<April 2014>

Tinker Bell's Fairy Party

April, 25 2014

Peter Pan is coming to town! Join us in celebrating his arrival at Tinker Bell's Fairy Party.

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Fort Smith Symphony- "Bonjour Paris"

April, 26 2014

This special concert will evoke the romance of Paris and our collective love affair with a great and romantic city.

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Turtles of Arkansas

April, 26 2014

Local turtle expert Champ Williams will present a hands-on, comprehensive presentation about the diversity of Arkansas’s...

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Founders Day

April, 26 2014

Every year at Lake Fort Smith State Park we celebrate the intrepid pioneers that settled the Boston Mountains. This year...

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We’ve Got GRIT (Award Finalists)!

April 01, 2014
You sent in your nominations for our 2014 GRIT (Giving Recognition in Tourism) Awards, the selection committee met, and now we here at the Fort Smith Convention & Visitors Bureau are happy to announce the finalists for our annual GRIT Awards! Remember, the GRIT Awards ceremony will be at Fort Smith’s venue, the MovieLounge, April […]
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Mike Alsup is our Hero!!

March 19, 2014
Fort Smith and our region benefit tremendously from conventions and events brought to our area. Attracting and retaining these happenings relies on the efforts of everyone in the hospitality industry. Our newest Hometown Hospitality Hero is Mike Alsup, Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Fort Smith. Mike has been instrumental in bringing […]
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Nestled in the Arkansas River Valley, between the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains; Arkansas’s second largest city, Fort Smith, rests gently on the banks of the Arkansas River at the intersection of interstates 40 and 540.

Fort Smith Arkansas - Top True Western Town of the Year 2013

When you visit, you’ll find that Fort Smith’s past is in its future. We uniquely combine the history of the “Old West” with the gentle charm of the antebellum “Old South,” offering travelers of all ages glimpses into its distinctive past through restorations, attractions, museums and festivals that make our history fun and exciting.

When you arrive in Fort Smith, make Miss Laura’s Social Club (the Fort Smith Visitors Center, a former bordello that was the first to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places), your first stop for a warm welcome and plenty of information about our community, our main attractions, or upcoming events. 

Coming up:
See our Fort Smith Calendar of Events for details on dozens of upcoming special events and entertainment!


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