5 Art Festivals in the Ozarks You Can’t Miss this Spring


Immerse yourself in a myriad of artistic expression this Spring by exploring vibrant festivals featuring live performances, musicians, traditional artists, and more!

Artsfest on Walnut Street


Featuring 130 Artists From 16 states & Over 80 Performances

Springfield – Missouri

Historic Walnut Street

Recurring daily beginning May 6, 2017 through May 7, 2017

Admission: $5.00 – (Free for children 5 and under)

Website:  http://www.springfieldartsfest.org/


Artsfest is the largest fine arts festival in southwest Missouri featuring 130 artists from 16 states, over 80 performances, food from some of Springfield’s favorite restaurants, and a kids hands-on area with activities including Chalk-It-Up and the Claymobile, a mobile ceramic arts workshop.



Presented by Walton Arts Center

Fayetteville – Arkansas

May 4, 2017 – May 20, 2017

505 W. Spring St

Fayetteville, AR 72701

Admission: Free and low-cost tickets for all festival family events and performances

Website:  http://waltonartscenter.org/artosphere/


Artosphere: Arkansas’ Arts and Nature Festival celebrates artists influenced by nature, who inspire us to live more sustainable lives.

We invite the entire community to join us in the celebration by attending one or all of our free and low-cost family events and performances!

May Festival of the Arts

Eureka Springs – Arkansas

May 1, 2017 – May 31, 2017

Phone: 479-253-7333

Contact: Eureka Springs CAPCdrgd

Eureka Springs, AR 72632

Website:  http://www.eurekaspringsfestivalofthearts.com


To say that Eureka Springs is a colorful community is an understatement. There’s an overall creative vibe running through our historic arts village driven by more than 350 working artists in all mediums. During the month of May, we show it all off. Our 30th annual May Festival of the Arts is packed with one-of-a-kind art exhibits, demonstrations, performances, culinary arts, free music in the park, and the wildest street party thrown by artists – The White Street Walk.

Art of Wine

Fayetteville – Arkansas

June 8, 2017 – June 10, 2017

Admission: Tickets start at $80

Phone: 479-443-5600

Contact: Walton Arts Center

505 W. Spring St.
Fayetteville, AR 72701


It’s a celebration of the senses! Art of Wine features three days of enticing events with the opportunity to sample some of the world’s finest wines and an array of artfully crafted local cuisine in a unique atmosphere.

40th Annual Old Timers Day Arts & Crafts Festival

Van Buren – Arkansas

May 19, 2017 – May 21, 2017

Admission: Free

Phone: 580-467-6377

704 Main Street
Van Buren, AR 72956

Website:  http://www.oldtownvanburen.com/


2017 welcomes the 40th Annual Old Timers Day Arts & Crafts Festival featuring hundreds of exhibitors from more than seven states covering six closed-off blocks on Historic Main Street. Carnival, food, and entertainment Friday (7 p.m.), Saturday, and Sunday. Arts & crafts Saturday (9 a.m.-6 p.m.) and Sunday (9 a.m.-5 p.m.) Event will be held rain or shine.



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