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Find food, crafts and outdoor music festivals around the state

With a popular selection of outdoor music festivals, craft fairs, art exhibitions and more, Arkansas is a prime spot to catch an entertaining special event. Fall festival activities are popular winter through summer, thanks to near-perfect Arkansas weather, but we know how to have a good time all year-round. Find fall festival activities, outdoor music, county fairs, food events and more below and buy tickets today!

 
Sep 30 Tuesday

Arkansas Science Festival - Jonesboro

9/13/2014 - 10/11/2014
Department of Psychology & Counseling, Jonesboro
Science festivals can be considered a celebration of science or a party for the mind. The Arkansas Science Festival will be the first formal science festival organized an...
Sep 30 Tuesday

6th Annual Mary's Pumpkin Patch & Train Ride - Bryant

9/25/2014 - 11/8/2014
3705 Hwy 5 North, Bryant
Mary's Place
Train and hay rides, bounce house, hay mountain with tunnel, swing and slides, Western town with old fashion shoot out, treehouse, maze and lots of photo ops. ...
Oct 3 Friday

32nd Annual Wild Duck Festival - Trumann

10/3/2014 - 10/4/2014
514 Industrial Dr., Trumann
Trumann Sports Complex
Horseshoe tournament, food, games, full carnival both days, hayrides, ponyrides, craft and vendors of all kinds....
Oct 3 Friday

46th Annual Hot Springs Arts & Craft Fair - Hot Springs

10/3/2014 - 10/5/2014
308 Pulman Ave., Hot Springs
Garland County Fair Grounds
400 vendors, kiddie corner, free parking with golf cart ride to and from cars, many dining places especially the EHC Kitchen with homemade items. Open 9:00 am to 6:00 pm,...
Oct 3 Friday

Ozark Trail Festival - Heber Springs

10/3/2014 - 10/5/2014
300 W. Main Street, Heber Springs
Downtown at the Courthouse
The Ozark Trail Festival includes a street dance, 5K/10K run, parade, music on the square, poker run, BBQ cook off, arts and crafts, costume contest, car show and more. A...
Oct 4 Saturday

24th Annual Hardy Homsteaders Day - Hardy

166 Riverview Road, Hardy
Loberg Park
Step back to a time when outdoor cooking and washing in a creek were the "normal" things to do. Chuck wagon cooking, music, dress contest, candle making, open fire cookin...
Oct 4 Saturday

Keo Fall Day - Keo

PO Box 35, Keo
Downtown Main Street
Fire Department car show, crafts, family activities, garage sales....
Oct 4 Saturday

35th Annual Frontier Days - Paris

301 W Walnut, Paris
Town Square & Logan
Car show, contests, hay ride, nail driving, log sawing, costume, concession, crafts, beauty pageant, kid zone, and turtle race. ...
Oct 4 Saturday

Brinkley 31st Fall Fest - Brinkley

217 W Cypress, Brinkley
Music, food and games for children and adults....
Oct 4 Saturday

4th Annual Norman Fall Fest - Norman

2268 Hwy 8 East, Norman
On the square downtown
Norman Fall Fest hosts a classic car show, ugly truck & car show, craft fair, and beauty pageant in the town square. Car show registration is from 8-10 a.m. Car Show awar...
Oct 4 Saturday

Harvestfest - Cherokee Village

5 Kere Trace, Cherokee Village
Located in the Plaza of Town Center
Now on its second year and growing more exciting by the minute, Harvestfest has something to offer everyone! Face painting, balloon artist, shows, hay ride, haunted house...
Oct 4 Saturday

4th Annual Texarkana Renaissance Faire - Texarkana

10/4/2014 - 10/5/2014
5601 South Lake Drive #15, Texarkana
Four States Fairgrounds
This year the faire is going to be BIGGER and BETTER! We will have more merchants, games and activities including our new Pirates Cove featuring Captain Bryton Asher and ...
Oct 5 Sunday

2014 Little Rock Pride Fest - Little Rock

800 Corral Circle, Little Rock
Clinton Presidential Center & Park
The 2014 Little Rock Pride Fest includes the 2nd Annual Little Rock Pride Parade followed by a free community festival including live music and entertainment, vendors and...
Oct 6 Monday

ScienceCafé - Jonesboro

PO Box 1560, Jonesboro
Godsey's Grill in Downtown Jonesboro
Join us in a casual setting for an evening of juicy burgers, crispy fries, a refreshing drink, and rocket science! Four panelists will journey from the far reaches of our...
Oct 8 Wednesday

