6/27/2015
2009 Hendrix Road, Greenwood
Fair Grounds
Rodeo and parade draw cowboys and girls from all around the area. ...
Jun 26 Friday

18th Annual Buffalo River Elk Festival - Jasper

6/26/2015 - 6/27/2015
204 N Spring St, Jasper
Court House Square
This event celebrates Newton County’s title of "Elk Capital of Arkansas." You will find artists, crafters, and other vendors showcasing their wares as well as Elk Permit ...
Jun 26 Friday

15th Annual Red, White, Blue Festival - Mountain Home

6/26/2015 - 6/28/2015
PO Box 488, Mountain Home
Arkansas State University-Mountain Home Campus
A family-friendly, community festival set in the Ozark Mountains features a parade, rodeo, car show, concerts, kids activities, food, fireworks and more....
Jun 27 Saturday

14th Annual Jubilee in June Festival - Hatfield

PO Box 6, Hatfield
Hatfield City Park
Begins with a parade at 10 a.m., live music all day, BBQ cook-off, vendors, games, and fireworks show at dark....
Jun 27 Saturday

26th Annual PurpleHull Pea Festival & World Championship Rotary Tiller Race - Emerson

1533 E Columbia Road 2, Emerson
On and near grounds of Emerson High School
Celebrates purple hull peas and hosts the world's fastest garden tillers in World Championship Rotary Tiller Race. World Cup PurpleHull Pea Shelling Competition, purplehu...
Jun 27 Saturday

Celebrate Mulberry - Mulberry

PO Box 448, Mulberry
Kirksey Park/Fairgrounds
A fair to inform citizens in the community of the many services available though local businesses, organizations, churches, and government entities. Food, live music, chi...
Jun 30 Tuesday

Rodeo Slack Performance - Springdale

1423 E. Emma, Springdale
Parsons Stadium
5 p.m. Join us for a sneak peak of the next four nights of fun at Rodeo of the Ozarks. Contestants enter in timed events only. With some 500 competitors, it is challengin...
Jul 1 Wednesday

Rodeo Parade - Springdale

PO Box 1909, Springdale
Parsons Stadium
Join us to observe a patriotic display of cowgirls, floats, bands, entertainment and candy for the kiddos at our Rodeo kick off parade, Beginning at 3:00 pm, at the rodeo...
Jul 1 Wednesday

Miss Rodeo of the Ozarks queen pageant - Springdale

7/1/2015 - 7/4/2015
PO Bozx 1909, Springdale
Parsons Staduim
Competitors will participate in four days of interviews, speeches, modeling and much more to vie for the title of being the next Miss Rodeo of the Ozarks. Horsemanship an...
Jul 1 Wednesday

71st Annual Rodeo of the Ozarks - Springdale

7/1/2015 - 7/4/2015
1423 E. Emma, Springdale
Parsons Stadium
See some of the roughest and toughest cowboys and cowgirls from all around in one of the Top 5 Largest Outdoor Rodeos in the U.S. Gates open at 6 p.m. Mutton Bustin’ at ...
Jul 2 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...
Jul 2 Thursday

Stars & Stripes Festival - Hot Springs Village

7/2/2015 - 7/4/2015
895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Balboa Pavilion
July 4th celebration includes a variety of activities ending with a fantastic free fireworks display at Balboa Beach at dusk on Saturday....
Jul 3 Friday

"City of Patriotism" Independence Day Celebration Parade - Fairfield Bay

110 Village Ln 2C, Fairfield Bay
Dave Creek Parkway
Big day of celebration and thankfulness for the men and women that are serving our great nation to keep us free. Parade starts at 9 a.m., followed by many events througho...
Jul 3 Friday

Spa Blast July 4th Celebration in the Infield - Hot Springs

2705 Central Ave, Hot Springs
Oaklawn Racing & Gaming Infield
Oaklawn kicks off an exciting month with Spa Blast presented by Budweiser. The family-friendly event will conclude with a fireworks show that follows a free concert.Guest...
Jul 4 Saturday

15th Annual Star Spangled Spectacular - Camden

1283 Hwy 278, Camden
Gates open at 6 p.m. with festivities starting at 7 p.m. Enjoy a fun evening with family and friends as we celebrate God and country. And of course a great fireworks show...
Jul 4 Saturday

Fireworks on the 4th of July - Colt

PO Box 44, Colt
Behind the City Park
The Colt Volunteer Fire Department hosts a fireworks display. There will be refreshments and entertainment for all ages....
Jul 4 Saturday

Rodeo Parade - Springdale

PO Box 1909, Springdale
Parsons Stadium
Join us to observe a patriotic display of cowgirls, floats, bands, entertainment and candy for the kiddos at our Rodeo kick off parade, Beginning at 10:00 am, at the rode...
Jul 4 Saturday

Independence Day Parade and Celebration - Horseshoe Bend

1311 Strawberry Dr, Horseshoe Bend
Chamber Office
Small town parade starts at 10 a.m., ice cream social, pool party, flotilla on Crown Lake, fireworks at dusk....
Jul 4 Saturday

July 4th Freedom Fest - Greenwood

#14 Town Square, Greenwood
Town Square
Start the 4th with a pancake breakfast, move on to trolley rides and musical entertainment all day. Numerous vendor booths, free lunch and end the day with an awesome fir...
Jul 11 Saturday

6th Annual Christian Waterfowlers Association National Meeting & International Waterfowl Festival & Outdoor Expo - Siloam Springs

7/11/2015 - 7/12/2015
434 Brush Creek Rd, Siloam Springs
Bill George Arena
Featuring Swamp People's Harlan "Bigfoot" Hatcher. The festival includes an expo, seminars, competitions, music, CWA benefit dinner, Sportsman's Chapel, and more....
Jul 16 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
5-8 p.m. A downtown street market on third Thursdays featuring an artisan, crafter, and farmers market with kids corner, live bands, and a downtown movie night. Hosted by...
Jul 18 Saturday

