4th of July Festivities are firing off here in Bentonville!💥 Get ready for spectacular celebrations, live music performances, & an abundance of activity options – so many we dedicated a blog to the 4th of July Weekend Roundup! Special shoutout to the companies, partners, & hardworking individuals that keep our community actively engaged & evolving!

Take a road trip to #VisitBentonville & celebrate your Independence Weekend in #ANewAmericanTown!🇺🇸



❓WHAT: A 60th CELEBRATION - Live at the Five & Dime concert featuring the 399th Army Jazz Combo “Double Time”, guests from Walmart Military Programs, 60th Anniversary stickers, limited edition Spark Café sundaes & treats, special museum exhibits, & all sorts of other surprises
📅 WHEN: Thursday, 5:30 – 7:30 PM. Come early & experience a new interactive exhibit that’s launching this week!
📍WHERE:  The Walmart Museum


❓WHAT: Big Gay Market’s Big Gay Moment - visitors can expect a variety of makers & entrepreneurs from socks to pottery to gender-free haircuts & MORE! Stroll through the current exhibitionsA Divided Landscape & Let Earth Breathe, & we no longer recognize the backs of our hands– the combination of these demonstrations will evoke curiosity, perspective & peace for visitors.
📅 WHEN: 5 PM – 10 PM
📍WHERE: The Momentary


❓WHAT: Rooftop Pride Party with dancing, dining, & pridefully curated cocktails! Tickets are only $5 & all sales go directly to NWA Pride!
📅 WHEN: 5 PM
📍WHERE: The Preacher’s Son


❓WHAT: Snag your spot to shimmy & salsa at Latin Dance Night in collaboration with NWA Bachata Beats & Breathe Dance Repeat. Afterward, wander through the immense galleries. Discover the latest addition to the Contemporary Art Gallery, “±,” by artist Loring Taoka.
📅 WHEN: 7:30 PM
📍WHERE: Great Hall at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art



❓WHAT: Bring your American Spirit to Downtown Bentonville’s First Friday - presented by Ghirardelli! Get ready for live music performances, chocolate samples, Ghirardelli Cookies, games, prizes, photo booths, & raffles with BIG prizes!
📅 WHEN: 11 AM – 9 PM
📍WHERE: Bentonville Square



❓WHAT: We The People: The Radical Notion of Democracy launch - A RARE, ORIGINAL PRINT of the US Constitution (one of eleven known worldwide) will be on display in the #Heartland of America; alongside works of art by influential historical & contemporary artists! enjoying live music, art, and nature at the Crystal Bridges’ Forest Concerts!
📅 WHEN: July 2nd, 2022 – January 2nd, 2023
📍WHERE: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art


❓WHAT: Downtown Bentonville’s Farmer’s Market - come find fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, & crafts from the local natives of the Natural State!
📅 WHEN: 7:30 AM – 1 PM
📍WHERE: Bentonville Square


❓WHAT:  OZ Kids Bike & Book Festival by Bentonville library friends & foundation - Children of all ages are welcome to bring their bikes & the library will provide everything they need to decorate it. There will be crafts, book giveaways, food, face painting, story time & live music by The Juice. At 11:30, there will be a bike parade that will go around the Bentonville Square!
📅 WHEN: 9 AM – 11:30 AM
📍WHERE: Bentonville Public Library. The event is free, but spaces are limited, so every child & adult must register on the BPL website.




WHAT: Bentonville Market is taking over the patio at Bentonville Brewing. Stop by to shop some incredible local makers, sip cold local beer, & enjoy delicious food.
📅 WHEN: 11 AM – 7 PM
📍WHERE: Bentonville Brewing


❓WHAT: Get tickets to see the Nelons - an Atlanta-based, American southern gospel group & upcoming performers in the Bethel Baptist Summer Concert Series!

📅 WHEN: 7 PM
📍WHERE: Bethel Baptist Church



❓WHAT: What is the Fourth without a bit of history trivia? Join the Bentonville Brewing Company for an afternoon of Independence Day trivia before the big bangs take place!
📅 WHEN: 3 PM – 5 PM
📍WHERE: Bentonville Brewing


❓WHAT: THE BIG BANGS – Bentonville Parks & Recreation invites you to a 4th of July Celebration with live music by Handshake Saints & the Arkansas Winds, delicious food trucks, & a spectacular firework show!
📅 WHEN: 7 PM
📍WHERE: Orchards Park