Special Events

Arctic Classic Softball Tournament
An annual adult softball tournament held each year in the early spring.

Bicycling Events
Cycling events include mountain bike races, the annual Square-to-Square ride, community slow rolls, and more 

Celebration of Trees
The City of Fayetteville invites citizens to help maintain and grow our community's urban forest by taking home a FREE tree and/or shrub during the annual Celebration of Trees. Fayetteville Parks and Recreation staff and the City of Fayetteville Urban Forestry Advisory Board host this local celebration of Arbor Day on a Saturday morning in late October.

Gulley Park Summer Concert Series


Come enjoy the many free concerts offered at Gulley Park over the summer.

Fayetteville Race Series
In 2015, Fayetteville Parks and Recreation launched the Fayetteville Race Series, comprising 6 to 8 annual race events that vary between running, cycling, and multi-sport activities. Each event is different and the series offers something for everyone. The Fayetteville Race Series began as a grassroots effort and has continued to grow to become a premier race series in the state of Arkansas.

Dive-In Movie Series


Enjoy family-friendly outdoor summer movies at Wilson Park Pool!