Indoors or out, love the holidays or a scrooge, cozy by the fire or hitting the trails – there is something for everyone this season in NWA. Ice skating, frosty 5Ks, and holiday performing arts on stage, plus indie craft shows, live music on stage, and top-ranked mountain bike trails, here are some of the top ways to maximize your fun this winter!
Opens Nov. 23 | Ice Skating at the Rink Lawrence Plaza, Bentonville
Nov. 24 | Food Share Community Vegetarian Meal Dickson Street, Fayetteville
Nov. 24 | Be Happy Ukulele Club Every other Sunday | Creekside Taproom, Siloam Springs
Nov. 29-30 | Little Craft Show Fayetteville Town Center, Historic Downtown
Oz Trails NWA | Mountain bike trails crisscross the region offering miles of first-in-class singletrack, pump tracks & skills courses and the only jump park of its kind in this part of the country.
Helicopter Tours Fly ARH | Over Northwest Arkansas
Nov. 29 Fridays & Saturdays | Live on the Bricks | Brick Street Brews, Downtown Rogers
Nov. 30 | Winter Holiday Market | Downtown Bentonville
Dec. 8 | The Singing Men of Arkansas Present Home for Christmas | Pat Walker Theatre | Springdale
Dec. 8 | The Nutcracker Presented by The Conservatory | Arend Arts Center | Bentonville
Dec. 12 | A Christmas Story: The Musical | Walton Arts Center | Fayetteville
Dec. 13 | Movie Night: The Grinch | Jones Center, Springdale
Dec. 13-22 | A Tuna Christmas | Arkansas Public Theatre, Rogers
Dec. 14 & 2nd Saturday of Month | Little Tinkers Family Workshops | Scott Family Amazeum, Bentonville
Dec. 14 | Back 40 Run & Ride | Blowing Springs Park | Bella Vista
Fayetteville Ale Trail
Arkansas’ original craft beer tour visits 15 breweries across the region giving guests a taste of NWA’s unique craft-brew culture.
Dec. 14 | 3rd Annual Christmas Corgis Parade | Bentonville
Dec. 14 | A Night of Merry Making and Living Windows | Historic Downtown, Eureka Springs
Dec. 14 | Night of 1,000 Santas | Historic Downtown, Eureka Springs
Dec. 17 | Countdown to Christmas with Robert Earl Keen | Walton Arts Center | Fayetteville
Dec. 5 | City Sessions: Penny & Sparrow | Thaden Field | Bentonville
Dec. 5 | 53rd Annual Silver Tea | Crescent Hotel | Eureka Springs
Dec. 6 | Comedian Randy Rainbow | Walton Arts Center | Fayetteville
Dec. 6 | Christmas at the Mansion | Peel Mansion | Bentonville
Dec. 7 | Jingle Bell Jog 5K | Botanical Garden of the Ozarks | Fayetteville
Urban Forest Axe House | Bentonville
Cherokee Casino | West Siloam Springs
Dec. 19 | Notes at Night with Melody Pond | The Hive | Bentonville
Dec. 20 | Home for the Holidays Concert | The Aud in Eureka Springs
Dec. 21 | A Very SoNA Christmas | Walton Arts Center | Fayetteville
Jan. 16 | An Acoustic Set with Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls | Walton Arts Center | Fayetteville
Jan. 16-19 | Ozark Mountain Music Festival | Eureka Springs
Jan. 18 | 5th Annual Frozen Toes 15K/5K Trail Race | Kessler Mountain | Fayetteville
Feb. 1 | Tea Kettle & Reynolds Falls Hike | Ozark Natural Science Center | Huntsville
Feb. 8 | Run Bentonville Valentines 4K and 8K
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