Get out your holiday costumes, ugly sweaters and Santa hats and get ready for the jolliest run in Northwest Arkansas! The 7th annual Jingle Bell Jog 5K & Reindeer Fun Run will be hosted on Saturday, December 1, at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks.
Runners and walkers are encouraged to wear their silliest holiday garb. The whole family is invited to participate in this all-ages event. Pets, however, need to stay home and keep warm.
Plan your fall trip to Fayetteville and race at a challenging new venue on Millsap Mountain! Oz Cross will weave through Veterans Day Weekend - November 10 and 11, just minutes from downtown Fayetteville.
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.
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.
Experience Fayetteville and Fayetteville Parks and Recreation will host the Kessler Mountain Jam, a mountain biking festival and race at the Kessler Mountain Regional Park on Nov. 3-4.
One of the most popular things to do in Fayetteville is enjoy the natural beauty of the outdoors. To anyone who’s ever visited Fayetteville, that’s no surprise. Along with being surrounded by the Boston Mountains of the Ozarks, the city is overflowing with natural areas, which encompass 3,000 acres of land and include 70 parks with 40 miles of paved and natural trails, three lakes and more.
The fourth annual Frozen Toes 15K Trail Run will take place Saturday, February 16, 2019 on the Kessler Mountain Trails. The race is perfect for runners looking to transition from a 5K or 10K to a longer distance and the singletrack trails utilized for the race provide some amazing views!
Thirty years of Arkansas Mountain Biking culminates April 6-8 for one amazing weekend of celebration at the birthplace of Arkansas Mountain Biking— Devils Den State Park!
With cooler weather upon us, the fall season is in full swing. For visitors to Fayetteville and Northwest Arkansas, one of the most popular activities to do during this time of year is enjoying the fall foliage.
From mid-October to early November in the Ozarks, the leaves change color in spectacular fashion, making for breathtaking views throughout wooded paths, scenic overlooks and even inside the city, considering how green Fayetteville is during the spring and summer months.
While Fayetteville is a haven for competitive cycling and mountain biking, casual bike rides around the city are one of the most popular things to do in Fayetteville. It’s 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.
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