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Exciting holiday events are scheduled from November through the end of December. No one is left out of all the fun No matter your age, there are holiday activities and events that you can enjoy including breakfast with Santa, Christmas tree lightings, Historical Downtown Square lightings, musicals, Christmas movies, symphonies and much, much more. Use the list below to schedule the activities that sound attractive to you:

Here is the list for Northwest Arkansas Christmas Parades, Holiday Lights & Celebrations 

BENTONVILLE

EVENT: TOYLAND FIRST FRIDAY Date: Friday, Nov 3rd Time: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm Location: Bentonville Square More Information: Click here

EVENT: ICE RINK OPENS Date: Saturday, Nov 18th Time: 12:00 Noon Location: Bentonville Square More Information: Click here

EVENT: LIGHTING OF THE SQUARE Date: Saturday, Nov 18th Time: Approximately 6:00 pm Location: Bentonville Square More Information: Click here

Bentonville Square at Christmas

EVENT: LIGHTING OF THE TREE AT LAWRENCE PLAZA AND SKATE SHOW THEN OPEN SKATE Date: Saturday, Nov 18th Time: Approximately 6:30 pm Location: Lawrence Plaza Ice Rink More Information: Click here

EVENT: BENTONVILLE WINTER MARKET Date: Saturday, Nov 18th Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Location: Meteor Guitar Gallery More Information: Click here

EVENT: SKATE –A-LONG: FROZEN Date: Saturrday Nov 25th Time: 5:00 pm and 6:15 pm Location: Lawrence Plaza Ice Rink More Information: Click here

EVENT: ICE SKATE SHOWS: FIGURE SKATING DEMO Date: Saturday, Dec 2nd Time: 7:30 am for Demo, 8:00 am for Frosty 5K Race Race Location: Lawrence Plaza Ice Rink More Information: Click here

EVENT: FROSTY FLICKS – THE GRINCH Date: Saturday, Dec 2nd Time: 6:30 pm Location: Lawrence Plaza Ice Rink More Information: Click here

EVENT: THE 2017 NUTCRACKER PRESENTED BY NWA CONSERVATORY OF CLASSICAL BALLET Date: Sat, December 2nd and December 3rd Time: Saturday, Dec 2nd at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, Dec 3rd at 2:00 p.m. Location: Arend Arts Center More Information: NWA Conservatory of Classical Ballet

EVENT: BENTONVILLE CHRISTMAS PARADE Date: Saturday, Dec 9th Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Location: Bentonville Square More Information: Click here

EVENT: CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE Date: Saturday, Dec 16th Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Location: The Peel Mansion & Heritage Gardens More Information: The Peel Mansion & Heritage Gardens

EVENT: SKATE-A-LONG: THE SANTA CLAUS Date: Saturday, Dec 16th at 5:00 pm Location: Lawrence Plaza Ice Rink More Information: Click here

EVENT: A MORNING WITH SANTA Date: Saturday, Dec 9th Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Location: Bentonville Community Center More Information: Click here

EVENT: FROSTY FLICKS -THE SANTA CLAUS Date: Saturday, Dec 16th Time: 5:00 pm Location: Lawrence Plaza Ice Rink More Information: Click here

EUREKA  SPRINGS

EVENT: 51ST ANNUAL SILVER TEA Date: Thursday, December 7th Time: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Location: Crescent Hotel More Information: Click here

EVENT: CHRISTMAS PARADE OF LIGHTS Date: Friday, December 1st Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Christmas Parade of Lights Location: Downtown Eureka Springs More Information: Click here

EVENT: ANNUAL CHRISTMAS FOREST TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY Date: Saturday, Dec 2nd Time: 6:00 pm Location: Crescent Hotel More Information: Click here

EVENT: 35TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TOUR OF HOMES Date: Saturday, Dec 2nd Time: 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location: Eureka Springs More Information: Eureka Springs Preservation Society

EVENT: JOHN TWO HAWKS HOLIDAY CONCERT Date: Saturday, Dec 2nd Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Location: The Auditorium, 36 So. Main More Information Click here

Crescent Hotel Christmas Forest

Crescent Hotel Christmas Forest – Photo Courtesy Arkansas Dept of Parks and Tourism

