From live music and art exhibitions to mountain biking, markets, and more—there’s always something to look forward to in Bentonville, Arkansas.
If you’re visiting this weekend, be sure to check out these exciting events happening around town:

2024 Inaugural NWA Farm School & Homestead Conference

April 19
Supporting and networking homesteaders in the Ozarks April 19 + 20 and providing opportunities for learning beyond the annual conference event. Attendees will learn the old ways of living that sustain life and skills to live healthy and live well with the land. 
Tickets start at $45. Learn more here.
Image courtesy of NWA Farm School & Homestead Conference 

Spring Dr. Compton Native Tree & Plant Sale

April 19 + 20
Stop by the annual Spring Dr. Compton Native Tree & Plant Sale to shop over 70 varieties of perennials, ornamental grasses, vines, shrubs, and trees. This year’s sale will also feature Pollinator Trays: 38-count trays with 4 different varieties of native perennials!
The sale will take place at the Compton Gardens Maintenance Office located at 407 NE B St., Bentonville, AR. Walk-ups are welcome, no reservation is needed.
April 16, 7 am-6 pm
April 17-19, 7 am-3 pm
April 20, 7 am-12 pm
Image courtesy of Peel Compton Foundation
Image courtesy of Peel Compton Foundation

3rd Annual Gravelfest for MS

April 20
Gravelfest for MS is a fun non-race two-day event, offering long distances for the beginner, intermediate, and advanced gravel bike rider that takes you to Rockford Grange Ranch at Bear Hollow in Washburn, MO, for dinner, entertainment, and to stay the night.
Benefitting the Rampy MS Research Foundation and supporting the mission of funding the best multiple sclerosis research in the United States at UAMS in Little Rock, Northwestern University in Chicago, IL, and University of California in San Francisco, CA. 
Sign up now!

NWA Gravel


Bentonville Farmers Market

April 20
From fresh produce and baked goods to beautiful arts and crafts, shop local goods between 7:30 am and 1 pm at Bentonville Square.
Image courtesy of Downtown Bentonville Inc.
Image courtesy of Downtown Bentonville Inc.

Looking for food recommendations during your visit? We’ve got you covered! Click here to browse our Restaurant Guide.
We’re happy to help you with any additional information needed during your stay in Bentonville. Our Visitor’s Center is open 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, and 9 am to 3 pm on Saturdays. Stop by and see us at 406 SE 5th Street, Suite 6.
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