October is Spooktacular in Eureka Springs!

October 4th – October 6th
Corvette Weekend in Eureka Springs

Since 1991, Corvette enthusiasts across the Midwest and beyond have gathered in Eureka Springs, Arkansas the first weekend of October, to enjoy the beautiful autumn scenery and weather, the unique charm of the Eureka Springs area and just relaxing and having fun with hundreds of fellow Corvette fans. All Corvettes, modified, restored, original or daily driver, from all years are welcome. Visit http://www.eurekaspringscorvette.org/ for more information.

October 5th
Old Crow Medicine Show with Special Guest Charlie Worsham

The Auditorium, 8pm

The Auditorium features Old Crow Medicine Show with special guest Charlie Worsham on Saturday, October 5th at 8 p.m. Old Crow Medicine Show draws from its roots in Virginia to create the unique Americana sound that has propelled songs like “Wagon Wheel,” “Down Home Girl,” and “Caroline” to international success.  Get tickets. 

October 10th – October 13th
Hillberry Music Festival

The Farm

Four-day music festival at “The Farm” located in the beautiful Ozark Mountains of Eureka Springs, Arkansas. The venue boasts beautiful 360-degree panoramic views. It sits on 160 acres and backs up to Mark Twain national forest.   Web site 

October 11
Eureka Springs Witches Escape

Ladies prepare to have a bewitchingly good time at this fundraiser for women 18 years and older. This magical day of music, entertainment, food, drinks, dancing, & more is sponsored by Eureka Springs Historical Museum. Eureka Springs Witches Escape benefits the Eureka Springs Historical Museum and Purple Flower Domestic Violence Support Center.  Get tickets.

October 11th & 12th
Basin Park Music Series

Basin Spring Park, 5pm – 7pm

Free live music from Basin Spring Park from 5PM-7PM. This evening’s performance by ACHI. Eureka Springs locals bring the funk as they throw down mandolin riffs mixed with funk and roots music!

October 12th
Basin Park Music Series

Basin Spring Park, 5pm-7pm

Free live music in our lovely Basin Spring Park. This evening’s performance is brought to you by the Haymakers. Though some will refer to Haymakers as a bluegrass band, its sound and influences are more complex than that. Dennis Hardin and Ted Farha have played in bluegrass bands before but bassist Mark Foley comes from a background that draws on classical and jazz. Arbuckle says that he even he and Page weren’t strict folk enthusiasts.

October 12th
Second Saturday Gallery Stroll

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Stroll at your own pace and just enjoy all that the galleries and artists of Eureka Springs have to offer. 6:00-9: 00 p.m. every second Saturday from April through November. Web Site

October 17 – October 20
War Eagle Craft Fair

The War Eagle Fair began in 1954. It was started as a way for crafters from across the Ozarks region to display their works. It continues today over 60 years later with the same idea. With more than 250 booths of all handcrafted products displayed by their creators, the War Eagle Fair takes place along the banks of the War Eagle River.   Web site.

October 17 – October 19
Vintage Market & Craft Show

State Line Vintage Market & Craft Show October 17 – 19 at 7090 Hwy 23 North, 8 miles north of Eureka Springs. For more information call 479-244-5010

October 17th- 19th & 25th-26th
11th Annual Voices From The Silent City

Eureka Springs Cemetery
Costumed guided, living history tours of the Eureka Springs Municipal Cemetery located on Highway 62 East. These tours feature actors in period costumes sharing stories of their unique & colorful pasts. These are one-hour walking tours through the Cemetery starting at 5:30 PM departing from the parking lot of the old Victoria Inn and leaving every 20 minutes until 8:30 PM. Free parking & free shuttle service to the Cemetery.  More info.

October 18th
Mad Hatter Ball

Crescent Hotel, 7pm

Come as your favorite circus character! Silent Auction ~ Cash Bar ~ Music by DJ Testube. For more info and tickets visit www.essa-art.org or call 479-253-5384

October 18th
Don McLean

The Auditorium, 7:30 pm

On Friday, October 18th, The Eureka Springs Auditorium presents Don McLean at 7:30 p.m. Don McLean is one of America’s most enduring singer-songwriters and is forever associated with his classic hits “American Pie” and “Vincent (Starry Starry Night).” Since first hitting the charts in 1971, Don has amassed over 40 gold and platinum records worldwide.  Get tickets.

October 19th

Center Street, 10 am to 5pm

Come and join the Eureka Springs Rotary Club at the annual Oktoberfest. Sample the finest local Micro-Brews, craft and seasonal beers in this quaint little European-like village nestled in the Ozark Mountains. The party will be right in the middle of downtown on Center Street.

October 19th &
Intrigue Theater Halloween Show

The Aud, 8:30 p.m.
Eureka Springs Halloween Tradition! It is too early to reveal what will be new this year – but there will be new surprises this year as INTRIGUE THEATER’S Sean-Paul and Juliana Fay will be making the 2019 Halloween THE BIGGEST EVENT YET! Find out more at Intrigue’s website.

October 25th
Trick-or-Treat Street

Downtown Eureka Springs 5pm to 8pm

While there will be the usual trick or treating around Eureka Springs on Halloween night, you can also take your little boos and ghouls out for a free and family-friendly night of traditional trick-or-treating with participating downtown merchants on Friday, October 25th. Bring your best-carved jack-o-lantern to Basin Park to enter it into the pumpkin carving contest, and include it in the Great Pumpkin lighting ceremony. View classic kids’ Halloween cartoons in the City Auditorium, and check out the amazing…

October 25th

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, 7pm to 9pm

Don’t be a scaredy-cat during this family-friendly nighttime fundraiser. Join the Refuge as they turn their property into an open-air haunted house, brooding with lions, tigers…and the occasional princess. Costume contests, games, giveaways, hayrides, and nocturnal animals await you for the only time of year the Refuge is open during the dark of night!   Web site.

October 25th
The Headless Horseman’s Ball

Center Stage Event Venue, 7pm

Chateaux De Lumiere is hosting their first Headless Horseman Ball! All adults from 12 years of age and up are invited to save the date for the engagement party of the infamous Ichabod Crane and the stunning Katrina Van Tassel! Come find them on the Center Stage for this, the most important days of the rest of their lives in the most thematic ball of the season!  Tickets

October 25th
Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Auditorium

Come watch Rocky Horror in the world-famous Eureka Springs Auditorium.  Get tickets. 

October 26th
8th Annual Zombie Crawl

SAVE THE DATE, invite your friends, and book your hotel NOW! On the evening of Saturday, October 26,  the quirky mountain town of Eureka Springs will experience its 8th Annual Eureka Springs Zombie Crawl. A parade of hundreds of hungry zombies will make their annual descent down Spring Street, followed by apocalyptic vehicles, spooky street performers, and Halloween floats. This is Eureka’s biggest parade spectacle and it is not to be missed!   Web site.