Some of the most anticipated festivals take place in the spring and summer months. A few of our best bets include:

Steel Horse Rally, Fort Smith, April 29-30

Toad Suck Daze, Conway, April 29-May 1

Mini Maker Faire, North Little Rock, May 7

Syllamo’s Revenge Mountain Bike Challenge, Mountain View, May 7

Old Timers Days Arts and Crafts Festival, Van Buren, May 13-15

Magnolia Blossom Festival, Magnolia, May 20-21

International Greek Food Festival, Little Rock, May 20-22

Old Fort Days, Fort Smith, May 30-June 4

Lum and Abner Festival, Mena, June 3-4

Riverfest, Little Rock, June 3-5

Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival, Warren, June 10-11

Rodeo of the Ozarks, Springdale, June 22-25

Riverfront Bluefest, Fort Smith, June 24-25

Butterfly Festival, Mount Magazine State Park, June 24-25

Purplehull Pea Festival, Emerson, June 25

Pops on the River, Little Rock, July 4

Hope Watermelon Festival, Hope, August 13-14


Visit Arkansas.com for a complete calendar of events.