March, 2019 Director of Marketing & Communications

Originally scheduled for March 9, the Fayetteville Gumbo Cookoff has been moved to April 6. The fourth annual event will be held at the Washington County Fairgrounds from 2-5p.m on Saturday, April 6.

Teams will compete for best amateur, professional and people's choice gumbo, with live music provided by Block Street Hot Club and Second Line Strings.

January, 2019 Marketing Manager

When it’s cold outside, a warm bowl of soup hits the spot. Fayetteville has a wide variety of restaurants, and many offer delicious soups that’ll fill you up and get you energized for everything ahead during your stay in Fayetteville.

Here are some of our favorite soups in Fayetteville to get you started on your search for the perfect cold-day meal.

January, 2019 Director of Marketing & Communications

Last weekend saw the premier of the highly-anticipated third season of HBO’s critically-acclaimed series True Detective, which was filmed in and around Fayetteville and Washington County in Northwest Arkansas. The series was created by Nic Pizzolatto, who earned a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and makes his directorial debut this season.

September, 2018 Director of Marketing & Communications

The NWA Hispanic Heritage Festival will be held on Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 on the downtown Fayetteville Square. National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated each year from September 15 through October 15 across the country and Fayetteville is proud to celebrate the 6th annual festival this year.

Admission to the festival is FREE of charge and everyone is welcome to attend. The 2017 Festival had over 11,000 attendees!

September, 2018 Director of Marketing & Communications

One of the best ways to experience local culture is through its cuisine. So, to truly experience the best of Fayetteville, you need to eat the best dishes! Food that is locally sourced when possible and never frozen is a trend that continues to grow. Nowhere in Northwest Arkansas is that more apparent than Fayetteville.

August, 2018 Director of Marketing & Communications

So, you’ve graduated high school and are packing up to move to the good ol’ city of Fayetteville, Arkansas! While you’re gearing up for classes in the fall, you also can’t help but think… what in the world should I do in my new home? Whether that be enjoying the food, art or even outdoor scene, Fayetteville has you covered. This city has so much to offer, and you are about to be in for the best 4 years!

July, 2018 Marketing Manager

Finally, something to do that combines three of your favorite things: craft beer, pizza and tie-dye!

Fossil Cove Brewing Co. in Fayetteville is hosting a unique event, “Tie-Dye and Pizza Party,” on Saturday, July 28. From 3-9 p.m., Sparks Wood Fired Pizza will be on hand, and tie-dying will take place in the brewery, located at 1946 N. Birch Ave.

July, 2018 Marketing Manager

Sushi is always a popular food choice, particularly during warmer weather and when having a night out on the town — when you need to fuel up but not get too full. Sushi is a creative outlet and a great excuse to meet up with friends for a bite-sized meal. Lucky for you, Fayetteville has some of the best sushi restaurants in Northwest Arkansas.

Whether you already have a sushi obsession or are just getting started to this craze, we’re rolling out a list of some of the best sushi places Fayetteville. The summer season is a great time to try new kinds of sushi, so here are a few places to get you started.

July, 2018 Director of Marketing & Communications

Deep fried, pan fried or pressure fried. Crunchy, juicy or crispy. Legs, wings, breasts or thighs. No matter how you like fried chicken, one thing is certain: Fayetteville’s got it.

A popular thing to do for travelers is experiencing the local culture, and what better way to do so than through food. After all, “you are what you eat,” right? Foodies visiting Fayetteville are always in for a treat, since Fayetteville has such a variety of culinary options, from fine dining to eclectic restaurants to farm-to-table to food-truck courts. Luckily for fried-chicken lovers, pretty much every kind of eatery in Fayetteville has delicious fried chicken.

June, 2018 Sports Sales Manager

With the Razorbacks competing in the 2018 College World Series, many locals and visitors will be looking for a great place to watch the baseball games. Outside of Omaha, restaurants and bars in Fayetteville are the best places to watch the Hogs compete.

The games will be played from June 16-27, and Arkansas’ first matchup is Sunday, June 17, with an old Southwestern Conference foe, the Texas Longhorns. The “Omahogs” and the ’Horns are scheduled to toss the first pitch at 1 p.m.. If you’re in need of a table or stool to watch, here are a few popular places in Fayetteville.

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