Sports & Recreation

Most people know that Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas Razorbacks. In fact, Fayetteville is Named the No. 4 Best College Town in the Nation and Fayetteville is ranked #1 place to live in the SEC. While the region packs the stadium to call the Hogs, enthusiasm for sports goes beyond college team spirit.

Fayetteville is the ideal backdrop to host sporting events of all kinds and sizes. The north-south Interstate I-49 connects the largest towns in the region and in doing so expands the possibilities for larger events. We have the facilities, the know-how and all the resources to knock your sporting event out of the park.

The Arkansas Razorbacks women’s basketball team is ready to start its 2020-21 season, which kicks off Thanksgiving week at Bud Walton Arena. 

Head Coach Mike Neighbors’ squad went 24-8 last year with a 10-6 SEC record, and this year they have a 10-game non-conference schedule followed by its SEC schedule that begins New Year’s Eve against Kentucky.

With its annual “Red-White game” in the rearview mirror, the Arkansas Razorbacks men’s basketball team is ready to start its 2020-21 season, which kicks off Thanksgiving week at Bud Walton Arena. 

Hogs basketball games are always an electric atmosphere and a great reason to visit Fayetteville, whether it’s a day trip for the game (and a bite to eat, of course), or you’re staying a few days to take in some of the other fun things to do in Fayetteville. Let’s face it, you can’t do them all in one weekend, but that’s why you’ll be coming back!

Fall colors and cool mornings can only mean one thing, Razorback football is back! As fans make their way to Razorback Stadium to enjoy the 2020 football season, here are a few things they should know so they can enjoy their game day experience!

July, 2020

As a Bicycle Friendly Community, Fayetteville’s businesses continue to explore ways to accommodate guests and employees that bicycle. Leading the advance, Fayetteville’s hotels are helping boost our community’s national recognition.

A favorite pastime in Fayetteville is a sport played a lot like golf but uses flying discs instead of clubs and golf balls. Of course, we are talking about Disc Golf! This sport has been woven into the fabric of the Fayetteville outdoor recreational scene and is gaining in popularity especially this year. Disc golf is an activity that will bring you to the shores of Fayetteville’s first aquafer at Lake Fayetteville and wind you through the woods of our second oldest park. With two 18-hole courses and several 9-hole courses, no matter what your skill level is, there is a place and a friend here in Fayetteville to play disc golf with you. After a day out on the course, be sure to check out the many great restaurants in Fayetteville and breweries on the Fayetteville Ale Trail.