18+ Things to Do in Northwest Arkansas on Razorback Game Day Weekends


There’s nothing like the feel of an SEC football game day. Anticipation of a win and high energy levels fill the air in Fayetteville, home of the University of Arkansas Razorbacks.


While Fayetteville is home to the state’s major research and flagship education institution, it also has an art and culture side to its roots in education. It was named by Travel + Leisure as #16 of 22 America’s Best College Towns in 2013.

Whether you’re an Arkansan rooting for the Razorbacks or an out-of-towner for the opposing team, Fayetteville has plenty to offer fans during their weekend stay.

Here’s your list of don’t-miss fun in Fayetteville and the surrounding region:

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Parking information: You’ll find pay stations in and around the Dickson Street area. Use these stations to pay for your on-street and gated lot parking, just enter your number, pay with either cash or a credit card and you’re done. You can even add time from any machine, no matter how far you’ve ventured from your original parking space. To sign up for a free Pay-By-Phone account, you can register your cell phone number by visiting verrus.com/verrus/signup.aspx or by calling 888-450-PARK(7275).

If you’re staying in a surrounding town, click on these cities to see even more to do: Springdale, Rogers, and Bentonville.