11th Annual Families Are Special BBQ Bash - North Little Rock

2200 N. Main, North Little Rock
First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
Silent auction, live auction and a king size barbeque grill to raffle. Barbeque lunch donated each year from six different area restaurants. Craig O'Neill will be our MC....
Jul 24 Friday

32nd Annual Altus Grape Festival - Altus

7/24/2015 - 7/25/2015
PO Box 293, Altus
Celebrate the grape at the Altus Grape Festival! Public grape stomping, wine tasting, arts & crafts booths, music, amateur winemaking competition, food and fun....
Jul 25 Saturday

29th Annual World Championship Cardboard Races - Heber Springs

1001 West Main Street, Heber Springs
Sandy Beach
Races begin at 10 a.m. Boats of all shapes and sizes made of cardboard compete for speed and design. Titanic Award for the most dramatic sinking. Great food vendors, wate...
Jul 25 Saturday

3rd Annual Crystal Music Festival - Mena

PO Box 71, Mena
Board Camp Crystal Mine
Come enjoy a summer day with the family digging for crystals in the cool of the forest at the Board Camp Crystal Mine, near Mena, as well as kick back to listen to a vari...
Jul 27 Monday

96th Annual Fulton County Fair - Salem

7/27/2015 - 8/1/2015
Post Office Box 910, Salem
Fulton County Fairgrounds
Features exhibits, carnival, beauty pageants, talent contest, Veterans' Day, Kids' Day, Senior Citizens' Day, rodeo, entertainment, truck pulling, and tough truck competi...
Aug 1 Saturday

3rd Annual Boati Gras - Fairfield Bay

151 Deer Run Trail, Fairfield Bay
Fairfield Bay Marina
Annual celebration featuring a boat parade, second line band, Cajun food and fun. Laissez les bon temps rouler! ...
Aug 6 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...
Aug 6 Thursday

39th Annual Hope Watermelon Festival - Hope

8/6/2015 - 8/8/2015
P.O. Box 1543, Hope
Festival celebrating Hope's giant watermelons....
Aug 6 Thursday

36th Annual Cave City Watermelon Festival - Cave City

8/6/2015 - 8/8/2015
P.O. Box 663, Cave City
City Park
Crafts, concessions, entertainment. No dogs or alcohol. Bring lawn chairs. Free parking....
Aug 13 Thursday

Mountains, Music and Motorcycles - Mountain View

8/13/2015 - 8/16/2015
1206 Cantrell Street, Mountain View
Court Square
Celebrating motorcycling in the Ozarks. Event is based at the Historic Town Square in Mountain View. Free concerts, biker night at the drive in, biker games, bike show,...
Aug 17 Monday

116th Annual Johnson County Fair - Clarksville

8/17/2015 - 8/22/2015
1586 W Oakland, Clarksville
Fairgrounds
At the Johnson County Fair you can enjoy live entertainment, carnival, pageants, Johnson County Idol contest, livestock, contests, exhibits, pet show, parade and more! ...
Aug 20 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
5-8 p.m. A downtown street market on third Thursdays featuring an artisan, crafter, and farmers market with kids corner, live bands, and a downtown movie night. Hosted by...
Aug 21 Friday

Frisco Festival - Rogers

8/21/2015 - 8/22/2015
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Downtown Rogers
A community event and fundraiser featuring live music, great food, fun activities and vendors in downtown....
Aug 23 Sunday

Newton County Fair & Rodeo - Jasper

8/23/2015 - 8/29/2015
Hwy 7 South, Jasper
Newton County Fair Grounds
Carnival, kid’s day, truck pull, parade, junior rodeo and little britches rodeo. Queen's Contest & horse show. ...
Aug 25 Tuesday

Sebastion County Fair - Greenwood

8/25/2015 - 8/29/2015
530 East Knoxville, Greenwood
Fairgrounds
Sponsored for the purpose of exhibiting creative arts and agriculture, the fair also features a carnival and bull fighting. The pageant starts on the 22nd, call for more...
Aug 28 Friday

Frisco Festival - Rogers

8/28/2015 - 8/29/2015
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Frisco Stage
Features live music, food, arts & crafts vendors and a carnival. Hours: Friday 5-11 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m.-10 p.m....
Aug 28 Friday

Blue Grass Festival - Jasper

8/28/2015 - 8/30/2015
500 Court St, Jasper
Bradley Park
Three nights of fantastic Blue Grass Music. This music filled weekend begins at 6 pm on Thursday and Friday then opens on Saturday at 10 am with fantastic Blue Grass rend...
Sep 1 Tuesday

Polk County Fair & Livestock Show - Mena

9/1/2015 - 9/5/2015
507 Church Avenue, Mena
Polk County Fairgrounds
Agricultural and home economics exhibits, canning, photography, gardening, homemade quilts, baked items, pigs, chickens, rabbits, cows, commercial exhibits, and more....
Sep 3 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...
Sep 4 Friday

September First Friday in Downtown Bentonville - Bentonville

410 SW A St Ste 2, Bentonville
Sugar Days Theme: Taking you back to the 1800s and reenacting the famous bank robbery on the Bentonville Square in 1893. The event will be fun for the whole family! ...
Sep 5 Saturday

4th Annual Legendary Blues Festival - Helena-West Helena

700 MLK Jr. Drive, Helena-West Helena
On the banks of the Mighty Mississippi
People from all walks of life come to enjoy the history and the soul stirring legendary blues that were formed and are rooted right here on the Mississippi River. We have...
Sep 7 Monday

