For a direct link to the
Official Tourism Site of Arkansas Holiday Calendar of Events:
Following is a sampling of events taking place in Arkansas during November and December, 2011. For a complete listing and up-to-date schedules and contact information, visit the state’s tourism website by clicking button above.
Annual World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest and Wings Over the Prairie Festival [Stuttgart] Nov. 19-27. Main Street.
Annual Lights of the Ozarks Festival, Fayetteville. [Fayetteville] Nov. 19-Dec. 31.
Christmas Gift Show [Mena] 11/3/2011 – 1/3/2012
29th Annual Searcy Newcomers Christmas Bazaar [Searcy] Nov. 12. Carmichael Center
A Christmas Carol [Stuttgart] Nov. 12. Grand Prairie Center on the campus of Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas – Stuttgart Campus
Main Street Christmas Open House [Van Buren] 11/12/2011 – 11/13/2011. Historic Main Street
“Make It a Handmade Christmas” Folk School [Mountain View] 11/18/2011 – 11/20/2011
3rd Annual Christmas Craft Fair [Manila] Nov. 19. Manila Airport Center 855 Airport Road
3rd Annual Christmas Festival [Booneville] Nov. 20. Family Life Center, Methodist Church, 4th & Broadway
Christmas Parade of the Ozarks [Springdale] Nov. 26. Downtown.
Christmas Toy Ride Benefit [Wynne] Nov. 26.
Caroling in the Caverns — A Christmas Concert [Mountain View] 11/26/2011 – 11/27/2011
Old Time Christmas [Pocahontas] Dec. 1. Historic Court Square
Christmas Parade [Pocahontas] Dec. 1. Downtown
Newton County Christmas [Jasper] Dec. 1.Historic Courthouse Square
Christmas Parade [Fordyce] Dec. 1. Starting at Beech Grove Church ending Fairground
Russellville Christmas Parade [Russellville] Dec. 1.
West Memphis’ 59th Annual Christmas Parade [West Memphis] Dec. 1. Broadway & Missouri
6th Annual Christmas Parade [Bryant] Dec. 1
Rhythm and Blues Christmas [Pine Bluff] Dec. 2. Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas
“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” by Barbara Robinson [Springdale] 12/2/2011 – 12/4/2011. 214 S Main Street
Eureka Springs Christmas Parade of Lights [Eureka Springs] Dec. 2. Downtown
Booneville Christmas Tree Lighting [Booneville] Dec. 2. Booneville City Hall, Hwy 10 East
The Arkansas Craft Guild’s 33rd Annual Christmas Showcase [Little Rock] 12/2/2011 – 12/4/2011. State House Convention Center, Hall 4
Christmas Festival and Parade [Mena] Dec. 2. Janssen Park
2011 Mountain Home Christmas Parade [Mountain Home] Dec. 2. Mountain Home Square
Forrest City Community Christmas Parade [Forrest City] Dec. 2. N. Washington Street
30th Annual Booneville Christmas Parade [Booneville] Dec. 3. The Meeting Place, Downtown
Christmas at the William Stone House [Colt] 12/3/2011 – 12/10/2011. 44 Old Military Road, Historic William Stone House
Children’s Christmas Train [Springdale] Dec. 3. The Depot, Dickson St.
31st Annual Christmas Parade and Courthouse Lighting Ceremony [De Queen] Dec. 3. Historic Downtown Square
Christmas Open House [Prairie Grove] 12/3/2011 – 12/4/2011. Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park
29th Annual Christmas Tour of Homes [Eureka Springs] Dec. 3. In the historic area
Green Forest Annual Christmas Parade [Green Forest] Dec. 3.
Eureka Springs’ Christmas Forest [Eureka Springs] 12/3/2011 – 12/31/2011. Crescent Hotel gardens
A Jubilant Christmas [Fort Smith] Dec. 3. 55 South 7th Street – Arkansas Best Corporation Performing Arts Center
Courthouse and Christmas Tree Lighting [Mountain View] Dec. 3. On the Square
14th Annual Ash Flat Christmas Parade [Ash Flat] Dec. 3
25th Annual Christmas & Candlelight [Washington] Dec. 3.
“Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” Christmas Parade Dec. 3. [Batesville] Main Street Batesville
54th Annual Christmas Parade [Jacksonville] Dec. 3. Main St. Jacksonville
Little Rock Wind Symphony presents “A Christmas Extravaganza” [Little Rock] Dec. 4. Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Dr
Christmas Open House [Newport] Dec. 4. Jacksonport Courthouse
See website for a complete list of fun in Arkansas!
Photography: Arkansas Dept. of Parks and Tourism