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 2nd Annual SOAR NWA hot air balloon festival returns to Fayetteville on August 28, 2021. Offering something for everyone, the event includes a variety of hot air balloon activities (weather permitting), a kid's zone, beer garden, live music, and various aeronautics activities. 

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  • Event date Saturday, 28 August 2021

The Fayetteville Roots Festival returns this year on Aug. 26-28 taking place outdoors at the beautiful Pratt Place Inn and Barn in Fayetteville Arkansas.

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  • Event date Thursday, 26 August 2021

The 2021 Washington County Fair is coming to Fayetteville Tuesday, August 24 through Saturday, August 28. Established in 1857, this celebration is the largest county fair in Arkansas!

This family-friendly event has a little something for everyone from bull riding to the Miss Washington County pageant, action-packed rides and livestock competitions. All ages will enjoy walking the fairgrounds, riding the rides and celebrating summer with that oh so sweet fair food.

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  • Event date Tuesday, 24 August 2021

Arkansas Latinas en Bici presents the Tour de Frida – a public art-inspired cycling event celebrating the life and death of artist Frida Kahlo and the Northwest Arkansas Latinx community. *Event moved from July 17 to July 31 due to inclement weather*

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  • Event date Saturday, 31 July 2021

Cross country mountain bike racing returns to Fayetteville for the annual Kessler Mountain Jam and a weekend of riding and racing at one of the region's most iconic trail systems.

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  • Event date Saturday, 14 August 2021