Tri-County Fair - Marvell

9/7/2015 - 9/12/2015
Phillips County Arkansas, Marvell
County Fairgrounds on Hwy 49
The Arkansas Delta's version of the State Fair....
Sep 10 Thursday

South Franklin County Fair - Charleston

9/10/2015 - 9/12/2015
PO Box 426, Charleston
Charleston Fairgrounds
Fun for all ages with prizes, games, live music, home economic and livestock judging, mutton bustin', bingo, games for kids, horseshoe contest, talent show, prince and pr...
Sep 11 Friday

45th Annual Antique Automobile Festival - Eureka Springs

9/11/2015 - 9/12/2015
516 Village Circle, Eureka Springs
Pine Mountain Village
Hundreds of vintage classics compete for prizes and trophies. Includes show with parade. ...
Sep 11 Friday

21st Annual Ash Flat Eagle Fest - Ash Flat

9/11/2015 - 9/12/2015
Ash Flat Eagle Fest, Ash Flat
Ash Flat Ball Park
Friday night street dance 6-10 p.m. with live band, food vendors, cash drawing & door prizes. Saturday 10-10p.m. a variety of live music, crafts, food vendors, street dan...
Sep 11 Friday

Mountain Man Rendezvous & Native American Day - Calico Rock

9/11/2015 - 9/12/2015
104 Main Street , Calico Rock
Rand Park
An 1800 settlement camp is set up in Rand Park. Demonstrations and events scheduled during the day. Native American dancers and a Walk of Remembrance to honor those that ...
Sep 11 Friday

20th Annual Arkansas Hot Air Balloon State Championship - Harrison

9/11/2015 - 9/13/2015
621 E Rush, Harrison
Harrison Soccer Complex
Hare and the Hound Event on Friday, key grab events Saturday and Sunday, tethered rides and balloon glow Saturday evening....
Sep 11 Friday

Nevada County Fair - Prescott

9/11/2015 - 9/19/2015
PO Box 307, Prescott
Nevada County Fairgrounds
The fair kicks off with a parade downtown. Handmade crafts, jelly, jam and other exhibits. Cattle, goat and hog show added to the fun at the fair....
Sep 12 Saturday

17th Annual SouthArk Outdoor Expo - El Dorado

PO Box 7010, El Dorado
El Dorado Conference and Student Center
Hosted by the South Arkansas Community College Foundation come enjoy a full day of hands-on activities, live entertainment, contests, activities and exhibits for outdoor ...
Sep 12 Saturday

2nd Annual Birdhouse Festival - Elaine

3525 N. Northwood, Elaine
Birdhouse Headquarters
Birdhouse Mini-golf, Birdhouse Capital Cake, Silly Silent Auction, Birdhouse Scavenger Hunt, photography contest, bingo, crafts, and weather-appropriate food. Find out if...
Sep 12 Saturday

38th Ozark Quilt Fair - Springdale

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. New and antique quilts for show and sale....
Sep 12 Saturday

38th Ozark Quilt Fair - Springdale

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Featuring new and antique quilts for show and sale. ...
Sep 12 Saturday

Kudzu Festival - Helena-West Helena

310 Cherry Street, Helena-West Helena
5-8 p.m. Goes hand in hand with Helena Second Saturdays! Fun for the whole family with Kudzu. ...
Sep 12 Saturday

80th Annual White County Fair - Searcy

9/12/2015 - 9/19/2015
PO Box 1605, Searcy
White County Fair Grounds
County Fair offering rides, entertainment, rodeo, demolition derby, animal exhibits. ...
Sep 14 Monday

Crawford County Fair - Mulberry

9/14/2015 - 9/19/2015
Crawford County Fair, Mulberry
There is something for everyone that comes to the fair! We have a full carnival on the midway, food booths, pageants, a 4-H livestock auction, commercial exhibits, tracto...
Sep 16 Wednesday

Baxter County Fair - Mountain Home

9/16/2015 - 9/19/2015
1507 Fairgrounds Drive, Mountain Home
Baxter County Gairgrounds
Carnival ride, commercial booths, art, photography exhibits, canning, homemade pies and cakes, livestock exhibits, food, entertainment for the family....
Sep 17 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
5-8 p.m. A downtown street market on third Thursdays featuring an artisan, crafter, and farmers market with kids corner, live bands, and a downtown movie night. Hosted by...
Sep 18 Friday

Heritage Days in Elm Springs/Grand Opening of Living History Park - Elm Springs

9/18/2015 - 9/19/2015
104 Water Ave., Elm Springs
Living History Park
The Steele Stevens Heritage Park, a living history park, opens for the first time. See reenactors and a variety of events....
Sep 18 Friday

American Legion Post 341 Oktoberfest - Bella Vista

9/18/2015 - 9/19/2015
31 Theodore Dr. , Bella Vista
American Legion Post 341
Friday 4-10 p.m. Saturday 2-8 p.m. Food, DJ/music, refreshments, prizes for kids. Not a member of the American Legion, then come as our guest. A guest book will be provi...
Sep 18 Friday

Beatles at the Ridge Music Festival - Walnut Ridge

9/18/2015 - 9/19/2015
900 SW Front St., Walnut Ridge
Beatles Artists & Authors Symposium kicks off Friday at 2 p.m. Music entertainment starts at 6 p.m. Saturday is an all day event with three stages of live entertainment. ...
Sep 19 Saturday

2nd Annual Little Rock Bacon Fest - Little Rock

2600 Howard St., Little Rock
Arkansas State Fairgrounds
Bacon Fest features a 5K run with Bacon Stations, live music, bacon-themed cooking contests, bacon eating contest, beer garden, merchant booths, a kids' zone with inflata...
Sep 19 Saturday

