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Sep 01
- THRU - Oct 10

Summerfest Uptown on Park Ave

Sep 01
- Oct 10
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...

Sep 01
- THRU - Sep 05

Polk County Fair & Livestock Show

Sep 01
- Sep 05
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 03

Stroll The Square

Sep 03
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 04

September First Friday in Downtown Bentonville

Sep 04
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 05

4th Annual Legendary Blues Festival

Sep 05
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 07
- THRU - Sep 12

Tri-County Fair

Sep 07
- Sep 12
Phillips County Arkansas, Marvell
County Fairgrounds on Hwy 49
The Arkansas Delta's version of the State Fair....

Sep 10
- THRU - Sep 12

South Franklin County Fair

Sep 10
- Sep 12
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
- THRU - Sep 12

45th Annual Antique Automobile Festival

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

Sep 11
- THRU - Sep 12

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

Sep 11
- Sep 12
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 11
- THRU - Sep 12

21st Annual Ash Flat Eagle Fest

Sep 11
- Sep 12
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
- THRU - Sep 12

Mountain Man Rendezvous & Native American Day

Sep 11
- Sep 12
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
- THRU - Sep 13

20th Annual Arkansas Hot Air Balloon State Championship

Sep 11
- Sep 13
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
- THRU - Sep 19

Nevada County Fair

Sep 11
- Sep 19
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

38th Ozark Quilt Fair

Sep 12
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

13th Annual Rods & Ribs Car Show

Sep 12
300 W Commercial st, Ozark
Court House Square/Downtown Ozark
BBQ ribs by Rivertowne BBQ, cash awards, door prizes, 50/50 drawing, music, games and great food for all ages. ...

Sep 12

2nd Annual Birdhouse Festival

Sep 12
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

17th Annual SouthArk Outdoor Expo

Sep 12
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

38th Ozark Quilt Fair

Sep 12
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

Kudzu Festival

Sep 12
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
- THRU - Sep 13

28th Annual Bradshaw Memorial Horseshoe Bend Eagles Golf Tournament

Sep 12
- Sep 13
304 W. Church Street, Horseshoe Bend
Turkey Mountain
Shotgun starts 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Carts available (2 riders only). Limit 88 teams, prizes and flights determined by number of entries. Hole-in-one prizes for both days....

Sep 12
- THRU - Sep 19

80th Annual White County Fair

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

Sep 14
- THRU - Sep 19

Crawford County Fair

Sep 14
- Sep 19
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 14
- THRU - Sep 19

Garland County Fair

Sep 14
- Sep 19
134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Garland County Fairgrounds
Fair time is here again. A time for youths of Garland County to showcase their projects, livestock exhibits and so much more. Pick up your fair book and plan your week ...

Sep 16
- THRU - Sep 19

Baxter County Fair

Sep 16
- Sep 19
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

Alive After Five

Sep 17
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
- THRU - Sep 19

American Legion Post 341 Oktoberfest

Sep 18
- Sep 19
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
- THRU - Sep 19

Beatles at the Ridge Music Festival

Sep 18
- Sep 19
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

2nd Annual Little Rock Bacon Fest

Sep 19
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

Airport Day

Sep 19
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
- THRU - Sep 20

29th Annual Canehill Harvest Festival

Sep 19
- Sep 20
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 24
- THRU - Nov 07

7th Annual Mary's Pumpkin Patch

Sep 24
- Nov 07
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
- THRU - Sep 26

Get Down Downtown

Sep 25
- Sep 26
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
- THRU - Oct 03

Arkansas Oklahoma State Fair

Sep 25
- Oct 03
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

Bryant's Buzzin' BBQ Bash

Sep 26
109 Roya Ln, Bryant
Bishop Park
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. BBQ Bash held in partnership with Fall Fest. Games, face painting, giveaways, arts & crafts booths, an exclusive carnival food vendor, and select concess...

Sep 26

47th Annual BPW Barn Sale

Sep 26
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

28th Annual Fall Fest

Sep 26
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

21st Annual Autumn on the Square

Sep 26
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

37th Annual Ozark Memories Day

Sep 26
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

Rodeo of the Ozarks Fall Demolition Derby

Sep 26
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
- THRU - Oct 04

Fall Carnival

Sep 30
- Oct 04
1423 E. Emma, Springdale
Parsons Stadium
Pride of Texas brings fun for all ages. Armbands available....

