The Eureka Springs Christmas Festival In Arkansas That's Straight Out Of A Hallmark Christmas Movie
Every holiday season, the Hallmark channel releases tons of magical Christmas movies. However, the Hallmark channel isn’t the only place you’ll find whimsical seasonal celebrations. Arkansas’ very own Eureka Springs hosts a yearly yuletide affair that gives the celebrations seen on TV a run for their money. Let’s take a look at the magical Eureka Springs Christmas Festival in Arkansas.
Want to know more about this yuletide affair? For more info, including a full line-up of festivities, visit the Eureka Springs Christmas Festival website.
So, did you know about this Hallmark-style Arkansas Christmas festival? Ever visited Eureka Springs during the holiday season? Know of another great holiday event? If so, tell us!
This fest isn’t the only place you can bask in the splendor of the season. Read about a Christmas village, where you can take a train ride through a wonderland of lights.
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What are some holiday festivals in Arkansas?
Arkansas has plenty of fun and festive ways to celebrate the holidays. One of our favorites is finding a holiday festival to explore. Here are a few holiday festivals in Arkansas to put on your bucket list:
- Lights to Harding, Searcy, AR: The Harding University campus hosts this fun festive event filled with magical lights hanging from the trees like strings of fairy lights. The event kicks off in late November with a lighting ceremony and runs through the New Year. Along with Lights to Harding, the University holds special holiday concerts and events to enjoy for the Christmas season.
- Christmas and Candlelight, Washington, AR: The Historic Washington State Park is the home of this winter festival that occurs in early to mid-December. The park has over 30 restored historic buildings from the 19th Century to admire as they are illuminated for the holidays. Along with handmade luminaries and traditional lights, there are handmade ornaments and wreaths decorating each building. You can also enjoy live music as you tour these historic homes.
- Garvan Woodland Gardens Christmas lights, Hot Springs, AR: This is another month-long winter festival in Arkansas that is definitely worth putting on your calendar. Grab your free cup of hot cocoa and some snacks at the Chipmunk Cafe and head out on a magical adventure through light-filled tunnels. There are numerous art installations covered in twinkling lights and holiday light-lined paths to explore. The event begins in mid-November and runs through December 31. Lights come alive at 4 p.m. each night and burn bright until 9 p.m.
- A holiday lights road trip is another fun way to get your holiday lights fix. Take this pre-planned route through several small towns in Arkansas with fantastic Christmas light shows. You can always grab an RV from RVShare and make it a more comfortable getaway.