Airport Day - Fayetteville

4240 S School.Ave., Fayetteville
Arkansas Air & Military Museum
A fun-filled day for the family. Admission includes a free pancake breakfast or a free hot dog or hamburger lunch. Events include a parachute demonstration, classic airpl...
Sep 19 Saturday

29th Annual Canehill Harvest Festival - Cane Hill

9/19/2015 - 9/20/2015
19495 Shannon Lane, Cane Hill
Canehill College
We make apple butter, sorghum and lye soap. All-you-can-eat breakfast served. Live country music on Saturday. Gospel music on Sunday. Museum, arts & crafts vendors, quilt...
Sep 23 Wednesday

Bikes, Blues & BBQ - Fayetteville

9/23/2015 - 9/26/2015
P.O. Box 712, Fayetteville
Dickson Street
One weekend each fall, a familiar rumble can be heard throughout Fayetteville as motorcycles descend upon Dickson Street for Bikes, Blues & BBQ. Now in its 15th year, the...
Sep 24 Thursday

7th Annual Mary's Pumpkin Patch - Bryant

9/24/2015 - 11/7/2015
3705 Hwys5 North, Bryant
Mary's Place
One price includes, hay ride, train ride, bounce house, swings and slides, hay mountain with tunnel, western town, 8-second ride, kid tractors corral, farm animals, picni...
Sep 25 Friday

Get Down Downtown - Searcy

9/25/2015 - 9/26/2015
P.O. Box 1127, Searcy
Courthouse Square
Get Down Downtown is a two-day festival in historic downtown Searcy featuring live music, vendors and family-friendly activities....
Sep 25 Friday

Arkansas Oklahoma State Fair - Fort Smith

9/25/2015 - 10/3/2015
4400 Midland Blvd., Fort Smith
Kay Rodgers Park
The AROK State Fair is packed with thrilling rides, delicious food, and tons of events. Competitions include livestock, creative arts, youth talent, and AROK State Fair P...
Sep 26 Saturday

47th Annual BPW Barn Sale - Camden

P. O. Box 163, Camden
Historic Tate Barn
BPW Barn Sale, South Arkansas's largest arts & crafts festival, is a day of fun activities; a day filled with excitement for the family. Beginning with a Pancake Breakfas...
Sep 26 Saturday

21st Annual Autumn on the Square - Marianna

67 West Main Street , Marianna
Downtown Square
Fun family festival features live music, pet parade, craft booths and delicious food all day. Activities from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Bungee jumping, rock wall, and wipe out game...
Sep 26 Saturday

37th Annual Ozark Memories Day - Dover

Earl Schrock, Dover
Grounds of Dover High School just off Highway 7N in Dover
Pancake breakfast 6:30-11 a.m.; parade at 10 a.m. All-day activities, children's games, musical entertainment, games, Dutch-oven cooking contest, pie contest, craft booth...
Sep 26 Saturday

28th Annual Fall Fest - Bryant

109 Roya Ln, Bryant
Bishop Park Parking Lot
We are thrilled to have our local businesses, school groups, clubs and talents showcased in this festival. Entertainment on stage. Ever updated contests alongside the tri...
Sep 26 Saturday

Rodeo of the Ozarks Fall Demolition Derby - Springdale

202 E Emma Ave, Springdale
Rodeo of the Ozarks
7:30 p.m. SAMS Furniture brings us a heated competition as drivers face off until the last car is standing! Join us for fun family night where drivers compete for cash pr...
Sep 30 Wednesday

Fall Carnival - Springdale

9/30/2015 - 10/4/2015
1423 E. Emma, Springdale
Parsons Stadium
Pride of Texas brings fun for all ages. Armbands available....
Oct 1 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...
Oct 1 Thursday

25th Annual Corvette Weekend - Eureka Springs

10/1/2015 - 10/4/2015
3729 East Dogwood Place, Eureka Springs
Inn of the Ozarks, Land-O-Nod, Pine Mountain
Thursday: registration & hospitality at Best Western Inn of the Ozarks. Friday: Fuel Economy Run at Land-O-Rod, photo tour and picture at Victoria Inn, rides for kids, Br...
Oct 2 Friday

3rd Annual FestiVille in Jacksonville - Jacksonville

10/2/2015 - 10/3/2015
5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville
Dupree Park
Friday 3:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. Saturday 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. The city festival features carnival rides and games, live entertainment, 5K/1K fun run, fishing derby, conce...
Oct 2 Friday

18th Annual Junkfest 2015 - Bradley

10/2/2015 - 10/3/2015
P. O. Box 662, Bradley
Downtown park
South Arkansas's biggest garage sale. Music played by a live band. Good festival foods, coon dogs, clothes, tools, arts & crafts, and good old junk. ...
Oct 2 Friday

Pow-Wow - Hardy

10/2/2015 - 10/3/2015
2852D hwy 62/412, Hardy
870-856-3210   •   sracc.com
Loberg Park
Celebrates heritage and historical traditions. ...
Oct 2 Friday

13th Annual Trade Days - White Hall

10/2/2015 - 10/3/2015
P O Box 20429, White Hall
A citywide yard sale that has been immensely successful for the past twelve years....
Oct 2 Friday

47th Annual Hot Springs Arts & Crafts Fair - Hot Springs

10/2/2015 - 10/4/2015
308 Pullman Ave., Hot Springs
Garland County Fairgrounds
A juried show with approximately 375 exhibitors. Petting zoo, bounce house and pony rides for children. Wheelchairs and strollers if needed. Golf carts to provides rides ...
Oct 2 Friday

31st Annual Harvest Homecoming - Harrison

10/2/2015 - 10/4/2015
120 W Stephenson Ave, Harrison
Historic Downtown Square
Arts & crafts, eating competitions, food concessions, live entertainment, 5k walk/run, car show, dance, and more....
Oct 3 Saturday

