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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!

 
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
Event kicks off with a 5k fun run/walk, followed by a bratwurst cookoff, Germanic beer and wine tastings, a live polka band, children's activities, vendors and more. Race...
Apr 11 Saturday

Health and Beauty Fair - Conway

PO Box 1864, Conway
The Venue
Enjoy free food, raffles, prizes, and demos with vendors and businesses showcasing their best products and services in health and beauty....
Apr 11 Saturday

Railroadiana Show and Sale - Pine Bluff

1700 Port Road, Pine Bluff
A fun-filled day for the young and young at heart featuring railroad memorabilia, model trains, tracks and accessories. All Scales N, HO, O, and G. See working modular ...
Apr 11 Saturday

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...
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 16 Thursday

17th Annual Hot Springs Corvette Weekend - Hot Springs

4/16/2015 - 4/18/2015
607 Beaconsfield Rd, Hot Springs
Convention center arena
17th Annual Hot Springs Corvette Weekend hosted by Central Arkansas Corvette Club to benefit Charities. Fun for all ages. All generations of Corvettes on display....
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 18 Saturday

5th Annual TURKISH FOOD FESTIVAL - Little Rock

1501 Market Street, Little Rock
Event where you can enjoy with your family, learn about a rich culture and, of course, taste the authentic and delicious samples of historical Turkish Cuisine. ...
Apr 18 Saturday

Saturday's Fair - Russellville

14 Parkstone Circle, Russellville
Hughes Community Center
Family-oriented fundraiser filled with fun, food trucks, games, auctions and music! ...
Apr 18 Saturday

5th Annual Turkish Food Festival - Little Rock

13008 Westglen Dr, Little Rock
5th Annual TURKISH FOOD FESTIVAL is an event you can enjoy with your family, learn about a rich culture and of course taste the authentic and delicious samples of histori...
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 24 Friday

The Calico Rock'n River Rally - Calico Rock

4/24/2015 - 4/25/2015
104 Main Street , Calico Rock
Calico Rock
Kick-off the weekend with a street dance in Peppersauce Alley. Day of races, music, and fun....
Apr 24 Friday

Fordyce on the Cotton Belt Festival - Fordyce

4/24/2015 - 4/25/2015
812 Barner Street, Fordyce
Courthouse Square
Join us for our 35th Fordyce on the Cotton Belt Festival. Fun for the whole family. ...
Apr 24 Friday

41st Annual Dogwood Festival - Siloam Springs

4/24/2015 - 4/26/2015
108 E University, Siloam Springs
Downtown Siloam Springs
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. The award-winning festival has ...
Apr 25 Saturday

SAU Tech 7th Annual Muddy Varmit Spring Splat-Tacular - Camden

P.O. Box 3466, Camden
SAU Tech Main Campus
The main attraction for the day includes teams playing in muddy volleyball courts and vying for the mud volleyball championship position and traveling trophy award. Bring...
Apr 25 Saturday

Farm, Home and Garden Show @ Hidden Acres Farm - Russellville

411 sims hollow rd, Russellville
This is a arts & crafts market held at our far- Hidden Acres Farm in Russellville, with lots of vendors, food , music, petting zoo, bump and jump, and hay rides. ...
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...
Apr 29 Wednesday

45th World Famous Armadillo Festival - Hamburg

4/29/2015 - 5/2/2015
403 C North Main, Hamburg
Town Square
Come out and enjoy the 45th Annual World Famous Armadillo Festival in Hamburg, Arkansas! We have arts & craft booths, carnival, food vendors, pageant, talent show, armadi...
Apr 30 Thursday

Pickin' in the Park - Wynne

4/30/2015 - 5/2/2015
201 County Road 754, Wynne
Village Creek State Park
Pickin' in the Park is a music festival unlike any other. There are no set bands or set performance times, but there will be music throughout the day, every day. You are ...
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

Grills and Gowns - Carlisle

520 E 8th Street, Carlisle
Civic Center
Grills and Gowns is a fundraiser event that benefits the nonprofit Meals on Wheels program for Lonoke and Prairie counties. Featuring a grilling competition, Miss Heart o...
May 2 Saturday

Annual Mountt Judea Heritage Day Festival - Mount Judea

Downtown, Mount Judea
Downtown
This fun event celebrates the past with musical entertainment all day, horseshoe tournament, Dutch oven cook-off and lots of handmade crafts. There may be demonstrations ...
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 2 Saturday

Altus 36th Springtime Gala - Altus

PO Box 214, Altus
Downtown City Park at Corner of Hwy 64
An old-time spring celebration featuring entertainment, arts & crafts, games, music, food, and good times for all. Sponsored by the Altus Parks & Recreation Committee. ...
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 8 Friday

