What's New for 2020 in Northwest & North Central Arkansas
Mountain Home Entertainment District
Mountain Home was the first city in the state to establish an entertainment district in 2019. An open container zone is permitted between the hours of 4:30 p.m. and midnight daily within the boundaries of the district, which is centered on its downtown area and runs from Hickory Street east to South Church Street and from 5th Street south to 8th Street. The district also includes part of South Main Street. Patrons of the district can now leave a restaurant or bar with a single commercially branded paper or plastic cup of beer, wine or a mixed drink to be consumed in the boundaries of the district.
This premier entertainment destination, set to open in the spring of 2020, has 70+ climate-controlled hitting bays, a full-service restaurant and bars, more than 200 HDTVs, rooftop terrace with fire pit, private event spaces and meeting rooms. It’s located right off of Interstate 49 in Rogers.
Opening in February of 2020 in Bentonville is The Momentary is a contemporary art space and satellite of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Crystal Bridges is a premier art museum that attracts visitors from all over the globe. Situated along the Razorback Regional Greenway near 8th Street Market, the museum is housed in a decommissioned 63,000 square-foot cheese factory that has been made into a multi-disciplinary space for visual and performing arts, culinary experiences, festivals and artists-in-residence. It will explore the unfolding story of contemporary art in a global context by actively commissioning and exhibiting works that explore new ideas and inspire action and conversation. The space offers areas for discovery, relaxation, work or play. General admission is free.
United States Marshals Museum
The new United States Marshals Museum is under construction and will be available for private events beginning in January of 2020. Private tours of the museum will be available by appointment only.