July, 2019 Cycling Coordinator

International cyclocross comes to Northwest Arkansas with the inaugural event Fayettecross on October 5-6. 

The No. 1 best-selling author of 2019 will be visiting the Fayetteville Public Library!

Delia Owens, author of the best-selling novel "Where the Crawdads Sing," will visit the Fayetteville Public Library on Saturday, July 20, from 3-4:30 p.m. The novel is a mystery, a love story and a courtroom drama.

There’s a fair number of folks who might misguidedly believe that all of the top bars are highfalutin places found in major cities—but word is out to the contrary, thanks to Esquire magazine. In the publication’s “Best Bars in America, 2019” article naming “twenty-seven places to grab a mighty beverage,” near the very top of the formidable list is one of Fayetteville’s favorite watering holes, Maxine’s Tap Room.

In case the secret wasn’t already getting out about the beauty of the Ozarks surrounding Fayetteville and nearby communities, an Architectural Digest feature about the filming of HBO’s True Detective Season 3 definitely puts the region in the spotlight.

Ranked #4 in Total Quality in all of North America, the Hilton Garden Inn Fayetteville is an ideal spot to stay during a visit to Fayetteville. 

Fayetteville will be the home to some of college’s best golfers when it hosts the 2019 NCAA Golf Championship for the first time in University of Arkansas history at Blessings Golf Club May 17-29, 2019.

Exciting news for our weary travelers! The Chancellor Hotel on the Historic Downtown Square is set to become Graduate Fayetteville in the fall of 2019.

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announced that the 2022 Cyclo-Cross World Championships will be held in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Jan. 29-30, 2022.  This will be only the second time that the championships have been held in the United States. Local nonprofit BikeNWA will lead a coalition of community partners, including Experience Fayetteville, in organizing the World Championships.  

The legendary Hagens Berman Axeon Cycling Team is having their annual training camp in Fayetteville January 31 through February 8.

Last weekend saw the premier of the highly-anticipated third season of HBO’s critically-acclaimed series True Detective, which was filmed in and around Fayetteville and Washington County in Northwest Arkansas. The series was created by Nic Pizzolatto, who earned a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and makes his directorial debut this season.

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