Summerfest-1


Our summerfest-1 page covers the period May & June when warmer days become prevalent with a pleasant coolness at night and festivals, celebrations and outdoor activities take us to toward the days of summer


Summerfest-1 in May

The first few listings carried over from April


The Route 66 Exhibit, The Mother Road through Springfield
Apr 28-September 7, 2013,
History Museum on The Square, Springfield, MO
Springfieldhistorymuseum.org

See the World in Branson Music Fest, Apr 1-May 5, 2013, Seetheworldinbranson.com

Silver Dollar City's Worldfest , April to Early May 2014 - 800-475-9370
Silverdollarcity.com


Summerfest-1 (May 1-15)



Great Cotter Trout Festival , Big Spring Park - Under the Bridge, Cotter, AR
May: First Weekend - ozarkmerchants.com/craft_fairs.html d

May Festival of the Arts-Festival Event-Artosphere - Throughout Eureka Springs, AR
May 1-31, 2013 - Eurekasprings.com

Ozark Regional Arts & Crafts Festival, Holiday Inn - Springdale - 1st Weekend in May
479-756-6954 - ozarkregionalartsandcrafts.com

War Eagle Mill Spring Crafts Fair, Rogers, AR - 1st weekend in May
866-492-7324 - WarEagleMill.com

Arts and Crafts Expo Little Rock Expo Center, 13000 I-30, Little Rock, AR
2nd Weekend in May - 501-672-0777

Bluegrass & BBQ Festival at Silver Dollar City, May 9-27, 2013 -800-475-9370
SilverDollarCity.com

Garden Glory Days , Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR - May 14-18, 2013
870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com


Summerfest-1 (May 16-22)


Miata's @ Eureka, Best western Eureka Inn - May 16-19, 2013
Eurekasprings.com

23rd Annual Crawdad Days Festival Harrison, AR Downtown Historic Square
May , 2013 - 888-283-2163 - HarrisonArkansas.org

Thumb-picking Weekend , Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR - May 17-18, 2013
870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

53rd Plumb Nellie Arts & Crafts Festival , Historic Downtown Branson - May 17-18, 2013
417-334-1548 - DowntownBranson.org

White Street Studio Walk , Eureka Springs, AR - May 17, 2013
Eurekasprings.com

Fiddlers Convention Compton Ridge Campground, Branson, MO
May 17-19, 2013 - 800-233-8648 - ComptonRidge.com

Arcadia Valley Mountain Music Festival, Ironton, MO, May 17-19, 2013
Mountainmusicfestival.net

Art with Eureka Thyme , 19 Spring Street Eureka Springs, AR - May 18, 2013
Eurekasprings.com

Arkansas Heritage Day , 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR - May 18, 2013
Phone: 501-727-5441
Check out Programs, Hikes and Tours at petitjeanstatepark.com/things_to_do/calendar.aspx

Fought in Earnest, a traveling Exhibit of Civil War Arkansas
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR - May 21- 27, 2013
870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com


Summerfest-1 (May 23-31)


16th Annual Augusta Days Augusta, AR May 23-26
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Waterfall Photography Workshop , Sacred Earth Gallery 15845 U.S. 62 Eureka Springs, AR
May 24-25, 2013 - 479-253-7644 - Eurekasprings.com

NSRA Mid-America Street Rod Nationals , Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, Springfield, MO
May 24-26, 2013 – 417-833-2660 – visitmo.com / nsra-usa.com

Good Old Days Mt. Ida, AR, May 25
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Fishing on the Ridge Derby , Crowley's Ridge State Park, Paragould, AR
May 25, 2013 – 870-573-6751 - ArkansasStateParks.com

Whitewater Bluegrass Band at Sam A. Baker Park , Patterson, MO
May 25, 2013 – visitmo.com
Bushwackers and Scallywags - Civil War on the Sylamore
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR, May 26, 2013
870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Spring Festival Adona, AR, May 26-June 1
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Riverfest Arts & Music Festival
Julius Breckling Riverfront Park & river Market District, Little Rock, AR
4th Weekend in May, 501-255-3378, email: info@riverfestarkansas.com


Summerfest-1 Memorial Day Celebrations


Memorial Day Madness , Crowley's Ridge State Park, Paragould, AR
May 25, 2013 – 870-573-6751 - ArkansasStateParks.com

Memorial Day Celebration Chateau on the Lake Hotel, Branson
417-334-1161 - ChateauOnTheLake.com

Memorial Day Picnic and FireworksCelebration Big Cedar Lodge, Ridgedale, MO
800-225-6343 - Big-Cedar.com

Memorial Day Celebration , Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR - May 21-27, 2013
870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Memorial Day Weekend Activities , Mt. Nebo State Park, Dardanelle, AR
May 25-27, 2013 – 479-229-3655 - ArkansasStateParks.com

Memorial Day Celebration , Bull Shoals - White River State Park, Bull Shoals, AR
May 25-27, 2013 - 870-445-3629 - ArkansasStateParks.com



Summerfest-1 festivals continuing into June


Wakarusa Music festival, Ozark, AR – May 30- June 2, 2013
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Thunder On the Mountain Country Music Festival, Ozark, AR – May 30- June 2, 2013
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Farmington Country Days , Farmington, MO – May 30-June 2, 2013 – visitmo.com

Route 66 Summerfest 2013 , Rolla, MO – May 31-June 1, 2013 – visitmo.com

Classic cars and the sounds of classic oldies. The event kicks off with a convoy of motorcycles and classic cars, cruising down historic Route 66. Summerfest has something for everyone, from car shows to burn out contests, street dance to derby races, plus food and craft vendors. Join us in celebrating the legacy of the Mother Road during this Summerfest-1 celebration in Rolla.

Mudtown Days , Ward Nail Park, Lowell, AR - May 31-June 1, 2013
Jimmy Hendrix, 479-770-2185 ext 521, hendrix@lowellarkansas.gov
http://mudtowndays.lowellarkansas.gov/

Wild Cave Adventure tour At Smallin Cave , 3575 N. Smallin Rd, Ozark, MO
7-9 PM thru August 2013 – 417-551-4545 – smallincave.com


Summerfest-1 (June 1-14)


Discover Nature-Family Fishing Day, Winona, MO – June 1, 2013 – visitmo.com

Ozark Balloon Fest, Municipal Airport, Bentonville, Arkansas - 1st Weekend in June
Call 479-273-2841 - ozarkmerchants.com/craft_fairs.html

War Eagle Appreciation Day , Withrow Springs State Park, Huntsville, AR
June 1, 2013 – 479-559-2593 - ArkansasStateParks.com

Peak to Peak Poker Run (Motorcycle) , Mt. Magazine State Park, Paris, AR
June 1, 2013 – 479-963-8502- ArkansasStateParks.com

Confederate History Weekend , Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, AR
June 1, 2013 – 479-846-2990 - ArkansasStateParks.com

National Trails Day , 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR - June 1, 2013
Phone: 501-727-5441
Check out Programs, Hikes and Tours at petitjeanstatepark.com/things_to_do/calendar.aspx

Tribute to Johnny Cash , Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR - June 1, 2013
870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Artosphere, Throughout Eureka Springs, AR - June 1-29, 2013
Eurekasprings.com

Spring Bluegrass Concert at Bollinger Mill State Historic Site , Burfordville, MO
June 2, 2013 – visitmo.com

Wood Carvers , Compton Ridge Campground, Branson, MO - June 2-7, 2013
800-233-8648 - ComptonRidge.com

Ancient Voices on the Wind - Cedar Flute Making , Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR
June 3-7, 2013, -870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

HOBA’s Spring Bluegrass Festival , 9000 Bluegrass Lane, West Plains, MO
June 6-8, 2013 - 888-256-8835 - VisitMO.com

Autoharp Workshops Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR - June 6-8, 2013
870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Steamboat Days, Des Arc, AR – June 7-8, 2013
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Portfest Festival, Newport, AR – June 7-8, 2013
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Lum & Abner Festival, Mena, AR – June 7-8, 2013
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Bentonville Art Walk, Bentonville, AR – June 7-8, 2013
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Cherokee Spring Arts & Cultural Show , Bolivar, MO – June 7-9, 2013 – visitmo.com

2013 June Bug Jamboree, Bois D'Arc, MO, just off Route 66 and/or I-44 exit 61
June 7-9, 2013 – 417-844-6954 – visitmo.com or junebugjamboree.net

VW Beetles, buses and buggies roar down Historic Route 66 to the Ozarks for the 19th Annual June Bug Jamboree. The theme of this event is "Groove'n Down the Mother Road." It includes: a Volkswagen car show; a concert; vendors; competitions; car corral; and a 50/50 pot. Located at Hoods Service Center and Motel/Restaurant at I-44, exit 61 or farm road 35 off Route 66.

