Held the weekend of the last Sunday in April each year, the Dogwood Festival brings an estimated 30,000 into the two major downtown parks in Siloam Springs. The award-winning festival has exhibitors from all over the United States setting up their booths. Handmade, assembled and resale items are all included in the more than 200 booths trying to draw shoppers in to buy something special.
Dogwood Festival food vendors provide a variety of home-cooked foods including red beans and rice, gumbo, bread pudding, smoked chicken dinners, tacos, turkey legs, catfish, hamburgers, hot dogs, caramel apples, funnel cakes, kettle corn and cold drinks.
The KidZone provides rides and activities for the younger festival-goers including a trampoline bungie jumpers, inflatable obstacle course, a rock-climbing wall, a mechanical bull, a train ride, bouncing activities and more.