Luckily for visiting Cowboys, Bears and Golden Eagles, Fayetteville offers a multitude of experiences that allow guests to create their own adventure, whether with family, friends, someone special or by oneself. This eclectic community hosts events year-round and boasts the best entertainment in the region. It’s where culture and nature meet, so plan on staying the weekend!
Here are four must-do activities near Baum Stadium for sports fans visiting Fayetteville:
Shopping on the Square
Boutique stores line the sidewalks all around the Historic Downtown Square and down adjacent Block Street. Whether you’re looking for clothes, gifts or the best record store in the world, this is where you need to start. On Saturday mornings, the square hosts the Fayetteville Farmers’ Market. Along with fresh, locally grown produce, the market also features live music and craft vendors.
Live Music on Dickson Street
The heart of fun in ever-growing Northwest Arkansas, famed Dickson Street boasts the best entertainment in the region. With its bars, restaurants and live-music venues— like the legendary George’s Majestic Lounge, which celebrates its 90th anniversary this year— you're sure to experience exciting nightlife all weekend long.
Enjoy the Trails
An elaborate network of paved walking and biking trails through Fayetteville and surrounding cities creates miles upon miles of routes that promote exercise and provide impeccable scenery along the way. Paths through downtown connect to the 36-mile Razorback Regional Greenway which stretches from Fayetteville all the way to the Missouri border. Fayetteville has been designated a “Bicycle Friendly Community” and “Walk Friendly Community” — the only city in Arkansas to do so.
Grab a brew
The Fayetteville Ale Trail is a self-guided tour that gives visitors a glimpse into the unique craft-brewery culture of Northwest Arkansas. Participants can pick up a passport at the Fayetteville Visitors Center or any stop on the Ale Trail, and then collect stamps at each brewery location. The Ale Trail currently features 11 stops, including the following locations in Fayetteville: West Mountain Brewing Co., Columbus House Brewery, Fossil Cove Brewing Co. and Apple Blossom Brewing Co.
Ready to book a room for your stay? Start with our helpful descriptions of several hotels here in Fayetteville.