Coffee & Cars - 1st Saturdays

A Downtown Springdale tradition, Coffee & Cars is a classic, hot rod and everything-in-between car show series that meets every first Saturday morning from April through October. This friendly free event attracts hundreds of visitors of all ages, and four lucky cars drive away each month with prizes and plenty of bragging rights. For event updates, RSVP on Facebook.

Chew Chew Train Dinner - Thursday, April 26

A culinary excursion on the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad's three first-class cars. Chefs Michael Robertshaw and Meredith Butler of Persephone on Wheels crafted a five-course Mediterranean feast. Local artist Amber Sterling performed at the depot.

Turnbow Tunes - Thursday Evenings - May 24, June 14, July 26, August 23

This schedule of four free monthly family-friendly concerts will activate newly completed Walter Turnbow Park, beautifully located along the Razorback Greenway and Spring Creek. Turnbow Tunes will showcase live music as diverse as the community itself—and take place alongside Downtown Springdale’s Thursday Evening Market in Shiloh Square. For event updates, RSVP on Facebook.

Annual Street Dinner - Saturday, June 9

Back for its 3rd year, this popular event brings hundreds of guests together for a lively, friendly community dinner served under the night sky—right down the middle of Emma Avenue. Past attendees rave about the special experience of dining al fresco with family and friends, as well as meeting new neighbors.

Ozarktober Fest - October 25th - 28th

2018 is our second year to present Ozarktober Fest, a celebration of the Ozarks during one of the best times of year. It is a four-day festival, set among amenities unique to Springdale. Ozarktober Fest features food, music, and NWA’s booming microbrewing industry—in addition to a gourmet train dinner and a free Halloween Fest for the kids. For event updates, RSVP on Facebook.


Farm to Train Dinner - Thursday, October 25 **SOLD OUT**

This unique evening features a gourmet feast of seasonal foods and beverages grown, prepared or brewed in NWA. The adventure begins with a few savory treats and cocktails, then guests board a first-class A&M Railroad dining car for an autumn dinner excursion down the tracks as the sun sets.

Fall Fling Bonfire - Friday, October 26

Autumn in the Ozarks wouldn’t be complete without hayrides, pumpkin decorating, music, and a big bonfire. This night of Ozarktober Fest is for all ages—and the stuff of which memories are made.
This event is generously sponsored by Arvest Bank.

Springdale Halloween Fest - Saturday, October 27

Springdale Parks & Recreation and Springdale Police Department join forces to bring this FREE family Halloween celebration to the community. There is lots of candy, pumpkin carving, a costume parade and more!

Brews & Tunes: Beer & Music Festival - Sunday, October 28

The final day of Ozarktober Fest culminates with a full afternoon of free performances of traditional music and dance, art, folklore and culture—all alongside a ticketed tasting festival featuring delicious microbrews of the region. This gathering is perfectly enhanced by the charm of its fantastic location along the Razorback Greenway in the gracious Magnolia Gardens.

Christmas on the Creek - Saturday, November 24th

Presented by Tyson Foods
Always the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Christmas on the Creek is Springdale's holiday family tradition. Downtown fills with lights, live music, the region's largest live Christmas tree, a handmade marketplace, photos with Santa, mini-train rides and more. This festival attracts thousands over the course of the day and evening—as the celebration culminates in the Christmas Parade of the Ozarks. The fun doesn't end after one day—we keep the holiday spirit going into December with additional social gatherings and activities for all ages. For event updates, RSVP on Facebook.