Upcoming Weekend Events You Must Attend in Arkansas


People traveling to a place for vacation often search for things to do in that place. For example, if you want to spend a few days in Arkansas then you are likely to search for things to do in Arkansas. However, if you don’t want to miss the real fun then you should search for fairs, festivals and other events in Arkansas. You don’t get to talk to locals when you visit a popular tourist destination. If you want to learn about the local culture then you should try to become a part of their community. The best way to do this is to attend weekend events in Arkansas. This place is not only popular for its tourist attractions but for history and culture as well. So, there is a lot to explore. All you have to do is to attend the following events in Arkansas:

Washington County Fall Harvest Festival

This festival is the eighth annual-fastest growing with 250+ booths featuring antiques, crafts, demo vendors: blacksmith and more. There is free admission and free parking. Full RV hookups/shower house will be available at reasonable rates. If you are a music lover then there will be live music for you. 


Address: 2537 N. Mcconnell Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72704

Date and time: October 14 – 16, 2021; All Days 9am‑6pm

Admission: none

Entertainment: 1 stage – Local, Regional. Music

Other Activities: pumpkin patch

Attendance: 12,000

# of Exhi­bitors: 200+

# Food Booths: tba

Prize Money: na

Juried: yes

Deadlines: Art & Craft: until full

Food: until full

Music: until full

Show Dir.: Bill Lloyd

Promoter: Ozark Regional Arts & Crafts Festival

Bella Vista Arts & Crafts Festival

This event features original, handmade works and a wide range of other goods. There will be trams from the parking area. Vendors will get reserved parking space.         


Address: 1991 Forest Hills Boulevard, Bella Vista, AR 72715

Date and time: October 14 – 16, 2021; All Days 8am‑5pm  

Attendance: 50,000

Admission: none

# of Exhi­bitors: 200

# Food Booths: 11

Prize Money: na

Juried: Yes

Deadlines: Art & Craft: 08/15/2021

Food: until full

Music: na

Show Dir.: Dee Dinino

Promoter: Village Art Club of Bella Vista 

Gc Master Gardeners Plant Sale & Garden Show

This 5th annual event is a family-friendly event that features Janet Carson, Keynote Speaker, Education Exhibitors, Landscape Displays, “make and take” Kids Corner, plants from master gardeners and many other vendors to address your patio and garden needs. 


Address: 4831 Malvern Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901

Days/­Hours Open: APRIL 22 – 24, 2022; Fri 12:30pm‑5pm, Sat 9am‑5pm, Sun 12:30pm‑5pm

Attendance: 2,000

Admission: none

Activities: Keynote speakers, 30 educational exhibitors with gardening demos and kids activity corner

# of Exhi­bitors: 60

# Food Booths: 4

Prize Money: na

Juried: no

Deadlines: Art & Craft: until full

Food: until full 

Music: na

Show Dir.: Claudette Cooper

Promoter: Garland Co. Master Gardeners 

Here are some other upcoming weekend events in Arkansas

  • Bentonville Farmers Market On The Square (April 10 – October 30, 2021)
  • Art Market (April 10 – October 30, 2021)
  • Third Friday Downtown Farmers Market (April 16 – August 20, 2021)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *