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Upcoming Events in Van Buren Arkansas


May

4 - 5 Annual Old Timers Day Arts & Crafts Fair - An arts & crafts festival held annually on Historic Main Street. Six blocks of Van Buren's Main Street will be closed off to provide space for more than 200 exhibitors from more than seven states. A variety of food and entertainment will be available. A children's carnival will also be available. Event will be held rain or shine.

The festival will kick-off Friday evening with the Mayor's welcome followied by a free gospel concert. Saturday and Sunday will have arts & crafts. Friday night starting at 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For vendor information call Patty at 479-410-3026.

Ph: 479-410-1024 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: vanburen@vanburen.org
Web: www.vanburen.org
Fee: Free

18 Pioneer Days Rodeo Parade - Parade of local riding clubs down Main Street. 1:00 p.m. beginning at the Crawford County Courthouse.

Ph: 479-806-1718 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: vanburen@vanburen.org
Web: www.vanburen.org
Fee: Free

June

17 - 19 Lake Lou Emma Arts & Crafts Fair - A three-day arts & crafts fair. Live demonstrations, food, entertainment and children's activities.

Address: Lake Lou Emma at Highway 59 and I-40 , Van Buren, Arkansas
Ph: (479) 410-3026 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: vanburen@vanburen.org
Web: www.vanburen.org
Fee: Free

1 Old Town Bike Show - Motorcycle rally, games, door prizes and vendors along historic Main Street.

Address: Historic Main Street , Van Buren, Arkansas
Ph: (479) 474-0332 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: vanburen@vanburen.org
Web: www.vanburen.org
Fee: Free

September

16 - 18 Lake Lou Emma Arts & Crafts Fair - A three-day arts & crafts fair. Live demonstrations, food, entertainment and children's activities.

Address: Lake Lou Emma at 59 Highway and I-40 , Van Buren, Arkansas
Ph: (479) 410-3026 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: vanburen@vanburen.org
Web: www.vanburen.org
Fee: Free

24 - 25 Annual Run to Old Town - Car show and street dance.

Address: Downtown , Van Buren, Arkansas
Ph: (479) 474-9207 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: marfo57@aol.com
Fee: Free

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Crawford County Courthouse

The oldest active courthouse west of the Mississippi;

Van Buren, AR Historic Courthouses

Van Buren Confederate Monument

Directions: Crawford County Courthouse Lawn Has been in existence for over 150 years

Van Buren, AR Monuments


Arkansas & Missouri Railroad

Three train trips are available on this historic train: round trip from Springdale to historic Van Buren; round trip from historic Van Buren to Winslow; excursion from Fort Smith to Winslow on Sundays, April through September. You'

Van Buren, AR Railroad History


Things to do near Van Buren, AR

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Eagle Crest

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