End of Summer Ideas in Arkansas

August 8th, 2018 by

Kids may be headed back to school, but that doesn’t mean the summer fun has to end. There are still plenty of fun things to do in August in Fayetteville! The team here at Acura of Fayetteville has put together a list of our end-of-summer highlights. Read on to find your new favorite activity!

Fayetteville Roots Festival

This month, Fayetteville boasts the biggest, best food-and-music-themed urban festival this side of the Mississippi. The Roots Festival sets up shop at various locations across Fayetteville from August 22nd-August 26th. With ten music stages, you can enjoy a collection of well-known and local artists like Gillian Welch, the Turnpike Troubadours, and Mavis Staples, and many more! Enjoy master classes on all things culinary from chefs like Jennifer Hill Booker and Shaun O’Neale and devour tasty, locally-sourced food while you’re at it.

If you’d like to know more, you can go here.

Washington County Fair

Fans of midway games, carnival rides, and tasty fair food will have a blast at the Washington County Fair! Located about twenty minutes out of Fayetteville in Prairie Grove, the fair lasts from August 21st-August 25th. In addition to aforementioned games, rides, and food, you’ll get a kick out of the LJ Jenkins Bull Riding Tour on the 25th at 7:00 p.m. Your kids will love the rides, and you and your friends will enjoy the games and experience.

Interested? You can learn more here.

Hot Springs, Arkansas

This Labor Day Weekend, why not get out of town for a minute? The town of Hot Springs, AR has tons of fun, exciting ways to unwind and enjoy nature. Whether you love riding roller coasters at the Magic Springs Water and Theme Park, marveling at the Garvan Woodland Gardens, or (of course) delighting in a mineral bath at the eponymous spa, you’re sure to find an activity you enjoy. There are a variety of hotels, cabins, and campgrounds to choose from, so you’ll be able to have your pick of lodging. On September 2nd, you can watch fireworks on Lake Hamilton after sunset to celebrate Labor Day Weekend.

If you’d like to learn more about Hot Springs, you can go here.

This Labor Day Weekend, the team here at Acura of Fayetteville wishes you a wonderful holiday. Stay safe!

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