Spring Bucket List: Top Things To Do & See

From pub crawls, bike races, marathons and baseball, to UFOs, fashion shows, craft fairs and cookoffs, create your ultimate bucket list of must-dos this spring in Northwest Arkansas!

Art on the Bricks
March 14, April 11, May 9 | Downtown Rogers

Art in Bloom
March 15 | Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Bentonville

St. Patrick’s Day Parade
March 16  | Historic Downtown Eureka Springs

Celtic Crawl Pub Crawl
March 16 | Downtown Bentonville

Nutty Runner 5K 
March 16 | Downtown Fayetteville 

Spring Break Specials
Week of March 17th
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art | Bentonville

Victorian Classic 10K Run & 2 Mile Run & Fun Walk
March 23 | Eureka Springs

Wizard Way of the Ozarks Convention
March 23-24 | Fayetteville Town Center

Kansas City MTB Takeover – Bentonville
March 28 | Bentonville Area

Bentonville Half Marathon
March 30 | Downtown Bentonville

Spring 3-Person Scramble Golf Tournament
March 30-31 | Kingswood Golf Course, Bella Vista

Arkansas Razorback Baseball
Thru May | Baum Stadium | Fayetteville

NWA Fashion Week Spring
April 3-6 | Bentonville

Northwest Arkansas Naturals Baseball
Season Opener April 4 | Arvest Ballpark | Springdale

Joe Martin Stage Race
April 4-7 | Around Fayetteville

First Friday Bentonville
April 5, May 3, June 7 | Bentonville Square

Ozark Natural Science Center’s Primitive Skills Workshop
April 6 | Huntsville

Hogeye Marathon & Relays
April 6 | Springdale

Discovery Tots
April 10, May 8 | Scott Family Amazeum, Bentonville


32nd Annual Ozark Mountain UFO Conference
April 12-14 | Eureka Springs


Vintage Market Days 
April 12-14 | Bentonville County Fairground

Cow Paddy 5K & 1K Fun Run
April 13 | Gulley Park, Fayetteville

Odd Key Party Dueling Pianos
April 19 | Tontitown Winery

Holiday Island Big Bass Tournament
April 20 | Table Rock Lake

2019 Arkansas State Chili Championship
April 20 | Holiday Island

Chef Battle Arkansas
April 23 | Sassafras Springs Vineyard, Springdale

15th Annual Wood Carving in the Ozarks
April 26-27 | Eureka Springs

Carroll County Pioneers Bluegrass Show
April 27 | Carroll County Fairgrounds, Berryville

eARTh Theatre Festival
April 27 | Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, Fayetteville

First Thursday Fayetteville
May 2, June 6 | Fayetteville Square

Fayetteville Ale Trail
Breweries Across Northwest Arkansas

Farmers Markets
Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers, Bentonville, Eureka Springs, Bella Vista, Huntsville, Siloam Springs, Berryville

Underground Cave Tours
War Eagle Cavern at Beaver Lake | Rogers
Cosmic Cavern | Berryville

The Great Passion Play
May 3 thru Oct. 26 | Eureka Springs

Spring Demolition Derby
May 4 | Rodeo of the Ozarks

The Little Craft Show
May 11 | Downtown Springdale

Square 2 Square Bike Ride
May 18 | Razorback Greenway

34th Annual Berryville Ice Cream Social
June 7-8 | Historic Downtown

Walton Arts Center | Fayetteville
March 14 | One Night of Queen
March 30 | Jay Leno
March 31 | Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour
And more!

Arkansas Public Theatre | Historic Downtown Rogers
March 22-31 | Stupid Kid
May 3-12 | A Kid Like Jake

More Performing Arts Venues

Arts Center of the Ozarks | Springdale

TheatreSquared | Fayetteville

Faulkner Performing Arts Center | Fayetteville

Arts Live Theatre | Fayetteville

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