<September 2014>

“Fall” in Love with Plein Air Painting: A Workshop for Every Artist

September, 24 2014

This workshop will be given by artist John Lasater IV at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum, September 24 – 26, 2014, 10...

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Groundbreaking Ceremony for the U.S. Marshals Museum

September, 24 2014

Join Fort Smith in celebration of the 225th anniversary of the U.S. Marshals Service, beginning with the Groundbreaking ...

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Fab Five National Hunting and Fishing Day

September, 27 2014

Compete in our 8th annual National Hunting and Fishing Day events. Free!!! All ages are invited to join, or just play fo...

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Nightfall with Edgar Allen Poe

October, 02 2014

Four tales the author thought to be his best. Enter the mind of Poe, and check your heart at the door. (Off seaso...

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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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