Fayetteville, Arkansas, is the perfect holiday season destination, whether you’re coming with loved ones, besties or traveling solo. Our Lights of the Ozarks turn the Historic Downtown Square into a winter wonderland, while the surrounding Ozarks and Boston Mountains offer endless activities in the outdoors, from hiking to fishing to mountain biking.

Our eclectic community has countless family friendly activities; boutiques for shopping; legendary nightlife and entertainment, including live music and performance arts; dining options from elegant and quirky restaurants to food trucks; events nearly every weekend; and more.


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Enjoy the Outdoors and Arts in Fayetteville

Two of the most popular things to do in Fayetteville are enjoying the abundance of outdoor activities and our flourishing arts scene. Since Fayetteville has a temperate climate year round, visitors can play outside during every season, whether it's hiking, biking or floating a nearby river. Fayetteville's arts culture includes a wide variety of visual and performing arts throughout our community, which invests in and supports its local artists. Don't just take our word for it; listen to these locals tell you all about it




Check out our Spotify playlist of songs we think perfectly embody a "soundtrack to Fayetteville", featuring bands from our city you can catch playing at venues around town.