Events

Eureka Springs is alive with events! No matter when you’re planning your getaway, we have exciting events happening year-round.

January

january event

Mardi Gras Kickoff

Eureka Springs Celebrates Mardi Gras in true "Eureka Style".

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Eureka Springs Paranormal Weekend

Two days full of paranormal related activities and fellowship, including instruction as to “what to do” and “what not to do” during an investigation; nightly talks on the ghostly history of the Crescent Hotel highlighted by noted findings; and several ghost hunts.

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Ozark Mountain Music Festival

An Ozark Mountain Fusion of Bluegrass, Folk, Urban, and American Roots music is held annually over 4 days at the Basin Park Hotel.

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February

february event

Mardi Gras

Eureka Springs Celebrates Mardi Gras in true "Eureka Style".

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March

march event

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Annual Eureka Springs St. Patty’s Day Parade steps off at 2:00 PM down Spring & Main Streets in downtown Eureka Springs. Wear your green and join the fun.

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Victorian Classic

Annual Victorian Classic Road Race. 10K Run- 2 Mile Run, 2 Mile Fun Run, & 2 Mile Walk. The host hotel is the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks where races begin and end. Put on by Eureka Springs Rotary Club with proceeds going to benefit local charities.

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Kite Festival

“Art With an Altitude,” sponsored by KaleidoKites of Eureka Springs, is a free family event. Attendees can either bring their own kites or buy one at the refuge. The celebration includes vendors, contests, and fun activities for parents and children.

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April

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Spring Diversity Weekend

The LGBTQ+ Community and friends celebrate in Eureka Springs.

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Ozark Mountain UFO Conference

Annual UFO Conference at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks.

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Dirt Church Mountain Bike Festival

A weekend of fun for the whole family! Timed events: cross country, hare scramble, and a gravity stage race plus “just for fun” events, inflatables for the kids, lawn games, and food!

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Spring Fling Bike Rally

Five days of fun, friends, shopping, and riding the beautiful Ozark mountains.

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Springtime in the Ozarks

Annual Springtime in the Ozarks. AA Convention at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks. For more information visit the link below.

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Yards & Yards of Yard Sales

Yard sale bargains all around town. Maps will be available so you can find them all!

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Carving in the Ozarks

Annual Carving in the Ozarks Festival. Watch chainsaw carvers in action!

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May

June

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Opera in the Ozarks

Summer performances of three operas follow a month of study and practice by university students and graduates in Voice, Instrumental Music, and related arts.

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July

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Fireworks

Celebrate your Independence Day at the Eureka Springs 4th of July Concert and Fireworks!

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july event

Spaceberry Festival

Join us for 2 days of camping, fireworks, and music at the Farm Campground & Events.

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july event

The Eurekan

A three-day multisport festival consisting of a sprint-distance triathlon on Friday afternoon, Gran Fondos (road bike rides) on Saturday, and running races on Sunday.

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August

august event

Volkswagen Weekend

This is the ultimate car show weekend. It’s not just for the fancy show cars…it’s for all of you. Bugs, vans, and everything in between. There will be lots of vendors with those much looked for parts and accessories.

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Banjo Rally International

An annual gathering opportunity for players of all acoustic instruments. We focus on players of 4-string plectrum and tenor banjos, but all acoustic instrument musicians are welcome to attend and perform.

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September

september event

Antique Auto Festival

Hundreds of vintage classic cars compete for prizes and trophies. Includes show with a parade and Bank Robbery Reenactment.

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Bikes Blues & BBQ

Bikes, Blues and BBQ is the world's largest charity motorcycle rally.

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Annual Jeep Jam

Get ready for 4 days of Jeep action in Eureka Springs! Jeep show, awards, downtown Eureka parade, raffles, on/off-road trail rides, cool vendors, award-winning food & more!

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October

october event

Eureka Springs Corvette Weekend

Corvette enthusiasts across the Midwest and beyond have to enjoy the beautiful autumn scenery and weather, the unique charm of the Eureka Springs area, and just relaxing and having fun with hundreds of fellow Corvette fans.

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october event

Hillberry Music Festival

Join us for 4 days of camping and music at the Farm Campground & Events.

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War Eagle Craft Fair

Revel in the sights, sounds, and aromas of the Ozarks while enjoying handcrafted work from national artisans.

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Voices from the Silent City

Living history tours with actors in costume telling stories of past residents of Eureka Springs. Approximately one-hour walking tours.

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November

november event

Ozark Folk Festival

Celebrate the longest continuously running annual folk festival in America! Performances by national and local musicians.

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november event

Shop Small Saturday

Our wide array of unique and shops and galleries are the perfect spot to get all your holiday shopping done. Everything is decorated for the holidays; stores will be having hourly giveaways and specials.

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December

december event

Silver Tea

The Crystal Dining Room at the Crescent Hotel will be turned into a Winter Wonderland with tables covered in silver trays full of tea cookies and sandwiches. Each year a non-profit organization in Carroll County is chosen to receive the proceeds.

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Christmas Parade of Lights

One of Eureka’s favorite parades. This evening’s Parade of Lights rolls at 6:00 PM through the beautifully decorated downtown streets with floats, walkers, bands, and more!

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Christmas Forest

More than 30 trees will adorn the East Lawn serving as a holiday focal point of the hotel’s nearly 15 acres. All money raised goes directly to charity.

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Tour of Homes

Homeowners invite visitors inside their historic residences to share the joy of the holiday season.

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december event

Drive-Through Light Display at the Great Passion Play

A by-donation drive-through light display with lights on from dark through 8:00 PM on Thursdays through Sundays on The Great Passion Play grounds.

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