August Events in Eureka Springs

August 5th & 6th
Summer Diversity Weekend
The GLBT community and its friends celebrate in Eureka Springs. This weekend will bring us several new events to add to the usual festivities around town.

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Indie Human Rights Art & Film Festival
The Auditorium
The 2nd annual Eureka Springs Human Rights Art & Film Fest includes student films, short form or feature length documentaries, LGBT voices, and women in film.

August 5th & 6th
Annual Yards & Yards of Yard Sales
Looking for a bargain or a special treasure? This is your weekend. Yard sales all around town. Pick up a map at the Chamber of Commerce.

August 6th
Drumming in the Park
Basin Spring Park, 6pm
Bring your drum or anything that you can make music with and join Angelo and Afrique Aya for an evening of drumming in Basin Spring Park.

August 12th-14th
5th Annual Eurekan Multi-Sport Event
Participants for this 3 day, four event festival can enter individual events or take “The Eurekan” Challenge. Events include swimming, biking, and foot racing. This is a great event for the “weekend warrior” or the serious athlete. For full schedule of events and registration info available on

August 12th-14th
5th Annual Summertime in the Ozarks
Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center,
The convention is a family oriented event for everyone involved in recovery.

August 13th
2nd Saturday Music Series with The Cate BrothersCate Brothers Eureka Springs
Basin Spring Park, 5pm to 7pm
Free live music in Basin Spring Park with Arkansas’ legendary rock band, The Cate Brothers. Bring your dancing shoes and rock the evening away.


August 13th
2nd Saturday Gallery Stroll
Special monthly evening gallery stroll. Galleries present special artists’ showings and demonstrations. Light refreshments and wine served in participating shops & galleries.

August 18th-20th

Annual Bluegrass Festival
Mr. Big’s Bluegrass Family Reunion is back with free music in the park and two fabulous Auditorium shows. Visit for details.


August 26th -28th
Volkswagen Weekend
Best Western Inn of the Ozarks
Hundreds of Volkswagens–from bugs to vans and everything in between—around Eureka Springs. Parade through downtown Eureka Springs on Saturday @ 3:00PM.

August 26th -28th
Volkswagen Festival
Great Passion Play Grounds
Even more Volkswagens on display in this non-competitive overflow show.

August 27th
Miss Gateway to the Ozarks Pageant
The Auditorium, 7pm
The Miss Gateway to the Ozarks Pageant is a scholarship pageant and an official preliminary to Miss Arkansas and Miss America. For more information visit

August 28th
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The Auditorium, 8pm
Here’s your chance to see Magic Men LIVE! Experience the ladies night you’ve been waiting for like never before with a brand new, high energy, show. For tickets visit:


August 30th
Eureka Springs Cruiser Nights
Cruiser Nights is to get back to the freedom of the basic bicycle and friends while enjoying downtown Eureka Springs as we pedal, relax, eat and drink. The ride is the last Tuesday of every month starting at 5:30pm at Harmon Park. For details like their Facebook page at:

August 31st- September 3rd
Banjo Rally
Annual banjo rally held in Eureka Springs since 1975. Ron Hinkle will be this year’s headliners. For full schedule see website: