Spring Roundup: Top Things To Do & See

Our bucket list is overflowing with outdoor festivals, minor league baseball, runs & relays, theater, culinary in the garden and more! Check out our lineup of top things to do and see in April, May and beyond!

April 18  |  Sunday Reset at the Momentary
An hour of meditative yoga outdoors on the Momentary Green.
April 24th & 25th  |  Hogeye Marathon/Half Marathon/Relay
The course takers runners through Springdale and major parks.
 
April 24th – 26th  |  Siloam Springs Dogwood Festival
The annual festival returns to the tree-lined parks of downtown!
April 29th & May 27th  |  Live at Turnbow
Live music at Turnbow Park in downtown Springdale on the last Thursday of the month.
Saturdays in April & May  |  Bentonville Art Market
Beautiful and unique fine art for sale by local Arkansas artists, on Saturdays across from the square.

April & May  |  Diana Al-Hadid: Ash in the Trade Winds  Thru June 13
May 30 Derrick Adams: Sanctuary Thru June 6;
and Sarah Cain: In Nature Thru May 30
Visual art in the galleries at the Momentary in Bentonville.
Thru May 31st  |  Crafting America 
Major art exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
May 1st  |  Square 2 Square Bike Ride
Along the Razorback Regional Greenway, from Fayetteville to Bentonville.
May 7th  |  First Friday Bentonville
Downtown Bentonville Inc. kicks off the ’21 season with outdoor food, fun and entertainment. Details TBD.
May 11th – 16th  |  NWA Naturals Baseball
NWA’s minor league baseball team faces off against the Tulsa Drillers during a home game sweep at Springdale’s Arvest Ballpark.

May 14th – 16th  |  Eureka Springs Jeep Fest 
Explore the mountainous terrain of the NWA Ozarks at this third annual event.
May 6th – 23rd  |  2021 Artosphere Festival
Arkansas’ Arts + Nature Festival returns with free & ticketed performances across Northwest Arkansas!
May 14th – 15th  |  JerryBerry Music Festival
A weekend of live music and camping at The Farm in Eureka Springs.

May 22  |  Rule of 3 Bike Race
A combo of tarmac, gravel & singletrack on trails in Bella Vista and Bentonville. New spots opening in April!

May 25th  | Chefs in the Garden
Botanical Garden of the Ozarks hosts of evening of strolling the 12 themed gardens, outdoor live music and savoring culinary creations from the area’s finest chefs.
May 31st  |  Veterans Wall of Honor
Make a Memorial Day visit to the Veterans Wall of Honor in Bella Vista with 4,848 names many inscribed by veterans themselves.
Fayetteville Road Cycling
These Fayetteville-based scenic cycling routes — the County Affair, Wine Country and Artist Point Overlook — make this NWA city the road cycling hub of the Southeast.
Mountain Biking in Bentonville
Beginner or expert, your next cycling adventure awaits in the Mountain Biking Capital of the World!
Drive Scenic Highway 12 in Rogers
This designated scenic highway stretches from historic downtown along Beaver Lake to Eureka Springs.

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