Riverfront Park Events Building
2 rooms (43' x 27' each) are available right alongside the mighty Arkansas River and just steps away from Miss Laura's Visitors Center, The Trail of Tears path, the Fort Smith National Historic Site, and a brand new $2 million walking trail. The rooms can seat between 50-85 people each (170 total). large kitchen area with an ice machine, refrigerator, sinks, and microwave allows you to store drinks, food, and other refreshments for added convenience.
This unique glass pavilion can accommodate up to 270 people and offers a panoramic view your surroundings. Located on the east side of Miss Laura's Visitors Center, the facility is close to the Riverfront Park Events Building and Amphitheater, the Fort Smith National Historic Site, The Park at West End, and several downtown restaurants and shops.
Just a few steps away from the Events Building (facing South) is an outdoor amphitheater that seats 1,568 people and a raised stage that can accommodate large bands. Popular festivals like the Peacemaker Music & Arts Fest and the Riverfront Bluesfest take place here. Besides the seating provided by the amphitheater, a large space separates it from the stage and can be used as standing room, additional seating and/or room for event attendees to bring their own chairs and blankets to watch a performance.
Distance from Convention Center:0.6 mi.
- Greg Smith River Trail (0.0 mi.)
- Scenic 71 Loop (0.1 mi.)
- Miss Laura's Visitor Center (0.1 mi.)
- Mount Magazine & Wine Country Loop (0.1 mi.)
- Arkansas Scenic 7 Byway (0.1 mi.)
- Talimena National Scenic Byway (0.1 mi.)
- Arkansas Grand Canyon (0.1 mi.)
- Riverfront Skate & Bike Park (0.1 mi.)
- Downtown Splash Pad (0.1 mi.)
- Alphonso Trent by UAFS (0.1 mi.)
Free parking is available at the location. Please note that parking may be blocked during large events. Additional event parking is available at Miss Laura's Visitors Center directly across the street after 4 p.m. on Monday-Friday. Parking is also available in the Riverfront Glass Pavilion lot east of Miss Laura's and other nearby lots and metered parking spots throughout the rest of downtown.