March, 2020 Director of Marketing & Communications

*This event has been postponed.*

You love running. You love beer. You love bagels. You need to come to Fayetteville for the 2020 Beer & Bagel run!

June, 2020 Cycling Coordinator

Fayetteville is set to host the annual Arkansaw High Country Race, a self-supported 1000-mile ultra-endurance gravel bikepacking event, starting from our Downtown Square on Saturday morning, June 6, 2020.

February, 2020 Cycling Coordinator

The Joe Martin Stage Race, one of the top professional and amateur road cycling stage races in the nation, returns to Fayetteville, Arkansas April 2-5th, 2020. In its 43rd year, the Joe Martin Stage Race is the second oldest continually held cycling stage race in the country.

Over 4 days, a hundred professional and elite amateur road cycling teams from around the globe gather in Fayetteville for a series of race stages. Rooted in the Ozark Mountains, an expansive road network of quality pavement, diverse topography, and sweeping scenery shapes each stage. The energy culminates for the final stage – the spectator-friendly Experience Fayetteville Criterium on the streets of Historic Downtown Fayetteville.

May, 2020 Marketing Manager

Due to the current public health emergency Wizard Way of the Ozarks 2020 will now be held the weekend of May 16th and 17th. All tickets are being transferred to these new dates. Your ticket type and day will remain the same and we will update our schedule of events if any changes are made. If there is a conflict with these new dates, please email us so that we can assist you.

January, 2020 Director of Marketing & Communications

Experience Fayetteville has been awarded the designation of being a Bronze level Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) by the League of American Bicyclists.

November, 2019 Marketing Manager

Fayetteville, Arkansas locals know the network of gorgeous trails and stunning natural environment that has helped define the city for nearly 200 years both come as a result of support for land conservation in the region. The Fayetteville Natural Heritage Association determined there’s a perfect way to combine fun with getting the community connected with efforts to protect the beauty of the Ozarks that continuously helps rank Fayetteville near the top of multiple annual national quality of life lists—and that comes in the fabulous form of the yearly Kessler Trail Run.

November, 2019 Director of Marketing & Communications

Fayetteville is set to host the annual US Trail Running Conference on Oct. 21-24, 2020.

October, 2019 Marketing Manager

When a city is located right in the midst of what is considered some of the best natural beauty in the entire country, it only stands to reason that active lifestyle enthusiasts need not look far to find excellent retail options for outdoor gear.

Fayetteville, Arkansas is surrounded by incredible destinations for hiking, trail running, cycling, mountain biking, rock climbing, canoeing and kayaking—so we’ve put together an insider’s look at the best local stores for outstanding products supported by knowledgeable staff happy to share the pro tips that will make your adventures in the Natural State even better.

August, 2019 Marketing Manager

Practically every parent of school-aged children has lived through the final few weeks of summer, a time that often drags by with desperate claims of boredom and pleas of stir-craziness that leave everyone cranky and longing for the sight of school busses. Understanding and sympathizing with this plight, we have compiled a fantastic list of thirteen wonderful ways to wrap up summertime with the kiddos, winning you all kinds of smiles while possibly regaining your sanity.

July, 2019 Director of Marketing & Communications

If you experience second thoughts about leaving the house without your favorite furry sidekick or you’d treasure a place to find other dog-lovers who never tire of talking about all things canine, we’ve got a perfect solution for you and your precious pup—The Good Dog Café!