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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From Friday through Sunday, July 13-15, the Northwest Arkansas Hunter Jumper Association (NWAHJA) will host its 11th Annual Summer Classic Horse Show in Fayetteville. More than 100 riders and horses from Northwest Arkansas, as well as the region, will be competing for top awards and prize money.

The event is fun for all ages and will be held at the Pauline Whitaker Animal Sciences Arena, located at 1335 W. Knapp Drive.

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  • Event date Friday, 13 July 2018

Saturday, July 7, will be a tail-wagging good time at the Fayetteville Town Center on the Historic Downtown Square.

At the first ever Bark Bash, which will be held 1-4 p.m., dog lovers and their furry friends can enjoy a day of meeting fellow pet owners, shopping from local pet-friendly vendors and even meet up with adoption agencies as well as pet rescue centers from the Fayetteville area.

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  • Event date Saturday, 07 July 2018

Homegrown Music Festival has been rooted in the Ozarks since 2016 and prides itself on being a sustainable, family-friendly approach to live music. This year’s festival is a little different in that it is taking place in Fayetteville, showcasing more mountain sports and, one of our favorite parts, IT’S FREE.

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  • Event date Friday, 22 June 2018

Fayetteville and the University of Arkansas Razorbacks baseball team are hosting an NCAA Super Regional as part of the 2018 NCAA Tournament to reach the College World Series. The “Diamond Hogs” and University of South Carolina will battle it out over the weekend (June 9-11) for a trip to Omaha, Nebraska.

Whether you’re coming to town to root, root, root for the Hogs or Gamecocks, there a lot of other things to do while you’re here in Northwest Arkansas, so make sure to make the most out of your trip to Fayetteville.

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  • Event date Monday, 11 June 2018

One of the most popular art galleries in Fayetteville, Art Ventures, will celebrate its latest month-long exhibition June 7 with a reception held during First Thursday Fayetteville.

Located at 101 W. Mountain St. on the Historic Downtown Square, Art Ventures hosts exhibitions that are free to the public and showcase local artists’ work. “Kinetic, Propulsive & Ionized – Still Life Oils, Watercolor Illustrations & Neon Lights” runs June 1-30 and features the works of Donna Phipps Stout, Mohammed (Moh’d) Bilbeisi and Brian Bailey.

The June 7 reception will take place 5-8 p.m., so come enjoy a one-of-a-kind Northwest Arkansas experience and meet some of the most talented artists in the region!

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  • Event date Thursday, 07 June 2018