Since the 1980’s Fayetteville Springfest has been a staple in Fayetteville’s culture. The family friendly charity event turns Dickson Street into a day long festival with local Arts & Crafts, Local Businesses, Pancake Breakfast, and Bed Races and so much more. The event is always the weekend of Earth Day.

Here is some information that will help you if you plan to attend the next Fayetteville Springfest


The City of Fayetteville supports the annual Fayetteville Springfest and offers Free Parking until 5:00pm in the large, main lot at the corner of W. Dickson Street at N. West Street. Additional free parking can be found in the City’s parking lots off of N. West Street. Dickson St is closed to thru traffic from N. West St to Locust Ave.


Each year the Fayetteville Springfest chooses 2 local charities that are registered as local 501(c)3 organizations who help and improve sustainability to life and to the community of Fayetteville. The event donates funds acquired by fees submitted for Sponsorships.


The Fayetteville Springfest staff works hard to be sure there is enough interactive entertainment for everyone. You can kick the day off with the charity Pancake Breakfast, Stroll the Vendors Row or head to the Kid Zone for the Easter Egg Hunt, Get your face painted or to spin around in a giant hamster ball. The day is packed full of live music. And lets not forget about the Bed Races. Check this years full Event Schedule at:

Live Music

You will find free Live Music at Fayetteville Springfest on multiple stages on Dickson Street. Bands are chosen from the Northwest Arkansas area and volunteer their time and talent to the charity event. Sound and stage is provided by sponsors. To view this year’s music line up, visit Local musicians who wish to perform can submit their information HERE.


The Fayetteville Springfest Volunteers are the backbone to to the event. From trash pick up to stage manager, the volunteers work hard and plan year round. No person involved in each year’s event is paid. If you wish to be a part of Fayetteville Springfest, Please submit your information at


Each year Fayetteville Springfest relies on local sponsorship to help cover costs of permits, licenses and equipment needed to make the event possible. They event can not happen without these sponsors. To become a Sponsor visit


Fayetteville Springfest Vendors really bring out the residents of Fayetteville and the surrounding communities. Everything from Art’s & Crafts to local Retail and Restaurants get in front of 1000’s each year. Learn more about being a Vendor at

Bed Races

One of the most attended events at each year’s Fayetteville Springfest are the infamous Bed Races. This event consists of 8 teams, each with 3 racers. This is a great opportunity for local businesses, bands or groups to get in front of 1000’s of people with their brand logo. Registration must be made prior to the event date. Learn more at