Harvest Fest - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
Harvest Fest, sponsored by Arvest Bank, takes place at Grove Park, Hot Springs Village’s outdoor venue. Join us for this farm-to-table event and share good food and compa...
Oct 3 Saturday

Homesteader Days - Hardy

2852D hwy 62/412, Hardy
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Loberg Park
Members of the Homesteaders Group work together through personal interpretation and re-enactment, to preserve and demonstrate the daily chores and activities of pioneer f...
Oct 3 Saturday

85th Annual Terrapin Derby - Lepanto

100 Main Street, Lepanto
Downtown Lepanto
Held along Lepanto’s Main Street, the Terrapin Derby features live music and entertainment, arts and crafts, and special activities for kids. But there’s no doubt that on...
Oct 3 Saturday

32nd Annual Bradford Fun Fest - Bradford

315 e. elm st., Bradford
Center of town
Parade, vendors, arts & crafts, and a performance by Sonny Burgess and the Legendary Pacers....
Oct 3 Saturday

39th Annual Sherwood Fest - Sherwood

7400 AR 107, Sherwood
Sherwood Forest
Sherwood's largest citywide event combines music, vendors, dance demonstrations, crafts, inflatables, music, archery contest, Cute Kids Contest, and castle building conte...
Oct 3 Saturday

Homegrown Festival - Siloam Springs

103 E. Alpine St. , Siloam Springs
Twin Springs Park
The Homegrown Festival showcases local handmade goods, curated vintage, and local food from around the region. Vendors offer an array of original, one-of-a-kind, and limi...
Oct 3 Saturday

Fall Festival - Greenwood

PO Box 1450, Greenwood
Bell Park
Lots of food, duo golf, trail rides, all kinds of vendors, fun for the family....
Oct 3 Saturday

4th Annual Sweet Potato Festival - Pine Bluff

PO Box 9797, Pine Bluff
Behind the County Courthouse
Featuring the Sweet Potato Pie Bake-Off and sSweet potatoes cooked in various dishes....
Oct 3 Saturday

Downtown Rogers Oktoberfest - Rogers

317 W Walnut, Rogers
Frisco Park
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Features the Steve Meisner Polka Band from Whitewater, Wisconsin, Johnsonville brats and Oktoberfest beers from Premium Brands of NWA. ...
Oct 3 Saturday

Motley's Farm Pumpkin Festival - Little Rock

10/3/2015 - 11/1/2015
13724 Sandy Ann Drive, Little Rock
Motley's Tree Farm
Motley's Farm is a family farm open to the public. Lots of kids' activities and good stuff to eat. Pumpkin patch, farm zoo, hayride, pig races, cow train and play areas. ...
Oct 7 Wednesday

30th Annual King Biscuit Blues Festival - Helena-West Helena

10/7/2015 - 10/10/2015
Phillips Street, Helena-West Helena
Cherry Street
One of the world's most iconic blues festivals occurring in the heart of where the art form began, the King Biscuit Blues Festival, celebrates its 30th anniversary in Oct...
Oct 7 Wednesday

30th Annual King Biscuit Blues Festival - Helena-West Helena

10/7/2015 - 10/10/2015
P.O. Box 118, Helena-West Helena
Historic downtown on the Mississippi River levee
One of the nation's foremost showcases of blues music. Held annually in October, tens of thousands of enthusiasts converge on historic downtown Helena to enjoy three full...
Oct 9 Friday

52nd Wiederkehr Village Weinfest - Wiederkehr Village

10/9/2015 - 10/10/2015
3324 Swiss Family Drive, Wiederkehr Village
On the Grounds of Wiederkehr Wine Cellars
Free wine tasting tours, rides through the vineyards, arts & crafts displays, Trauben Stube & Beer Garden, international a la carte cuisine, 1880 Wine & Gift Shoppe, polk...
Oct 9 Friday

4th Annual Leslie Mountain Man Rendezvous - Leslie

10/9/2015 - 10/10/2015
8 Pine Shadow Drive, Leslie
Behind Killebrew House
9 a.m. - 6 p.m. The mountain folk once again descend on the historic town of Leslie for the annual Leslie Mountain Man Rendezvous. See pre-1840 history come alive. Public...
Oct 9 Friday

37th Annual Cabot Fest - Cabot

10/9/2015 - 10/10/2015
PO Box 631, Cabot
Downtown
Cabotfest began in 1978 as a small gathering to help lift the spirits of citizens after the tornado struck the town. Today, it is a family style festival that brings thou...
Oct 9 Friday

33rd Annual Wild Duck Festival - Trumann

10/9/2015 - 10/10/2015
PO Box 215, Trumann
Sports Complex
Community fest celebrating a near century of history in Trumann focused around our community's heritage of duck hunting, forest/wood products, and agriculture. Carnival,...
Oct 9 Friday

Cleburne County Ozark Trails Festival - Heber Springs

10/9/2015 - 10/10/2015
300 West Main Street, Heber Springs
Cleburne County Courthouse Lawn
A fall festival of arts & crafts and fun events for the family. ...
Oct 9 Friday

Fall Festival Arts & Craft Fair - Van Buren

10/9/2015 - 10/11/2015
813 Main St, Van Buren
Autumn is welcomed in old-fashioned style as Van Buren opens historic Main Street for the fall festival. More than 200 exhibitors displaying fine artwork, handcrafted ite...
Oct 9 Friday

Arkansas State Fair - Little Rock

10/9/2015 - 10/18/2015
2600 Howard St., Little Rock
Arkansas State Fairgrounds
The Arkansas State Fair is fun for all ages with carnival rides & games, great food, free concerts, breathtaking attractions, PBR bull riding, all centered around livesto...
Oct 10 Saturday

