We celebrate International Education Week alongside the University of Arkansas this week (November 16-20, 2020) and international cuisine every day.
A college town nestled in the beautiful Ozark Mountains, Fayetteville draws students and visitors from all over the world who share their stories, cultures, and traditions in all of the best ways. In the travel and tourism industry, one of our favorite ways to celebrate Fayetteville is through the FOOD! Here, it’s a melting pot of local international and fusion flavors so whatever you or your crew are hungry for, Fayetteville serves it up.
The Hero Half Marathon kicks off at Lake Fayetteville on Sunday, October 25. In support of safety and social distancing, this year’s race will be self-supported and chip timed.
Fall activities and ways to celebrate the arts are looking a little different this year - as is everything. Lucky for us, many of Fayetteville’s theatres and studios are taking performances, classes and acts to the virtual stage. We are so excited to see that Art’s Live Theatre is expanding its education offerings throughout the year with the goal of putting young artists at center stage.
UPDATE! Due to inclement weather, the Little Sprouts Costume Parade at Botanical Garden of the Ozarks has been moved to Friday, October 30, at 1pm.
Join in the fun at the Botanical Gardens on Tuesday, October 27 (rain date Friday, Oct. 30) for the Little Sprouts Costume Parade for preschoolers.
The Botanical Garden of the Ozarks has moved their annual garden party gala to the fall season and you are invited! They are offering a socially-distanced and fun evening in the garden as well as a virtual option this year and all support goes directly to the gardens.
Like many events this year, Fayetteville Roots Festival is waiting until 2021 to gather safely for a full event but that isn’t stopping festival organizers from sharing a glimpse of the fun this year.
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.
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.
Every season brings new ways to experience the fantastic trail network in Fayetteville, Arkansas and one of the best options to help shake off the inevitable January blues is the 5th Annual Frozen Toes 15K and 5K race on Saturday, January 18 at 9 a.m. Held on the Kessler Mountain Trails, this gorgeous course boasts some seriously awe-inspiring views of the Ozark Mountains and is a perfect option for runners who want to challenge themselves to transition from a 5K or 10K to a bit longer distance.
UPDATE regarding COVID-19: In alignment with state officials, local organizations and compassion for the community at large, organizers have made the decision to postpone the 2020 Nutty Runner 5k until a more suitable date can be found and the safety of all can be ensured.
The organizers of this quintessential Fayetteville, Arkansas event aren’t kidding around about embracing the toast of “To your health!” Combining the pleasure of great craft beer consumption with the solid benefits of outdoor exercise, the Nutty Runner 5K features a tasty pint of Columbus House Brewery’s popular Nutty Runner Nut Brown Ale at every mile marker and at the finish.
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