With more than 180 festivals throughout the year, Fayetteville allows visitors to experience the city’s unique taste and culture.
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There’s nothing in the world that brings out the happy kid in a person quite like a county fair. In Fayetteville, Arkansas, home of the Washington County Fair, this annual tradition has been operating continuously since 1857 (except for a few years during the Civil War!) Stacking up as the largest county fair in the state, five fun-filled days from August 20 – 24, 2019 will usher in a ton of family entertainment to town.

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  • Event date Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Ahhhh, imagine the smell of fresh basil permeating the air, plates of great food, locally produced cold craft beverages—all against a backdrop of excellent music and friendly people visiting in the setting sun. This picture in your mind is actually the real deal when Tri Cycle Farms throws its biggest “farm-raiser” event, Pesto Fest, conveniently nestled right in the heart of Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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  • Event date Saturday, 07 September 2019

There’s always an unquestionable electricity in the air when a big live stage production is about to open—but when the show is part of the public unveiling of a brand new, stunning state-of-the-art theatre, the sense of excitement and anticipation is even more special.

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  • Event date Sunday, 08 September 2019

A little summer swelter is no match for cross country bikers ready to take on some of the best riding in the Northwest Arkansas region at the Kessler Mountain Jam. Hosted by Fayetteville Parks & Recreation on Sunday, August 11 at Kessler Mountain Regional Park, this heart-pumping race is part of the Arkansas Mountain Bike Championship Series (AMBCS) and is sanctioned by USA Cycling (USAC.)

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  • Event date Sunday, 11 August 2019

They say you should “pick your battles” and we believe this may just be THE one to choose! There’s about to be a bit of a throw down up on Fayetteville’s highest point, but everyone in attendance will unquestionably leave as a victor.

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  • Event date Saturday, 20 July 2019