Festivals

2018 Old Timers Day Steampunk Festival

2017 welcomes the 40th Annual Old Timers Day Arts & Crafts Festival featuring exhibitors from more than seven states covering six closed-off blocks on Historic Main Street. Saturday, May 28th, and Sunday, May 29th. Arts & Crafts Saturday (9:00am-5:00pm) and Sunday (9:00am-4:00pm). 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.

2018 Downtown Junk Fest

May 26 & 27, Memorial Day weekend, and September 1st and 2nd, Labor Day weekend, on Van Buren’s Historic Mainstreet there will be hundreds of vendors plus food, live music and entertainment. Vendors will include re-purposed vintage, salvage, reclaimed antiques and boutique items, vintage clothing and more.

We are looking for vendors to include repurposed, Vintage, Salvage, Reclaimed, Antiques, Boutique Items, Vintage Clothing, Food, Drinks and Snacks. The vendor application may be accessed online. or email Downtown Junk Fest for more information.

2018 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. Carnival rides October 12-14. The 2018 festival is scheduled for October 13th and 14th (9am-5pm.) Event will be held rain or shine.

The festival not only boasts block after block of arts and crafts, but live entertainment as well. Carnival rides will also start on Friday October 12. Saturday and Sunday offer arts & crafts plus all day entertainment, carnival.

For general information visit The Old Town Merchants website, or call 479-922-6862.