Northwest Arkansas Things To Do This Weekend May 3-6

Northwest Arkansas Things To Do This Weekend May 3-6

The Bentonville Film Festival or BFF is the number one top attraction for NWA this weekend.  The wildly entertaining festival is all about diversity, and includes celebrity sightings, first run films & special event films, discussion events, Inclusion Town, Vudu Lounge, Cinco de Mayo special celebration on the 5th, Peekaboo Kids Fest on the 6th with special appearances by Peppa Pig, VIP events, panels promoting diversity in film, and nightly performances by the likes of Alex Aiono on Thursday & Lauren Alaina & Song Suffragetes of “Bang Bang” fame on Friday.

Cinco de Mayo celebrations are happening throughout Northwest Arkansas, May Festival of the Arts in Eureka is packed with fun things to do and all of Northwest Arkansas is alive with music and outdoor activities.

Check out the list below and schedule now to attend some of these fantastic NWA things to do:

Thursday, May 3rd

Bentonville
Event:
Artist Reception
Time:
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location:
402 SW A St
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Event:
Smoking Shelfish on the Big Green Egg
Time: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Location: Blue Fish Marketplace ( 607 SE 5th St)
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Event: Bentonville Film Festival 2018 – When They Awake
Time: 1:15 p.m.
Location: Skylight 3
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Centerton
Event:
Bloom Northwest Arkansas – An Event for New & Expecting Moms
Time:
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location:
The Ravington (293 N Main St)
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Eureka Springs
Event: May Festival of the Arts
Time:
8:00 a.m.
Location:
Eureka Springs, AR
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Fayetteville
Event: From the Ashes – Grand Opening of the Fenix Gallery
Time: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: 16 W Center St
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Springdale
Event: Downtown Springdale Evening Farmers Market
Time: 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: The Shiloh Square Downtown Springdale (106 W Emma Ave)
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Friday, May 4th

Bentonville
Event:
First Friday Film Fest
Time:
4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location:
Bentonville Square
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Event: First Friday: Film Fest Pop-Up Bar
Time:
4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location:
21c Museum Hotel Bentonville (200 SE A St)
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Event: Spring Into Summer Craft Fair
Time:
May 4th at 9:00 am – May 6th at 5:00 pm
Location:
Benton County Fair – AR (7640 SW Regional Airport Blvd)
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Event: McLarty Daniel Buick GMC Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: McLarty Daniel Buick GMC (2517 SE Best Ln)
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Event: Blu’s Birthday Celebration
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Blu Fresh Fish Marketplace
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Eureka Springs
Event: May Festival of the Arts
Time:
8:00 a.m.
Location:
Eureka Springs, AR
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Fayetteville
Event:
Paint Gone Wild
Time: 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Location: Red Light District NWA (3570 W MLK Blvd)
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Event: May The 4th Be With You
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Phat Tire (3761 N Mall Ave)
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Rogers
Event: Spring Craft Fair
Time: May 4th at 9:00 am – May 6th at 5:00 pm
Location: John Q Hammons Convention Center (3201 S Pinnacle Hills Pkwy)
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Event: Frisco Station Mall Arts and Crafts Festival
Time: 
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: 
Frisco Station Mall, 100 N Dixieland Rd
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Springdale
Event: Seeds of Hope Garden Party Benefiting Healing Gardens of NWA
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Location: The Barn at the Springs
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Saturday, May 5th

Bella Vista
Event: Highlands Flea
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Highlands Church of Bella Vista (371 Glasgow Rd)
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Bentonville
Event: Bentonville Farmers Market
Time: 7:30 am- 1:00 pm
Location: Bentonville Farmer’s Market, 100 Main Street
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Event: Parking Lot Party
Time:
2:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location:
Fred’s Hickory Inn (1502 N Walton Blvd)
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Event: Bentonville Film Festival 2018 – When They Awake
Time:
3:45 p.m.
Location:
Walmart Museum World Room
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Event: Blu’s Birthday Celebration
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Blu Fresh Fish Marketplace
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Eureka Springs
Event: Drumming in the Park
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Basin Spring Park (3 Spring Street)
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Event: May Festival of the Arts
Time:
8:00 a.m.
Location:
Eureka Springs, AR
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Event: ArtRageous Parade
Time:
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location:
Downtown Eureka Springs (3 Spring St)
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Fayetteville
Event: Fayetteville Farmers’ Market
Time:
7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location:
Downtown Fayetteville Square
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Event: 6th Annual MINI DERBY
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Equestrian Bridges (3100 N Oakland Zion Rd)
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Event: Jog with a Dog 5K & 1 Mile Walk Run
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Lake Fayetteville
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Gravette, AR
Event:
2018 JDRF Run for the Roses Hope Gala
Time:
4:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Location:
Horton Farms Ln, Gravette, AR 72736
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Rogers
Event:
Frisco Station Mall Arts and Crafts Festival
Time: 
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: 
Frisco Station Mall, 100 N Dixieland Rd
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Event: DTR Farmers Market – Bike To Market
Time: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: DTR Farmers Market, 101 E. Cherry Street, Rogers
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Event: Market Brunch with Chef Jason
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: DTR Farmers Market, 101 E. Cherry Street, Rogers
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Event: Flourish Conference
Time:
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location:
The House (1704 W Industrial Dr)
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Event: CBD American Shaman Grand Opening
Time:  10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: NWArkansas American shaman, 1423 West Walnut, Rogers,
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Event: Junior League of Northwest Arkansas: Touch-A-Truck
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Pinnacle Hills Promenade (2203 Promenade Blvd)
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Event: Free Oil Changes for Single Mom’s and Widows
Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Refuge Church (4300 Northeast Hudson Rd)
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Siloam Springs
Event: Siloam Springs Farmers Market
Time: 8:00 am- 1:00 pm
Location: Siloam Springs Farmers Market, 110 W University S
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Springdale
Event: Springdale Farmers Market Opening Day
Time: 7:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Jones Center, 922 E Emma Ave,
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Event: Northwest Arkansas Great Strides Walk
Time:
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location:
JB Hunt Park
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Event: Spring Demolition Derby
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Location: Rodeo of the Ozarks (1423 E Emma Ave)
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Event: 2018 HWOA Cinco de Mayo Festival
Time: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Jones Center (922 E Emma Ave)
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Sunday, May 6th

Bella Vista
Event:
Bella Vista’s Farmer’s Market 
Time:
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location:
 Bella Vista Farmers Market, 10 Sugar Creek Center
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Bentonville
Event: Peekaboo KidsFest at BFF
Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Bentonville Square
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Fayetteville
Event: Nomads Mimosa Brunch
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Nomads – Fayetteville (1431 S School Ave)
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