Events

With more than 180 festivals throughout the year, Fayetteville allows visitors to experience the city’s unique taste and culture.
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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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  • Event date Saturday, 14 March 2020

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.

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  • Event date Saturday, 29 February 2020

For all those craft beer lovers out in the world, there’s nothing that warms the heart and soul more on a chilly winter’s day than a gathering of 45 or so breweries from multiple states—all ready to pour samples of their very best products. If this sounds like your version of nirvana, you’ll want to make solid plans to attend Frost Fest 2020 on Saturday, February 1.

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  • Event date Saturday, 01 February 2020

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.

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  • Event date Saturday, 18 January 2020

It simply wouldn’t be the Holiday Season in Fayetteville and Northwest Arkansas without the 65-year old Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (SoNA) and its powerful annual performances of both sacred and secular holiday music.

Under the baton of conductor and music director Paul Haas, the orchestra takes the stage with the SoNA Singers and special guest soloists, along with area high school and collegiate choruses to perform A Very SoNA Christmas.

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  • Event date Saturday, 21 December 2019