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Annual Ice Cream Social

August, 31 2014

The Fort Smith Museum of History's Annual Ice Cream Social is an end of summer tradition. The Sunday before Labor Day, e...

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Artist Call for Art in the Park Exhibitors

September, 01 2014

Local artists are invited to exhibit and offer for sale up to three original wall pieces at the Oct. 10-11 Art in the Pa...

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Growing Kids Consignment Sale

September, 04 2014

Everything you need for your kids (including back-to-school) under one roof! The Growing Kids Fall Sale is coming up SO...

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The Diamond Image - Neil Diamond Tribute Show

September, 06 2014

A Neil Diamond Tribute starring Branson artist Keith Allyn, an incredible talent who has the look, sound and persona of ...

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Hometown Hospitality Heroes- Jackie Hoffarth and Kermit Walsh

July 16, 2014
Fort Smith and our region benefit tremendously from conventions and events brought to our area. Attracting and retaining these happenings relies on the efforts of everyone in the hospitality industry. From left: Kermit Walsh and Jackie Hoffarth Our newest Hometown Hospitality Heroes are Jackie Hoffarth, President of the Fort Smith Western Heritage Month and Kermit […]
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Congratulations GRIT (Giving Recognition In Tourism) Award Recipients!!!

April 25, 2014
Our journey to find GRIT has come to a close for this year but don’t worry, we’re already scouting to find next year’s nominees! The GRIT Awards were presented the night of April 24th, at the MovieLounge, dinner-cinema-event space. Over 100 people attended the awards ceremony. This gathering of friends was to showcase the accomplishments […]
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Nestled in the Arkansas River Valley, between the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains; Arkansas’s second largest city, Fort Smith, rests gently on the banks of the Arkansas River at the intersection of interstates 40 and 540.

Fort Smith Arkansas - Top True Western Town of the Year 2013

When you visit, you’ll find that Fort Smith’s past is in its future. We uniquely combine the history of the “Old West” with the gentle charm of the antebellum “Old South,” offering travelers of all ages glimpses into its distinctive past through restorations, attractions, museums and festivals that make our history fun and exciting.

When you arrive in Fort Smith, make Miss Laura’s Social Club (the Fort Smith Visitors Center, a former bordello that was the first to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places), your first stop for a warm welcome and plenty of information about our community, our main attractions, or upcoming events. 

Coming up:
See our Fort Smith Calendar of Events for details on dozens of upcoming special events and entertainment!

  


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