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.
To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the following attractions are temporarily closed in Fort Smith, Arkansas:
As of March 26, 2020, ALL indoor and outdoor social gatherings with more than 10 people have been banned in the State of Arkansas until further notice. The following events have been rescheduled, postponed (TBA) or canceled. Due to the fluid nature of the COVID-19 outbreak, we will be focusing on event updates for large conventions, meetings and events that generate overnight lodging.
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!