EVENT: OZARKS CHORALE CHRISTMAS CONCERT Date: Saturday, Dec 9th Time: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Location: The Auditorium, 32 S. Main Street More Information: Click here

EVENT: NIGHT OF 1000 SANTAS Date: Saturday, Dec 9th Time: 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm Location: Basin Spring Park More Information: Click here

EVENT: WINTER NIGHT MARKET Date: Saturday, Dec 9th Time: 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm Location: Basin Spring Park More InformationClick here

FAYETTVILLE

EVENT: LIGHTS OF THE OZARKS Date: Friday, Nov 17th – Saturday Dec 30th Time: 5:00 pm – 1:00 am Location: Downtown Historic Square More Information: Click here

Fayetteville Square – Ligths of the Ozarks – Photo Courtesy Arkansas Dept of Parks and Tourism

EVENT: CHOIRS ON THE SQUARE Date: Check Experience Fayetteville Time: Check with Experience Fayetteville Location: Downtown Historic Square More InformationClick here

EVENT:JINGLE BELL JOG 5K AND REINDEER FUN RUN Date: Saturday, Dec 2nd Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am Location: Botanical Garden of the Ozarks More Information: Click here

EVENT: FINE ART HOLIDAY MARKET – FREE EVENT Date: Saturday, Dec 9th. Time: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm Location: Botanical Garden of the Ozarks More Information: 479.750.2620 | Click here

EVENT: LITTLE SPROUTS – HOLIDAY HOOPLA Date: Wednesday, Dec 13th Time: 9:30 am and 10:15 am Location: Botanical Garden of the Ozarks More Information: Botanical Garden of the Ozarks

EVENT: RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL Date: Dec 1st & 2nd Time: Fri 7:00 pm Sat 1:00 pm & 4:00 pm Location: Baum Walker Hall at Walton Arts Center More Information: Click here

EVENT: THE SNOWMAN: A FAMILY CONCERT Date: Sunday, Dec Time: 2:00 pm Location: Walton Arts Center More Information: Symphony of Northwest Arkansas

EVENT: SONA PRESENTS A VERY SONA CHRISTMAS Date: Saturday, Dec 16th Time: 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm Location: Walton Arts Center More Information: Symphony of Northwest Arkansas

ROGERS

EVENT: A ROGERS CHRISTMAS Date: Dec 2nd – Dec 30th Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Location: Historical Hawkins House More Information: Rogers Historical Museum

EVENT: 33RD ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE: A HOLLYWOOD CHRISTMAS Date: Friday, Dec 1st Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Location: Downtown Rogers More Information Click here

EVENT: A CHRISTMAS STORY Date: Dec 8th – 17th Time: 8:00 pm – Dec 17th at 2:00 pm Location: AR Public Theater More Information: Arkansas Public Theatre at the Victory

EVENT: ST NICKS ON THE BRICKS Date: Check with Main Street Rogers Time: Check with Main Street Rogers Location: The Caboose in Frisco Park More Information: Click here

EVENT: HOLIDAY MOVIES Date: Saturday, Dec 22nd (black & white) & Dec 23rd (kids) Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Location: Victory Theater More Information: Click here

SILOAM SPRINGS

EVENT: HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
Date: Sunday, Nov 5th
Time: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: Historic downtown Siloam Springs
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EVENT: SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY
Date: Saturday, Nov 25th
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Downtown Siloam Springs
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EVENT: “LIGHT UP SILOAM SPRINGS” CHRISTMAS PARADE
Date: Saturday, Dec 2nd
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Historic Downtown Siloam Springs
More Information: Click here The Heritage League

EVENT: BREAKFAST WITH SANTA
Date: Saturday, Dec 2nd
Time: 8:00 am – 11:30 am
Location: Community Building
More Information: Click here – The Heritage League

SPRINGDALE

EVENT: CHRISTMAS PARADE OF THE OZARKS
Date: Saturday, Nov 25th
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Parsons Stadium, 1423 E Emma, Springdale
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EVENT: CHRISTMAS ON THE CREEKDate: Saturday, Nov 25th
Time: Following the Christmas Parade
Location: Downtown Springdale
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EVENT:THE CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS TRAIN
Date: Saturday, Dec 2nd
Time: 8:00 am- 3:00 pm
Location: Emma Street Train Depot in Downtown Springdale
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