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.
The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announced that the 2022 Cyclo-Cross World Championships will be held in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Jan. 29-30, 2022. This will be only the second time that the championships have been held in the United States. Local nonprofit BikeNWA will lead a coalition of community partners, including Experience Fayetteville, in organizing the World Championships.
The legendary Hagens Berman Axeon Cycling Team is having their annual training camp in Fayetteville January 31 through February 8.
Fayetteville Mardi Gras celebrates its 28th year with the Parade of Fools on Saturday, March 2.
Art enthusiasts in Fayetteville should make sure to see “Shared Experiences,” an exhibit by the NWA Black Artists Collective, which is being held at The Artist’s Laboratory Theatre, located at 1030 S. College Ave.
The art exhibit highlights the experience of black and African-American individuals in Northwest Arkansas. It includes works by artists Veronica Huff, Madison Moon, Raven Cook and Cory Perry, the exhibit’s producer.
A dynamic music scene is a major part of Fayetteville’s thriving arts community, and one of the most popular things to do for guests. An eclectic mix of musicians practice their craft here and can be heard all over the city. That’s probably why Fayetteville was named the No. 3 music destination for live music in the U.S. by Beyond Words.
TheatreSquared kicks off the year with "Every Brilliant Thing" January 16 - February 10.
Experience Fayetteville recognized its 2018 Hospitality Heroes Tuesday at an annual awards luncheon held at the Fayetteville Town Center.
Last weekend saw the premier of the highly-anticipated third season of HBO’s critically-acclaimed series True Detective, which was filmed in and around Fayetteville and Washington County in Northwest Arkansas. The series was created by Nic Pizzolatto, who earned a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and makes his directorial debut this season.
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