Oct 01

Stroll The Square

Oct 01
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 01
- THRU - Oct 04

25th Annual Corvette Weekend

Oct 01
- Oct 04
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 02
- THRU - Oct 03

Pow-Wow

Oct 02
- Oct 03
2852D hwy 62/412, Hardy
Loberg Park
Celebrates heritage and historical traditions. ...

Oct 02
- THRU - Oct 03

3rd Annual FestiVille in Jacksonville

Oct 02
- Oct 03
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 02
- THRU - Oct 03

Owlfest 2015

Oct 02
- Oct 03
P.O. Box 521 / 901 Holly Street, McGehee
Railroad Depot / Museum
In conjunction with McGehee's Homecoming, friends and family return home for a weekend of football, Razorback tailgating, live music, various contests, and children's eve...

Oct 02
- THRU - Oct 03

13th Annual Trade Days

Oct 02
- Oct 03
P O Box 20429, White Hall
A citywide yard sale that has been immensely successful for the past twelve years....

Oct 02
- THRU - Oct 03

18th Annual Junkfest 2015

Oct 02
- Oct 03
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 02
- THRU - Oct 04

47th Annual Hot Springs Arts & Crafts Fair

Oct 02
- Oct 04
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 02
- THRU - Oct 04

31st Annual Harvest Homecoming

Oct 02
- Oct 04
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 03

32nd Annual Bradford Fun Fest

Oct 03
315 e. elm st., Bradford
Center of town
Parade, vendors, arts & crafts, and a performance by Sonny Burgess and the Legendary Pacers....

Oct 03

85th Annual Terrapin Derby

Oct 03
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 03

Homesteader Days

Oct 03
2852D hwy 62/412, Hardy
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 03

39th Annual Sherwood Fest

Oct 03
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 03

Homegrown Festival

Oct 03
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 03

4th Annual Sweet Potato Festival

Oct 03
PO Box 9797, Pine Bluff
Behind the County Courthouse
Featuring the Sweet Potato Pie Bake-Off and sSweet potatoes cooked in various dishes....

Oct 03

Fall Festival

Oct 03
PO Box 1450, Greenwood
Bell Park
Lots of food, duo golf, trail rides, all kinds of vendors, fun for the family....

Oct 03

Downtown Rogers Oktoberfest

Oct 03
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 03
- THRU - Nov 01

Motley's Farm Pumpkin Festival

Oct 03
- Nov 01
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 06
- THRU - Oct 10

26th Annual Ding Dong Days Festival

Oct 06
- Oct 10
PO Box 154, Dumas
Memorial Park
Car show, softball tournament, horseshoe tournament, 3-on-3 basketball, BBQ cook-off, Mandy Harris Memorial Scholarship Baggo Tournament, Ding Dong Eating Contest, poker...

Oct 07
- THRU - Oct 10

30th Annual King Biscuit Blues Festival

Oct 07
- Oct 10
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 09
- THRU - Oct 10

Cleburne County Ozark Trails Festival

Oct 09
- Oct 10
300 West Main Street, Heber Springs
Cleburne County Courthouse Lawn
A fall festival of arts & crafts and fun events for the family. ...

Oct 09
- THRU - Oct 10

4th Annual Leslie Mountain Man Rendezvous

Oct 09
- Oct 10
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 09
- THRU - Oct 10

37th Annual Cabot Fest

Oct 09
- Oct 10
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 09
- THRU - Oct 10

52nd Wiederkehr Village Weinfest

Oct 09
- Oct 10
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 09
- THRU - Oct 10

33rd Annual Wild Duck Festival

Oct 09
- Oct 10
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 09
- THRU - Oct 11

Fall Festival Arts & Craft Fair

Oct 09
- Oct 11
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 09
- THRU - Oct 18

Arkansas State Fair

Oct 09
- Oct 18
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

8th Annual Augsburg Fall Fest

Oct 10
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

2nd Annual Drew County Fall Fest

Oct 10
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

Fall Festival

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

Oct 10

41st Annual Old Fashioned Day

Oct 10
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

Thunder in the Bay

Oct 10
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

7th Annual Conway EcoFest

Oct 10
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

9th Annual Hometown Crawfordsville Harvest Festival

Oct 10
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
- THRU - Oct 11

Parker Homestead Festival

Oct 10
- Oct 11
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
- THRU - Oct 11

Northwest Arkansas Hispanic Heritage Festival

Oct 10
- Oct 11
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

3rd Annual Little Rock Pride Parade & Festival

Oct 11
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

Alive After Five

Oct 15
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
- THRU - Oct 17

Ozark Regional Arts & Crafts Festivals

Oct 15
- Oct 17
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
- THRU - Oct 18

