Fayetteville, Arkansas

Upcoming Events in Fayetteville Arkansas


12 Annual Robert Burns Night Dinner - Celebrate all things Scottish with the Ozark Highlanders bagpipe band and the Scottish Society of Northwest Arkansas at the Burns Night Celebration. The evening includes traditional foods, bagpipes and other Scottish music and a remembrance of Robert Burns, Scotland's native poet.

Ph: (479) 466-6415 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $25


23 Fat Saturday Parade of Fools and Mardi gras - Street parade with floats, bands costumed walkers and commercial entries. Beads, candy and trinkets are thrown to crowds.

Fat Saturday Parade of Fools - Saturday before Mardi Gras

Address: City Square & Dickson St. , Fayetteville, Arkansas
Ph: 479-236-4794 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

16 Iron Pig Festival - The Iron Pig Festival in Fayetteville is the only duathlon in the world that has a leg of the race on an airport runway. The event includes the duathlon, 5K run, 1-mile Fun Run/Walk and 16.5-mile Bike Time Trail at Drake Field Airport, located on Ark. 71 in south Fayetteville. Visit the website or call for more information.

Address: Drake Field Airport, Hwy 71 , Fayetteville, Arkansas
Ph: 479-521-7766 (Always call and confirm events)


29 - 30 Annual Horse Festival at the University of Arkansas - Our biggest event of the year! The Horse Festival has many fun-filled hours packed with exhibitions from a wide variety of disciplines and breeds within the horse industry. Demos, exhibitions, quadrilles, parades, petting area, vendors, food and more.

Address: Pauline Whitaker Animal Science Arena , Fayetteville, Arkansas
Ph: (479) 575-8423 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Friday 6-9 p.m. $5 adults; children 12 & under free; Saturday 1 to 4:30 p.m. $8 adults; children on laps free


27 - 28 Annual Ozark Festival Charity Horse Show - Charity Horse Show, a portion benefits the D.E. King Equine Program at the University of Arkansas. Tennessee Walking Horses, Spotted Saddle Horses, Missouri Fox Trotters, Racking Horses, Paso Fino and more!

Address: Pauline Whitaker Animal Science Arena , Fayetteville, Arkansas
Ph: (479) 273-2782 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $5; children 12 and under free

18 Miss Southern Royalty of NWA - Miss Southern Royalty of NWA will be held on May 23 in Fayetteville, AR and will have 3 portions, beauty, which is glitz, beach wear for OOC and photogenic. 1,000.00 in prizes and $500.00 cash for Ultimate Grand Supreme.

Address: AR Holiday inn , Fayetteville, Arkansas
Ph: 8706807221 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $200.00


1 - 2 Art of Wine Festival - World-renowned vintners, hundreds of awarding winning wines and a dozen of the area's finest restaurants transform Walton Arts Center into a wine-lover's paradise. Spend the evening indulging your passions at Northwest Arkansas's most spectacular event featuring The Winemaker's Dinner, Wine Lover's Brunch, and Grand Tasting Events.

Address: Walton Arts Center , Fayetteville, Arkansas
Ph: (479) 443-9216 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $70 - $115

16 Ozark Valley Triathlon - 1,000 yard swim, 19 mile bike and 4 mile run. The park is a natural setting for a triathlon with a clean lake and newly-paved roads. Post-race hot food and prizes, plus unique awards. First-time triathletes to seasoned racers enjoy the challenging, but fair courses and the natural surroundings of this event.

Address: Lake Wedington Recreation Area , Fayetteville, Arkansas
Ph: (479) 521-7766 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $60 to $75

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