Events

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

The opener for the Faulkner Performing Arts Center’s 2018-19 season will feature the operatic talents of Sarah Mesko. Mesko, with pianist Lyndon Meyer, will perform 'Through The Years’, an assortment of musical selections that take the audience on a journey through composers and styles from multiple eras.

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  • Event date Friday, 07 September 2018

The Fayetteville Roots Festival will be held Aug. 22-26 at several locations and live-music venues throughout Fayetteville. Featured headliners include Gillian Welch, Gregory Alan Iskov, Turnpike Troubadours and so many more.

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  • Event date Wednesday, 22 August 2018

TheatreSquared begins their 13th season with “Once” August 22 – September 23. 

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  • Event date Sunday, 23 September 2018

The 2018 Washington County Fair is coming to Fayetteville Tuesday, August 21 through Saturday, August 25. Established in 1857, this celebration is the largest county fair in Arkansas!

This family-friendly event has a little something for everyone from bull riding to the Miss Washington County pageant, action-packed rides and livestock competitions. All ages will enjoy walking the fairgrounds, riding the rides and celebrating summer with that oh so sweet fair food.

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  • Event date Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Rich in history and an event for the whole family, the Washington County Historical Society will be hosting its 47th Annual Ice Cream Social on Saturday, Aug. 18, from 3-6p.m. Join community members and families alike at the Headquarters House Museum (118 East Dickson Street) for ice cream, cake, music and even more entertainment.

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  • Event date Saturday, 18 August 2018