The May Festival of the Arts Returns to Eureka Springs!


The arts come alive every spring during the annual May Festival of the Arts!  The 35th annual May Festival of the Arts is packed with one-of-a-kind art exhibits, demonstrations, performances, culinary arts, free music in the park, and the wildest street party thrown by artists – The White Street Walk.

This unique, month-long festival celebrates art that makes Eureka Springs the creative capital of Arkansas. This years festivities will feature dozens of exhibits, demonstrations, artist’s receptions, gallery walks, free concerts, parades and much more! This event is perfect for a weekend getaway or a family vacation!

Eureka Springs May Festival of the Arts

Don’t miss these 2022 May Festival of the Arts Events!

Art Gallery Walk
Every Saturday Night 5-8 pm

Eureka Springs is known for it’s many art galleries and monthly Gallery Strolls. This year, the May Festival of the Arts brings us Art Gallery Walks every Saturday Night! Galleries will be producing specialized exhibits specifically for this event. Dress is casual, drop in and drop out. Fun is mandatory, purchasing is not. Refreshments (21+) will be served.

The ArtRageous Parade
Saturday, May 7th

This annual favorite is colorful, quirky, energetic and sometimes surprising! The ArtRageous Parade is the traditional kick-off of the May Festival of the Arts.

Little River Band at the Aud
Saturday, May 7th

Hear Little River Band, who garnered huge chart success with multi-platinum albums and chart-topping hits in the 70’s and 80’s, live at the Aud. Buy your tickets!

Bridge of Love
May 5 – 8th
Bring your own flowers and participate in the Bridge of Love! This event is a Mother’s Day Living Art Installation, to help you celebrate the women in your life. Participate in this art Installation underneath the Main Street Air Bridge (Basin Bath House Bridge).

Eureka Springs Plein Air Festival
May 10-14
Celebrate the art of painting outdoors! The 2022 Eureka Springs Plein Air Festival is May 10-14 at various beautiful and historic locations in Eureka Springs. Over 60 artists from across the country come together for four days of intense plein air painting in and around the beautiful town.

2022 May Festival of the Arts Schedule

These and other great events are happening in Eureka Springs for the month of May!
For a complete Eureka Springs calendar, click here.

Visit the Eureka Springs Festival of the Arts website for a complete itinerary of May Festival of the Arts Events.


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