First Saturday – Miss Daffodil Pageant, Camden

Second Friday & Saturday – Daffodil Festival, Camden

Second Saturday – Annual Steak Cook-off, Daffodil Festival 5K Run/Walk, Camden

Second Saturday – Union County Master Gardeners Dirt Friends Festival, El Dorado

Third Saturday – El Dorado Art Walk, El Dorado

Fourth Saturday – Antique Power Show, El Dorado

Late – EBWYC “Kidz Runnin’ the Show” Corvette Car Show, Camden


Early – Spring Market Shopping Event, El Dorado

First Thursday – Taste of El Dorado, El Dorado

First Saturday – Hogskin Holidays Pageants, Hampton

First Saturday – Hogskin Holidays Kickoff, Thornton

Second Saturday – Festival on the Rails, McNeil

Second Weekend – Hogskin Holidays, Hampton

Second Weekend – Sawmill Days, Sparkman

Second Weekend – Calhoun County Annual Rodeo, Hampton

Second Weekend – South Arkansas Literary Festival, El Dorado

Third Weekend – Oil Discovery Days, Stephens

Fourth Saturday – Fordyce on the Cotton Belt Steak Cook-off & Festival, Fordyce

Fourth Weekend – Re-enactment of Battle of Marks’ Mills, Marks’ Mills Battleground State Park


Early – City Wide Garage Sale, Camden

3-5 – Southern Food and Wine Festival, Murphy Arts District, El Dorado

5th – Mayhaw Festival, El Dorado

5th – Heritage Day, White Oak Lake State Park, Camden

5-6 – Thornton Music Festival, Thornton

5-6 – Wolrd Famous Armadillo Festival, Hamburg

12-13 – Montrose Heritage Festival, Montrose

12-13 – Annual Oil Town Festival, Smackover

Third Week – Annual Magnolia Blossom Festival & World Championship Steak Cook-off, Magnolia

19th – Kids to Park Day, White Oak Lake State Park, Camden

26-27 – Grand Marais Fest, Felsenthal

27th – Symphony on the Square, El Dorado

Memorial Day Weekend – Oil Belt Four Ball Golf Tournament, El Dorado


Early -Juneteenth Festival, El Dorado

2nd– National Trails Day, White Oak Lake State Park, Camden

2nd – Annual Hooked on Fishing Derby, White Oak Lake State Park, Camden

2-3 – Hampton Rodeo, Hampton

2-3 – Festival City Shootout, El Dorado

7-9 – Chautauqua: Living History Character Event, Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources, Smackover

8-9 – Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival, Warren

9th – Felsenthal Spring Bass Tournament, Felsenthal

9th – Kids Fishing Derby, White Oak Lake State Park, Camden

15-17 – Junteenth Festival, Camden

16th – Annual Perch Jerk Classic Bream & Crappie Tournament, Moro Bay State Park, Jersey

16-17 – Gazebo Festival, Bearden

23rd – Showdown at Sunset, El Dorado

29-30 – PurpelHull Pea Festival, Emerson

30th – Crossett Area Chamber of Commerce Buddy Bass Tournament, Crossett


Early– Stick Horse Rodeo, Crossett

First Week – Fantastic Fourth Celebration, El Dorado

First Week – Sparks in the Park – Independence Day Celebration, Magnolia

4th – Star Spangled Spectacular, Camden

4th –Independence Day Celebration, White Oak Lake State Park, Camden

14th – Star Party, White Oak Lake State Park, Camden

14th-15th – Hamburg Rodeo, Hamburg

14th-15th – Pine Belt Four Ball Golf Tournament, Fordyce

28th – Showdown at Sunset,El Dorado

28th – The Summer Concert Series,El Dorado


2nd- 5th- El Dorado Film Festival, Murphy Arts District, El Dorado

4th- 5th – Annual Play Day, Portland

8th-11th – Annual Crossett PRCA Rodeo, Crossett

Mid Crossett Street Dance, Crossett

Last Week – Ashley County Fair & Livestock Show, Hamburg

25th- Showdown at Sunset, El Dorado

25th – The Summer Concert Series,El Dorado

29th- Sept. 3- Legacy Week, White Oak Lake State Park, Camden


First Week – Calhoun County Fair, Hampton

First Saturday after Labor Day – Dallas County Fair, Fordyce

Second Week – Ouachita County Fair & Livestock Show, Camden

Second Week – Bradley County Fair & Livestock Show, Warren

Second Saturday – Fair on the Square, Magnolia

Second Saturday – SouthArk Outdoor Expo,El Dorado

Second Saturday – Sticky Fingers BBQ Cook-Off, Fordyce

Third Week – Columbia County Fair & Livestock Show, Magnolia

Third Week – Union County Fair & Livestock Show, El Dorado

Third Saturday – Village Deer Dog Days Festival, Magnolia

Third Saturday – Annual Boomtown Classic Football Game Featuring Different Teams Each Year, El Dorado

Third Saturday – Celebrate the Outdoors, Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge

Last Saturday – Camden Barn Sale, Camden

Late September-Early November – Fall Fun in the Country, Hampton


First Weekend – Annual MusicFest, El Dorado

Second Saturday – Annual Wiggins Cabin Festival, Crossett

Second Saturday – Harvest Festival, Stephens

Second Weekend – Southern Arkansas University Rodeo, Magnolia

Third Friday-Saturday Nights – All Hallows Eve Cemetery Walk, Camden

Columbus Day (Monday) – Dallas County Medical Center Golf Tournament, Fordyce

Last Saturday – Norphlet Crater Cook-Off, Norphlet


First Thursday-Friday – Annual Methodist Women’s Christmas Bazaar, Fordyce

First Friday-Saturday – Klassy Kruzers Antique Car Show, Crossett

First Saturday – Frontier Days, Fountain Hill

Sunday before Veterans Day – Ceremony in Peace Park Honoring Veterans, Fordyce

Second Saturday – Ouachita County Arts & Crafts Show, Camden

Second Weekend – Buck Fever Festival, Banks

Second Sunday – Christmas Open House, Camden

Third Weekend – Christmas Open House on the Square, Magnolia

Opening Day of Duck Season – Waterfowl Days, Felsenthal

Fourth Tuesday – Christmas on the Square, Hamburg

Fourth Friday-December 31 – Lights Extravaganza, Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources, Smackover

Saturday after Thanksgiving-December – Downtown Christmas Open House & Festival of Lights, El Dorado 


All Month – Christmas Celebrations, Crossett, El Dorado, Fordyce, Hamburg & Magnolia

First Week – Celebration of Lights, Christmas Parade, Lighting of the Bell Tower at Southern Arkansas University, Caroling & Holiday Buffet Dinner, Magnolia

First Thursday – State’s Largest Christmas Parade, El Dorado

First Thursday – Hamburg Holidays, Hamburg

First Thursday – County Tree Lighting Ceremony, Hampton

First Thursday – Christmas Parade, Fordyce

First Thursday – Annual Chamber Chili Supper & Silent Auction, Fordyce

First Friday – Annual Crossett Christmas Parade & Downtown Christmas Festival, Crossett

First Saturday – Hogskin Christmas, Hampton

First Sunday – Crossett Christmas Tour of Homes, Crossett

First Sunday – Christmas Tour of Homes, Hamburg

Second Saturday – Christmas Tour of Homes, Warren

Second Saturday – Main Street Camden Christmas Parade & Lights Around The Courthouse, Camden