10 Arkansas Music and Culture Festivals to Attend in April

From folk heritage to strawberries to toads, celebrations centered around a variety of things are in store for Arkansas this April.

Delta Roots Music Festival

April 9 at 116 Cherry St., Helena-West Helena.

Enjoy live music all day at this festival, as well as arts and crafts, harmonica lessons, a kids’ area and more.


Little Rock Children’s Party

April 15-16 at the Statehouse Convention Center, 101 E. Markham St., Little Rock.

All the fun for kids, from bouncy houses to art workshops to tricycle racing, will be on display at Kids Fest Little Rock.


Arkansas Folk Festival

April 15 and 16 at 109 N. Peabody Ave, Mountain View.

Celebrate Arkansas’ folk heritage with vendors, bluegrass music and craft demonstrations.



April 15-16 at Byrd’s Adventure Center, 7037 Cass Oark Rd, Ozark.

This music festival will feature tribute numbers to some of the most popular bands and musicians of all time, including the Grateful Dead, Metallica and Bob Marley.


Lanterns at Wildwood Park for the Arts

April 21-23 at Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Road, Little Rock.

Explore food, drink and entertainment inspired by different parts of the world as you stroll among lit lanterns at Wildwood Park for the Arts.


dogwood festival

April 22-24 in downtown Siloam Springs.

More than 200 stalls will offer visitors arts and crafts, handmade items and vintage items. The festival will also feature live music and entertainment.


Earth Day Festival

April 24 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road, Fayetteville.

Visitors can enjoy crafts, music, games, gifts and the beauty of the gardens during this Earth Day celebration.

Earth Day Festival

Toad Sucking Daze

April 29 through May 1 in downtown Conway.

Conway’s signature festival returns in late April, complete with live music, carnival rides and, of course, toad races.


Cabot Strawberry Party

April 29 and 30 at 102 S. Second Street, Cabot.

Carnival rides and shows will join strawberry vendors for this festival.


Arkansas Italian Food and Wine Festival

From April 29 to May 1 at the Penick Boys & Girls Club, 1201 Leisure Place, Little Rock.

Play bocce, crush grapes and eat pasta at Arkansas’ Italian Food and Wine Festival.

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