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The Fayetteville Visitors Bureau is here to help you experience the sights and sounds of Northwest Arkansas!

Explore our Press Room to discover press releases, a photo gallery, story ideas, and general information on Fayetteville and the region. If you're a travel journalist, we'll be happy to arrange an itinerary based on your interests - be they art, history, gardening, architecture, culinary delights, and more!

We're anxious to share with you all the amazing things there are to discover in our picturesque city! Our team of tourism professionals is ready to answer your questions, provide story ideas, and surprise you with all there is to do here in Fayetteville! If you are in need of assistance with planning a press trip to Fayetteville, we are more than happy to help.

For all media related inquiries, contact Hazel Hernandez, Director of Marketing and Communications, at 1-800-766-4626, ext. 304, or email

October 28, 2016
Our little corner of the world was just named one of the best places for business and careers. Fayetteville was ranked No. 24 by Forbes magazine in the publication’s 18th annual “Best Places to Live for Business and Careers” list.

October 24, 2016
The Clinton House Museum has hired Angie Albright as its new director of the historic house that was the first home of Bill and Hillary Clinton and the site where they married. Albright will be responsible for the museum’s operations, marketing, exhibits and programs. 

“Angie brings a great deal of experience to this position and is eager to share the story of this home that bears so much significance to state and national history,” said Molly Rawn, executive director of the Fayetteville Advertising and Promotion Commission. “President Clinton and Hillary Clinton have a passion for public service and so much of that story begins here in Fayetteville.”

Albright previously was the director of development and outreach at the Arkansas Support Network in Springdale. She also has worked as director of programs for the Arkansas Nonprofit Alliance, executive director of the Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter and was a professor of English at Northwest Arkansas Community College. 

Albright earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English from the University of Arkansas as well as doing her doctoral studies there. She currently serves on the boards of the Jackson L. Graves Foundation and Feed Communities, and is a member of the Community Leadership Council of the Single Parent Scholarship Fund of NWA.
July 1, 2013
Magazine spread showcases vibrant international business, arts region

Six million airline passengers worldwide will discover on July 1 a 64-page section of US Airways Magazine focused on Northwest Arkansas tucked in the seatbacks of airplanes.

Regional partners, led by the Northwest Arkansas Tourism Association (NATA) and supported by the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism, came together to provide a team of writers with all the information and photographs necessary to ensure that the region’s top amenities become more known to a worldwide audience. The magazine is available on all US Airways flights throughout July.
May 10, 2013
Fayetteville, Ark. – First Thursday Fayetteville is excited to announce expansions to the live entertainment lineup and a partnership with the Fayetteville Public Library. The 2013 season will kick off on March 7 starting at 5 p.m., on the Downtown Square, and will continue through October on the first Thursday of each month, with the exception of July.
May 2, 2013
Fayetteville, Ark. – First Thursday Fayetteville’s outdoor artwalk and entertainment scheduled for today, May 2, will be cancelled due to inclement weather.

The high chance of rain and cold temperatures will prevent all outdoor activities, but the indoor galleries on the Square will still be celebrating First Thursday with gallery events.

 For additional information, visit or call the Fayetteville Visitors Bureau at 479-521-5776.

April 29, 2013
Fayetteville, Ark. – Springfest will return to Fayetteville on Saturday, May 4, with the popular pancake breakfast, bed races, live music, craft vendors, a pet parade, pub crawl and other activities on Dickson Street.

Fayetteville Springfest began in 1983 by merchants on Dickson Street as a way to celebrate the history, culture, and flavor of Fayetteville. The festival quickly became a late-April staple each year featuring a pancake breakfast, lots of live music, kid-friendly activities, local arts and crafts vendors and the annual "bed races" where teams of participants put together their own racing beds and race them down Dickson Street. Springfest was not held in 2012.
March 2, 2013
Fayetteville, Ark. – The Fayetteville Advertising & Promotion Commission is proud to announce that Julie Pennington, Group Tour Manager for the Fayetteville Visitors Bureau, is the recipient of the Arkansas Hospitality Association's 2011 Hospitality Manager of the Year award.
February 13, 2013
Fayetteville, Ark. – The Fayetteville Visitors Bureau is pleased to name Clint Huston, front desk clerk at the Fayetteville Fairfield Inn, the first award winner of its new Hospitality Hero program.

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