Festivals

2021 Old Timers Day Steampunk Festival

2021 welcomes the Annual Old Timers Day Steampunk Festival featuring exhibitors from more than seven states covering six closed-off blocks on Historic Main Street. Saturday, May 8th, and Sunday, May 9th. 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.

2021 Downtown Junk Fest

September 4th and 5th, 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.

2021 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 2021 festival is scheduled for October 9th (9 am – 5 pm) and 10th (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.

2021 Halloween on Main

Zombie Crawl, candy, costume contest and so much more.  Saturday, October 30th, 5 pm until 9 pm.

2021 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 4th at 9 am to 5 pm.

2021 Christmas Parade

December 11th, 6 pm – 8 pm.  Parade runs down Main Street from 15th Street to the Courthouse.