41st Annual Old Fashioned Day - Benton

210 Jefferson Street, Benton
Courthouse Square
One day festival around the Saline County Courthouse Square to benefit the Benton Senior Wellness & Activity Center. Featuring arts, crafts, displays, food, and music. In...
Oct 10 Saturday

Fall Festival - Prescott

PO Box 307, Prescott
downtown around courthouse
Food and craft venders, games for all ages, entertainment, 5K, basketball tournament and more....
Oct 10 Saturday

7th Annual Conway EcoFest - Conway

5 New Oxford Rd., Conway
Hospital Parking lot; across from the High School
Interactive exhibits allow kids through adults to explore inter-connections among environmental issues and daily life, as illustrated by a Cardboard Car Derby, Innovation...
Oct 10 Saturday

Thunder in the Bay - Fairfield Bay

110 Village Ln 2C, Fairfield Bay
Village Mall Parking Lot
Games, exhibits, maps available to "Ride The Bay," many great things going on the whole weekend....
Oct 10 Saturday

8th Annual Augsburg Fall Fest - London

1380 Silex Road, London
Zion Lutheran Church at intersection of Highway 333 and Augsburg Road
German Lutheran community festival featuring German food, Dutch oven cooking contest, all-day entertainment, petting zoo, pony rides, games, bingo, antique tractor show, ...
Oct 10 Saturday

2nd Annual Drew County Fall Fest - Monticello

335 East Gaines Street, Monticello
Downtown Square
Enjoy outstanding live entertainment all day as you shop with an array of craft and food vendors for those one-of-a-kind Fall & Christmas decor items. This all-day block ...
Oct 10 Saturday

9th Annual Hometown Crawfordsville Harvest Festival - Crawfordsville

1050 Old Hwy 64, Crawfordsville
Main Street in Crawfordsville
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 5K Run, more than 75 arts & crafts and food vendors, children's parade, car show, kids area, entertainment, drawing for prizes (must be present to win), ...
Oct 10 Saturday

Parker Homestead Festival - Harrisburg

10/10/2015 - 10/11/2015
16944 Homestead Road, Harrisburg
Bring out the whole family for a day of history, food, and fun. Wagon rides, sorghum making, kettle corn popping, broom making, hay baling, cross cut sawing, and more old...
Oct 10 Saturday

Northwest Arkansas Hispanic Heritage Festival - Fayetteville

10/10/2015 - 10/11/2015
123 W. Mountain Street, Fayetteville
In front of Lake Fayetteville at Mae Farm
The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Univision Arkansas proudly presents the NWA Hispanic Heritage Festival. We are celebrating the wonderful country ...
Oct 11 Sunday

3rd Annual Little Rock Pride Parade & Festival - Little Rock

PO BOX 250096, Little Rock
Grounds outside of Clinton Library
Family-friendly LGBT pride parade and festival. The parade travels through downtown Little Rock and the River Market ending at the Clinton Library Grounds, where the fest...
Oct 15 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
5-8 p.m. A downtown street market on third Thursdays featuring an artisan, crafter, and farmers market with kids corner, live bands, and a downtown movie night. Hosted by...
Oct 15 Thursday

Ozark Regional Arts & Crafts Festivals - Rogers

10/15/2015 - 10/17/2015
317 W. Walnut, Rogers
John Q. Hammons Center
The 24th Annual Fall Craft Fest is held in three locations, the NW Arkansas Convention Center at the Holiday Inn/Springdale, the John Q. Hammons Convention Center adjacen...
Oct 15 Thursday

The War Eagle Fair - Hindsville

10/15/2015 - 10/18/2015
317 W Walnut, Hindsville
War Eagle Mill
The 24th Annual Fall Craft Fest is held in three locations, the NW Arkansas Convention Center at the Holiday Inn/Springdale, the John Q Hammons Convention Center adjacent...
Oct 15 Thursday

Sharp's Show of War Eagle - Rogers

10/15/2015 - 10/18/2015
317 W. Walnut, Rogers
War Eagle Mill
Sharp's Show of War Eagle rounds out the craft fairs in the War Eagle Community, and is held adjacent to the War Eagle Fair. The fair has more than 250 booths offering vi...
Oct 15 Thursday

War Eagle Mill Craft & Culinary Fair - Rogers

10/15/2015 - 10/18/2015
317 W Walnut , Rogers
War Eagle Mill
The War Eagle Mill Craft & Culinary Fair, located on the grounds of the Historic War Eagle Mill, a working water powered grist mill, celebrates its 42nd annual show in 20...
Oct 15 Thursday

Frisco Station Mall Arts & Crafts Festival - Rogers

10/15/2015 - 10/18/2015
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Frisco Station Mall
Frisco Station Mall Arts & Crafts Festival is located indoors at the Frisco Station Mall. One of the largest crafts fairs in Northwest Arkansas, featuring hundreds of cra...
Oct 15 Thursday

War Eagle Fair - Hindsville

10/15/2015 - 10/18/2015
PO Box 796 , Hindsville
War Eagle Mills Farm
The War Eagle Fair began in 1954. It was started as a way for crafters from across the Ozarks region to display their works. It continues today over 60 years later with t...
Oct 17 Saturday

20th Annual Hillbilly Chili Cook-Off Festival - Lakeview

104 White Heron Circle, Lakeview
Upper Bull Shoals/White River State Park
Spend autumn in the Ozarks at the 20th Annual Hillbilly Chili Cook-Off from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., where cooks compete for prize money and you choose the People's Choice best ch...
Oct 17 Saturday

26th Annual Rison in the Fall Festival - Rison

PO Box 405, Rison
Pioneer Village
BBQ cook-off, music, pageants, and car show....
Oct 17 Saturday

19th Annual Beebe Fall Festival - Beebe

PO Box 724, Beebe
Beebe Ballpark
Join us for a day of family fun! Carnival, Kid Zone, live entertainment all day, vendor booths, an antique car show, food vendors and more!...
Oct 17 Saturday

