Experience

There's no shortage of things to see and do in northwest Arkansas. From historic sites to boutiques, nightlife, and family friendly activities, we are proud to offer a variety. Regardless of your speed of entertainment, Fayetteville has an experience for all ages.

We invite you to explore our unique corner of Arkansas and immerse yourself in our thriving community. With an abundance of culture and attractions, you may even need to extend your stay!

Fayetteville is the perfect destination for a fun family getaway. Along with being affordable, there are a ton of things to do that are fun for all ages. Whether you and your crew are having an extended stay or popping in for a “daycation” in Northwest Arkansas, here are a few popular suggestions for a memorable family outing.

May, 2018

Located in one of Fayetteville’s most appreciated parks, the Gulley Park Concert Series is a free event featuring live music. A favorite throughout the summer for locals as well as out-of-towners, six family-friendly bands are performing every other week, including the Ben Miller Band, local second-line band Crescent City Combo and Fayetteville’s own Barrett Baber, a former contestant on NBC’s The Voice.

Fayetteville is the best place to treat your mom to a memorable Mother’s Day. With specials at the most popular places in Northwest Arkansas and loads of things to do, a Sunday fun-day with Mom in Fayetteville is sure to make her feel special.

People love coming to Fayetteville for the many fun things to do, which includes a pretty vibrant comedy scene. You’re here to enjoy yourself and have fun, and who better to give you a good laugh than a comedy pro?

Comedians Northwest Arkansas — a super secret club for Fayetteville’s finest fools — recruits comedians from all over the nation to perform and entertain at Fayetteville’s most popular venues. Here are a few to get you started …

For the third year in a row, Fayetteville made the top five in U.S. News & World Report's rankings of the best places to live in America.

According to U.S. News, the report ranks the 125 largest metropolitan areas in the country "based on affordability, job prospects and quality of life." Addtional factors included in a nationwide public survey and data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as well as U.S. News' own rankings of the Best High Schools and Best Hospitals.

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