Holiday Events in December

Looking for even MORE options for safe, holiday fun in December?
Book a private party for the people in your bubble at Bentonville’s newest holiday pop-up, or watch yuletide film favorites while socially distanced at a historic theater.
From Santa trains to a pump track classic, check out the holiday happenings this month!

 

HOLIDAZE Holiday Pop Up Thru January 1, 2021
Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville
From the visionary and culinary minds behind Fayetteville’s iconic Maxine’s Tap Room and Leverett Lounge, Holidaze returns to downtown Fayetteville at a new location: Walton Arts Center!
This year’s Holidaze features a safe mix of outdoor seating and distanced indoor seating options.

 

With live entertainment from the rose garden on select nights, stay and enjoy the festive atmosphere. Or grab a to-go drink and stroll up to the square to see the Lights of the Ozarks. Due to limited capacity, reservations are suggested. Visit waltonartscenter.org/holidaze for more. 

 

 

Santa’s Pump Track Classic December 5
Runway Bike Park, The Jones Center, Springdale
The Runway Bike Park is hosting the 3rd annual Santa’s Pump Track Classic at its state-of-the-art Velosolutions pump track. With races for riders ages 3-12, come join the fun!

 

 

Holiday Express Pajama Train Rides 
December 5 thru December 20
Arkansas & Missouri Railroad, Springdale

 

All aboard for the annual Holiday Express Pajama Train Rides! Departing from Springdale and also Van Buren, these rides aboard Arkansas & Missouri Railroad excursion trains are great fun for families, with social distancing and masks required (age 11 and older).

 

 
Miracle on 2nd Street Holiday Pop-Up
Thru December 31
Undercroft, Bentonville

 

The Undercroft speakeasy located under The Preacher’s Son restaurant is hosting the second annual Miracle on 2nd Street with two new options this year:
Socially distanced inside Undercroft
Outdoor rooftop seating at The Preacher’s Son

 

Click here to reserve a spot for you and the people in your bubble today.
 
Arkansas Public Theatre  Downtown Rogers The Arkansas Public Theater is showing a variety of holiday favorites this season at its historic Victory Theater.
Check out these family friendly titles in December, with limited seating and other social distancing requirements in place:

 

 

       

 

 

Eureka Springs Holiday Farmers Market
Saturdays in December

 

Shop al fresco for unique local-crafted gifts and local food, all in the same safe location outside the Eureka Springs Community Center!

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