April Events in Eureka Springs

April 1st

Drumming in the Park
Basin Spring Park, 6 pm

Bring a drum or anything else that makes noise and join the drum circle with Angelo and his troupe of drummers and dancers. Every first Saturday of the month from April through October from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM in Basin Spring Park.

April 6th-9th

Spring Fling Bike Rally
Our first Annual Spring Fling Bike Rally Come check out Eureka Springs in full bloom. We have some of the best lil’ mountains to ride. We will have events around town, vendors, and lots of fun. Be sure and check out their website and Facebook page for a schedule of events.

April 7th – April 8th

Spring Diversity Weekend
The GLBT Community and friends celebrate in Eureka Springs. For more information and a schedule of events visit www.outineureka.com.

April 7 – April 9

Wise Woman Traditions
Susun Weed, the renowned herbalist, author, teacher and the voice of the Wise Woman Tradition.  Susun began studying herbal medicine in 1965.  Dedicated to the Wise Woman Tradition, she helps women to learn the oldest ways of healing.  Her goal is to change how we think about health and healing. For more information on full schedule and registration call/email Lorna at 479-244-6273 or fireomearth@gmail.com or visit fireomearth.com.


April 8th

2nd Saturday Gallery Stroll
Around town, 6pm to 8pm

It’s a wonderful way to spend your Saturday evening.  Stroll through the lovely, historic downtown shopping district and meet some of the artists that show their wares in the galleries.  Light refreshments and wine available in participating galleries


April 14th & 15th

30th Annual Ozark Mountain UFO Conference
Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center

30th Annual UFO Conference is coming back to Eureka Springs at the Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center always brings thought-provoking new information about other worlds around us.  Lectures and programs given by nationally acclaimed authors and researchers. For registration and a full schedule of events please visit ozarkufoconference.com.

April 15th

1st Amendment Celebration & Parade
Join us in celebrating our 1st Amendment rights!  Activities in Basin Spring Park all day. Parade rolls @ 2:00PM down Spring Street.


April 15th

3rd Saturday Music Series with Victor & Penny
Basin Spring Park 5pm-7pm

Free concert in Basin Spring Park. 5pm-7pm don’t miss the fun!

April 20th– 22nd

41st Annual Springtime in the Ozarks
Visit www.springtimeintheozarks.com for more information.

April 20th – 23rd

Herbs & Botanicals
Learn about the plants in your backyard and woodlands. Guided walks by renowned Herbalists, Native Plant gardeners and experts in the  Removal of Invasives. Learn to illustrate your botanical’s, Swap Seeds, delve into the vibrational healing essence of flowers. International and National speakers, Steven Foster, Larry Lowman and others. For more information on full schedule and registration, call or email Lorna at 479-244-6273 or fireomearth@gmail.com or visit fireomearth.com.

April 21st and 22nd

13th Annual Carving in the Ozarks
Victoria Inn Parking Lot 8am-5pm

Wood carving, competition, and auction. Professional wood carvers from several states compete with chainsaws to create sculptures from their imagination of eagles, fish, bears, beautiful benches, and others. At the end of the second day, the pieces are judged for prize money and auctioned off with the proceeds going to the Eureka Springs Fire Department for equipment. Located at the old Victoria Inn parking lot on Hwy 62 East/ 4028 E Van Buren. For more info visit www.eurekaspringsfire.org

April 22nd

Morel Mushroom Festival
Pine Mountain Village, 9 am to 4 pm

Join the Greater Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce for booths, live music, seminars, and a secret Morel Mushroom hunt!. The secret Morel hunt leaves Pine Mountain Village at 1:00 pm, but make sure to join us early for booths, live music, and seminars on Morels, mushroom safety, outdoor safety and more!

Tickets are only $10. Visit our website for more information and to register: http://www.eurekaspringschamber.com/

April 22

Eureka Springs Earth Day Celebration
Downtown, 10am-12pm

In celebration of Earth Day and the Tree City USA annual planting ceremony, we will be planting a tree or shrub in the Eureka Springs Downtown Native Garden, across from the New Delhi Cafe on North Main Street. Informational tables from various environmental groups will be set up along the Art Wall (NWAMN, Bee City USA, AR Master Gardeners, the ES Garden Club, etc.) Native shrubs and trees from the Missouri Department of Conservation will be given away, along with handouts that provide planting and care instructions.


April 22nd

Dancing in the Park
Basin Spring Park, 3pm-5pm

Join Melonlight to dance away the afternoon in Basin Spring Park. Take a mini swing dance lesson, freestyle to great tunes spun by DJ Testube, enjoy spontaneous performances by Melonlight pros and students. Let the park become your dance floor!


April 22nd

Cats at the Castle
Castle Rogue’s Manor, 6 pm

Join the Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge board of directors and their staff at Castle Rogue’s Manor for an annual fundraising dinner celebrating the rescued wildlife of the refuge. For more info and reservations visit turpentinecreek.org or call 479-253-5841.

April 23rd

Turpentine Creek 25th Anniversary Celebration
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, 9 am

Turpentine Creek has been rescuing big cats since 1992! Join them in celebration of their 25th anniversary!  The event starts with breakfast at 9 am, followed by a habitat opening, games, and fun for the whole family. The event costs only $50 per person and includes breakfast, entry into the refuge, and a commemorative t-shirt. Get your tickets now.

April 28th & 29th

Spring Yards & Yards of Yard Sales
7 am to 3 pm

Bargains galore all around town.  Maps will be available @ various locations around town.  For more info call 800-6EUREKA or visit www.eurekaspringschamber.com.