Veteran's Day Celebration

The Veterans Wall of Honor hosts the Veteran's Day Celebration yearly.  The event celebrates the sacrifices made by so many to preserve the freedoms we enjoy today.  

Bentonville Christmas Parade

The Bentonville Christmas Parade has floats and rides featuring local businesses, community groups and schools. They all complete for the honor of the best float and best walking group.  This is one of the largest daytime parades in the state, often bringing over 10,000 people into downtown to celebrate the holiday season. Food vendors are available with many holiday treats. Participants also throw candy to all the little ones along the parade route.   

Bentonville Film Festival 

The Bentonville Film Festival is held in the spring each year in Bentonville.  The festival champions women and diversity in media.  This film festival is the only competition in the world to guarantee theatrical, television, digital, and retail home entertainment distribution for its winners.  For more information, please email your inquiry to  

Light up Bella Vista  

The Bella Vista Business Association sponsors a community contest to feature the best spots to see holiday lights around town.  Those homes participating can be viewed every weekend during the month of December.  This self-guided tour of Holiday light is a fun family adventure.  Pack the family in the car, get some hot chocolate, and enjoy the lights!  For more information, visit 

Trunk of Treats

On Halloween night, six local churches host Trunk of Treats.  Church members, dressed in Halloween attire, hand out candy from their decorated trunks.  Each church offers additional activities for the children who pass through their event.  They range from, horse rides, bouncy house, carnival games, hot dogs and chili, smores, and Bible stories.  A safe alternative for those wishing to enjoy Halloween!   

Bella Vista Patriotic Parade   

The Bella Vista Patriotic Parade is held each Forth of July around the Allen's Parking Lot.  This parade includes over 40 entries showcasing many Veteran's groups, Charity groups, and Local Businesses all sporting their best patriotic gear.  

Benton County Fair 

The Benton County Fair is held each year, mid-August, at the Benton County Fairgrounds & Expo Center.  The fair features beauty pagents, carnival rides, horse shows, barrel racing, junior dog show, kids night talent show, and a junior livestock show.  For more information, please call 479-795-8900 or visit  

4th of July Fireworks 

The City of Bella Vista hosts their annual 4th of July Fireworks display each year at the Loch Lomond Recreation Complex.  The fireworks display can be seen from those watching by boat from Loch Lomond to those watching from the ball field.  

Bella Vista Arts & Crafts Fair 

​The Bella Vista Arts & Crafts Fair always takes place during the 3rd weekend in October. Over 300 exhibitors, 200 volunteers, and food vendors organize to host the community fundraising event and thousands of visitors.  This event is held on Arkansas Highway 279 in Bella Vista, just south of the intersection with Arkansas Hwy 340. 

Bella Vista Farmer's Market   

The outdoor Bella Vista Farmer's Market is held each Sunday, mid-April through October, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  The market is sponsored by the City of Bella Vista and Mercy Health of NWA.  The market promotes community health and wellness, supports local farmers and small businesses, offers a fun, family-friendly environment, and fosters a sense of community.  

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