Fayetteville offers guests a multitude of experiences. Here, culture and nature meet and free spirits thrive. It’s rich in arts, history and entertainment rooted in a strong pride for all things local. Nestled in the Ozark Mountains, it’s a nature-lover’s dream. There’s always something happening here – a good balance between the old and new to provide change in a familiar place.
Looking for something new to do in Northwest Arkansas? Catch a NWA Roller Derby game and you won't be bored!
Roller derby is a completely unique, high-impact sport that is known for being totally inclusive of age, gender, nationality and background. It consists of two teams of five players roller skating around a track trying to get a designated team member (the "jammer") to lap members of the opposing team.
The Septura Brass Septet will visit the Faulkner Performing Arts Center on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville as part of their USA Tour 2018. This "dazzlingly polished" (BBC Music Magazine) ensemble brings together London's leading players to redefine brass chamber music through the uniquely expressive sound of the brass septet. The group is the Ensemble in Residence at the Royal Academy of Music in London and has recorded 10 records for Naxos Records.
One of the most popular things to do in Fayetteville is enjoy the natural beauty of the outdoors. To anyone who’s ever visited Fayetteville, that’s no surprise. Along with being surrounded by the Boston Mountains of the Ozarks, the city is overflowing with natural areas, which encompass 3,000 acres of land and include 70 parks with 40 miles of paved and natural trails, three lakes and more.
Fayetteville Yoga Fest is a three-day festival that takes place amongst the Ozark Mountains in Fayetteville, Arkansas on May 4-6th, 2018. The event is a celebration of movement, music and mindful living, with a mission to build a community that cultivates compassion, creativity and connection.
The festival features more than 60 yoga classes over the course of three days, including both outdoor & indoor yoga classes for all levels and age groups. In addition to yoga classes, the event will also offer meditation, live music, kids yoga, group hikes, thought-provoking discussions & presentations, art, food and shopping (with local, earth-conscious vendors).
Soldier ON Service Dogs presents its 2nd Annual Hero Tales Hangar Party fundraiser hosted by Jack and Angela Pestello. The event takes place at the Arkansas Air & Military Museum at Drake Field in Fayetteville on March 10th, from 6-11pm.
On Saturday, January 27th Bright Apple Project brings a Star Wars Pub Crawl to Fayetteville for the very first time.
Egyptian rock star and activist Ramey Essam will be performing at the Faulkner Performing Arts Center on the University of Arkansas campus Jan. 22 at 7:30 p.m.
This special performance is part of the Northwest Arkansas Songwriting Forum hosted by The House of Songs Ozarks and is being presented by the Faulkner Center and the King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies. It will be an interactive engagement with song and discussion that will be both entertaining and enlightening.
Ozark Mixology hosts the 4th Annual NWA Mix Fest & Cocktail Weekend January 11-14. This 3-day festival lets patrons try the best cocktails Northwest Arkansas has to offer, while highlighting local bar-chefs, bands and professional artists.
Enjoy a fun-filled, free screening of the movie Elf at the Faulkner Performing Arts Center. For the second year in a row, the Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center on the University of Arkansas campus will be screening the holiday favorite, starring Will Ferrell and James Caan.
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