29th Annual King Biscuit Blues Festival - Helena-West Helena

10/8/2014 - 10/11/2014
PO Box 118, Helena-West Helena
Historic Downtown Helena-Cherry Street
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 3 full day...
Oct 10 Friday

27th Annual World Championship Quartz Crystal Dig - Mount Ida

10/10/2014 - 10/11/2014
124 Hwy 270 West, Mount Ida
Montgomery County Fair Grounds
Amateur diggers compete for $1,500 in prizes. Two days of digging. Keep all you dig. Two categories for awards: Best Cluster & Best Point. Awards banquet Saturday evening...
Oct 11 Saturday

Playing with Science Short Play Experiment - Jonesboro

PO Box 1560, Jonesboro
Auditorium, Carl R. Reng Student Union, Arkansas State University
Watch a series of short science plays that made the cut from a national playwright competition. Each play will be less than 15 minutes. The best plays will be performed d...
Oct 16 Thursday

46th Annual Bella Vista Arts & Crafts Festival - Bella Vista

10/16/2014 - 10/18/2014
312 Town Center W, Bella Vista
1/2 mile south of intersection of AR 340 & AR 279
Sponsored by the non-profit Village Art Club, with all profits to finance art scholarships and continuing education for artists and artisans and children's art camps. 400...
Oct 18 Saturday

18th Annual Beebe Fall Festival - Beebe

321 N. Elm St., Beebe
Ballpark
This annual festival is fun for the entire family starting at 9:00 a.m. There will be live entertainment, vendor booths, carnival, a food court, an antique car show and a...
Oct 25 Saturday

4th Annual World Cheese Dip Championship - Little Rock

6004 Kenwood Road, Little Rock
The 4th Annual World Cheese Dip Championship will be held this year in SOMA and the Bernice Gardens from 11 to 3.The event will divide contestants into Professional and A...
Oct 25 Saturday

28th Annual Corning Harvest Festival - Corning

PO Box 542, Corning
Wynn Park
Live entertainment, antique cars, antique machinery, arts and crafts, commercial exhibits, kids area, 5krun, food and shirts....
Nov 1 Saturday

5th Annual Sorghum Festival - Mount Ida

P. O. Box 1362, Mount Ida
870-867-4422   •   hhmmc.org
Heritage House Museum
A wonderfully nostalgic festival - revisit the olden days of sorghum making. Families grew their own cane crop, cut, stripped, then hauled it to nearest neighbor with a m...
Nov 1 Saturday

2nd Annual Fall Homestead Day - Harriet

PO Box 21, Harriet
The Barn
Homestead Day teaches families about living off the land. Modern and old time methods are demonstrated throughout the day. The focus varies, this year is about putting up...
Nov 21 Friday

2nd Annual Byrd's Mulberry River Rendezvous Festival - Oark

11/21/2014 - 11/23/2014
PO Box 601, Oark
Byrd's Adventure Center
Pre-1865 historical reenactment, historical demonstrations, competitions, traders, blacksmith, tomahawk and knife throw, rope making, primitive archery, historic and mode...
Nov 22 Saturday

Holiday Market and Reindeer 5K Run/Walk - Clarksville

217 Alamo Lane, Clarksville
Marvin Vincent Building
Features vendors with items that make great Christmas gifts. Products range from cash and carry items, crafts, and food products. A 5K run/walk held during the shopping e...
Nov 26 Wednesday

Little River County Courthouse Christmas Lighting - Ashdown

PO Box 160, Ashdown
County Courthouse
The historic 1907 Little River County Courthouse, which is still in use today, is a wonderland of lights during the holidays. Completely lighted from the dome to the lawn...
Feb 13 Friday

4th Annual MidWinter Hometown Jam - Eureka Springs

516 Village Circle, Eureka Springs
The Auditorium
“Eureka Springs is one of the best live music cities in the state," said Mike Bishop, President/CEO of the Chamber and an entertainer himself. "We have such a variety of ...
Feb 14 Saturday

Chocolate Lovers Festival - Eureka Springs

516 Village Circle, Eureka Springs
Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center
A complete world of chocolate appreciation will be featured at the 11th Annual Chocolate Lovers’ Festival including cakes, cookies, ice cream, multiple dipping fountains,...
Mar 5 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. ...
Mar 6 Friday

21 Annual Camden Daffodil Festival - Camden

3/6/2015 - 3/7/2015
P. O. Box 693, Camden
Downtown - 1st United Methodist Church
Tour four privately-owned daffodil gardens, historical home tours, downtown festival, children's activities, poker run, 5K run, Championship Steak Cook-off, civil war ree...
Mar 6 Friday

