Fall Arts & Craft Fairs
Arts and crafts lovers flock to Northwest Arkansas each fall to enjoy some of the most popular fairs and festivals in the nation!
Fall arts and craft fairs are held region-wide and woven into the fabric of the community with many held in bucolic settings, highlighting the natural beauty of the Ozarks.
Known nationally for top quality and craftsmanship, NWA’s arts and craft fairs offer handmade, juried and other authentic items in a variety of styles and motifs: contemporary, country, holiday-themed, vintage, indy and more.
Join the hundreds of thousands of “crafters” who come from across the country to experience arts and crafts in every taste, style and budget!
FEATURED ARTS AND CRAFT FAIRS
Homegrown Festival – Sept. 28 – Held in historic downtown Siloam Springs, this fair showcases the best of handmade items with a modern touch. Find one-of-a-kind and limited runs that include includes illustrations, printmaking, clothing, music, jewelry and accessories, homemade, salvaged and repurposed goods, and lots of hand-picked vintage. There’s also live music, food trucks and kayaking along Sager Creek.
Vintage Market Days – Oct. 13-14 – Grab a friend and head to Bentonville for this three-day fair with booths of upscale vintage-inspired items, such as art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, seasonal plantings and more.
Spanker Creek Farm Arts & Crafts Festival – Oct. 16-20 – Now in its 13th year, this fair welcomes returning and new exhibitors from all over the country. Located just north of Bentonville, the fairgrounds run along the shores of nearby Spanker Creek.
War Eagle Mill Arts & Crafts Fair – Oct. 17-20 – Celebrating its 47th year, this fair features the work of professional crafts men and women from across the nation. Find original and handmade items, such as decorative wares, folk art, watercolor and oil paintings, pottery, stoneware, wreaths, potpourris, dried floral arrangements, quilts, country clothing, wearable art, candles, homemade soap and more.
War Eagle Fair – Oct. 17-20 – A tradition dating back to 1954, War Eagle Fair’s mission is to keep true handcrafted arts and crafts alive and well in the Ozarks. Explore more than 250 booths filled with unique, handmade items and set up along the banks of the War Eagle River.
Sharp’s Show of War Eagle – Oct. 17-19 – This fair takes place on the fields adjacent to the War Eagle Mill, with more than 250 booths. Find stained glass, leather works, baskets, woodwork, paintings, sculpture and more. Holiday themed gifts and seasonal décor are also featured.
Bella Vista Arts and Crafts Festival – Oct. 17-19 – This premier juried festival has grown to include some 300 artisans since it began in 1969. Offering high quality items, it has a strict requirement that all items for sale be handmade.
Ozark Regional Craft Fairs: Two Locations Fayetteville, Oct. 17-19 and Springdale, Oct. 18-19: Recognized as one of the top 100 craft fairs in the U.S., this fair is the largest indoor craft fair in the state! Featuring 650+ booths in two locations: the Washington County Fairgrounds in Fayetteville and the NWA Convention Center in Springdale.
It’s Fall Y’all Craft Fair – Oct. 17-20 – Four fun-filled days of arts and crafts await at the Benton County Fairgrounds with family friendly activities, giveaways and food options.
Frisco Station Mall Crafts Fair – Oct. 17-20 – Located indoors at the Rogers mall, this fair sells everything from baskets, woodworking, potpourris and candles to jewelry, clothing, wreaths, oils plus holiday gift items and seasonal décor.
HeART of Rogers Craft Fair – Oct. 19-20 – The 5th Annual HeART of Rogers Craft Fair held in historic downtown spans the gamut from upscale items, fine aft and locally handcrafted items not typically found anywhere else. This year the fair will be held inside two historic venues: the lower level of the beautiful, recently-restored Haas Hall Academy building that was once the Historic Lane Hotel, and at the First United Methodist Church’s Fellowship Hall.
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