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Spring Break Eureka Style!

Ready for something out of the ordinary?! Feel like the break has gone from your Spring? Then it’s time to head for the hills and take a Eureka Springs’ Break! Set your sights on our One of a Kind lil’ town located high up in the Arkansas Ozark Mountains! With something to offer everyone you can create your own ideal getaway! And don’t you deserve it?

Whether you’re looking for relaxation and rejuvenation or seeking the thrill of the outdoors, it’s all here during Spring Break 2018! Spend your day being pampered in one of our many luxurious day spas, dining and drinking in our amazing restaurants or hiking and biking on our many scenic adventure trails. Perhaps retail therapy is what you crave? Eureka Springs is a shoppers dream come true! With so many unique boutiques, galleries, antique stores, gift shops and so much more, you’re sure to find that just right treasure for yourself or a loved one.

Treat Yourself! 

New Moon Spa

The New Moon Spa Salon is a one of the the largest destination spas in Northwest Arkansas and the Ozark Mountains. Comforting, private spaces surrounded by the sights, sounds and smells of Crescent Garden create a rejuvenating environment year round. Come see us for a massage, facial, manicure, pedicure, waxing, teeth whitening, hair services, retail boutique and so much more! Feel relaxed, look beautiful, and be happy! New Moon is located on the garden level of the 1886 Crescent Hotel, a member of the prestigious Historic Hotels of America. Come experience The New Moon Spa where renewal awaits you!

Call to book: 479-253-2879

 

Photos by Scott Moore

Spa 1905
 
Spa1905 is a cozy Day Spa located in the center of historic Downtown Eureka Springs, AR on the second floor of The Basin Park Hotel. Spa1905 offers a Day Spa as well as a Spa Boutique. The spa is designed with warm earth tones and featuring a sun deck, hot tub and mountain backdrop, this Day Spa features a full array of services and trained therapists with a focus on skin care and relaxation. It’s you own private oasis in the very heart magical Eureka Springs! After experiencing the most fun downtown, stop and enjoy the most relaxation downtown!

Call to Book: 877-643-4972

  
Photos by Scott Moore

 The Thrill of the Outdoors! 

Surrounded by two rivers and 3 lakes Eureka Springs affords exciting outdoor adventures just minutes from in-town lodging. Experience fishing in the crisp mountain lake air or kayak and canoe the tranquil waters of Table Rock or Beaver Lakes. The 1600-acre Lake Leatherwood City Park boasts over 21 miles of cycling and hiking trails and it’s 85-acre spring fed lake is tailor made for a day of relaxing fishing or boating. Located close to town you’ll find caves and caverns to explore. War Eagle Cavern located on Beaver Lake, Onyx Cave, and Cosmic Cavern all provide adventure for all ages! If horseback riding is your thing we have that covered as well. With several stables in the area you can make your dreams of a horseback adventure a reality! 

Photos courtesy of Hiking The Ozarks

 Soar Through the Trees!

Experience the exhilarating thrill of a Zip Line Canopy Tour right in the heart of the beautiful, pristine Ozark Mountains at Eureka Springs, Arkansas. At Ozark Mountain Ziplines you can soar through the air from up to 200+ feet high with cable lengths from up to 1800 feet long over vast gorgeous, beautiful Ozark hardwood trees and limestone cliffs. The zip lines are open Thursday through Tuesday, from 10 am to 4 pm starting March 3rd, 2018. 

 

Photos courtesy of Ozark Mountain Ziplines at Eureka Springs

Lions, Tigers and Bears! Oh My!

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge is an organization that provides lifetime refuge for abandoned, abused, and neglected “big cats”. The refuge mainly specializes in tigers, but there are also lions, leopards, cougars, bobcats, black bears, ligers, servals, a monkey, a coatimundi and a grizzly bear. Turpentine Creek is open daily from 9am-6pm.

Photos courtesy of Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

Explore the History of Eureka Springs!

While in Eureka Springs, take a tram, van or walking tour and learn about our historic buildings and unique past. Trolleys are a preferred way to get around the winding, crisscrossed streets. See the colorful past of this unique town and the people who lived here at the Eureka Springs Historical Museum.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo and excerpt courtesy of eurekasprings.org

 

 

Let Us Entertain You! 

