112 Drive-In Theatre
The drive-in experience lives on in Fayetteville! From March to mid-November, moviegoers can enjoy recent, full-length movies using either FM sound or conventional drive-in speakers. Fr–Su, Summer: Th–Su. 
Address: 3352 Hwy. 112N, Fayetteville
Phone: 479-442-4542
112driveintheatre.com

For the Historian

From the Confederate and National Cemeteries to the Clinton House Museum, there is plenty of history to explore around Fayetteville. Relive the Civil War at the Pea Ridge National Military Park and the Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park just minutes away by car. See where the Battle of Fayetteville took place on the grounds of The Headquarters House located in the Downtown Square. Take the Butterfield Stagecoach or Historic Walking Tours and see notable sites from the Civil War along the way.

Tour the Clinton House Museum and see Bill and Hillary's first home together where their political careers began. Observe rarely seen memorabilia and tour the First Ladies Garden while you're here.

For the Garden Lover

Botanical Garden of the Ozarks
Address: 4703 N. Crossover, Springdale
Phone: 479-750-2620
bgozarks.org
Admission: Adults $5, Children $2.50. Open daily 9am-5pm.

For the Foodie


Fayetteville is your headquarters for dining and entertainment in Northwest Arkansas. With an eclectic mix of restaurants and cuisines, you can find something to satisfy everyone's tastes. Stop by one of Fayetteville's food trucks for a quick meal on the go, or slow things down with a romantic dinner at one of the city's upscale restaurants. Take advantage of the beautiful outdoors on your choice of patios along Dickson Street.

If nightlife is what you are looking for, Fayetteville's Dickson Street Entertainment District and Downtown Square have a plethora of unique local bars and music venues for you to enjoy. You can find live music and happy hour specials any night of the week. Beyond the nightlife, there are also one-of-a-kind boutiques and shops as well as art galleries for you to enjoy.

For the Art Aficionado

Fayetteville has become a mecca for artistic expression throughout the region. Visit nearby, world-renowned Crystal Bridges Museum and see art from some of the best American artists of our time. See local artists at the Art Walk on First Thursdays or visit one of the many local art galleries including the Fayetteville Underground on the Downtown Square.

If the performing arts are what you are looking for, the Walton Arts Center brings in entertainers from all over the world. You can see some of your favorite Broadway shows and other musical performances throughout the year. For the music lover, our outdoor venue, the AMP, brings in musicians from all genres. And, you can always find great live music at the many bars and restaurants on Dickson Street or the Downtown Square.

For Parents

Boingo Bounce
Address: 240 E. Township, Fayetteville
Phone: 479-444-1419
boingobounce.com
Description: Indoor inflatable bounce and party house. Private party rooms are available for field trips, birthday parties and any other special event. Family fun in a clean and safe environment. Admission: Children 2-5 $6, 6-up $8.
Toddler Time: (5 & under) Mo, Tu, Wed 9am-1pm.
Open Bounce: Tu-Th 3-8pm, Fr 9am-3pm, Sa 6-9pm, Su 5-8pm.

When to Pick

Whether you want to know which fruits and vegetables will be at the Fayetteville Farmers Market, or when you should go pick them yourself, the Harvest Calendar will help you know what is in season and ready to pick in Arkansas month-to-month.

Woo Pig Sooie!

Arkansas has a long tradition of backing the men and women Razorback athletes, whether it’s football, baseball, basketball, volleyball or any of the other eight sports at the University of Arkansas. Die-hard fans show up rain or shine to cheer on the Hogs.

The first team formed on campus and the flagship of the sports programs is the Razorback football team. More than a century ago, the Arkansas football team, then called the Arkansas Cardinals, returned from defeating LSU and as the legend goes, coach Hugo Bezdek proclaimed his team “played like a wild band of razorback hogs.” The name was adopted and the rest is history.

Art, Architecture and Nature

Northwest Arkansas is now home to the world-renowned Crystal Bridges Museum. Visit the museum this year to take a look at an eclectic collection of American art as well as the magnificent architectural beauty of the building and the surrounding grounds.

