Attractions in Fayetteville, Arkansas
Fayetteville is home to a variety of interesting and entertaining attractions, and because it's surrounded by the beautiful Ozark Mountains, there are also many invigorating outdoor activities nearby. Whether you prefer strolling museums, hiking, attending college sporting events, or chilling out at a night club, you'll find things to do in Fayetteville, AR.
Walton Art Center
The Walton Arts Center is an easy three-minute walk from The Chancellor, and is Northwest Arkansas' largest performing arts center, with world-class musical, dance, theater and visual arts performances throughout the year.
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Located just a short drive from The Chancellor in Bentonville, Arkansas, Crystal Bridges features pieces from the likes of Norman Rockwell, Stuart Davis, Walton Ford, Roy Lichtenstein and Jackson Pollock. In addition to impressive American art exhibits, Crystal Bridges also features 120 acres of land with more than 3.5 miles of trails that wend their way beside streams, ponds, sculptures and wetlands.
Botanical Garden of the Ozarks
These botanical gardens feature an abundance of colorful blooms, trees, and peaceful places to stroll and view native flora, as well as a butterfly house and a gift shop.
Located 0.2 miles from The Chancellor Hotel—just a five-minute walk—Dickson Street is a popular boulevard in Fayetteville featuring boutiques, galleries, restaurants and night clubs.
Outdoor Activities in Fayetteville, AR - Fayetteville Events
Fayetteville Farmers' Market
Each year from April to November in the city's historic square gardens, the Fayetteville Farmers' Market offers locally produced vegetables, fruits, flowers, plants, meats, honey, eggs, jams and art for the surrounding four counties, while street performers and local musicians enliven the event.
May Festival of the Arts
Located in nearby Eureka Springs, the May Festival of the Arts in a month-long celebration with art exhibits throughout the city, a parade, artists' receptions, gallery strolls, free concerts and art demonstrations.
Bikes, Blues & BBQ
Every September, the Bikes, Blues & BBQ event featuring live music, a barbecue contest, stunt shows, including a high wire motorcycle thrill show, a biker beauty pageant, a professional arena cross, and thousands of fellow bikers to ride the Ozarks with.
University of Arkansas Football
From September through November, Razorback football is in full swing.