NWA Top Things To Do & See

From creek-side music in downtown Springdale to Olympic mountain-bike racing at Fayetteville’s new Centennial Park, browse local events, culture and entertainment. 
March thru April 2021

MARCH 18th – 19th Walton Arts Center Presents: Broadway’s Next Hit Musical

  • In person performances
  • Covid safety measures 
  • Downtown Fayetteville

MARCH 20th Fayetteville Farmers Market

  • Season opening!
  • Downtown square

MARCH 20th – 28th Explore & Create at Crystal Bridges 

  • Art making on the grounds
  • Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville

THRU March 21st Winter Glow at the Momentary

  • Table-side fire pits
  • RØDE Bar & Momentary Food Truck
  • Downtown Bentonville

THRU March 28 Art Ventures Presents: Frame of Mind

  • Community art gallery exhibition
  • Covid safety measures 
  • Downtown Fayetteville square

THRU April 4th North Forest Lights

  • Outdoor sensory sight & sound exhibition
  • Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville

APRIL 9-11th & 16-18th Oz Trails US Pro Cup Presented by Experience Fayetteville

  • MTB Olympic qualifier races
  • Centennial Park
  • Fayetteville

APRIL 24th – 26th Siloam Springs Dogwood Festival






  • Dogwood Festival returns to the tree-lined parks of downtown!

NOW OPEN Siloam Springs Kayak Park

  • Whitewater rapids
  • Swim & picnic areas
  • Walking trails & rain gardens
  • Scenic Illinois River

APRIL 24th Hogeye Marathon & Running Festival






  • Half marathon
  • 5K walk/run & relays
  • Downtown Springdale

APRIL 29th Live at Turnbow





  • Live music by creek
  • Last Thursday of month
  • Turnbow Park
  • Downtown Springdale

YEAR ROUND Public Art in Siloam Springs

  • Murals in parks 
  • Colorful storm drains protecting Sager Creek 
  • Public art map here


  • Outside Daisy Air Museum
  • Downtown Rogers

NEW Natural State Rock & Republic

  • Cycling retreat
  • Stay, ride & learn
  • Downtown Springdale


MAY 1st Square 2 Square Bike Ride

  • Fayetteville to Bentonville
  • Razorback Regional Greenway

MAY 1st Downtown Rogers Farmers Market

  • Newly expanded market 
  • Railyard Park
  • Downtown Rogers  

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