The wellbeing of the local and visiting public is Fort Smith CVB's top priority. We are monitoring the evolving nature of the COVID-19 outbreak and are committed to gathering and/or pointing you towards the official, trusted sources of information that will empower you to assess your own health risks prior to traveling and/or engaging in open-air activities conducive to social distancing practices.
- Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, some of the city's attractions, restaurants, retailers, etc. may be temporarily closed or operating with reduced hours. Please call in advance of arriving at your desired points of interest to be sure. Phone numbers can be found on most business listings found on this website. If using a smartphone, simply click the phone number to call.
- Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, many events have been or could be rescheduled, postponed (TBA), or canceled. Though we will do our best to maintain an up-to-date events calendar, we encourage you to always confirm event details with the organizer. If provided to us, contact information can be found on the event listings seen on our website.
For those who choose to travel inside the state of Arkansas and to Fort Smith, our industry is taking steps to ensure safe spaces during this time. The Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism recommends taking advantage of open-air activities, such as:
Life may look a little different right now, but Fort Smith is still very much OPEN for business! We encourage everyone to support local businesses by utilizing online shopping carts and, drive-thru/curbside pickup, and local delivery services. Be sure to use #SupportTheFort alongside hashtags like #FortSmith to help others in the community discover your favorite resources, updates, and special offers!