Events

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

One of Northwest Arkansas’ most anticipated midsummer events is back! The Botanical Garden of the Ozarks will transform into an exciting land of imagination for the 2017 Firefly Fling on Saturday, July 15, from 6 to 10 pm.

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  • Event date Saturday, 15 July 2017

The Northwest Arkansas Pride Parade and Festival, the largest LGBTQ pride celebration in Arkansas, will be held in Fayetteville on Saturday, June 24, in conjunction with Northwest Arkansas Pride Week, which features daily events June 18-25.

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  • Event date Saturday, 24 June 2017

The second annual Ladies DU Fayetteville, a duathlon for women of all ages, will be held Sunday, June 11, at Lake Fayetteville (Veterans Memorial Park).

The 15 mile race — 4 miles running, 11 miles biking — is part of the Fayetteville Race Series, which is made up of six to eight annual events that vary between running, cycling and multi-sport activities.

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  • Event date Sunday, 11 June 2017

The 2017 Washington County Fair begins on Tuesday, August 29th and runs through Saturday, September 2nd. As Arkansas' largest county fair, there's everything from bull riding to the Miss Washington County pageant, action-packed rides and livestock competitions.

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  • Event date Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Every May, Block Street Avenue turns into Fayetteville's best local party. With 5 outdoor beer gardens, over 60 local bands and 150 vendors, it’s everything you love that's local about Northwest Arkansas.

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  • Event date Sunday, 21 May 2017