So, you’ve graduated high school and are packing up to move to the good ol’ city of Fayetteville, Arkansas! While you’re gearing up for classes in the fall, you also can’t help but think… what in the world should I do in my new home? Whether that be enjoying the food, art or even outdoor scene, Fayetteville has you covered. This city has so much to offer, and you are about to be in for the best 4 years!
Fayetteville is a haven for competitive cycling and mountain biking, and casual bike rides around the city are one of the most popular things to do. Cycling is a great way to experience everything the city has to offer — restaurants, shopping, nightlife — while still enjoying the beautiful outdoors Northwest Arkansas and the Ozarks are known for.
One local cycling team, the Fayetteville Wheelmen, hosts many local group rides and represent our city by racing and riding all over the world, sporting their Experience Fayetteville jerseys. We recently caught up with the team to see what they think makes Fayetteville such a perfect place to cycle every day.
Saturday, July 7, will be a tail-wagging good time at the Fayetteville Town Center on the Historic Downtown Square.
At the first ever Bark Bash, which will be held 1-4 p.m., dog lovers and their furry friends can enjoy a day of meeting fellow pet owners, shopping from local pet-friendly vendors and even meet up with adoption agencies as well as pet rescue centers from the Fayetteville area.
Homegrown Music Festival has been rooted in the Ozarks since 2016 and prides itself on being a sustainable, family-friendly approach to live music. This year’s festival is a little different in that it is taking place in Fayetteville, showcasing more mountain sports and, one of our favorite parts, IT’S FREE.
The 2018 Washington County Fair is coming to Fayetteville Tuesday, August 21 through Saturday, August 25. 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.
One of the most popular things to do in Fayetteville is shop at the many boutiques around town that offer a variety of fashions for every personality, from chic to eclectic and everything in between.
Grey Dog is a quaint vintage boutique snuggled deep in the heart of Fayetteville. This local shop prides itself on offering one-of-a-kind treasures — internationally collected, cleaned and cherished for any vintage-loving fashionista.
Fayetteville is the perfect destination for a fun family getaway. Along with being affordable, there are a ton of things to do that are fun for all ages. Whether you and your crew are having an extended stay or popping in for a “daycation” in Northwest Arkansas, here are a few popular suggestions for a memorable family outing.
Located in one of Fayetteville’s most appreciated parks, the Gulley Park Concert Series is a free event featuring live music. A favorite throughout the summer for locals as well as out-of-towners, six family-friendly bands are performing every other week, including the Ben Miller Band, local second-line band Crescent City Combo and Fayetteville’s own Barrett Baber, a former contestant on NBC’s The Voice.
Get Your Search On!