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.
People visit and stay in Fayetteville for a lot of reasons, from shows on Dickson Street to Razorbacks games to weekend getaways with friends and family. One of the most popular things to do in Fayetteville is enjoying the outdoors, since Fayetteville has so many offerings for those wanting to play outside and get in touch with nature.
If you're looking for one of the hottest clothing boutiques in Fayetteville, look no further than Maude. Their clothes have been worn by celebrities and fashion-icons, including Miss America 2017, Savvy Shields.
With an online website, blog and Instagram page, the store offers relatable advice on how to wear the season’s newest trends. The atmosphere inside is light and fashion-forward, with helpful fashionistas who are sure to make you look like a star.
Fayetteville is home to one of the few remaining drive-in theaters left in Arkansas. In fact, there are only about 330 left in the entire United States.
Located at 2552 Highway 112, the 112 Drive-In Theatre is one of the most popular things to do in Fayetteville, as it harks back to an almost-forgotten era of cinema history, allowing guests to travel back in time while enjoying the newest movies from Hollywood, as well as some of its classics.
The 2018 season starts March 16, and will run through October.
Under the first year of new Head Coach Chad Morris, the Arkansas Razorbacks football team is looking to make a splash in the SEC during the 2018 season.
The season kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 1, with a home game against Eastern Illinois in the newly renovated Donald W. Reynolds Stadium in Fayetteville. The renovations, which focus mostly on an expansion of the north end zone, will add 4,800 seats, including new luxury suites, club areas and loge boxes.
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