Festival Events

Choirs on the Square

Thursday, November 29, 2012

5:00 – Helen Tyson Middle School Boys and Girls Honor Choir

6:00 – Springdale High Unity

6:30 – Breaking Silence

Friday, December 7,  2012

5:00 – Prairie Grove High School and Tiger Honor Choir

5:30 – Harmony of Faith

6:00 – Haas Hall School Choir

6:30 – Testify

7:00 – TG Smith Choir

7:30 – Combs Street Church of Christ

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

6:00 – Hellstein Middle Schoo

6:30 – Stephen & Bonnie Turner Jazz Duo

Pet Parade

The 2012 Pet Parade will be held on December 1

To participate, please download the appropriate form below:

Holiday Pet Pageant Entry Form

Holiday Pet Pageant Sponsorship Form

Holiday Pet Pageant Vendor Entry Form

A County Fair Christmas

Returning this year! In 2011, the Washington County Fairgrounds debuted, A County Fair Christmas, a drive-through holiday light spectacular. The display will return in 2012 each Friday, Saturday and Sunday from November 24 to December 22. For more information, call 479-521-5776.

The display will be open from 6 to 9 p.m. and will cost $5 a car.

Nightly Activities on the Square

$10 adults, $5 for children
5:30pm until crowd dies down
every night – weather permitting

5:30pm until crowd dies down
every night- weather permitting

Partytime Ponies
Tickets: $5
Pictures: $10
out every night unless it is raining or below 25 degrees

Jammin’ Java will offer the following holiday refreshments:
Hot Chocolate & Apple Cider 12 OZ. $2.50    16 OZ $3.00
White Hot Chocolate 12 OZ $2.50    16 OZ $3.00
Hot Coffee 12 OZ $2.00    16 OZ $3.00

Santa and his Reindeer
Tickets: $1

Santa and his reindeer are out on the Square every evening until December 23rd from 6 to 9 p.m., weather permitting

Lighting Night

November 17, 2012
Fayetteville Downtown Square


The lighting of the Fayetteville Downtown Square kicked off with the “Fayetteville Unites with Holiday Lights” parade at 6:00 p.m. Many civic clubs and business are represented in the parade with cars and characters. The parade closes with our special guest, Santa Claus!

Notes for those participating in the parade:

The parade route is shown below. Please come via the Fayetteville Public Library (from School Avenue and Mountain Street side). With regards to parking, each parade attendee is responsible for his/her parking needs (parking is available at the Fayetteville Public Library).

Parade line-up starts at 4:30 p.m., please come early.


Walk around Center Street before you find your spot for the parade. There you’ll find merchants from Farmers’ Market, caramel apples, kettle corn, and more.


Following the parade, Santa will be available on Center Street for pictures courtesy of Bedford Camera and Video.