Events

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

One of Fayetteville’s most cherished summer outings, the Firefly Fling at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, will be held Saturday, July 21 from 6-10pm.

The event is a magical night for the whole family. Come dressed in woodland creature or fairy attire, and don’t forget your imagination! There will be a range of engaging events throughout the evening, including fairy house building, obstacle courses, giant bubbles, nature stations, crafts and more!

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  • Event date Saturday, 21 July 2018

From Friday through Sunday, July 13-15, the Northwest Arkansas Hunter Jumper Association (NWAHJA) will host its 11th Annual Summer Classic Horse Show in Fayetteville. More than 100 riders and horses from Northwest Arkansas, as well as the region, will be competing for top awards and prize money.

The event is fun for all ages and will be held at the Pauline Whitaker Animal Sciences Arena, located at 1335 W. Knapp Drive.

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  • Event date Friday, 13 July 2018

Saturday, July 7, will be a tail-wagging good time at the Fayetteville Town Center on the Historic Downtown Square.

At the first ever Bark Bash, which will be held 1-4 p.m., dog lovers and their furry friends can enjoy a day of meeting fellow pet owners, shopping from local pet-friendly vendors and even meet up with adoption agencies as well as pet rescue centers from the Fayetteville area.

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  • Event date Saturday, 07 July 2018

Homegrown Music Festival has been rooted in the Ozarks since 2016 and prides itself on being a sustainable, family-friendly approach to live music. This year’s festival is a little different in that it is taking place in Fayetteville, showcasing more mountain sports and, one of our favorite parts, IT’S FREE.

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  • Event date Friday, 22 June 2018

The Northwest Arkansas Pride Parade and Festival, the largest LGBTQ pride celebration in Arkansas, will be held in Fayetteville on Saturday, June 16, in conjunction with Northwest Arkansas Pride Week, which features daily events June 14-17.

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  • Event date Saturday, 16 June 2018