The Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Department started hanging LED lights in October for the Nov. 18 lighting night for the Lights of the Ozarks display at the Fayetteville square. Join Chef Erin Rowe for an Ozark Culinary Tour of Downtown Bentonville on Tuesday, curtain bangs with black hair September 6th! On tour, guests will enjoy four food stops including dessert and one adult beverage or mocktail. As a local food author and Ozark expert, Erin will pack in all the arts, culture and history knowledge along the way on your guided walking food tour.

The downtown Bentonville Square has 35 miles of lights, on display through January 2. Miracle on 2nd Street — Undercroft Bar in Bentonville has transformed into a festive holiday bar with seasonal cocktails. Reservations are strongly recommended. Be naughty or nice at Holidaze — This pop-up event has a “naughty” location for the 21 and up crowd open through New Year’s Eve at 101 N.

• Martina McBride’s Joy of Christmas Tour — Country music star Martina McBride will bring her annual The Joy of Christmas Tour to the Walton Arts Center at 7 p.m. Tickets are $99-$149 at • Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” — Returns to Walton Arts Center and feature Canada’s premiere ballet company, a cast of local children and Tchaikovsky’s memorable score. Performances are 7 p.m Nov. 25; 2 & 7 p.m. Tickets are $20-$53 at • The Community Creative Center Holiday Market opens at 9 a.m.

Celebrate Art & Culinary Week with a family-friendly dinner and a movie on Friday, September 9th. Bring a chair or picnic blanket and enjoy a free viewing of Cloudy with a chance of Meatballs! K’Zoli’s Italian Food Truck will be on the Bentonville Square to serve up spaghetti and meatballs – plus other Italian Favorites. During Art & Culinary Week, select Downtown Bentonville restaurants will be offering unique Art & Culinary Week desserts and specials utilizing Ghirardelli chocolate. Please check with restaurants on availability, hours and reservations.

Mach 1 Client Christmas Party 2022 is hosted at Mach 1 Financial Group. We build & promote a welcoming and lively downtown through experiences, education, and storytelling. Springdale kicked off Christmas on the Creek in November, but Emma Avenue remains all dressed up for the season. DBI handed out more than $27,000 in Shop the Block / Market dollars to support downtown businesses. The Shop the Block program was created by Heath as a way to support small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Established under Heath’s guidance in 2020, Bentonville’s Art Market has increased revenue annually from $68,000 to over $188,000.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — The city of Bentonville will air some of its 2021 Christmas parade on KNWA. The year has almost come to an end and it’s the favorite time of the year again, yes Christmas. From the humming of Christmas carols to the grandeur of midnight mass celebrations, Christmas in Bentonville is worth the experience. There are tons of things to do in Bentonville On Christmas 2022.

We all know that a great way to promote your brand is to sponsor something awesome. This event will be no exception. If you’d like to support the community by lending us a financial helping hand, talk to our Executive Director Andrew Heath. We’re planning to have the parade at night again in 2021.

Christmas at Peel Museum 2022 is hosted at The Peel Museum & Botanical Garden. Annual Christmas Sale is hosted at Sharing & Caring Benton County . The Best Christmas Pageant Ever is hosted at Trike Theatre. 6th Annual NWA Corgi Downtown Bentonville Christmas Parade is hosted at Downtown Bentonville Incorporated.

WONDER-ful Kids Presents a Night of Christmas! Is hosted at FCC Bentonville & WaterWay. Christmas has to be one of the best times of the year! Whether you’re new to the city or you’ve been here for years, there are new things going on all over to celebrate Christmas in Bentonville each year. We are thinking of all the most exciting things we can pack into a First Friday for one thriller of a block party.