Eureka Springs Calendar of Events for 2023

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Eureka Springs Event Calendar for 2023

There is always something happening in Eureka Springs! Our mountain town hosts unique events throughout the year, from music festivals and vintage car shows to the largest UFO conference in the Ozarks! Can-U-Canoe is here to introduce you to the top events in Eureka Springs to plan your getaway around. Refer to the complete Eureka Springs calendar of events for more information on our local festivities. Stay in one of our riverview cabins for the perfect gateway to these annual events.


Ozark Mountain Music Festival

This four-day festival will feature American Roots and Modern Folk musicians from the 19th-22nd.

Mardi Gras

Let the good times roll during the Eureka Springs Mardi Gras celebration kicking off on January 6th and concluding on Fat Tuesday. Popular events include parades, formal balls, costume parties, and jazz brunches.


Eureka Springs Chocolate Lover’s Festival

Plan a special Valentine’s Day this year and celebrate all things chocolate in the Ozarks. This event will occur on February 11th, 2023.


Ozark Mountain UFO Conference

Join us for the annual UFO Conference on April 14-16th and learn about the latest findings about unidentified flying objects from researchers worldwide.

Carving in the Ozarks

This free event occurs April 21st-22nd, showcasing the art of chainsaw carving.


Spaceberry Music Festival

This Eureka Springs festival will take place May 11th through 13th, offering live music at The Farm. This concert venue hosts most of our concerts, offering panoramic views of the Ozark Mountains on 160 acres.


Ozark Mountain Soul Fest

The 2nd annual Soul Fest will be hosted June 15th-17th, featuring Americana-Roots music from various local musicians.


Eureka Springs VW Show

We are calling all Volkswagon lovers to Eureka Springs from August 25th-27th to celebrate our annual VW Show. Attend parades, listen to live music, join cocktail parties, and drive through the Arkansas countryside with other Volkswagen lovers!


Antique Auto Festival

Join hundreds of people showcasing their antique cars every September with food, vendors, parades, raffles, live music, and yard games.


Hillberry Music Festival

Listen to the best of Americana, bluegrass, and funk in Eureka Springs from October 4th-8th. 

Eureka Springs Halloween

October brings all the scares during the Eureka Springs Halloween celebration. Events include underground walking tours, haunted tours, special Halloween shows, and an epic zombie pub crawl.


Ozark Folk Festival

Eureka Springs is home to the longest continuously running folk festival in America. You will also have access to the Folk Faire, offering free live music, artisans, and museums.


Holiday Events

Eureka Springs comes alive during the holiday season with Christmas parades, Santa visits, window displays, and tours of Victorian homes.