Parking Information

The city of Fayetteville has simplified and improved parking options in the entertainment district and downtown areas of the city. Our goal is to provide you choices that are clearly marked and cover a variety of needs, from short-term to all-day.

Relive the barnstorming days of early aviation with the Museum's collection of aircraft from the 1920s through the 1940s. See a World War I fighter plane, next to the sleek "Mystery Ship", winner of the 1929 National Air Race and star of two movies. Choose a self-guided tour or arrange for your group to have a guide explain all the exhibits.

Mother of Mothers, we sing unto you

Completed in 1875, this twin-towered brick building is a stately landmark. It housed the first classes taught at the university. Today it contains the beautifully restored Giffels Auditorium and historic displays, as well as the administrative offices of the Fulbright college of Arts and Sciences.
21st Amendment
Bar, Live Music
Address: 406 W Dickson Phone: 479.442.9792

Arsaga's Espresso Cafe
Live Music
Address: 1852 N Crossover Phone: 479.527.0690
arsagas.com

For the Art Aficionado

A Pottery Studio
Join us in exploring one of the oldest and most enjoyable crafts! We offer Classes and Workshops covering all areas of pottery and ceramics. Our workshops are conducted by some of the worlds top potters and artists.
Address: 2002 S. School Phone: 479.521.3171 
kelleywilks.com

Performing Arts

The Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville brings in artists and entertainers from all over the world to create unique and unforgettable performances. The facility offers diversified programming, a large scale of touring productions and the variety of arts opportunities are unparalleled anywhere in the state.

Getting Here

Located in the Northwest corner of Arkansas, Fayetteville is situated on Interstate I-540, with close proximity to Interstate 412 and Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport. Click here to map us on Google.

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Arts & Culture

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Itineraries

Nightlife &  Entertainment

Outdoors

Shopping

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University of Arkansas

There’s no shortage of things to see and do in Fayetteville. A traditional, single-screen drive-in theatre playing recent full-length movies. A colorful, entertaining strip of boutiques, restaurants, galleries and clubs. The Clinton House Museum showcasing a future president and a future secretary of state’s first home. Battlefields that help you experience the past. With the abundance of culture and attractions, you may need to extend your stay. 
The University of Arkansas, the flagship campus of the University of Arkansas System, resides on a former hilltop farm overlooking the Ozark Mountains to the south. At the university's founding in 1871, the site was described as "second to none in the state of Arkansas."

Located in Fayetteville, the university is both the major land-grant university for Arkansas and the state university. The university was created under the Morrill Land-Grant College Act of 1862, whereby federal land sales provided funds for new colleges devoted to agriculture and the mechanic arts, scientific and classical studies, and military tactics, all designed for the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes. The university's founding satisfied the provision in the Arkansas Constitution of 1868 that the General Assembly establish and maintain a state university.

Take a Look Around Campus

This map will give you an up close and personal look at the historic University of Arkansas campus. 

Nearby Excursions

There are plenty of interesting attractions to see and things to do in the Fayetteville area, but it is also just a short drive from several unique towns in the surrounding area. Visit the eclectic shops in the historic district of Eureka Springs or enjoy a scenic train ride in Ft. Smith. No matter what kind of excursion you are looking for from the relaxing to the adventurous, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Self Tours

All Seasons Trail
Signs mark this driving tour, which passes a number of city landmarks, the UA campus, homes of significance and scenic points of interest. A brochure is available at the Fayetteville Visitors Center 21 S. Block or Fayetteville Town Center, 15 W. Mountain.

Trail Blazing

Fayetteville is continually making strides in establishing trails throughout its city limits. An extensive trails system is currently in use and expanding at the rate of two to three miles per year. Following the city’s Master Plan, a 100-mile interconnected system will someday run throughout the city. These trails provide a safe and easily accessible route for transportation and recreation across the city. For more information, visit NWATrails.org

Exploring the Arts

First Thursday Fayetteville is a monthly event held in the historic Downtown Fayetteville Square to celebrate original works of art from local artists. On the first Thursday of the month, this outdoor art and live music event transforms the Square into a lively art district where participating galleries and art-related venues offer free access to both visual and performing art. Visitors can browse the works of featured local artists as they enjoy the live music from local musicians.

