Another installment of Experience Fayetteville’s “Pop-Up Lounge” series will be held for downtown guests Thursday and Friday, Dec. 17 and 18, from 5-10 p.m. in Fayetteville.
A series of socially distanced concerts is scheduled for August through November at the Mount Sequoyah Center, featuring a variety of musical acts to help usher back live music in Fayetteville.
Acts include country artist Dylan Earl, classical guitarist Ben Harris, string band Route 358, Americana outfit The Shannon Wurst Band and more. Some concerts will be paired with special food offerings.
On Halloween, the Historic Downtown Square in Fayetteville will be invaded by monsters, princesses and caped crusaders — and local businesses will be ready with candy!
It’s okay to eat delicious donuts if we’re willing to burn off the calories, right? Well, Hurts Donuts in Fayetteville is providing you with both opportunities!
Hurts Donuts is hosting its inaugural Hurts Donut Run on Saturday, Oct. 22, at Walker Park in Fayetteville. The event in Fayetteville is one of several taking place across the country.
Fayetteville residents love craft beer, and love to ride bikes. Sometimes, we even do both at the same time!
The Miracle Travel Works (MTW) Poker Ride will be held on Sunday, September 17, and combines Fayetteville’s bike trails with several breweries on the Fayetteville Ale Trail— all for a good cause. Miracle Travel Works helps families with seriously ill or injured children travel as they undergo urgent medical treatments.
Every May, Block Street Avenue turns into Fayetteville's best local party. With 5 outdoor beer gardens, over 60 local bands and 150 vendors, it’s everything you love that's local about Northwest Arkansas.
Enjoy the amazing winter wonderland of lights on the Downtown Square beginning with the Lights of the Ozarks lighting ceremony! Celebrate with us virtually Friday, November 20th as we flip the switch!
The lights illuminate the square each evening from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. and remain on through January 1, 2021. Winter treats, hot cocoa, and festive music make the Lights of the Ozarks an event that cannot be missed.
First Thursday returns to the downtown square on August 5 for the 2021 season!
As always, this event is FREE and open to the public. While the season is shortened this year, the event will still celebrate Fayetteville's local arts culture, music, food, and beer! New this year is the Outdoor Refreshment Area! Guests that are 21 and older can sip and stroll their way through the event.
Check out the themes below!
August 5 - Dog Daze of Summer
September 2 - Tight Knit
October 7 - Light
Stay tuned for upcoming announcements on the music lineup and other fun activities happening!
Vendor Applications are now OPEN! We encourage ALL creatives to apply! Whether it's your first time having a booth or you've been selling your work for years, we like to keep costs low. We do not collect any percentage of your sales so you can continue to have an impactful community presence in Fayetteville.
Interested in supporting First Thursday? There are sponsorship opportunities available for the 2021 season.
Download the Sponsorship packet here to learn more.
One weekend each fall, Dickson Street starts to rumble as motorcycles descend upon Fayetteville for the annual Bikes, Blues & BBQ motorcycle rally.
The festival began in 2000 as a charity poker run event with more than 200 riders, and has grown rapidly through the years. Today, Bikes, Blues, & BBQ is the world's largest charity motorcycle rally and has donated over $2 million to local charities that assist women, children, and underserved members of the Norwest Arkansas Community.
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