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Festivals

2017 Old Timers Day Arts & Crafts Festival

2017 welcomes the 40th Annual Old Timers Day Arts & Crafts Festival  featuring hundreds of exhibitors from more than seven states covering six closed-off blocks on Historic Main Street. Carnival, Food, and Entertainment Friday, May 19th (7:00pm), Saturday the 20th, and Sunday the 21st.  Arts & Crafts Saturday (9:00am-6:00pm) and Sunday (9:00am-5:00pm).  Event will be held rain or shine.

For general information visit The Old Town Merchants website, or call 479-922-6862.  The vendor application may be accessed online.

2017 Annual Fall Festival

Autumn is welcomed in old-fashioned style as Van Buren opens historic Main Street for the Fall Festival. Over 200 exhibitors will be displaying fine artwork, handcrafted items, antiques, and collectibles. The 2017 festival is scheduled for October 13th (7:00pm), 14th (9am-6pm), and 15th (9am-5pm), and will be held rain or shine.

The festival not only boasts block after block of arts and crafts, but live entertainment as well. Friday evening features entertainment starting at 7:00pm. Carnival rides will also start on Friday. Saturday and Sunday offer arts & crafts plus all day entertainment, carnival, and helicopter rides, with Saturday’s concert beginning at 7:00 pm.

For general information visit The Old Town Merchants website, or call 479-922-6862.  The vendor application may also be accessed online.