Parker Homestead Festival - Harrisburg

10/17/2015 - 10/18/2015
16944 Homestead Road, Harrisburg
Bring out the whole family for a day of history, food, and fun. Wagon rides, sorghum making, kettle corn popping, broom making, hay baling, cross cut sawing, and more old...
Oct 23 Friday

19th Annual Lake Village Fall Festival - Lake Village

10/23/2015 - 10/24/2015
PO Box 752, Lake Village
Town square
Featuring a pancake breakfast, 5K walk/run, tractor show, bluegrass music, car show, dog show, bounce house and slide for kids, carnival, performing arts, and beauty page...
Oct 23 Friday

31st White Hall Founder's Day Fall Festival - White Hall

10/23/2015 - 10/24/2015
P O Box 20429, White Hall
White Hall City Park
Fun activities, food, crafts and business booths, carnival, music, dessert contest, local and noted entertainment. Saturday breakfast in the park at 7 a.m. Parade at 10 a...
Oct 24 Saturday

Fall Festival and Chili Cook-Off - Magnolia

211 W. Main, Magnolia
Downtown Square
Sidewalk sale, live music 4:30-6 p.m. on the courthouse lawn. Chili cook-off, free activities all day. Store window scavenger hunt at noon....
Oct 24 Saturday

2nd Annual Ouachita Fall Foliage Festival - Mena

524 Sherwood Ave., Mena
Janssen Park
The Ouachita Fall Foliage Festival kicks off with the CMA Run for the Son Rise 5K Race. Activities through the day include a Couch Potato Contest, a Kids Activity Korner ...
Oct 24 Saturday

Corning Harvest Festival - Corning

Rhonda Sollis, Corning
Wynn Park
Featuring antique cars, antique farm equipment, arts & crafts, commercial exhibits, food, 5K run, kids area, live entertainment and shirts....
Oct 24 Saturday

2nd Annual "Good Ole Boys" Back Yard BBQ Cook-Off - White Hall

P.O. Box 20100, White Hall
In front of White Hall City Hall
This was a huge success last year and will be an annual event in conjunction with the White Hall Founder's Day Fall Festival. There are two categories: chicken and pork r...
Oct 29 Thursday

33rd Annual Beanfest and Outhouse Races - Mountain View

10/29/2015 - 10/31/2015
PO Box 1504, Mountain View
Downtown
Beans and cornbread, music, dancing on Courthouse Square, handmade crafts and outrageous outhouse races. The Bean Fest Cooking Champion and the Arkansas Outhouse Races Ch...
Oct 30 Friday

Trick or Treat on the Square - Fayetteville

21 S. Block Ave., Fayetteville
Trick or Treat on the Square features carnival games, face painting and candy for all participating children. Dog Party USA hosts a pet costume contest. ...
Oct 30 Friday

Mountain View Beanfest - Mountain View

10/30/2015 - 10/31/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Court Square in downtown Mountain View
Sponsored and promoted by the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce, this unique Arkansas festival has the famous bean cook-off.  You can also enjoy arts, crafts, and&nb...
Oct 31 Saturday

Murfreesboro Diamond Fall Festival - Murfreesboro

P O Box 166, Murfreesboro
On the Square
Annual festival on the square in downtown Murfreesboro in conjunction with fall activities. ...
Nov 3 Tuesday

Día de los muertos (Day of the Dead) - Jonesboro

PO Box 490, Jonesboro
Arkansas State University Museum
Face-painting, crafts, music, and delicious food are part of this ancient Hispanic and Latino celebration. ...
Nov 5 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
Historic Downtown
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...
Nov 6 Friday

November First Friday: Toyland on the Square - Bentonville

104 East Central, Bentonville
Downtown Square
Walmart toy vendors come in from around the country to showcase their new toy lines, offering a unique opportunity for Northwest Arkansas citizens and beyond to get a sne...
Nov 7 Saturday

Gravette Renaissance Family Festival - Gravette

407 Charlotte St SE, Gravette
Old Town Park
We have a renaissance fair that other fairs like Kansas City, Oklahoma City, and Muskogee come to! We dress up in period clothing, have jousting matches, games, music, fo...
Nov 7 Saturday

9th Annual Pioneer Village Fall Fest - Searcy

11/7/2015 - 11/8/2015
774 Webb Hill Lane, Searcy
Late 1880s Village
Pioneer Village is a collection of 19th century buildings, farm equipment, and other items of historic interest saved from throughout White County by the White County His...
Nov 17 Tuesday

4th Annual Gravette Renaissance Festival - Gravette

407 SE Charlotte Street, Gravette
Old Town Park
Society of Creative Acronysm helps the library put this event on every year. Vendors participate in selling wares and food. Participants from Kansas City Renaissance and ...
Nov 19 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
5-8 p.m. A downtown street market on third Thursdays featuring an artisan, crafter, and farmers market with kids corner, live bands, and a downtown movie night. Hosted by...
Nov 20 Friday

Lights of the Ozarks - Fayetteville

11/20/2015 - 12/31/2015
21 S. Block Ave., Fayetteville
Enjoy the amazing winter wonderland of lights on the Downtown Square at 6 p.m. with the Lighting Night Parade. The lights illuminate the square each evening from 5 p.m. t...
Nov 21 Saturday

Arts & Crafts Fair - Hot Springs Village

160 Ponderosa Lane, Hot Springs Village
Coronado Community Center
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Featuring a great selection of goods from local and area vendors including jewelry, pottery, woodworking, sewing, painting and more. A great place to purcha...
Nov 27 Friday

