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 2021 Fayetteville Roots Festival will be held Aug. 26-29 at several locations and live-music venues throughout Fayetteville and Northwest Arkansas.

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  • Event date Thursday, 26 August 2021

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.

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  • Event date Saturday, 20 March 2021

The R.A.P.T.O.R. Gravel Grinder returns to Fayetteville on Saturday, December 5. The gravel road race will feature multiple races distances and a new start line at the Experience Fayetteville Visitors Center, 21 S. Block Ave.

Cyclists can choose between three courses of varying distances including 70+, 50+ and 30+ mile options. Racers can expect a mix of pavement, gravel and even single-track trails - with a gravel-specific or mountain bike recommended to handle the courses.

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  • Event date Saturday, 05 December 2020

Enjoy the amazing winter wonderland of lights on the Downtown Square beginning with the Lights of the Ozarks lighting ceremony! Celebrate with us virtually Friday, November 20th as we flip the switch! 

The lights illuminate the square each evening from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. and remain on through January 1, 2021.  Winter treats, hot cocoa, and festive music make the Lights of the Ozarks an event that cannot be missed.

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  • Event date Friday, 20 November 2020

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.

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  • Event date Wednesday, 18 November 2020