Spring Round Up: Top Things To Do & See

Our spring bucket list is overflowing with gardens in bloom, runs & relays, motorcycle rides, craft shows, theater performances, and events for kids & families! Check out our lineup of fun spring picks!

PLEASE NOTE: In light of recent events, to help contain the spread of COVID-19, many events in the area have been postponed, rescheduled or are on hold. We encourage readers to check directly with event organizers at links provided to determine current statuses before making plans. The Northwest Arkansas Tourism Association along with the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism are closely monitoring COVID-19 in Arkansas and are engaged with state health officials to ensure preparedness as the situation evolves. The health and safety of our residents and our visitors is, and will always be, our top priority. With this in mind, we encourage potential travelers to assess before traveling.

March – May | Art on the Bricks | Historic Downtown Rogers 

March 14 | Nutty Runner 5K | Historic Downtown Fayetteville

March – May | Youth & Family Programs at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art | Bentonville

March 21 | Victorian Classic 10K Run & 2 Mile Run & Fun Walk | Bentonville

March 21 & 22 | Wizard Way of the Ozarks Convention | Fayetteville Town Center

March 28 | Hogeye Marathon & Relays | Downtown Springdale

In Bloom! NWA Display Gardens  Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, Fayetteville | Blue Spring Heritage Center, Eureka Springs | Compton Gardens, Bentonville

March – May | Scott Family Amazeum Children & Family Programs | Bentonville

April 2-5 | Joe Martin Stage Race  Fayetteville

April 4 | Bentonville Half Marathon  Downtown

April 17-19 | Vintage Market Days | Benton County Fairgrounds 

April 18 | Arkansas State Chili Championship | Holiday Island

April 25 | Earth Day Festival  Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, Fayetteville 

May 2 |  Square to Square Bike Ride | Razorback Regional Greenway 

May 2 | Spring Ozark Demolition Derby | Springdale 

May 7 | June 6 | First Thursday Fayetteville |  Fayetteville Square 

Fayetteville Ale Trail | Breweries Across Northwest Arkansas

Farmers Markets across the region come alive in spring with locally grown produce and farm-fresh items, plus live music, colorful street performances and kids’ activities, too. Bella Vista | Bentonville | Berryville | Eureka Springs | Huntsville | Fayetteville | Rogers | Siloam Springs | Springdale

Opens in Spring | Johari’s Window | Paranormal Theater | New Orleans Hotel, Eureka Springs 

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