Harbor's Annual Christmas Lighting Ceremony - Mount Ida

p.o. box 1268, Mount Ida
The Lodge Area
Join us the day after Thanksgiving as we officially begin the start of Christmas at Harbor. Our fun and festive lighting ceremony includes live music on the stage, free h...
Nov 27 Friday

80th Annual World's Championship Duck Calling Contest & Wings Over the Prairie Festival - Stuttgart

11/27/2015 - 11/28/2015
PO Box 1500, Stuttgart
Downtown
One of the biggest and best festivals in the Arkansas Delta. Thousands from across the country flock to the event to celebrate the town's moniker as the "Duck Capital of ...
Nov 30 Monday

Festival of Trees @ the Bay - Fairfield Bay

11/30/2015 - 12/12/2015
110 Village Ln 2C, Fairfield Bay
Fairfield Bay Conference & Visitors Center
Trees, trees and more trees! Explore this special forest of trees and leave inspired and ready for the season. Each Christmas tree is decorated from its starry tip top to...
Dec 3 Thursday

Marion Christmas on the Square - Marion

268 Rivertrace Dr., Marion
Crittenden County Courthouse
Community Christmas celebration. Performances by Marion High School band and choir. Arts & crafts vendors, food trucks, train ride, tree lighting and visit with Santa Cla...
Dec 3 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...
Dec 5 Saturday

21st Annual Ash Flat Christmas Parade - Ash Flat

PO Box 100, Ash Flat
Santa gives out goodie bags, refreshments served, and pictures with Santa....
Dec 5 Saturday

Old Fashioned Christmas in the Village - Searcy

774 Webb Hill Lane, Searcy
1880's Village
See Christmas as it was in the late 1880s. The Gordon House holds the family tree trimmed with handmade decorations; the stockings are hung. The tree in the Little Red Sc...
Dec 5 Saturday

Annual Christmas Parade and Lighting of Downtown - Heber Springs

1001 West Main Street, Heber Springs
Downtown
This spectacular lighting of the Courthouse Square begins at 6 p.m. followed by the annual Christmas parade featuring the big man himself, Santa Clause and Mrs. Clause. ...
Dec 5 Saturday

17th Annual Festival of Trees - Horseshoe Bend

12/5/2015 - 12/6/2015
po box 132, Horseshoe Bend
Cedar Glade Resort
Beautifully decorated holiday trees all at one location for public viewing, trees displayed by area businesses and organizations and can be viewed throughout the holiday ...
Dec 7 Monday

Annual Bean Feed and Christmas Parade - Glenwood

PO Box 511, Glenwood
Town Square
The Chamber of Commerce sponsors a bean feed and Christmas parade. Lots of activities, beans, cornbread, hot chocolate, cider, cookies and a Santa house. Christmas music ...
Dec 7 Monday

31st Annual Main Street Christmas Parade - Texarkana

819 N State Line Ave, Texarkana
State Line Courthouse/Post Office
All lighted Christmas parade led by live camels with nativity scene and bands, floats, and Santa. Featured this year are Clydesdale horses. Also antique cars, characters,...
Dec 7 Monday

Rogers Christmas Parade - Rogers

317 W Walnut, Rogers
Downtown
7 p.m. This evening parade features floats, vehicles and marching units with thousands of holiday lights. ...
Dec 7 Monday

Festival of Trees @ the Bay - Fairfield Bay

12/7/2015 - 12/11/2015
110 Village Pl. 2C, Fairfield Bay
Across from the Village Mall
A splendid display of Christmas trees at the Fairfield Bay Conference Center. Walk around at your leisure taking in the beauty of a winter wonderland!...
Dec 12 Saturday

Beebe's Christmas in the Park - Beebe

P.O. Box 724, Beebe
Daniel Park
This festive, family event from 5:30-7:30 p.m. includes refreshments, caroling, train rides by the Beebe Fire Department and, of course, a visit from Sant. ...
Dec 12 Saturday

Living Windows and Santa Parade - Calico Rock

104 Main Street , Calico Rock
Historical Main Street
Event starts at 5:30 p.m. just at dusk. Christmas comes alive as all the windows on Main Street depict different Christmas scenes. A special family event that brings the ...
Jan 1 Friday

First Day Hikes - Rogers

Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area, Rogers
Hobbs State Park Conservation Area
Get your year off on the right foot with a hike! The trails of Hobbs State Park Conservation Area offer something for everyone! Take a half-mile stroll alo...
Feb 6 Saturday

Arkansas Men's & Women's State Chili Cook-Off - Fort Smith

13106 White Bluff Road, Fort Smith
Elks Lodge
Charity cook-off. Raffle items and chili tasting kits. Doors open at 9 a.m. Chili turn-in at 1 p.m. Chili, charity, and fun!...
Feb 19 Friday

LANTERNS! Festival - Little Rock

2/19/2016 - 2/21/2016
20919 Denny Road, Little Rock
Wildwood Park for the Arts
Little Rock's annual deep-winter festival returns to celebrate cultures from around the world....
May 13 Friday

Balloons Over RussVegas - Russellville

5/13/2016 - 5/15/2016
708 West Main, Russellville
By the Arkansas River
Balloon flights, tandem skydiving, helicopter rides, powered parachutes, charity dog walk, vendors, food, and live entertainment on stage....
Jul 16 Saturday

2016 Arkansas New Play Festival - Fayetteville

7/16/2016 - 6/26/2016
PO Box 4188, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center's Nadine Baum Studios
Arkansas’s flagship festival of bold new plays is bigger than ever, with two weekends of performances including a fully staged workshop production, three staged reading...
Sep 3 Saturday

5th Annual Legendary Blues Festival - Helena-West Helena

700 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Helena-West Helena
On the banks of the Mighty Mississippi River
People from all walks of life come to enjoy the history and soul-stirring legendary blues that were formed and rooted right here on the Mississippi River. Participants ca...