Events

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

Enjoy the amazing winter wonderland of lights on the Downtown Square beginning Friday, November 16th at 6 p.m. with the lighting night parade.

The lights illuminate the square each evening from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Nightly carriages and pony rides, fresh hot chocolate and festive holiday music make the Lights of the Ozarks an event that cannot be missed.

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  • Event date Friday, 16 November 2018

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.

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  • Event date Wednesday, 24 October 2018

The Hero Half Marathon hosted by The Spark Foundation in partnership with Fayetteville Firefighters’ IAFF – Local 2866 kicks off in Lake Fayetteville on Sunday, October 14.

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  • Event date Sunday, 14 October 2018

Fayetteville's Historic Downtown Square will be ground-zero on Sunday, October 7, for some of the best craft beers in Arkansas.

Oktoberfest, a family-friendly event held in Fayetteville every fall, features craft beer and live music. The festivities are put on by the Arkansas Brewers Guilde and will take place from 1-7 p.m. 

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  • Event date Sunday, 07 October 2018

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

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  • Event date Friday, 05 October 2018