Just a sampling of the many festive events and activities planned for our beautiful Spring days here in Eureka! Everyone feeling Irish can join in the 23rd Annual St. Paddy’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 17th. Festivities kick off at 2 p.m. as the parade rolls down Spring Street from the Carnegie Library to the courthouse on Main Street. Runners and walkers will participate in the 36th Annual Victorian Classic on Saturday the 24th.

  

Photo courtesy of  Eureka Springs Arkansas St. Patrick’s Day Parade

 The Sky is the Limit! 

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge hosts it’s 28th annual Kite Festival celebration March 24th. “Art With an Altitude,” sponsored by KaleidoKites of Eureka Springs, is a free family event inviting attendees to bring their own kites or buy one at the refuge. The celebration includes vendors, contests and fun activities for parents and children.

Photo and excerpt courtesy of eurekasprings.org

So whether you want a thrill or just to chill Eureka is the town to escape to! These are just a few of all the amazing things Eureka Springs has to offer you during Spring 2018! Below is just one of the awesome packages available to make your stay in Eureka the stuff of great lifetime memories!

Crescent Favorites Package  (1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa)

1 night stay in a Premium Room
2-60min. Traditional Massages
2 tickets to the Crescent Ghost Tour
Breakfast for two in the Crystal Dining Room

$369 plus taxes and fees Sunday-Thursday ($485.15)
$469 plus taxes and fees Friday ($567.20)
$489 plus taxes and fees Saturday ($590.67)

*Saturday is subject to availability, please call for Saturday bookings.
*Spa appointments need to be made separately after booking this package online. Call the New Moon Spa: 479-253-2879 and provide your pkg confirmation number.

Book online: http://www.crescenthotelreservations.com/crescent-favorites-package/  or call us at 855-527-6835

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Downtown Eureka Spa1905 Weekend

Spa Weekend at The Basin Park Hotel (2/23 & 2/24)

SAVE $75 off any 2 Night Spa Package or $50 off any 1 Night Spa Package.

Call to Book: 877-643-4972

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Top Spots for Destination Weddings in Eureka Springs

You’ve said yes to big question now the next question is when and where you want to create this lifetime memory?! Well look no further! Eureka Springs is your destination wedding wonderland! This magical Victorian Village located high up in the scenic Arkansas Ozarks is pure wedding gold all year round! Here are just a few picture perfect locations to make your fairy-tale wedding into very real life-time memories!

The 1886 Crescent Hotel & New Moon Spa

What better setting than a real life Fairy-tale “Castle in the Sky” complete with it’s own luxurious full service Day Spa/Salon and Bridal Studio?! The 1886 Crescent Hotel & New Moon Spa is Eureka Springs’ Premiere Destination Wedding Location! The 1886 Crescent Hotel sits atop an Ozark mountain overlooking Downtown Eureka Springs on 15 scenic acres of land.  This pristine Victorian Hotel provides the perfect iconic backdrop for you special day. If you dream of a serene outdoor ceremony in the fresh mountain air The Crescent Hotel proudly offers:

  • Accommodating up to 350 guests The Fountain Garden  is the ideal location for a large outdoor garden wedding. The breathtaking Victorian architecture of The Crescent in the background makes the perfect setting for the perfect wedding!
  • If a more intimate garden wedding is what you have in mind The East Lawn may be a more perfect fit. The East Lawn offers a breathtaking setting with the historic gazebo and manicured gardens overlooking the scenic valley and St. Elizabeth’s Church & Cathedral.
  • For indoor weddings and receptions, The Conservatory and The Crystal Ballroom both providing the perfect blank canvas to paint your own wedding memories on!
  • Have a site in mind at the hotel that we didn’t mention? No worries! We welcome your creativity and are inspired by your ideas. Wedding on the Back Stairs, in the woods, Spa Yoga Space, Crescent Park Cottages, etc… If you can dream it we can make it a reality!

 

For wedding packages be sure to check out:  http://www.eurekaspringsarkansasweddings.com/accommodations/wedding-packages/crescent-hotel-wedding-packages/

 To speak with one of The Crescent’s Professional Wedding Sales Team call: 800-903-4940 or e-mail at crescenthotelsales@gmail.com


Basin Park Hotel & Spa 1905

Located in the heart of historical Downtown Eureka Springs The Basin Park Hotel proudly offers four unique and picturesque wedding event venues:

The Barefoot Ballroom/Lucky Seven Rooftop Billiards on the 6th (top floor) of the hotel boasts pine floors, art deco stained glass and a grand chandelier that will perfectly accent your perfect wedding cake. Connecting to the ballroom is the Lucky Seven Billiards, a replica of a 1950’s speakeasy perfect  for kicking off the wedding celebration!

