What Is The Eureka Springs Multisport festival?A three-day multisport festival consisting of a sprint-distance triathlon on Friday afternoon, road bike rides (Gran Fondos) on Saturday morning and running races on Sunday. Participants can enter individual events or take one of two "Eurekan" challenges.What Is "The Eurekan"?The name not only is the moniker of the event, but also refers to participants who complete the ultimate challenge! Any participant who enters the "The Eurekan" who can complete the triathlon, 100 mile ride and 10K run will be known as "The Eurekan"! There is also a Half Eurekan competition which is the triathlon, 62 mile bike ride and 5K run.Event HighlightsThe triathlon is located on Holiday Island, just a few minutes from downtown Eureka Springs. The finish line for the biking and running events are the same place each day. The finish line is located in the heart of the city on historic Main Street in front of the Eureka Springs City Courthouse.
This has been an annual event since 1975. This year's headliner is Matt Tolentino.
Banjo Rally International is an annual gathering opportunity for players of all acoustic instruments. We focus on players of 4-string plectrum and tenor banjos, but all acoustic instrument musicians are welcome to attend and perform, including players of 5-string banjo, ukulele, mandolin, guitar, piano, tuba, string bass, stumpf fiddle, washboard and even a few front-line horns (clarinet, trombone and trumpet – usually played by those who also play banjo or other string instruments).
The skill level of players ranges from beginner to seasoned professional. Participants range in age from 10 to 95 years of age.
Enjoy seeing hundreds of antique and restored automobiles from all eras and manufacturers. This show is open to all makes and models of automobiles.Trophies will be awarded for Best of Show, Best Paint and Best Engine in both the Original and Modified categories. The show entries will be parade through town beginning at 11:00 am. Be sure to find a good spot along the route to view all the beautiful cars.For more information call 800-6EUREKA.
Come meet other Slingshot owners and ride in the Ozarks. We will have vendors, group rides, visits to museums and historical places, and lots of fun.Parade through downtown starting @ 7:30PM on Saturday, the 22nd.For more information visit www.slingshotinvasions.com.
The first Bikes, Blues & BBQ rally was held in the year 2000 with just over 300 riders. Today, Bikes, Blues & BBQ is the largest motorcycle rally in the United States benefiting local charities. Attendance in 2012 was over 400,000. The ride from the campground to Fayetteville makes the trip worthwhile.
Bikes, Blues & BBQ is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and has donated over $800,000 to local charities since 2000 and is the recipient of the Arkansas State Tourism 2008 Henry Award for Special Achievement. The Henry Award honors individuals and organizations that have made important contributions to the state's tourism industry in the preceding year.
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Since 1991, Corvette enthusiasts across the Midwest and beyond have gathered in Eureka Springs, Arkansas the first weekend of October, to enjoy the beautiful autumn scenery and weather, the unique charm of the Eureka Springs area and just relaxing and having fun with hundreds of fellow Corvette fans. No bitter competition, no concourse preparation, no points to win or lose, just a lot of viewing and driving enjoyment with America's Sports Car. All Corvettes, modified, restored, original or daily driver, from all years are welcome.
This is the fair that started it all. Begun in 1954 by the Benton County Rug Weavers Association. It has become the premier juried show in Northwest Arkansas. There is so much history here you must visit their website to appreciate what 62 years has wrought.