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Farmers Market Friday

04/26/2024 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Every Week until 06/01/2024

We are hosting a weekly farmers market every Friday from 10:30am to 3:00pm! We will be accommodating vendors with our business neighbors at The Library Vintage and Flavorsmith's Craft Barbecue so come on out for some community fun!

We're always looking for vendors, so reach out if interested. You pay no vendor fees, we are looking for vendors that have goods such as fresh produce, veggies, eggs, plants, or natural products!

Also be sure to take advantage of The Library Vintage's "FREE FRIDAYS"! They put bins of clothing outside of their shop and it's all FREE until it's gone!

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Weekend Starts Series

04/26/2024 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Every Week until 10/19/2024

An art-infused series of Friday evening “compact creativity festivals” that will take place in the Lower Ramble. Kick off the weekend with a burst of creativity and fun! The WEST series is being held in conjunction with the University of Arkansas Department of Music.

Music performers will celebrate the musical diversity found at the university. Concerts will feature jazz trios, Brazilian and Afro-Cuban music, Ozark ballads, classical ensembles, rock songs, medieval music and more!

Attendees can expect a lively atmosphere where they can unwind after a busy work week, enjoy strolling through the beautiful natural area and engage with their local arts community.

Bring a picnic blanket or lawn chairs to enjoy the performances and stay awhile. Arriving via the Razorback Greenway is encouraged, but parking is available at the Fayetteville Public Library’s south surface parking lot, as well as on-street parking along West Ave.

The series is free, open to the public and all ages are welcome.


Fayetteville Farmers Market

04/27/2024 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Every Week until 12/22/2024

Welcome to the Fayetteville Farmers Market, where our commitment to fresh, locally grown produce and goods has helped Northwest Arkansas grow into a healthier and greener community.

Since 1973, the market has offered the finest in locally produced vegetables, fruits, flowers, plants, meats, baked goods, honey, eggs, jams, juried crafts, and fine art from the four-county area. All producers at our market grow and make their products within 60 miles of Fayetteville, AR. This is why we are hyper local and ALL Arkansas Grown and Arkansas Made. 100% Local and Loved!

The Fayetteville Farmers’ Market operates year round making locally grown and locally made items available during every season.

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Solare Vintage Market

04/27/2024 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Come join us for a vintage market with various secondhand resellers! They will be bringing clothes, shoes and lots of fun accessories!

You don't want to miss this great event! 

Taking place in the Center Street parking lot, behind Signora Solare Vintage Store, off of the Fayetteville Square. 

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Independent Bookstore Day Celebration at Pearl's Books

04/27/2024 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
This event does not repeat

What's not to celebrate about a bookstore? Independent bookstores support independent thought, make our city unique, and support our local economy. Plus, who doesn't love to cozy up with a great read?

Come celebrate the place Pearl's Books has in Fayetteville this independent bookstore day. This special day will feature sweet treats from Sugar Apple Baking Co. and non-alcoholic bevs from The Dirty Barista, samples of the Pearl's coffee blend by Arsaga's, advanced reader's copies (ARC) giveaways, 25% off Pearl's Book Club books and staff picks, and more.

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Paws Off 2024

04/27/2024 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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PAWS OFF will kick off at 11 am with a group Dog Walk, but the fun doesn't end there! We planned plenty of activities for you to enjoy all day with your best pal.

  • One - Mile Family Dog Walk
  • Dog Agility Show hosted by The Canine Connection
  • Paw Print Makin' Station
  • Crystal Bridges Mobile Art Lab
  • PAWS OFF Survivor Mural
  • Canine Costume Contest
  • PAWS OFF Survivor Mural (community participation)
  • Dachshund Races
  • Doggie Bobbin' for Hot Dogs
  • Vendor/Resource Fair - local businesses and non-profits
  • Off Leash Zone


Pre-Registration before April 12, 2024: $25/adult (ages 0-17 FREE)
Register on or after April 12, 2024: $30/adult (ages 0-17 FREE)

*The first 50 guests to pre-register will receive a PAWS OFF t-shirt!

Efforts support the survivor services provided by the NWA Center for Sexual Assault. Because You're Not Alone.

