Arkansas Festivals 2016, 2017

Johnny Cash Music Festival 2016

Johnny Cash Music Festival

August, 2016

ASU Convocation Center, Jonesboro, Arkansas

The legacy of the legendary Johnny Cash is lauded annually at the Johnny Cash Music Festival in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Held each August at the Convocation Center of Arkansas State University, the festival has included famous headliners .. Read More
Hot Springs Jazzfest 2016

Hot Springs Jazzfest

September, 2016

various locations , Hot Springs, Arkansas

Aficionados of both jazz and blues will have a fantastic opportunity to enjoy a variety of the music they love at the Hot Springs Jazzfest. This six-day jazz festival features a wide range of jazz performers, from local favorites to those who.. Read More
Musicfest El Dorado 2016

Musicfest El Dorado

October, 2016

Union Square , El Dorado, Arkansas

Enjoy two days of good times in downtown El Dorado, Arkansas. Revel in the music of more than two dozen artists on multiple stages, peruse the offerings of local and visiting craftsman, and provide an amazing adventure for the young in .. Read More
Gurdon Forest Festival 2016

Gurdon Forest Festival

October, 2016

Downtown , Gurdon, Arkansas

Small town pride is on display during this one day festival. Attendees enjoy the best food and crafts that Gurdon has to offer while taking in thrilling carnival rides. A car show provides glimpses of classic vehicles from around Arkansas. .. Read More
King Biscuit Blues Festival 2016

King Biscuit Blues Festival

October, 2016

Helena, Arkansas

The venerable King Biscuit Blues Festival is an annual celebration of music, barbecue and rollicking good times. Paying homage to the King Biscuit Time radio show that helped build the popularity of blues music in the region, the festival offers three days of music from morning until late evening... Read More
Byrdfest 10 2017

Byrdfest 10

April, 2017

Byrd's Adventure Center, Ozark, Arkansas

A concert and camp out experience for deadheads. Byrdfest takes place at Byrd's Adventure Center, 300 acres of camping and recreational space in the Ozarks. The festival features popular tribute Grateful Dead tribute band The Schwag and always includes other guest bands as well for the same genre of "hippie music.".. Read More
Phunkberry Music Festival 2017

Phunkberry Music Festival

May, 2017

The Farm, Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Phunkberry is a combination funk music festival and disco dance party taking place with the scenic Ozarks in the background. It takes place at "The Farm" in Eureka Springs. Although headliners perform on the main stage, be sure not to miss the acoustic jam sessions in the Late Night Tent. Camping space is also available... Read More
Wakarusa 2017

Wakarusa

June, 2017

Mulberry Mountain, Ozark, Arkansas

Wakarusa is a music festival that takes place in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas. Deriving from a Native American word refering to river depth, Wakrusa is a four day music festival featuring six stages, and over 150 musical acts. The festival is fusion of music and nature, and promises festivalgoers lifelong memories and connections... Read More
Riverfest 2017

Riverfest

June, 2017

littlerock, Arkansas

Devoted to booking the top musical acts, Little Rock’s Riverfest is Arkansas’ premier music experience and largest festival in the state. Beginning with a craft wine and beer event, the festivities at Riverfront Park boast four stages of live performance.. Read More
Thunder on the Mountain Country Music Festival 2017

Thunder on the Mountain Country Music Festival

June, 2017

Mulberry Mountain, Ozark, Arkansas

Kick off the summer with Thunder on the Mountain, the premier country music celebration of the Ozarks. Started in 2013, the festival is held annually near Ozark, AR. Visitors will enjoy a long weekend of live entertainment from top country artists, .. Read More
Fayetteville Roots Festival 2016

Fayetteville Roots Festival

August 25, 2016

Multiple Locations in Fayetteville, Fayetteville, Arkansas

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Tontitown Grape Festival 2016

Tontitown Grape Festival

August, 2016

Henri De Tonti Boulevard , Springdale, Arkansas

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Northwest Arkansas Bluegrass Festival 2016

Northwest Arkansas Bluegrass Festival

August, 2016

Beacon Park , Harrison, Arkansas

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Edie's Village 2016

Edie's Village

August, 2016

Edie's Village , El Dorado, Arkansas

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STOP Animal Cruelty Rubber Ducky RACE 2016

STOP Animal Cruelty Rubber Ducky RACE

August, 2016

Malvern AR River Park Area , Malvern, Arkansas

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Cancer Awareness Craft Fair 2016

Cancer Awareness Craft Fair

August, 2016

Congo Road Baptist Church, Benton, Arkansas

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Eureka Springs Bluegrass Festival 2016

Eureka Springs Bluegrass Festival

August, 2016

The Auditorium & other venues. , Eureka Springs, Arkansas

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Benton County Fair 2016

Benton County Fair

August, 2016

Highway 279 S. & Highway 12 , Bentonville, Arkansas

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Ouachita Expressions Show 2016

Ouachita Expressions Show

August, 2016

Mena Art Gallery , Mena, Arkansas

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Wheelin' and Grillin' 2016

Wheelin' and Grillin'

August, 2016

Wheelin World , Eureka Springs, Arkansas

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National Championship Chuckwagon Race 2016

National Championship Chuckwagon Race

August, 2016

Bar of Ranch , Clinton, Arkansas

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Hillberry Bluegrass Music Festival 2016

Hillberry Bluegrass Music Festival

August, 2016

The Farm, Eureka Springs, Arkansas

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Newton County Bluegrass Festival 2016

Newton County Bluegrass Festival

August, 2016

Bradley Park , Jasper, Arkansas

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Hot Springs Blues Festival 2016

Hot Springs Blues Festival

August, 2016

Hot Springs National Park, Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas

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Dog Day of Summer 2016

Dog Day of Summer

August, 2016

City Park , Siloam Springs, Arkansas

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About Festivals in Arkansas

Every year, there are so many festivals in Arkansas that visitors won't want to wait to come back. There's something for everyone from fairs to nature festivals and music festivals, and these events take place throughout the year.

Music lovers will enjoy Arkansas music festivals like Wakarusa, which takes place near the town of Ozark, or the King Biscuit Blues Festival in Helena. People in the mood for something a little unusual can head to Hamburg's World Famous Armadillo Festival or to the PurpleHull Pea Festival & World Championship Rotary Tiller Race in Emerson. People in the mood for more sophisticated fun can go to events like the Art of Wine Festival in Fayetteville.

Arts and crafts lovers will enjoy going to the many quilt fairs that dot the state, and people of all ages and excitement preferences will enjoy going to the Arkansas State Fair in Little Rock. This fair has everything from a professional rodeo to plenty of incredible stage acts, several beauty pageants, and a lot of fine livestock and produce that visitors can view. There's no shortage of enjoyable Arkansas events at any time of the year, and visitors will want to keep coming back to see what else there is to enjoy.