Ozark Folk Center State Park season opener April 15

Ozark Folk Center State Park announces opening season and music events (MOUNTAIN VIEW, Ark.) – Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View opens Friday, April 15, in conjunction with the city’s Arkansas Folk Festival. Held in the self-proclaimed “Folk Music Capital of the World,” the 2022 season runs from mid-April through Oct. 22, ending during Mountain…

Arkansas Tourism

48th Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism begins Feb. 27 in Fayetteville

Tourism partners from across the state will gather in-person at the 48th Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism Feb. 27 through March 1 at the Graduate Fayetteville hotel. This year’s conference theme is “Building the Arkansas Experience.” The annual Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism includes sessions on topics such as tourism as a community value, outdoor…

More than $3.6 million in outdoor recreation grants announced

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) – The Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism announces more than $3.6 million in Outdoor Recreation Grants awarded to projects within 25 counties across the state. The grants are divided into two categories: Matching Grants and Facilities for Underdeveloped Neighborhoods  (FUN) Park Grants. “The Outdoor Recreation Grants Program has provided $47.2 million in matching grants since 1988 and nearly $11 million…

Arkansas Tourism

February edition of ‘Discover Arkansas’ available online

The February edition of “Discover Arkansas” is now available at www.arkansas.com/discover-arkansas. Published by Arkansas Tourism, the monthly digital publication highlights events, activities and trip ideas in The Natural State. February in Arkansas means spring is right around the corner! It’s the perfect time to start planning for a memorable spring break. In this month’s Discover Arkansas, we highlight ways to…