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 Joe Martin Gran Fondo presented by Experience Fayetteville returns this fall!

While the annual Joe Martin Stage Race is known to test the top professional men and women road cyclists in the country, the Joe Martin Gran Fondo presented by Experience Fayetteville features the same iconic courses – but as fun paced group rides!

UPDATE DATE CHANGE: All Sports Productions has elected to reschedule the Joe Martin Gran Fondo (JMGF) event until Saturday, November 6, 2021. The overall experience for our Gran Fondo participants is always a priority, and this date change will bring with it the cooler and more inviting temperatures of fall.

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  • Event date Saturday, 06 November 2021

Our picturesque town of Fayetteville will host the 2021 Spartan Trail US Championship, the foundation of the long-term vision Spartan has for its trail business. Four distances in total, with two championship distances that will split a prize purse of over $12,000. 

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  • Event date Saturday, 30 October 2021

Calling all runners! The Hero Half Marathon returns to Fayetteville Saturday, October 30, 2021, at a new location - The Northwest Arkansas Mall.

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  • Event date Saturday, 30 October 2021

Get ready to party at Centennial Park in Fayetteville! All Cross, a cyclo-cross event specifically designed to be accessible to anyone and everyone, will kick off its 4-event series in Fayetteville on November 13, 2021.

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  • Event date Saturday, 13 November 2021

Enjoy the amazing winter wonderland of lights on the Downtown Square beginning with the Lights of the Ozarks lighting ceremony! Celebrate with us Friday, November 19th 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, 2022.  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 Saturday, 01 January 2022