Date(s) - 04/28/2017 - 04/29/2017
9:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Swing into spring with a weekend stay in spectacular Heber Springs for the 30th annual Springfest on April 28 and 29. This freefestival is packed top to bottom with great family fun, starting at noon on Friday and continuing all day Saturday. Festival home base is Spring Park, with additional events throughout the city of Heber Springs.
In Spring Park, you’ll find an extensive arts and crafts show, featuring handmade items like jewelry, soap, leatherwork, furniture and toys. You’ll also enjoy classic festival-food favorites, from corndogs and onion blossoms to ice cream and kettle corn. Live music from local and regional names keeps things hopping at the Band Shell.
Nature-loving kiddos will have plenty to explore at Springfest, including pony rides, a petting zoo and the immersive butterfly experience at the Butterfly Pavilion, sponsored by First Electric Cooperative. Tickets to the Pavilion are $3, which includes a butterfly net. Train rides and inflatables for all ages will also be available.
On Saturday, transportation buffs can spend the day admiring the exhibits at the Classic Car Show at the Heber Springs Municipal Airport from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The Mountain Top Volkswagen Club will sponsor the 11th Annual Volkswagen Car Show in Spring Park, where Volkswagen enthusiasts can discover collectible cars from around the state, or display their own restorations.
Enjoy the beautiful sights of the area by participating in the Ride Like a Mountain Man cycling challenge. The Greers Ferry Lake Trails Council, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building multiuse trails in the Heber Springs area, hosts both a social 20-mile and a more challenging 55-mile ride, Both rides begin at 7:30 a.m. at Sulphur Creek Outfitters with the ride-survivor’s and cook-out party starting at 10 am.
Friday Noon – 7pm
Saturday 9am – 7pm