Arts & entertainment
BENTONVILLE ART AND CULINARY FESTIVAL
FAYETTEVILLE ROOTS FESTIVAL fayettevilleroots.com
This multi-day, intimate
This week-long festival in October celebrates
music and culinary
art and food with a wide variety of free and
festival set for August
ticketed events downtown. Local museums,
restaurants and galleries all collaborate to
the elements that
host outstanding arts programming.
make Fayetteville and Northwest Arkansas a beloved cultural hot
ART OF WINE FESTIVAL waltonartscenter.org 479-443-5600 Two nights of events for wine enthusiasts! Friday night enjoy unlimited sampling of hundreds
spot. Local, regional and national artists play on multiple stages downtown, with the main headliners featured each evening. The festival hosts nationally known chefs and restaurateurs, special tastings and culinary events that utilize ingredients and products that are locally grown and produced in the Ozarks.
of wines and
champagnes as well
AMP Fest is a beer, music and tech festival at
as food from local
the Walmart AMP in Rogers. Held in fall, the
restaurants. Saturday night experience a
event combines cutting-edge games and tech
six-course gourmet dinner paired with the
activations, live music on multiple stages, and
perfect vintages. This year's event is May 17-
craft beer from local, regional and national
18 at Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville.
breweries. One price gets you access to it all
All proceeds benefit the center’s arts
with unlimited sampling. All proceeds benefit
the center’s arts education programming.
DOWNTOWN ROGERS ART ON THE BRICKS
EUREKA SPRINGS BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL
This annual family bluegrass weekend
Art walk every second Thursday from 4:30
typically held each August includes a
to 7:30 p.m.; view original art and meet the
watermelon social, performances in the City
artists at more than 25 pop-up galleries
Auditorium, and music in Basin Spring Park.
while strolling and shopping downtown.
Bring your instruments and join the pickin’!
Both pages clockwise from the top: Bentonville Film Festival; May Festival of the Arts in Eureka Springs; Fayetteville Roots Festival; Eureka Springs Bluegrass Festival; Art of Wine Festival; Artosphere: Arkansas' Arts and Nature Festival
Top to bottom: photos courtesy Dylan Duvall; Walton Arts Center; Eureka Springs A&P
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