People visit and stay in Fayetteville for a lot of reasons, from shows on Dickson Street to Razorbacks games to weekend getaways with friends and family. One of the most popular things to do in Fayetteville is enjoying the outdoors, since Fayetteville has so many offerings for those wanting to play outside and get in touch with nature.
Fayetteville will host the 41st annual Joe Martin Stage Race and Gran Fondo on April 12-15. The event is one of the longest and continually held races in the country, and has become one of the premiere events on the professional cycling tour.
Along with celebrating its 41st anniversary as an amateur race, this will be the 16th year the Joe Martin Stage Race is included on the USA Cycling Professional Race Tour and the fourth year on the Union Cycliste International America's Tour calendars. The PRT is the pro and elite amateur cycling tour of USA Cycling.
Fayetteville Yoga Fest is a three-day festival that takes place amongst the Ozark Mountains in Fayetteville, Arkansas on May 4-6th, 2018. The event is a celebration of movement, music and mindful living, with a msision to build a community that cultivates compassion, creativity and connection.
The festival features more than 60 yoga classes over the course of three days, including both outdoor & indoor yoga classes for all levels and age groups. In addition to yoga classes, the event will also offer meditation, live music, kids yoga, group hikes, thought-provoking discussions & presentations, art, food and shopping (with local, earth-conscious vendors).
The fourth annual Frozen Toes 15K Trail Run will take place Saturday, February 16, 2019 on the Kessler Mountain Trails. The race is perfect for runners looking to transition from a 5K or 10K to a longer distance and the singletrack trails utilized for the race provide some amazing views!
Thirty years of Arkansas Mountain Biking culminates April 6-8 for one amazing weekend of celebration at the birthplace of Arkansas Mountain Biking— Devils Den State Park!
Get ready for a one of a kind cycling experience you don’t want to miss! Fayetteville’s new cyclocross event, CycloFrost, will take place on Saturday, December 9 at Lake Fayetteville’s North Shore.
Fayetteville residents love craft beer, and love to ride bikes. Sometimes, we even do both at the same time!
The Miracle Travel Works (MTW) Poker Ride will be held on Sunday, September 17, and combines Fayetteville’s bike trails with several breweries on the Fayetteville Ale Trail— all for a good cause. Miracle Travel Works helps families with seriously ill or injured children travel as they undergo urgent medical treatments.
One of the most popular things to do in Northwest Arkansas is held in September and ends on the Fayetteville Historic Downtown Square.
Square 2 Square, a 30-mile bike ride on the Razorback Regional Greenway between Bentonville and Fayetteville, will be held Saturday, Sept. 16. The event is for anyone who likes to bike, support the local cycling scene or burn calories!
While Fayetteville is a haven for competitive cycling and mountain biking, casual bike rides around the city are one of the most popular things to do in Fayetteville. It’s a great way to experience everything the city has to offer — restaurants, shopping, nightlife — while still enjoying the beautiful outdoors Northwest Arkansas and the Ozarks are known for.
Date: June 2-5
The University of Arkansas Razorbacks are hosting one of the NCAA Regional Tournaments in Fayetteville this coming weekend as part of the Division I Baseball Championship. Missouri State University, Oklahoma State University and Oral Roberts University will be coming to town to compete against the Hogs for a spot in the College World Series in Omaha.
With each team guaranteed to play both Friday and Saturday, and possibly Sunday and Monday, many fans will be staying in Fayetteville until their team’s season ends — or until they head to the Super Regionals June 9-12.
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