With more than 180 festivals throughout the year, Fayetteville allows visitors to experience the city’s unique taste and culture.
We might be a little biased, but we do believe it would be extraordinarily difficult to find a more stunningly beautiful bike trail than the one located in the Kessler Mountain Regional Park. Considered one of the premier natural areas in Northwest Arkansas, the park incorporates an impressive section of Ozark forest that has been established as a nature preserve to protect the mountain’s diverse wildlife and plants.
The 15th annual Northwest Arkansas Pride Parade and Festival, the largest LGBTQ Pride celebration in Arkansas, will be held in Fayetteville on Saturday, June 15, in conjunction with the 2019 Northwest Arkansas Pride events, which features events on the weekend of June 13-16, and throughout the month of June.
Artosphere: Arkansas' Arts and Nature Festival returns June 10 - 29, 2019. The festival, presented by the Walton Arts Center, celebrates artists influenced by nature, who inspire us to live more sustainable lives.
“As we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Artosphere Festival in 2019, which coincides with the 50th anniversary of man walking on the moon, we are focusing thematically on space. Since the dawn of time, space has been a source of wonder, innovation, and artistic inspiration for all the world’s people. Further, man’s exploration of space has given us the technology to look back on ourselves and observe both the Earth’s changing ecosystem and our shared humanity. In that Artosphere was designed to explore the intersection of arts + nature, always with an eye toward sustainability, space seems like the perfect theme.” – Scott Galbraith, Vice President of Programming and Executive Producer
Fayetteville’s beautiful trail system will be home to the 2019 Ladies DU Fayetteville, a 15-mile duathlon open to women of all ages. Organized by Fayetteville Parks and Recreation and taking place Sunday, June 9, 2019, hundreds of participants will run two miles, bicycle eleven miles and then finish with another two-mile run on popular sections of the city’s fully paved trails.
Whoa. They had us at baked goods and beer—but the 2019 Highway 71 Pastry Tour organizers have planned absolutely gorgeous bike tour routes to accommodate riders ranging from beginners to hard core, making this is one road ride not to miss.
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