Bat-A-Rama XXIV, Devil's Den State Park, West Fork, AR
June 7-9, 2013 – 479-761-3325 - ArkansasStateParks.com

Wheels and Deals 2013 Car Show, West Plains, MO - June 8, 2013 – visitmo.com

29th Annual Oinklawn Downs Pig Races for Charity, Cape Fair, MO
June 8, 2013 – 417-538-4377 – visitmo.com

National KidsFest, Silver Dollar City, Branson, MO - June 8-July 21, 2013
800-475-9370 - SilverDollarCity.com

Mountain Fishing Derby, Petit jean State Park, Morrilton, AR
June 8, 2013 – 501-727-5441 - ArkansasStateParks.com

55th annual Auto Show & Swap Meet, Petit jean State Park, Morrilton, AR
June 8, 2013 – 501-727-5441 - ArkansasStateParks.com

Mountain fishin' Derby , 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR - June 8, 2013
Phone: 501-727-5441
Check out Programs, Hikes and Tours at petitjeanstatepark.com/things_to_do/calendar.aspx

55th Annual Auto Show and Swap Meet , 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR
June 11-15, 2013 - Phone: 501-727-5441
Check out Programs, Hikes and Tours at petitjeanstatepark.com/things_to_do/calendar.aspx

Turkey Track Bluegrass festival, Waldron, AR – June 12-15, 2013
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Blues Weekend in Eureka Springs, Throughout Eureka Springs - June 13-16, 2013
Eurekasprings.com

Heart of Missouri Good Sammers RV Rally , Live Music at Missouri Festival & RV Park, Dixon, MO
June 13-16, 2013 – missourifestivalandrvpark.com

Craft Fest, Mountain Home, AR - June 14-15, 2013
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Trout Days , Bull Shoals - White River State Park, Bull Shoals, AR
June 14-15, 2013 - 870-445-3629 - ArkansasStateParks.com

Moses Austin Heritage Festival , Potosi, MO – June 14-16 – visitmo.com

28th Annual Berryville Ice Cream Social, Berryville, AR – June 14-15, 2013
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Irish Music & Dance , Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR - June 14-15, 2013
870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

19th Annual Old Time Music Ozark Heritage , West Plains, MO - June 14-15, 2013
888-256-8835 – info @westplainsarts.org – visitmo.com

Bat-O-Rama Devil’s Den State Park, West Fork, AR - 2nd Weekend in June
479-761-3325 - ArkansasStateParks.com

Old Time Music Festival , Historic Downtown West Plains, MO
June 14-15, 2013 - 888-256-8835 - VisitMO.com


Summerfest-1 (June 15-30)


6th Annual Mule Jump , 110 St. Louis St, West Plains, MO
June 15, 2013 - 888-256-8835 - VisitMO.com

Father's Day Fishing Tournament , Bull Shoals - White River State Park, Bull Shoals, AR
June 16, 2013 - 870-445-3629 - ArkansasStateParks.com

Explorer's Nature Camp , Bull Shoals - White River State Park, Bull Shoals, AR
June 18-20, 2013 - 870-445-3629 - ArkansasStateParks.com

29th Annual Fun Day , Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier, AR
June 21, 2013 – 501-679-2098- ArkansasStateParks.com

Live Folk concert featuring Live on the Hill , Mt. Magazine State Park, Paris, AR
June 22, 2013 – 479-963-8502- ArkansasStateParks.com

Fort Smith Riverfront Blues Festival , Harry E. Kelley Park, Fort Smith, AR - June 21-22, 2013
479-783-6353 - Riverfrontbluesfest.org

Mt. Magazine International Butterfly Festival
Logan County Fairgrounds in Paris and Atop Mt. Magazine at the State Park - June 21 & 22
479- 963-2244 - butterflyfestival.com

Kayaking 101 Spring River, Mammoth Springs, AR
June 22, 2013 - 870-625-7364 - ArkansasStateParks.com

Bikers on the Square , Perryville, MO - June 22, 2013 – visitmo.com

Siloam Springs Heritage Days , Siloam Springs, AR - June 22, 2013
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Paper Moon in June Market , Russelville, AR - June 22-23, 2013
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

River Front Blues Fest , Fort smith, AR - June 22-23, 2013
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Soapmaking-Clean and Natural , Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR - June 27-28, 2013
870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Next Generation Concert , Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR - June 28, 2013

Mary Parker, The Cobb Brothers, Emily Phillips, Clancey Ferguson and the Ragtags, Jennifer Beale, Music Roots' group, Big Foot Stompers - 870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Rhonda Vincent In Concert , Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR - June 29, 2013
870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Malvern Brickfest , Malvern, AR - June 28-29, 2013
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Buffalo river Elk Festival , Jasper, AR - June 28-29, 2013
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Archey Fest , Clinton, AR - June 28-29, 2013
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Celebrate Neosho , Neosho, MO - June 29, 2013
Old Fashion Picnic, Fireworks & more – neoshomo.org

Honor America , College of The Ozarks, Point Lookout, MO - June 30, 2013
417-335-NAIA – COFO.edu


Summerfest-1 displays the many chances for fun times and learning experiences in the Branson and Ozarks area. Summerfest-1 leads to Summerfest-2 and continues our list of festivities in the months of July and August 2013

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