Conserving our Natural Heritage

The Fayetteville Natural Heritage Association (FNHA) was formed in January 2003 after Mount Sequoyah Woods was going to be sold by the Western Methodist Assembly. With the help of the
city of Fayetteville, FNHA committed to raising $300,000 out of the $1,300,000 selling price. The city acquired Mount Sequoyah Woods and followed through on its fundraising commitment.

Ruffle Your Feathers

Birding in Fayetteville and the Ozarks Mountains has become an extremely popular activity. More than 200 species of birds make their home in the Ozarks for some part of the year, while many birds live here year-round. The Ozark Mountain hardwood forests, pine forests and stream sides provide a wonderful habitat for this large species of birds.

Your shopping destination

The Northwest Arkansas Mall is one of the premier shopping destinations in the region with more than 100 specialty stores to meet everyone’s needs. After undergoing a complete renovation and expansion recently, the mall now provides an even greater and more diverse variety of new stores that make your shopping experience fun and enjoyable.

Fayetteville has you covered

Casual to upscale, with trendy local boutiques and national chains, if you're feeling the need for some retail therapy.

All Seasons Trail
Signs mark this driving tour, which passes a number of city landmarks, the UA campus, homes of significance and scenic points of interest. A brochure is available at the Fayetteville Visitors Center 21 S. Block or Fayetteville Town Center, 15 W. Mountain.

Arkansas Air Museum
Relive the barnstorming days of early aviation with the Museum's collection of aircraft from the 1920s through the 1940s. See a World War I fighter plane, next to the sleek "Mystery Ship", winner of the 1929 National Air Race and star of two movies. Choose a self-guided tour or arrange for your group to have a guide explain all the exhibits.
Address: 4290 S. School, next to Drake Field Phone: 479.521.4947
arkansasairandmilitary.com

The Great Outdoors

Covering more than 4,000 acres of land, Fayetteville has 70 parks with something for everyone. Our parks offer 40 miles of paved and natural trails, three lakes, 43 athletic fields/courts, a swimming pool, a BMX track and even a skate park. Whatever you want to do, it’s free of charge. Fayetteville parks are the perfect place for public events such as the Summer Concert Series or private gatherings, whether it’s a family reunion or a birthday party.

Fayetteville is a leader in establishing trails throughout its city limits. An extensive trails system is currently in use and expanding at the rate of two to three miles per year. Following the city’s Master Plan, a 100-mile interconnected system will someday run throughout the city.

Water, Water Everywhere

Hit the water and enjoy the recreational activities offered by the many lakes, rivers and streams in Northwest Arkansas. Enjoy boating, fishing, swimming, camping, canoeing and so much more, surrounded by the natural beauty of the Ozarks.

Fishing Holes

With five lakes and four rivers and streams in and around Fayetteville, there are many places to find the perfect fishing spot. Whether you are wanting to fish for small- and large-mouth bass, trout, bream, catfish or trout, you can find a fishing hole nearby.

A Legacy Etched in Stone

 As Arkansas’ flagship institution of higher education, the University of Arkansas is a major source of pride for both Fayetteville and the state. Outstanding students and their notable achievements in multiple areas of study speak for themselves.

Saddle up for excitement

In Northwest Arkansas, every ride is packed with adventure. Twist and turn your way through stunning scenery. Explore attractions waiting for you at every stop. From start to finish, these roads were made for motorcycles.

Pamper Yourself at One of Our Wonderful Spas

5th Elements Massage
Massage
Address: 28 S. College. Phone: 479.442.5470

Your Music Source

Arkansas Music Pavilion
2536 N. McConnell Ave., Fayetteville
479-443-5600, arkansasmusicpavilion.com
The Arkansas Music Pavilion, known as “The AMP” is one of the top 100 amphitheaters in the nation. The AMP has featured several artists in the past 6 years including Pretty Lights, Goo Goo Dolls, Colbie Caillat, and Bret Michaels.