LANTERNS! Festival - Little Rock

3/6/2015 - 3/8/2015
20919 Denny Road, Little Rock
Wildwood Park
A magical weekend designed to delight children and adults alike, LANTERNS! celebrates the first full moon of the lunar year with a profusion of lanterns, entertainment, a...
Mar 12 Thursday

Mountain View Bluegrass Festival - Mountain View

3/12/2015 - 3/14/2015
P.O. Box 133, Mountain View
Bluegrass Festival to be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the large auditorium of the Ozark Folk Center. Great bluegrass music all weekend long. Single day pass or...
Mar 20 Friday

Valley of the Vapors Music Festival - Hot Springs

3/20/2015 - 3/24/2015
629 Central Avenue, Hot Springs
Downtown Hot Springs
The Valley of the Vapors is an annual week long music festival that piggybacks on the dates of SXSW each March. Since 2005, The VOV has been bringing innovative performer...
Mar 21 Saturday

4th Annual MHS Art Club Chocolate Roll Contest and Festival - Marshall

PO Box 25, Marshall
Marshall High School Cafeteria
Searcy County is the "Chocolate Roll Capital of the World". The Chocolate Roll Contest and Festival celebrates this unique pastry and its bakers. Contestants will comp...
Mar 21 Saturday

25th Annual Kite Fest - Eureka Springs

1 Spring Street, Eureka Springs
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
From 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. bring or buy kites to fly on the main plateau at TCWR, concession stands available. Fun for all ages....
Apr 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. ...
Apr 3 Friday

14th Annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest - Batesville

4/3/2015 - 4/4/2015
195 Peel Road, Batesville
Independence Hall, Univ of AR Community College
An eclectic celebration of the cinema arts. Includes film screenings, filmmaker discussions and panel, live performance, and social gatherings....
Apr 10 Friday

14th Annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest - Batesville

4/10/2015 - 4/11/2015
195 Peel Road, Batesville
Independence Hall, Univ of AR Community College
An eclectic celebration of the cinema arts. Includes film screenings, filmmaker discussions and panel, live performance, and social gatherings....
Apr 11 Saturday

Kent Rylee Car Show - Rogers

317 W Walnut, Rogers
Kent Rylee Automotive Solutions
Car lovers can enter their classic car or truck or simply enjoy the ones on display. Kent Rylee Automotive solutions has prizes for best of show, best pre-sixty, best 60 ...
Apr 11 Saturday

8th Annual German Heritage Festival - Stuttgart

921 East 5th Street, Stuttgart
Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie
A 5K fun run/walk, brat wurst cook-off, lids activities, live music, vendors, Wiederkehr Farms, grape stomping, potter, baked goods, homemade for sale and much more....
Apr 11 Saturday

Chaffee Crossing Spring Festival - Fort Smith

7020 Taylor Ave. , Fort Smith
Chaffee Crossing Historic District
Exciting 1950’s style festival complete with helicopter rides, live music, festival food, games and face painting for kids, vendors, museum tours, classic cars and milita...
Apr 16 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
Alive After Five is a street market that happens in Downtown Jonesboro on the 3rd Thursdays from 5-8pm. An artisan, crafters and farmers market that also features a kids ...
Apr 17 Friday

Central Arkansas Corvette Club Car Show - Hot Springs

4/17/2015 - 4/19/2015
134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Bank of the Ozarks Arena
Corvettes of all ages are welcome, with a show competition to be held inside Bank of the Ozark Arena. ...
Apr 23 Thursday

Arkansas Literary Festival 2015 - Little Rock

4/23/2015 - 4/26/2015
100 Rock St., Little Rock
The Arkansas Literary Festival is an annual celebration of literacy, language, and the written word. The festival takes place the third weekend of April with activities f...
Apr 23 Thursday

12th Annual Arkansas Literary Festival - Little Rock

4/23/2015 - 4/26/2015
100 Rock Street, Little Rock
Multiple venus in downtown Little Rock
The largest gathering of readers and writers in Arkansas. The Fest is a stimulating mix of sessions, panels, workshops, performances and special events. Featuring bestsel...
Apr 24 Friday

28th Annual Springfest - Heber Springs

4/24/2015 - 4/25/2015
1001 West Main Street, Heber Springs
Spring Park
Arts & crafts festival loaded with fun and activities for the family. Enjoy live music, great festival foods, a barbeque cook-off, beauty pageant, inflatables, a butterfl...
Apr 25 Saturday

