With more than 180 festivals throughout the year, Fayetteville allows visitors to experience the city’s unique taste and culture.

Experience Fayetteville will kick off the annual First Thursday Fayetteville series of events on May 2 and continue through October 3. On the first Thursday of the month, the city’s historic downtown square transforms into an outdoor arts district featuring more than 40 visual artists who create items in a variety of mediums. The event also includes live music, street performances, children’s activities, food trucks, a craft beer garden and more. First Thursday runs from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Stay tuned for the 2019 themes, music line-up and vendor application. 

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  • Event date Thursday, 02 May 2019

Wizard Way of the Ozarks (formerly known as DiaCON Alley) returns to the Fayetteville Town Center March 23-24, 2019.

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  • Event date Sunday, 24 March 2019

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!

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  • Event date Saturday, 16 February 2019

Frost Fest is back! Join Fossil Cove Brewing Co. on Saturday, February 2nd as they celebrate craft beer, community and winter in the Ozarks at Arkansas' winter beer festival. The event will take place at 2463 N. McConnell Ave (the property adjacent to the Washington Fairgrounds and the location of 2017 and 2018 Frost Fest).

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  • Event date Saturday, 02 February 2019

TheatreSquared kicks off the year with "Every Brilliant Thing" January 16 - February 10.

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  • Event date Sunday, 10 February 2019