July Events in Eureka Springs

July 1st
Jack and the Beanstalk-A Children’s Opera
The Auditorium, 2pm

As part of the Opera in the Ozarks’ 67th annual summer schedule they will be performing the children’s opera, Jack and The Beanstalk in The Auditorium.  Bring the whole family and see these talented young people. P lease visit http://www.opera.org or generaldirector@opera.org

 

July 1st and 2nd
Eureka Springs Historical Museum’s 2nd Annual Birthday Stroll

5pm to 8pm

The Eureka Springs Historical Museum presents the 2nd Annual Eureka Springs 4th of July Birthday Stroll, starting at the Eureka Springs Community Center.   Tours will leave the parking lot every 30 minutes, with tours lasting one hour. For tickets and more information visit www.eurekaspringshistoricalmuseum.org

July 1st
Drumming in the Park
Basin Spring Park, 6:00 pm

Bring a drum or anything else that makes noise and join the drum circle with Angelo and his troupe of drummers and dancers.

 

July 2nd
4th of July Fireworks
Lake Leatherwood City Park, 5pm—11pm

Come out to Lake Leatherwood Park on Sunday, July 2nd and spend the day swimming, paddling, hiking or just relaxing in the park.   FREE in town parking at Planer Hill Transit station and Pine Mountain Village.  FREE shuttles will be running from 5:00PM-11:00PM to and from the Lake back to town to make your day even more relaxing and convenient.   Fireworks will begin at 9:30pm.

July 4th
4th of July Parade

Downtown,  10am

Our annual 4th of July Parade will be held on Tuesday the 4th at 10 a.m.  The theme this year is Celebrating Our Freedoms and Defending Our Liberties.

All are welcome to come join the parade. Make a float, drive your car or truck, walk by yourself, with a group or with your family or friends.

Other events on parade day this year include an apple pie contest, best-dressed dog contest, and watermelon seed spitting contest, all in the parking lot between The Auditorium and the courthouse after the parade.    For more information on these events, please visit their Facebook page.

 

July 8th
2nd Saturday Gallery Stroll
Downtown,  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. Visit artofeurekasprings.com for more information.

 

July 14th  – July 16th
19th Annual Fat Tire Festival
Lake Leatherwood City Park

Welcome to the 19th annual Fat Tire Festival in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Attracting riders, spectators, and party-goers from surrounding states, this 3 day weekend is packed with downhill, super-d, short track, and cross country racing. Glued together with group rides, social gatherings, live music, craft beer, arts and crafts and mobile food court. Bring the entire family!   Visit www.fattirefestival.com for info.

 

July 15th
3rd Saturday Music with the Downtown Livewires

Basin Spring Park, 5pm to 7pm

Free music in the park, 5pm-7pm don’t miss the fun! July brings us The Downtown Livewires!  This is one of the region’s favorite, high energy rockin’ blues band.

 

July 17th
Chamber Music Concert

The Auditorium,  7:30pm

Opera in the Ozarks will be performing a chamber music concert in The Auditorium as part of their 67th season. Doors open at 7:00 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m.   Tickets available at the door prior to show or visit opera.org for more information.

 

July 22nd
Dancing in the Park
Basin Spring Park, 3pm-5pm

Join Melonlight Dancers 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 for freedom!

 

July 25th
Cruiser Nights
Around Town,  5:30pm

Bring your bicycle for a leisurely street ride with stops for food and drink! This community social bike ride happens on the last Tuesday of each month.   Join us the last Tuesday of the month from April through November.  Like their Facebook Page for details on the stopping points for the month.  https://www.facebook.com/BicycleES/