Fayetteville Museums

Arkansas Air Museum
Relive the barnstorming days of early aviation with the Museum's collection of aircraft from the 1920s through the 1940s. See a World War I fighter plane, next to the sleek "Mystery Ship", winner of the 1929 National Air Race and star of two movies. Choose a self-guided tour or arrange for your group to have a guide explain all the exhibits.
Address: 4290 S. School, next to Drake Field
Phone: 479-521-4947
arkansasairandmilitary.com

Arkansas Country Doctor Museum
The museum was established to honor the heroic achievements and selfless service of Arkansas country doctors, including the three doctors who lived and worked on the museum premises from 1936-1973. The clinic and private home used by these doctors now house the museum's diverse collections of medical instruments, including an iron lung, a dental chair and equipment from the 1930's. Open Wed-Sat 1:00pm-4:00pm Admission is free.
Address: 109 N. Starr Ave.
Phone: 479-824-4307
drmuseum.net

Relax on the Course

Fayetteville boasts five 18-hole golf courses, all open year-round.

Join the Party

Fayetteville is the perfect place to attend or plan a festival. From the Bikes, Blues & BBQ rally to the Lights of the Ozarks holiday spectacular to everything in between, there's guaranteed to be a festival you'll love. With so many unique events, you better start planning your vacation around them now. Click here for a calendar of Northwest Arkansas events. Contact us for more information about bringing your event to Fayetteville.

Home Grown & Handmade

The Fayetteville Farmers’ Market has been a great source for providing the finest locally grown produce to the region for over 38 years. Voted 5th in the nation, vendors provide a wide range of products that are all handmade or homegrown in Northwest Arkansas.

Eat. Play. Drink.

Fayetteville is the entertainment headquarters of the region and your source for music, good food and fun. The Downtown and Dickson Street areas are at the epicenter of the arts and entertainment attractions. Take a stroll down Dickson Street and see some of the many boutiques, galleries, bars and restaurants that Fayetteville has to offer. As the region’s entertainment district, it’s a guaranteed good time for everyone.

The Road to the Presidency

Located near campus and nestled in an old neighborhood in Fayetteville is the first home of Bill and Hillary Clinton. Except for the sign in the yard, this house is hardly distinguishable from the others in the neighborhood. Yet, in 1975, two people – a future president and a future secretary of state – were married in the living room.

Local Brews

Something is brewing in Fayetteville.  The brew scene in Fayetteville is now bigger and better than ever. There are now five breweries that call this town home, all with their own unique brewing specialties. From Pale Ales and Lagers to Stout and Wheat beers, there is something for every beer lover to enjoy. Local breweries include:

The Natural Beauty of the Ozarks

The Botanical Garden of the Ozarks is one of Arkansas’ premier public garden spaces. Continually evolving, the garden currently features nine display gardens showcasing the many woody, herbaceous and exotic plant and flower species that thrive in Northwest Arkansas.  

Thirst for Knowledge

The Blair Library in Fayetteville was recognized nationally as Library Journal’s Library of the Year in 2005, making it the first library in Arkansas to win the award. In 2011, USA Today named it one of the 10 best places to take a library tour. It is an intellectual hub that provides visitors a fun, convenient and comfortable environment for reading, researching, meeting or just relaxing.

A Different Kind of Hog

One weekend each fall, a familiar rumble can be heard throughout Fayetteville as motorcycles descend upon Dickson Street for Bikes, Blues & BBQ. Now in its 12th year, the annual festival is ranked among the top motorcycle rallies in the country.

A Diamond in the Rough

Fayetteville is full of unique antique stops. Pick up some local flair or find that long lost item you didn't even know you were missing. Whether it's home furnishings, jewelry, or a rare "must have" Fayetteville will be sure to surprise you.

Fayetteville Visitors Bureau

21 South Block Ave.
Fayetteville, AR 72701

479-521-5776 local
800-766-4626 toll free
479-571-4731 fax

info@experiencefayetteville.com

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