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March 2024 Events Blooming Across Arkansas


The first official day of spring is not until March 19th, but Arkansas outdoor events start earlier with Daffodil festivals. March is the start of all the things Arkansans love most about the change in seasons— festivals, outdoor events, St. Patrick’s Day and the (hopeful) departure of winter temperatures. Take full advantage of these Arkansas events happening in March 2024!

Little Rock Marathon Weekend | Little Rock

The Little Rock Marathon is known as a race with personality, loads of southern hospitality, caring volunteers, a running or walking tour through the scenic streets of Arkansas’ capital city and an impressive finisher’s medal. Even if you aren’t running this year, make plans to grab a group of friends or co-workers and line the streets in Little Rock and cheer on all the runners that go by. Most of the race options are already sold out, BUT it is still a fun day to head out and cheer the runners on in the lively atmosphere and enjoy going to one of Little Rock’s unique restaurants.

Venue: Downtown Little Rock
Date: March 2-3
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Vintage Market Days | Little Rock

Vintage Market Days is an upscale vintage-inspired market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and more. The market is a three-day event and is a unique opportunity for vendors to display their talents and passions in different venues and for shoppers to enjoy and appreciate their creations.

Venue: Arkansas State Fair Grounds
Date: March 1-3
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Winter Jam | Little Rock

Winter Jam is Christian Music’s Biggest tour. This year, Crowder, Lecrae, Cain, Katy Nichole, Seventh Day Slumber and Newsong will be there. Admission is $15 at the door.
Venue: Simmons Bank Arena
Date: March 2
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Wye Daffodil Festival | Wye

The Wye Daffodil Festival is 7 acres filled with approximately 65 varieties of daffodils and jonquils. This March, there will not only be arts and crafts and food vendors, but also daffodil bulbs that you can purchase. The vendors will be there on both weekends. There is no charge for this event, and the parking is free. This is the PERFECT place to grab some fun photos of the family and enjoy a day out in Arkansas.

Venue: Wye Mountain
Date: March 2-10
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Mountain View Spring Bluegrass Festival

The Mountain View spring Bluegrass Festival supports the Music Roots Program for youth in the Mountain View area. The festival will kick off with an All-Gospel Music Show Thursday. There will be afternoon and evening shows Friday and Saturday. Some featured artists for the 2024 festival will be The Seldom Scene, The Gibson Brothers, spring Street, Edgar Loudermilk, The Baker Family and Big Mill. As well as performances by Simply Southern Cloggers and the Music Roots Ensemble featuring some of Mountain View’s youth musicians. A schedule of performers and reserved seating is available at the Mountain View Bluegrass Association’s website.

Venue: Ozark Folk Center
Date: March 7-9
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Momentous | Bentonville

Momentous is an electronic musical festival at The Momentary, an extension of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, featuring internationally acclaimed artists and local stars. You will be able to learn what is happening in the global music scene and immerse yourself in electronic music at this festival. This event is for ages 18 and up.

Venue: The Momentary
Date: March 9
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Soup Sunday- Arkansas Advocates | Little Rock

Soup Sunday stands out as a highlight among central Arkansas events, blending a “souper” casual ambiance with family-friendly vibes. Delectable cuisine is a guarantee, but the heart of the occasion lies in its noble cause. This gathering serves as a fundraiser for Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, championing the welfare of Arkansas’s youth. Expect the venue to buzz with the aroma of central Arkansas’s finest recipes, drawing in avid soup aficionados and the warmest individuals from the community. There will be an auction to please even the pickiest of shoppers and music to keep kids of all ages on the dance floor. Chef James Hale of Allsopp & Chapple is this year’s featured chef/restaurant.

Venue: The Venue at Westwind
Date: March 10
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Jasper Jeep Jam Rally | Jasper

Jasper Jeep Jam is a three-day Jeep Jam and Overlander Rally, hosted by Jasper Advertising and Promotions. There will be vendors, food trucks, entertainment, The NEWCO band and daily excursions. You can expect classes, awards and a raffle. If you love Jeeps, this might be the event for you.

Venue: Newton County Fairgrounds
Date: March 14-16
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56th Annual Jonquil Festival | Historic Washington

This vibrant two-day festival marks the onset of spring in Southwest Arkansas! Thousands of jonquils beckon craftspeople, entertainers, and visitors to the charming town of Historic Washington. Delight in unique crafts and delectable foods, just a glimpse of the myriad attractions. Explore the park, historic homes, and museums through tours available at regular prices.
Venue: Historic Washington State Park
Date: March 15-16
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World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade  | Hot Springs

Get ready for the 21st Annual World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade happening March 17, 2024, right on Bridge Street, the world’s shortest street in everyday use! Despite its petite size of only 98 feet, this parade packs a punch with loads of Irish cheer and excitement. Join us for live music by Pat Green at a FREE public concert on March 16th. And new this year, enjoy pre-parade festivities featuring the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders. But wait, there’s more! The grand marshal for this year’s parade is none other than Emmitt Smith himself. Don’t miss out on all the festivities!
Venue: Hot Springs
Date: March 16-17
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Kite Festival | Eureka Springs

Get ready for an exhilarating adventure at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge‘s Annual Kite Festival! Join them on March 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a day filled with thrills and excitement. This free event is not to be missed, offering fun for all ages! Take to the skies and soar with your own kite in our expansive event field, or unleash your creativity and craft your very own kite on-site. Whether you’re a seasoned kite enthusiast or a first-time flyer, there’s something magical awaiting you at this spectacular festival!
Venue: Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Date: March 23
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Arkansas STEM Festival | Little Rock

The Annual Arkansas STEM Festival stands as the foremost free-admission STEM showcase in the state, offering an array of engaging experiences for students and adults. Schools statewide participate, bringing their students to present their own demonstrations and explore the 100+ displays available. Students are encouraged to take the stage and share their demonstrations with a large audience of their peers, fostering invaluable communication and presentation skills in a formal scientific setting from an early age. This event is open to the public, and all are encouraged to attend and experience the excitement firsthand.
Venue: Arkansas State Fairgrounds
Date: March 28
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Walton Arts Center- March 2024

Prepare to be swept away by the magic of the arts right here in Arkansas this March at the Walton Art Center. This cultural gem is a beacon of creativity, delivering a diverse lineup of performances that promise to ignite your imagination and stir your soul. With something for everyone, from captivating theater productions to mesmerizing musical performances, the Walton Arts Center ensures there’s never a dull moment.

Menopause The Musical- March 2
West Street Live: Rocker- March 2
The Boy Who Cried Wolf- March 5
Further Up & Further In- March 9
Drum Tao- March 12
Pilobolus’ Re: Creation Tour- March 14
U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters- March 16
Disney’s Aladdin- March 26-31
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High School Postseason Basketball Tournament Locations

Just a reminder that it is State Tournament time for high school basketball in Arkansas. If you live near one of these towns, be sure to secure your tickets, grab some popcorn, and witness the thrilling showdowns between high school athletes as they battle it out to make it to the BIG DANCE of the state finals the second weekend of March. You can find bracket information on the Arkansas Activities Association website.

State Tournaments, Feb. 27-March 2
6A – North Little Rock
5A – Searcy
4A – Farmington
3A – Elkins
2A – Mansfield
1A – Omaha at North Ark

State Finals, March 7-9 Hot Springs Convention Center

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