I have to admit that it takes more than holiday music playing in stores to get me in the mood before Thanksgiving. However, I love the holidays, especially in the Ozarks! Northwest Arkansas has a lot to offer so I’ve put together a list of 5 must-do activities this holiday so that you can start planning today.
The Lights of the Ozarks | From November 23rd through December 31st you can take in almost one-half million lights on Fayetteville’s historic downtown square. A full list of events is available on The Light of the Ozarks website.
Holiday Hoopla | Like it or not, shopping is a huge part of the holiday season. Holiday Hoopla kicks off on November 30th with Small Business Saturday; get your shopping done early while supporting local businesses in downtown Rogers. For more information and a list of other events visit the Main Street Rogers website.
Learn to Figure Skate | Join the Ozark Figure Skating Club at Bentonville’s Lawrence Plaza outdoor rink starting on December 2nd. Classes cost $50. For more information, inquire through the Ozark Figure Skating Club website.
Civil War Living History Weekend | Experience Christmas time in the 1800s as the Prairie Grove Battlefield comes alive December 7th & 8th. The event is free for all ages. For more information visit the official Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park website.
Best Christmas Pageant Ever | Get your ticket soon because this is a seasonal favorite! The Arts Center of the Ozark’s production of the Best Christmas Pageant Ever runs from December 13th – 15th. Buy tickets one the Arts Center of the Ozarks website.