JBGB, a literal playground for adults that happens to serve house-brewed frosty beverages and all manner of tasty bar food, is also fully committed to bringing the people to the party all summer long with an outstanding free concert series. VIP tickets for each show are available for purchase; visit the JBGB website for information about times and pricing at thejbgb.com/fsc.
Craft beer culture and the rise of microbreweries in Fayetteville is definitely not a passing phase. Just within the confines of the city itself you’ll find several breweries and their public taprooms with atmospheres exhibiting personalities as distinct and diverse as the beers they produce.
It’s impossible to choose a favorite, so we humbly suggest you try them all. If you do see an exploratory brewery adventure in your future, make sure to check out the Fayetteville Ale Trail, Arkansas’ original craft beer tour of Northwest Arkansas. Get your passport to collect stamps from 15 stops, and you’ll receive a prize. Here are the first six locations to get you started…Salut! Prost! Slaynt! Cheers!
The Clinton House Museum and Fayetteville Ale Trail have joined forces to launch History Happy Hour! Six different events will take place at the Clinton House throughout 2019 as a part of this series. These are lighthearted and themed events that feature regional history and beer from craft breweries on the Ale Trail.
The Nutty Runner 5K, named after Columbus House Brewery's Nutty Runner Ale, returns to Fayetteville on Saturday, March 16th. This event is a run/walk that includes a beer at every mile—AND one more back at the brewery!
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.
Fayetteville's Historic Downtown Square will be ground-zero on Sunday, October 7, for some of the best craft beers in Arkansas.
Oktoberfest, a family-friendly event held in Fayetteville every fall, features craft beer and live music. The festivities are put on by the Arkansas Brewers Guilde and will take place from 1-7 p.m.
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.
Calling all beer enthusiasts! The second annual Fayetteville Beerology Fest will be held Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29, at Nomads.
Hosted by Ozark Mixology Education, proceeds from this event are used to support the Fayetteville Animal Shelter. Beerology Fest bartenders will be mixing up “beertails in support of dog tails.”
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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