You’ll Want To Attend This Arkansas Grape Festival That Is Over A Century Old
It’s hard to believe but August is just a week away. The beginning of the new month means that Tontitown will soon be hosting the 121st Tontitown Grape Festival. This longstanding tradition celebrates the town’s Italian heritage in the tastiest of ways. Let’s check out the upcoming events at this delicious and fun festival.
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Has your family made a tradition in attending the Tontitown Grape Fest? Or will this be your first time to attend? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!
This isn’t the only Italian-based festival in Arkansas! Make plans to attend the fest in Little Italy later in the fall. If you’d rather celebrate the state’s grape-making sooner, take this waterfall and wine road trip!
Arkansas native, Carol Ann Carson, has written for OnlyInYourState for two years now. She resides in Western Arkansas' Mountain Frontier but calls NWA home as well. The graduate of University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Carol Ann earned her B.A. in English and will soon be pursing her M.A. in Library Science. She loves exploring the trails around the Buffalo National River and has yet to find a waterfall that wasn't her favorite.
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