Roundup: Top Things To Do in Spring

The weather has warmed and the sun is staying up later – it’s the heart of spring in Northwest Arkansas! There’s no better time to be outside and enjoying local activities, events and recreation. Capture the best of this prime season with our new roundup of fresh ideas for fun!

May 15 Lewis & Clark Ozark Adventure Dash

  • The trail at Lake Fayetteville Park

May 15 Holiday Island Big Bass Tournament

  • 3rd annual tourney on Table Rock Lake

May 20 BMX Skills Clinic for Youth

Runway Bike Park in Springdale

  • With Mongoose BMX champion Mason Hayes

May 21 Trail Mix

  • Frisco Trail in Fayetteville
  • Part of Artosphere Festival

May 21 Outdoor Concert: Larry Mitchell

  • Natural State Rock & Republic in Springdale 

May 21 Anthony Ball Presents Justin Logan Trio And Michael Fields Jr.

  • Outdoors at the Momentary, Bentonville

May 23 2021 USA Pump Track Championship

  • Runway Bike Park
  • The Jones Center, Springdale

May 23 Chasing Waterfalls Series: Madison County

  • 1/4-mile group hike with Arkansas Game & Fish Commission

May 25 Chefs in the Garden

  • Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, Fayetteville

May 27 Live at Turnbow

  • Live music at Walter Turnbow Park
  • Downtown Springdale

May & June Beer, Bites and Bocce Ball

  • The Momentary, Bentonville
  • Thursday – Sunday

June 5 Fayetteville Yoga Fest

  • Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, Fayetteville

June 5 Annual Street Dinner

  • Community dinner in Downtown Springdale

June 5 Founders Day Rogers Historical Museum

  • Rogers’ 140th anniversary  

June 8, 12 & 17

37 North Mountain Bike Series

Coler Mountain Bike Preserve

  • June 8: Yoga for Cyclists
  • June 12: Mountain Bike School
  • June 17: Bikepacking 101

June 9–13 Thunder on the Mountain

  • Mustang car show in Eureka Springs

June 11 Chef’s Table Experience: The Sustainable Farmer

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

  • Outdoor dining experience

June 14 & 16 Littles in the Garden Summer Series

Peel Compton Gardens

  • June 16: Littles Explore Bugs in the Garden
  • June 14: Littles in the Veggie Garden


June 18 – 20 Bentonville Bike Fest

  • Held in the Mountain Biking Capital of the World

June 23 Rodeo of the Ozarks

  • Parsons Stadium in Springdale

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