Live music is the heartbeat of downtown Fayetteville and, in the wake of COVID19, many have been missing opportunities to perform, enjoy and experience local shows. Luckily, some artists are starting to make their way safely back to the stages around downtown.

The Walton Arts Center just announced a new live concert series in their atrium space. These live house concerts will feature local artists performing weekly and will showcase a wide variety of genres, cultures and art forms. The goal is to provide artists with while providing a safe performing arts experience for audiences of locals and visitors alike.

Another installment of Experience Fayetteville’s “Pop-Up Lounge” series will be held for downtown guests Thursday and Friday, Dec. 17 and 18, from 5-10 p.m. in Fayetteville.

Another installment of Experience Fayetteville’s “Pop-Up Lounge” series will be available for downtown guests Wednesday, Dec. 9, from 5-10 p.m. in Fayetteville.

The lounge, located at Block and Meadow, is free to enter. It is a tented area that provides open-air seating for guests to enjoy takeout food orders from local restaurants and drinks from bars participating in the Outdoor Refreshment Area (ORA). 

POP-UP PATIO: Looking to get a little fresh air this week? Experience Fayetteville is setting up a pop-up lounge so that you can do just that this Wednesday evening from 5 -10 p.m. off of Dickson St. and Campbell Ave.

Gather your small quarantine crew and pick up your favorite food and drinks from nearby restaurants and bars and then pop into our patio space for a safe night out.

August, 2020 Cycling Coordinator

Seated in the Ozark Mountains and home to the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville is known as a prominent academic center. Fayetteville’s innovative personality and artistic expression can be found flowing from the University’s campus and into the streets - in the form of public art.

Sprayetteville Street Art Festival kicks off July 6-12 in downtown Fayetteville.

February, 2020 Marketing Manager

The Fenix Gallery announces the opening of its latest exhibition Sewn In: A Contemporary Look at Fiber Arts featuring recent works by Contemporary Arkansas Artists, curated by Erin Lorenzen. 

February, 2020 Cycling Coordinator

The Joe Martin Stage Race, one of the top professional and amateur road cycling stage races in the nation, returns to Fayetteville, Arkansas April 2-5th, 2020. In its 43rd year, the Joe Martin Stage Race is the second oldest continually held cycling stage race in the country.

Over 4 days, a hundred professional and elite amateur road cycling teams from around the globe gather in Fayetteville for a series of race stages. Rooted in the Ozark Mountains, an expansive road network of quality pavement, diverse topography, and sweeping scenery shapes each stage. The energy culminates for the final stage – the spectator-friendly Experience Fayetteville Criterium on the streets of Historic Downtown Fayetteville.

March, 2021 Marketing Manager

Due to the current public health emergency Wizard Way of the Ozarks 2020 will now be held March 20-21, 2021. All tickets are being transferred to these new dates. Your ticket type and day will remain the same and we will update our schedule of events if any changes are made. If there is a conflict with these new dates, please email us so that we can assist you.

All things pop culture fandom will be front and center in Fayetteville, Arkansas as the city plays host to the FAYAR Comic Show. This first-ever convention will introduce an exciting two-day lineup of famous special guests and memorable experiences for fans of comics, sci-fi, anime and horror—complete with celebrity autograph and photo sessions, live panels, incredible cosplayers and even the opportunity to commission new art from phenomenal comics artists.