To ensure accessibility to educational resources and promote a sense of community belonging, portions of this event will be available for FREE:

  • Crystal Bridges Mobile Art Lab
  • Vendor / Non-Profit Resource Fair
  • Add your hand (or paw!) print to the PAWS OFF Survivor Mural

Thank you to our community partners for collaborating in this vision for a brighter NWA.

We hope you'll come enjoy this day in the park with us however you can!

  • All dogs must remain leashed, except in the designated off-leash zone.

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11th Annual Dickson St. PUP Crawl

04/27/2024 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
This event does not repeat

2024 Dickson St. Pup Crawl benefiting the Fayetteville Animal Services and Presented by Indomitable Hope Counseling & Hounds Lounge Fayetteville!

Registration is $40.00 (including fees) and includes:

1 t-shirt
1 dog bandana
Super drink specials
Lots of furry fun!
Firm rule: 1 person, 1 dog! The event is ticketed per dog to keep our numbers safe and tails wagging. Tickets must be purchased one at a time.

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Ticket sales end on Wednesday, April 3!

There is a maximum of 250 registrants, so don’t miss out! This year we will NOT have any 'day of' registration available--all tickets will be sold before the event and we do usually sell out quickly!

The fun begins on Saturday, April 27th at 2 pm! This year we will have the shirts, bandanas and event info ready to pick up from the shelter (1640 S. Armstrong Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72701) starting a week before the event. You are HIGHLY encouraged to pick up your items before the event. The shelter is open Monday to Friday 10 to 5:30 and Saturday 10 to 4. Anyone in your party is allowed to pick up your items, so feel free to pick up for a friend.

We will have limited pick up available the day of the event from 2:00 to 3:00 pm at the Walton Arts Center Rose Garden. Once you arrive, you can begin your “pup” crawl at any of the participating locations!

Stroll around, have fun and meet animal lovers from all walks of life! All persons bringing a dog must have a ticket. If you are a couple with only one dog, an extra t-shirt may be purchased for $20 without buying another full priced ticket, if you would both like shirts.

We will have a passport with all the participating locations and if you get a stamp from more than 50% of the locations you can be entered to win door prizes.

NEW THIS YEAR: We will have our paw-ty central located at the Rose Garden at the Walton Arts Center (corner of West and Dickson). There will be puppy pools to cool off in, a fun selfie area, treats & more!

Participating bars and pubs, we may add more closer to the date of the event:

• 21st Amendment

• Bugsy’s

• Buster’s

• C-4

• Cork & Keg

• Grub’s

• Infusion

• Kingfish

• Marley’s Pizza

• Roger’s Rec

• Rolando's Nuevo Latino Restaurante

• Tin Roof

• Nomad's West End

THANK YOU to our presenting sponsors: Indomitable Hope Counseling & Hounds Lounge

And thank you to our Dynomutt sponsors:

NWA Glam Groomery, Red Rooster Design, The Lillian Co.

no refunds for any reason after 30 days before the event Event is rain or shine!

Join us for some tail wagging fun this year!! Proceeds benefit the Fayetteville Animal Shelter!

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Calling all Bostons! Boston Terrier Party!

04/27/2024 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Calling all Boston Terriers (and Boston mixes)! We are having a Boston Terrier party at Good Dog Cafe from 3:00-4:30! Bring your Bostons to romp in the park and make some new friends!
We will be closed to the public so that only Bostons (& Boston mixes) can attend this event.
A limited food & drink menu will be available during the entire event.
Event may be postponed if the weather doesn't cooperate for this date.
Admission for this special event is $12 per dog and a waiver must be signed before entering the park. Dogs must meet our off-leash park requirements.
We do not allow children under 12 in the off-leash park, but they are welcome in the leashed area.


Front Porch Session: March to August

04/27/2024 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This event does not repeat

Join us at Ozark Natural Foods for folk music from the duo, March to August, and some beautiful spring weather!

You don’t want to miss this.
Shop Local ~ Shop Ozark Natural Foods.

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Mini Makers' Market at Fairgrounds

04/28/2024 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
This event does not repeat

The Northwest Arkansas Makers club is an inclusive group of local makers spanning a wide range of mediums, business sizes, and product offerings.

Come to see over 40 local makers, 8a-3:30p, free admission.

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