Fayetteville is an eclectic town full of artists, makers, quirky shops and fun food stops. Whether you enjoy a boutique experience, prefer unique art and handmade goods or are looking for something for the weird uncle on your list, Fayetteville has a little something for everyone.
Beyond the shops, many flock to the holiday markets to make shopping a full-day, fun experience in itself. Searching for the perfect gift doesn’t have to be a burden when you’re sipping hot chocolate and surrounded by lights, art and fun people. Here’s a list of a few of our favorite holiday shopping events coming up in Fayetteville, AR this year:
Discover the magic of one of the most popular Christmas stories of all time as The Nutcracker returns to the Walton Arts Center stage November 23-25.
Celebrate the 2018 holiday season with the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas. Returning to the stage at the Walton Arts Center, SoNA presents two holiday performances that are sure to delight all ages and have become classic traditions in Fayetteville.
Hop aboard a musical time machine to hear the syncopated classics of Scott Joplin brought back to life by the Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra! Peacherine, “the premier American ragtime ensemble” as hailed by The Washington Post, celebrates the King of Ragtime and his stirring instrumental favorites at the Faulkner Performing Arts Center on Thursday, November 5, from 7:30-9 p.m.
TheatreSquared presents Dominique Morisseau's "Skeleton Crew” October 10 – November 4.
The Walton Arts Center is hosting a production of “School of Rock” October 23-28 as part of its Broadway Series, which brings to Fayetteville some of the most heralded theatrical productions in the world.
Let's do the time warp again! Spend an evening with your favorite characters, including Brad, Janet and Dr. Frank-N-Furter, on Wednesday, October 31.
The NWA Hispanic Heritage Festival will be held on Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 on the downtown Fayetteville Square. National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated each year from September 15 through October 15 across the country and Fayetteville is proud to celebrate the 6th annual festival this year.
Admission to the festival is FREE of charge and everyone is welcome to attend. The 2017 Festival had over 11,000 attendees!
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.
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