Twin River Festival - McNab

4/25/2015 - 4/26/2015
3630 Hwy 355 S, McNab
City of McNab
Arts/crafts, food booths, kids games, balloon busting, sack race, dart games, large slide, horseback ride, adult games, dominoes, tug of war, dipping for dollars, arm wre...
Apr 26 Sunday

Jewish Food and Cultural Festival - Little Rock

18 Corporate Hill Drive, Suite 204, Little Rock
War Memorial Stadium
The festival offers traditional Jewish foods, baked goods, and Israeli cuisine with breakfast at 8:30 a.m., as well as Jewish cultural and religious booths, sales of Juda...
May 1 Friday

Art on the Creek - Bella Vista

5/1/2015 - 5/2/2015
312 Town Center West, Bella Vista
Wishing Spring Gallery
Booths will be set up along McKisic Creek's walkway, inside The Studio building, as well as throughout the grounds of Wishing Spring Gallery. You can also visit the Galle...
May 1 Friday

34th Annual Toad Suck Daze - Conway

5/1/2015 - 5/3/2015
900 Oak Street, Conway
Downtown Conway
Supporting Education in Faulkner County, Toad Suck Daze is fun for the whole family. Events include local and national entertainment, arts & crafts, carnival, kids area,...
May 2 Saturday

Annual Mt Judea Heritage Day Festival - Mount Judea

100 Mian St Hwy 123, Mount Judea
Downtown
A fun event that celebrates the past!! There will be musical entertainment all day long along with a horseshoe tournament, dutch oven cook-off and lots of handmade craft...
May 2 Saturday

5th Annual Ft. Lincoln Freedom Fest - DeValls Bluff

687 Biscoe Street, DeValls Bluff
The Community Center(High School)
Along with tours to the actual Fort Lincoln, live entertainment, arts and crafts and carnival rides, there will be living historians and civil war reenactments. ...
May 7 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. ...
May 15 Friday

3rd Annual Dermott Community Fest - Dermott

5/15/2015 - 5/16/2015
210 Gibson Circle, Dermott
Downtown Dermott
Formerly known as the Dermott Crawfish Festival, Community Fest carries the same tradition as it has for the past 30 years with great arts and crafts, live music, food ve...
May 15 Friday

26th Annual Magnolia Blossom Festival and World Championship Steak Cook-Off - Magnolia

5/15/2015 - 5/16/2015
211 W. Main, Magnolia
Downtown Historic Square
Featuring art show, pageant, cooker parade, 5K race, live entertainment, fishing tournament, car and motorcycle show, kids' activities, food....
May 15 Friday

Old Timer's Day Arts & Crafts Festival - Van Buren

5/15/2015 - 5/17/2015
PO Box 1518 , Van Buren
Six blocks of Main Street will be closed off to provide space for more than 200 exhibitors from more than seven states. A variety of food and entertainment will be avail...
May 17 Sunday

10th Annual Books in Bloom Literary Festival - Eureka Springs

PO Box 247, Eureka Springs
The 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa
Books in Bloom is a literary festival attracting writers from all over the country for an afternoon of presentations, readings, and one-to-one conversations. Recent autho...
May 21 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...
May 22 Friday

24th Annual Dinosaur Festival - Nashville

5/22/2015 - 5/23/2015
1301 West Johnson Street, Nashville
Nashville City Park
This festival features a 5K Glow Run on Friday night and a large ASA softball tournament, Dino Dig, bounce houses, games and more including Trax the Dinosaur on Saturday....
May 23 Saturday

28th Annual Witts Springs Hillbilly Daze - Witts Springs

368 Windy Point Lane, Witts Springs
Town Park
Starts with a kiddie parade, then regular parade with floats, ATVs, horses and antique cars, followed by dinner of beans & corn bread, burgers and hot dogs for sale by th...
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 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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

15th Annual Jubilee in June - Hatfield

524 Sherwood Avenue, Hatfield
City Park
Parade, music, fireworks, car show, horseshoes, sack races, 3 on 3 basketball, arts & crafts, and BBQ cook-off. ...
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

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 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 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 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...
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 18 Tuesday

Sebastion County Fair - Greenwood

8/18/2015 - 8/22/2015
530 East Knoxville, Greenwood
Fairgrounds
Sponsored for the purpose of exhibiting creative arts and agriculture, the fair also features a carnival and bull fighting....
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 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 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 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 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 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 19 Saturday

Harvest Fest - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
An outdoor celebration featuring craft beer, live music, hayrides and food. ...
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

Fall Carnival - Springdale

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