Guided Walking Tour of Compton Gardens - Bentonville

312 N. Main St., Bentonville
Compton Gardens and Conference Center
10 a.m. Enjoy a 45-minute guided walking tour of the native tree and plant garden at Compton Gardens and Conference Center. Tours run every Friday morning from March 27 t...
May 8 Friday

Free State of Yell Fest 2015 - Dardanelle

5/8/2015 - 5/9/2015
P.O. 208, Dardanelle
Festival and fireworks. ...
May 8 Friday

Kingston's 33rd Annual "Fair on the Square" - Kingston

5/8/2015 - 5/9/2015
100 Hwy 21, Kingston
Downtown
Kicks off on Friday night with a Gospel Sing. Saturday activities include a parade, music, arts & crafts, children’s activities, great food and more. ...
May 9 Saturday

Bloomin' in the Bay - Fairfield Bay

P.O. Box 1370, Fairfield Bay
Ed Leamon Park
A celebration of spring, featuring the Van Buren County Master Gardeners annual plant sale, music, arts & crafts, food and fun....
May 9 Saturday

2nd Annual Jasper Pig Roast and Concert - Jasper

PO Box 144, Jasper
Bradley Park
Come to the Pig Roast! Pork smoked over hickory/oak fire will be served with several sides. The Little Buffalo River Band will play music after supper. ...
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 15 Friday

Greek Food Festival - Little Rock

5/15/2015 - 5/17/2015
1100 Napa Valley Drive, Little Rock
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Friday & Saturday. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday....
May 16 Saturday

15th Annual Arkansas Delta Family Gospel Fest - Helena-West Helena

141 Cherry St., Helena-West Helena
Cherry St. Pavilion
The Delta Cultural Center brings the best state and regional talent in gospel music. Styles range from traditional African-American gospel quartet to Contemporary Christi...
May 16 Saturday

Norfork Pioneer Days Heritage Festival - Norfork

13010 Hwy 5 South, Norfork
City of Norfork
Pioneer Days is a longstanding celebration of historical Arkansas filled with old-fashioned fun and entertainment for the family. The festival features a parade, historic...
May 16 Saturday

Chamber Spring Bluegrass Festival - Washington

P.O.Box 1543, Washington
lawn of the 1874 Courthouse
Bluegrass music festival featuring local, regional, and nationally known groups....
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 21 Thursday

Talimena Motorcycle Rally "Cruisin For St. Jude" - Texarkana

5/21/2015 - 5/24/2015
PO Box 739, Texarkana
Arkansas Convention Center
Motorcycle Rally with two group rides, five places, points run, five meals (included with registration fee), two bands & prizes. Proceeds benefiting St. Jude's Research H...
May 21 Thursday

18th Annual Augusta Days - Augusta

5/21/2015 - 5/24/2015
1 Woodruff 899, Augusta
Downtown Augusta
Carnival, food vendors and craft vendors. fishing derby, 1 mile walk, 5K run, mud bog, horseshoe tournament, washer toss, bingo, mini tractor pull, boat races, fireworks...
May 22 Friday

Guided Walking Tour of Compton Gardens - Bentonville

312 N. Main St., Bentonville
Compton Gardens and Conference Center
10 a.m. Enjoy a 45-minute guided walking tour of the native tree and plant garden at Compton Gardens and Conference Center. Tours run every Friday morning from March 27 t...
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 23 Saturday

"Cruzin the Bay" Car Show - Fairfield Bay

110 Village PL. 2C, Fairfield Bay
Village Mall across from Conference Center
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Trophies for all categories. Food, drinks, music, fun. ...
May 23 Saturday

31st Annual Randolph County Plow & Planting Show - Pocahontas

610 North Marr, Pocahontas
GEA Kilovista site, Birdell
Items planned: gospel and country music, old cars, tractors, trucks, tractor race and more. Facilities, programs, and services are open to all. We are an open hill countr...
May 23 Saturday

2nd Annual Ozark Mountain Yoga Festival - Jasper

5/23/2015 - 5/24/2015
1845 W Farm Road 178, Jasper
Low Gap, Arkansas
Two days of yoga, music, healthy food and outdoor activities surrounded by the wonders of Ozark nature at the unique Circle Yoga Shala, a self-sustainable, organic farm i...
May 29 Friday

Guided Walking Tour of Compton Gardens - Bentonville

312 N. Main St., Bentonville
Compton Gardens and Conference Center
10 a.m. Enjoy a 45-minute guided walking tour of the native tree and plant garden at Compton Gardens and Conference Center. Tours run every Friday morning from March 27 t...
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 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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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 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...
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 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 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

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

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 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 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. ...
Sep 28 Monday

Rodeo of the Ozarks Fall Carnival - Springdale

9/28/2015 - 10/2/2015
1423 E. Emma Ave., Springdale
Rodeo of the Ozarks
Pride of Texas will once again bring fun for all ages! Armbands will be 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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 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

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

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 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

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 ...
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 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!...