People visit and stay in Fayetteville for a lot of reasons, from shows on Dickson Street to Razorbacks games to weekend getaways with friends and family. One of the most popular things to do in Fayetteville is enjoying the outdoors, since Fayetteville has so many offerings for those wanting to play outside and get in touch with nature.
Do you like beer? Do you like bluegrass music? Would you like to combine both for an awesome time? Well, you’re in luck!
The third annual Arkansas Brewgrass Fest will be held Sunday, April 29, 1-7 p.m. at the Washington County Fairgrounds. The event welcomes everyone to come out and enjoy bluegrass music, local food, tons of fun and, of course, great beer.
It’s darty season in Fayetteville! The annual Ales & Tails — an all-you-can-eat crawfish boil — will be held Saturday, April 7, at the Washington County Fairgrounds. The event is a fundraiser for our local furry friends at the Humane Society of the Ozarks, Lib Horn Animal Shelter and Ranger’s Pantry Pet Food Bank.
If you're looking for one of the hottest clothing boutiques in Fayetteville, look no further than Maude. Their clothes have been worn by celebrities and fashion-icons, including Miss America 2017, Savvy Shields.
With an online website, blog and Instagram page, the store offers relatable advice on how to wear the season’s newest trends. The atmosphere inside is light and fashion-forward, with helpful fashionistas who are sure to make you look like a star.
The fourth annual VoiceJam A Capella festival will take place at Walton Arts Center April 5-7. But this is not your grandmother’s a cappella. This is current music and old music made current by extreme vocal range and control, tight harmonies, sick beats and vocal percussion.
Produced in conjunction with Vocal Asia Festival, VoiceJam features a full weekend of a cappella, including workshops, concerts and an intense competition. Whether you want to compete, learn or listen, VoiceJam has something for everyone.
The Arkansas Times’ 2018 Readers Choice Awards have been announced, and several Fayetteville restaurants took home best-of honors in the “Around the State” categories or were included as finalists.
Fayetteville’s culinary scene is one of the main reasons people enjoy visiting, as the city’s restaurants feature a wide range of offerings, from classic staples to innovative cuisine to farm-to-table.
Fayetteville is home to one of the few remaining drive-in theaters left in Arkansas. In fact, there are only about 330 left in the entire United States.
Located at 2552 Highway 112, the 112 Drive-In Theatre is one of the most popular things to do in Fayetteville, as it harks back to an almost-forgotten era of cinema history, allowing guests to travel back in time while enjoying the newest movies from Hollywood, as well as some of its classics.
The 2018 season starts March 16, and will run through October.
This week, Mockingbird Kitchen’s Chef Chrissy Sanderson was included on USA Today’s list “50 States: 50 Female Chefs.”
Mockingbird Kitchen in Fayetteville, which celebrates its second anniversary this month, serves new American cuisine and is regularly listed among the best restaurants in Northwest Arkansas.
Though Italian by birth, the pizza has certainly become a staple of American cuisine, and Fayetteville offers a plethora of choices when it comes to great pizza restaurants.
Pizza is a funny thing. It’s simple — dough, sauce, cheese, toppings — yet comes in a seemingly endless multitude of varieties and combinations, which allows it to be a personal experience, though it’s usually shared with others.
One of the most popular reasons everyone comes to Fayetteville is to experience the outdoors in the Ozarks, whether it’s hiking and mountain biking the trail system or birdwatching and picnicking in one of Fayetteville’s 3,000 acres of natural areas and parks.
Along with having ample outdoor opportunities within the city, another great aspect of Fayetteville is that the city is surrounded by mountains, forests and rivers that offer a variety of outdoor adventures. Guests can stay in the comforts of a hotel and soon be transported into the natural beauty of Northwest Arkansas with a quick drive — and come back the same day for dining, entertainment and nightlife.
The nearby scenic rivers of the Ozarks make for excellent day floats, also offering plenty of opportunities for fishing and hiking. Whether you and your crew are looking for a half-day or full-day float, on canoes or kayaks, there are plenty of options right outside of Fayetteville. Here are a few popular river floats to get you started.
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