Arkansas Festivals 2016, 2017

Johnny Cash Music Festival 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
Fulton County Fair 2016

Fulton County Fair

July, 2016

Fulton County Fairgrounds , Salem, Arkansas

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Great Arkansas Beer Festival 2016

Great Arkansas Beer Festival

July, 2016

Clear Channel Metroplex Event Center, Little Rock, Arkansas

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Thirty 2016

Thirty

July, 2016

River Market , Little Rock, Arkansas

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Mena Art Gallery Photography Show 2016

Mena Art Gallery Photography Show

July, 2016

Mena Art Gallery - Mena, AR 71953, Mena, Arkansas

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Thunder On Thunderbird Airshow and Fireworks 2016

Thunder On Thunderbird Airshow and Fireworks

July, 2016

Lake Thunderbird , Cherokee Village, Arkansas

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Fireworks Extravaganza Over Greers Ferry Lake 2016

Fireworks Extravaganza Over Greers Ferry Lake

July, 2016

Sandy Beach on Greers Ferry Lake - Heber Springs, AR 72543, Heber Springs, Arkansas

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South Arkansas Arts Center Juried Competition 2016

South Arkansas Arts Center Juried Competition

July, 2016

South Arkansas Arts Center , El Dorado, Arkansas

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Highberry Music Festival 2016

Highberry Music Festival

July, 2016

Byrd's Adventure Center, Ozark, Arkansas

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Thunder On Thunderbird Fourth of July Festival 2016

Thunder On Thunderbird Fourth of July Festival

July, 2016

Town Center, and Lake Thunderbird - Cherokee Village, AR 72529, Cherokee Village, Arkansas

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Quiltfest 2016

Quiltfest

July, 2016

Hot Springs Convention Center , Hot Springs, Arkansas

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Peacemaker Music & Arts Festival 2016

Peacemaker Music & Arts Festival

July, 2016

Riverfront Park, Fort Smith, Arkansas

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Highberry 6 2016

Highberry 6

July, 2016

Byrd's Adventure Center, Ozark, Arkansas

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Butterfly Festival 2016

Butterfly Festival

July, 2016

Mount Magazine State Park, Paris, Arkansas

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Hope Watermelon Festival 2016

Hope Watermelon Festival

August 11, 2016

Fair Park, Hope, Arkansas

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Cave City Watermelon Festival 2016

Cave City Watermelon Festival

August 11, 2016

Multiple Locations in Cave City, Cave City, 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.