Little Rock Fall Festivals – Fall 2024 AR Events

World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest and Wings Over the Prairie Festival - Stuttgart, AR - Nov 24 to Nov 25, 2023
Hard to beat a fun carnival and midway, lots of contests, arts and crafts, sport collectibles show, 5k run, festival foods plus duck calling too.

Arkansas Paranormal Expo - Little Rock, AR - Oct 28 to Oct 29, 2023
Lots of workshops, vendors and information on UFO’s, Bigfoot, The Supernatural, Ghost Hunting and so much more paranormal. Held at the McArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History.

HARVEST! Festival - Little Rock, AR - Oct 28 to Oct 28, 2023
Nice family fun with vendor selling their wares, food, fashion, music and more.

Scots Fest - Batesville, AR - Oct 27 to Oct 29, 2023
Established in 1979 as the Highland Games, the festival is emblematic of the College, its Scottish heritage, and its Presbyterian connection. Over the years, the festival has grown from a small Scottish fair to one of the top venues in the South Central United States for pipers, bands, dancers, and athletes. A weekend full of piping competitions, delicious food, and unique handmade crafts. Gates open early Saturday morning and opening ceremonies will begin at 1 p.m. with a parade of massed bands and clans.

Fallin’ Blackbird Festival - Beebe, AR - Oct 21 to Oct 21, 2023
Fun for the whole family, with a 5k, vendors, concert and live entertainment, and more

Arkansas State Fair - Little Rock, AR - Oct 13 to Oct 22, 2023
Everything you would expect from a great state fair with plenty of entertainment, rides, events, activities, animals, kids fun, food, and so much more.

Timberfest - Sheridan, AR - Oct 6 to Oct 7, 2023
Annual event held for more than 30 years. First weekend of October in downtown Sheridan, Arkansas. You’ll find Lumberjack Competitions, games and fun for children of all ages, arts and crafts, 5K run, a parade and much more. The event is held on the Grant County Courthouse Square.

King Biscuit Blues Festival - West Helena, AR - Oct 4 to Oct 7, 2023
An annual, multi-day blues festival, held in Helena, Arkansas. Festival was started in 1986. Lots of big name entertainers play this show.

Sherwood Fest - Sherwood, AR - Sep 30 to Sep 30, 2023
Crafts and other activities for the whole family

Get Down Downtown Festival - Searcy, AR - Sep 29 to Sep 30, 2023
Free admission to this two day festival featuring live music, vendors, concessions, games, classic cars, and fun for the whole family!

The Big Steam Blues & Roots Festival - Hot Springs, AR - Sep 29 to Sep 30, 2023
A weekend of blues and R&B in Hill Wheatley Plaza – free event with VIP tickets available for purchase

Little Rocktoberfest - North Little Rock, AR - Sep 23 to Sep 23, 2023
Sample hundreds of commercial beers from across the world and enjoy a bratwurst dinner included in the ticket price. Come support local breweries and try some great beer made right in Arkansas. Check out the homebrew exhibition to give you a taste of what’s brewing in Arkansas. Proceeds from the event will go to STOP Inc. – Students That Officially Patrol. Tickets are $45 or $65 for VIP (early admission and souvenirs). Location: Dickey-Stephens Park, 400 West Broadway, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114

White County Fair - Searcy, AR - Sep 11 to Sep 16, 2023
Held at the White County Fairgrounds. Come out with family and friends to enjoy the fair along with the various events that come along with it. Some of the events include pony shows, pageants, concerts, auctions, and more!

TinkerFest - Pine Bluff, AR - Sep 9 to Sep 9, 2023
Learning powered by exploration, creativity and discovery through tinkering

ACANSA Arts Festival - Little Rock, AR - Sep 7 to Sep 23, 2023
Enjoy an artist exhibition in Central Arkansas featuring music, theater, visual and performing arts.

FestiVille - Jacksonville, AR - Sep 2 to Sep 2, 2023
A two-day city festival by Jacksonville Parks and Recreation

JazzFest - Hot Springs, AR - Sep 2 to Sep 2, 2023
Sponsored by the Hot Springs Jazz Society, JazzFest takes place in venues throughout Hot Springs. Some events are free, and tickets range up to $50. Don’t miss the traditional free outdoor concert in Hot Springs’ Entertainment District.

National Championship Chuckwagon Races - Clinton, AR - Aug 26 to Sep 3, 2023
Over 20,000 attend this annual event with its chuckwagon and Snowy River races with over 150 race teams. Also live band performances, lots of vendors, western collectibles, crafts, art, saddles, trade show and of course plenty of food.

Downtown Fall Festival & Chili Cookoff - Russellville, AR - Oct 29 to Oct 29, 2022
Lots of fun in downtown with the annual chili, pie, and cake contests plus the bike ride, a 5k race, car and truck show, arts and crafts, games, rides and live entertainment. Since 1992.

Hot Water Hills Music and Arts Festival - Hot Springs, AR - Sep 30 to Oct 1, 2022
A quirky mix of music, art, food, drink, contests and kids activities. Handmade Art Fair with artisans selling one of a kind paintings, pottery, and jewelry. Hot Water Hills opens Friday, and continues on Saturday. Bring a lawn chair and join the fun!

Arkansas Cornbread Festival - Little Rock, AR - Nov 7 to Nov 7, 2020
Canceled for 2021, look for their return in 2022. Normally: This annual event brings plenty of activities to South Main Street including lots of vendors, local flavor, and live music, plus plenty of delicious cornbread!