September, 2018 Director of Marketing & Communications

The NWA Hispanic Heritage Festival will be held on Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 on the downtown Fayetteville Square. National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated each year from September 15 through October 15 across the country and Fayetteville is proud to celebrate the 6th annual festival this year. Admission to the festival is FREE of charge and everyone is welcome to attend. The 2017 Festival had over 11,000 attendees! 

Get in on the festivities and enjoy cultural booths, arts, health fair, games, kids area, food, parade, music, dance, and much more! The festival will also feature a soccer tournament on Friday, September 21 through Sunday, September 23. There will be a parade of nations around the Fayetteville Square at 1:30 pm on Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 hosted by the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce. All are welcome!

For more information about the festival or to get involved, contact Chris Decker at the Fayetteville Chamber at 479-521-1710 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

October, 2018 Marketing Manager

Join Pack Rat Outdoor Center and the Buffalo River Watershed Alliance for a showing of one of the nation’s premier environmental and adventure film festivals right here in the natural state. The Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour is a collection of films from the annual festival held in Nevada City, CA, now in its 16th year. The festival focuses on films which speak to the environmental concerns and celebrations of our planet.

October, 2018 Director of Marketing & Communications

The Hillbenders present The Who's 'TOMMY:  A Bluegrass Opry' with Maybe April on Friday, October 5 from 7:30-9:30pm.

September, 2018 Director of Marketing & Communications

One of the best ways to experience local culture is through its cuisine. So, to truly experience the best of Fayetteville, you need to eat the best dishes! Food that is locally sourced when possible and never frozen is a trend that continues to grow. Nowhere in Northwest Arkansas is that more apparent than Fayetteville.

September, 2018 Marketing Manager

Fashion fans in Northwest Arkansas looking for fun things to do this weekend should plan on coming to Beyond the Streets, an immersive fashion and music event taking place on North Block Avenue in Fayetteville.

September, 2018 Director of Marketing & Communications

One of the most fun things to do in Fayetteville is to shop at the many unique stores around the city. Located in the heart of downtown Fayetteville, local shop Dark Star Visuals is celebrating its 27th year in business and continues to highlight the free spirit that Fayetteville and the Ozarks are all about!

September, 2018 Director of Marketing & Communications

The opener for the Faulkner Performing Arts Center’s 2018-19 season will feature the operatic talents of Sarah Mesko. Mesko, with pianist Lyndon Meyer, will perform 'Through The Years’, an assortment of musical selections that take the audience on a journey through composers and styles from multiple eras.

August, 2018 Director of Marketing & Communications

So, you’ve graduated high school and are packing up to move to the good ol’ city of Fayetteville, Arkansas! While you’re gearing up for classes in the fall, you also can’t help but think… what in the world should I do in my new home? Whether that be enjoying the food, art or even outdoor scene, Fayetteville has you covered. This city has so much to offer, and you are about to be in for the best 4 years!

July, 2018 Director of Marketing & Communications

Fayetteville is known for its thriving arts scene, and Art Ventures is one of the most popular art galleries in the city. Its exhibit this July, “Equality Backlash: The Artist’s Eye for Social & Political Crises,” is described as a “cultural check-in” and a way for viewers to connect with the social and political crises that our country is undergoing.

July, 2018 Director of Marketing & Communications

Deep fried, pan fried or pressure fried. Crunchy, juicy or crispy. Legs, wings, breasts or thighs. No matter how you like fried chicken, one thing is certain: Fayetteville’s got it.

A popular thing to do for travelers is experiencing the local culture, and what better way to do so than through food. After all, “you are what you eat,” right? Foodies visiting Fayetteville are always in for a treat, since Fayetteville has such a variety of culinary options, from fine dining to eclectic restaurants to farm-to-table to food-truck courts. Luckily for fried-chicken lovers, pretty much every kind of eatery in Fayetteville has delicious fried chicken.