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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!

 
Dec 22 Monday

Lights of the Delta - Blytheville

11/24/2014 - 12/25/2014
PO Box 234, Blytheville
More than six million lights and 45 major motion displays located on a 40-acre drive-thru site make-up the largest holiday lighting display in the Mid-South; Pictures wit...
Dec 22 Monday

Ozark Mountains Christmas Lights Trail - Jasper

11/24/2014 - 12/25/2014
PO Box 250, Jasper
By day, follow the Reindeer Trail along our scenic highways and back roads to see Santa’s “reindeer,” our famous Arkansas elk and deer herds. At night, experience the Oza...
Dec 22 Monday

Annual Christmas Fest & Parade - Piggott

12/7/2014 - 12/25/2014
PO Box 96, Piggott
Town Square
Activities on December 7 from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. include a parade around the court square, entertainment performed from a 1930s-style gazebo that’s magically transformed into ...
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 14 Saturday

Bootlegger Daze - Calico Rock

104 Main Street , Calico Rock
Calico Rock Museum
A day of fun, music and remembering the history of the Ozarks. The Bootlegger Movie was filmed in Calico Rock and we relive that time for one day. Music by Bryan Hayes an...
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 28 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....
Mar 28 Saturday

2nd Edamame Festival - Mulberry

PO Box 448, Mulberry
New City Park
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Children's activities, craft and food vendors, live music, antique car show, edamame tasting, and family fun....
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

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 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

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 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 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

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...
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

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

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

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 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

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 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 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 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

"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

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 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 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

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

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

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

Celebrate Mulberry - Mulberry

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

Rodeo Slack Performance - Springdale

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

Rodeo Parade - Springdale

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

Miss Rodeo of the Ozarks queen pageant - Springdale

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

71st Annual Rodeo of the Ozarks - Springdale

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

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

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

Stars & Stripes Festival - Hot Springs Village

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

Rodeo Parade - Springdale

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

Independence Day Parade and Celebration - Horseshoe Bend

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

July 4th Freedom Fest - Greenwood

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

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

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 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 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 13 Thursday

Mountains, Music, and Motorcycles - Mountain View

8/13/2015 - 8/16/2015
P.O. Box 133, Mountain View
This is a one of a kind event for Mountain View. With biker games , a poker run, and a bike & car show, there is something for the biker in everyone. Prizes, games, music...
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 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 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 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. ...
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!...