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: A Culinary Excursion - Thursday, April 26th
We’re combining the excitement and charm of an old-fashioned train ride with a delicious adult wining and dining experience featuring a fresh, seasonal menu. The Chew-Chew Train will offer guests a relaxing ride on one of the A&M Railroad excursion train’s three first-class dining cars, where they’ll window gaze and enjoy a multi-course meal while traveling through the picturesque Ozark hills. Purchase your tickets here!Purchase Tickets
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 - Tuesday, June 19th
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. Tickets always sell out almost overnight for this uniquely Springdale evening. For event updates, RSVP on Facebook.
Southern Summer Night Gala - Saturday, July 28th
Imagine fine dining on a sultry summer evening in a gorgeous garden setting, accompanied by the sound of friendly voices and live music. We’ll be getting slightly swanky for Downtown Springdale Alliance's very first gala at the beautiful Magnolia Gardens, a location truly like no other in Northwest Arkansas. Expect some fun surprises at this inaugural occasion. For event updates, RSVP on Facebook.
Ozarktober Fest - October 25th - 28th
2018 is our second year of celebration during one of the best times of year. The Ozarks region we call home is rich with culture, and we’re highlighting a curated sample of wonderful traditions with a four-day festival, set among amenities unique to Springdale. Ozarktober Fest features food, music and lore, NWA’s booming microbrewing industry and even a free Halloween Fest for the kids. For event updates, RSVP on Facebook.
Ozarktober Farm to Table Dinner Train Excursion - Thursday, 10/25
Celebrating the local growers of our own regional network of vibrant farmers markets, 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.
Ozarktober Fall Fling and Halloween Hayrides - Friday, 10/26
Autumn in the Ozarks wouldn’t be complete without hayrides, pumpkin carving, music and maybe even a big bonfire. This night of Ozarktober Fest is for all ages—and the stuff of which memories are made.
Ozarktober Brews & Tunes - Sunday, 10/28
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
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.