Frisco Station Mall Arts & Crafts Festival

Oct 15
- Oct 18
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
- THRU - Oct 18

The War Eagle Fair

Oct 15
- Oct 18
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
- THRU - Oct 18

Sharp's Show of War Eagle

Oct 15
- Oct 18
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
- THRU - Oct 18

War Eagle Mill Craft & Culinary Fair

Oct 15
- Oct 18
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 17

26th Annual Rison in the Fall Festival

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

Oct 17

19th Annual Beebe Fall Festival

Oct 17
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

Harvest Fest

Oct 17
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 17

20th Annual Hillbilly Chili Cook-Off Festival

Oct 17
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
- THRU - Oct 18

Parker Homestead Festival

Oct 17
- Oct 18
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
- THRU - Oct 24

19th Annual Lake Village Fall Festival

Oct 23
- Oct 24
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
- THRU - Oct 24

31st White Hall Founder's Day Fall Festival

Oct 23
- Oct 24
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

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

Oct 24
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 24

Fall Festival and Chili Cook-Off

Oct 24
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

Corning Harvest Festival

Oct 24
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

2nd Annual Ouachita Fall Foliage Festival

Oct 24
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 29
- THRU - Oct 31

33rd Annual Beanfest and Outhouse Races

Oct 29
- Oct 31
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

Trick or Treat on the Square

Oct 30
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
- THRU - Oct 31

Mountain View Beanfest

Oct 30
- Oct 31
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

Murfreesboro Diamond Fall Festival

Oct 31
P O Box 166, Murfreesboro
On the Square
Annual festival on the square in downtown Murfreesboro in conjunction with fall activities. ...

Nov 03

Día de los muertos (Day of the Dead)

Nov 03
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 05

Stroll The Square

Nov 05
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 06

November First Friday: Toyland on the Square

Nov 06
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 07

Gravette Renaissance Family Festival

Nov 07
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 07
- THRU - Nov 08

9th Annual Pioneer Village Fall Fest

Nov 07
- Nov 08
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 19

Alive After Five

Nov 19
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
- THRU - Nov 21

36th Annual Craft Fest

Nov 20
- Nov 21
10 E. 7th St., Mountain Home
Educational Building Baxter County Fairgrounds
Two-day indoor craft show featuring only handcrafted items, no retail or commercial vendors. Food and beverages onsite. Free drawings to public....

Nov 20
- THRU - Dec 31

Lights of the Ozarks

Nov 20
- Dec 31
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

Arts & Crafts Fair

Nov 21
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

Harbor's Annual Christmas Lighting Ceremony

Nov 27
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
- THRU - Nov 28

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

Nov 27
- Nov 28
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
- THRU - Dec 12

Festival of Trees @ the Bay

Nov 30
- Dec 12
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 03

Marion Christmas on the Square

Dec 03
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 03

Stroll The Square

Dec 03
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 05

Old Fashioned Christmas in the Village

Dec 05
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 05

21st Annual Ash Flat Christmas Parade

Dec 05
PO Box 100, Ash Flat
Santa gives out goodie bags, refreshments served, and pictures with Santa....

Dec 05

Annual Christmas Parade and Lighting of Downtown

Dec 05
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 05
- THRU - Dec 06

17th Annual Festival of Trees

Dec 05
- Dec 06
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 07

31st Annual Main Street Christmas Parade

Dec 07
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 07

Annual Bean Feed and Christmas Parade

Dec 07
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 07

Rogers Christmas Parade

Dec 07
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Downtown
7 p.m. This evening parade features floats, vehicles and marching units with thousands of holiday lights. ...

Dec 12

Beebe's Christmas in the Park

Dec 12
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 Santa. ...

Dec 12

Living Windows and Santa Parade

Dec 12
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 01

First Day Hikes

Jan 01
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 06

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

Feb 06
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
- THRU - Feb 21

LANTERNS! Festival

Feb 19
- Feb 21
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
- THRU - May 15

Balloon Dayz in Russellville

May 13
- May 15
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
- THRU - Jun 26

2016 Arkansas New Play Festival

Jul 16
- Jun 26
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...

Aug 20

Cultural Celebration

Aug 20
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Join us in celebrating the many aspects of our past that created the great culture in the River Valley. There will be programming and festivities all day....

Sep 03

5th Annual Legendary Blues Festival

Sep 03
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...