Festivals

2020 Old Timers Day Steampunk Festival

2020 welcomes the 43rd Annual Old Timers Day Steampunk Festival featuring exhibitors from more than seven states covering six closed-off blocks on Historic Main Street. Saturday, May 16th, and Sunday, May 17th. Arts & Crafts Saturday (9:00 am-5:00 pm) and Sunday (9:00 am-4:00 pm). 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.

2020 Downtown Junk Fest

September 5th and 6th, 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.

2020 Annual Fall Festival Tradin’ Days

Autumn is welcomed in old-fashioned style as Van Buren opens historic Main Street for Fall Festival Tradin’ Days. Over 200 exhibitors will be displaying fine artwork, handcrafted items, antiques, and collectibles. The 2020 festival is scheduled for October 10th (9 am – 5 pm) and 11th (9 am – 4 pm) There will be live entertainment both days.  The vendor application can be accessed online.

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

2020 Halloween on Main

Zombie Crawl, candy, costume contest and so much more.  Saturday, October 31, 5 pm until 9 pm.

2020 Jingle and Mingle on Main

Enjoy the magic of Christmas during Jingle and Mingle on Main.  Carriage rides, local merchants and shops dressed in their Christmas best.  Lots more to come.  Saturday, December 5th at 8  am to 5 pm.

2020 Christmas Parade

December 12th, 6 pm – 8 pm.  Parade runs down Main Street from 15th Street to the Courthouse.