Experience Fayetteville

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 09:26
For the second year in a row, Fayetteville has been named as one of the best college towns in the nation! Livability.com recently released its annual list of the Top 10 Best College Towns, which ranked Fayetteville as No. 4. The website, which provides data for small- and medium-sized cities, also compiles annual best-of lists based on the data it collects throughout the year. It lists Fayetteville with a population just shy of 76,000 and a median income of $37,383.

This is the fifth year Livability.com has published its best-of list for college towns. It’s Fayetteville’s second appearance on the list. The city was named No. 9 in 2013. Livability.com‘s ranking criteria included affordable housing, educational attainment, walkability and student population.

This year, cities were divided up by their college’s Football Bowl Subdivision conference and then ranked within each group before compiling the list. That means Fayetteville beat out all other SEC college towns, and was then ranked as the fourth-best in the nation.

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Thursday, 06 November 2014 15:05
Save the Date for The Little Craft Show, Arkansas’ most talked about indie craft show that takes place once a year on the first weekend in Downtown Fayetteville! 

Not only is it the best place to check off your holiday lists by purchasing extraordinary gifts, but it’s an art and craft experience unlike any other. With it’s large scale venue, juried indie crafters, small-town feel, phenomenal music, and delightful decor, The Little Craft Show strives to seek out and provide the best of the best for both it’s vendors and patrons. Expect high-quality, affordable products and the cutest booths you’ve ever seen.

Recently named to Buzzfeed's Top 35 Indie Craft Showsop 35 Indie Craft Shows, this year's event is taking place on December 5th and 6th at the Fayetteville Town Center. Find out more at https://thelittlecraftshow.com

Northwest Arkansas and it’s surrounding regions house a thriving craft and independent artists community. The Little Craft Shows says "We are simply a hub for these makers to come together and showcase their fine, alternative products under one roof."

Thad
Thursday, 25 September 2014 10:35
It's almost that time of year again - before we know it the Downtown Fayetteville Square will be tranformed into a winter wonderland of dazzling lights! This year the annual Lights of the Ozarks Lighting Night parade will be held at 6 p.m. on FRIDAY, November 21, 2014. Traditionally, the lighting night parade is held on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, but because of the University of Arkansas Razorback Football game against Ole Miss on Saturday, November 22, the lighting night and parade have been moved to Friday, the night before.  Come early for the lights and stay late for the game!

Celebrating its 21st  year, the Lights of the Ozarks festival is the highlight of the holiday season in Fayetteville and is a featured stop on the state’s Arkansas Holiday Trail of Lights. The City of Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Department installs the lights over 6 weeks, a process that begins in October each year and takes over 3,000 man hours. Approximately 400,000 bulbs are hung and the lights are 100% LED.

The lighting night parade will begin at the Fayetteville Public Library and will head east on Mountain, north on East Avenue, west on Center Street, north on Block, west on Dickson Street and south on West, ending back at the library.

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