  • The Atrium Room situated on the second floor of The Basin provides a more intimate feel underneath an amazing glass ceiling offering one of a kind views of the center of the hotel.
  • Located next to The Atrium  is the softly beautiful Ozark Banquet Room, with antique wood floors, unique quartz fireplace and original Ozarks Artwork. Custom made for entertaining.
  • For those not afraid of heights The Basin Park Hotel offers The Crows Nest located on the roof of the hotel. This wooden enclosed deck makes for the perfect Top of Downtown Eureka Springs Wedding Photos!

The second floor of the hotel is home to Spa 1905 offering a full service Day Spa complete with luxurious Bridal Suites. You can enjoy all the amenities of the spa as well as enjoy your very own private suite within the Spa 1905.

Your wedding will be in the epicenter of the Eureka Springs experience! The Basin Park Hotel features inclusive pricing for room, linen and table settings.With a natural charm, a beautiful view, and downtown fun right at your doorstep – nothing quite compares to a Basin Park Wedding!

For more info. on wedding packages and pics go to: http://www.basinpark.com/eurekaspringsweddings.shtml

To speak to a Wedding Sales Professional at The Basin call or e-mail: 800-903-4940  or basinparksales@gmail.com

Thorncrown Chapel

Nestled in a woodland setting, Thorncrown Chapel rises forty-eight feet into the Ozark sky. This magnificent wooden structure contains 425 windows and over 6,000 square feet of glass. It sits atop over 100 tons of native stone and colored flagstone, making it blend perfectly with its setting. The chapel’s simple design and majestic beauty combine to make it what critics have called “one of the finest religious spaces of modern times.”

Since the chapel opened in 1980, over six million people have visited this woodland sanctuary. Designed by renowned architect E. Fay Jones, Thorncrown has won numerous architectural awards such as the American Institute of Architects’ Design of the Year Award for 1981 and AIA’s prestigious 25 Year Award. Recently, members of the American Institute of Architects placed Thorncrown Chapel fourth on its list of the top buildings of the twentieth century.

Since 1980 people have come from all over the world to get married at this beautiful glass cathedral in the woods. Surrounded by beautiful rock formations and a canopy of trees, the chapel provides an unforgettable setting for your wedding ceremony. Because Thorncrown has over 6,000 square feet of glass and 425 windows, your wedding can be outdoors and indoors in air conditioned comfort at the same time.

Excerpt and photos from: thorncrown.com

For more wedding info and pics go to: https://thorncrown.com/weddings.html

The Grotto Springs

The Grotto Springs located on Spring Street just below The Crescent Hotel has long been believed by locals and visitors alike to be a magical healing site. Named The Grotto springs because it flows from a natural grotto inside the hillside. It was believed by early townsfolk that these healing waters would flow forever. 
The Grotto Springs makes the perfect backdrop for intimate weddings and lends itself naturally as place for amazing wedding photos! 

Photos courtesy: The Grand Treehouse Resort Facebook Page

Blue Springs

Blue Spring offers wonderful settings for picturesque, romantic ceremonies. The sites range from little gazebos nestled in the flowers that are perfect for an intimate exchange of vows, to the beautiful Spring Terrace surrounding Blue Spring where as many as 500 guests can share in the joy of the occasion.

Several of the sites will accommodate your reception as well. Celebrate your wedding at Blue Spring Heritage Center.

Excerpt and photos from: http://bluespringheritage.com/

For more info and images go to: http://www.bluespringheritage.com/

Make our lil mountain town your very own wedding canvas. No matter what venue you choose, you’re sure to paint magical memories that will last a lifetime in one of a kind Eureka Springs! 

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Spa Weekend (2/23 & 2/24)

Spa Weekend at The Crescent (2/23 & 2/24) 
SAVE $75 off any 2 Night Spa Package or $50 off any 1 Night Spa Package.
Call To Book: 877-342-9766
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Friday Night Deals

Friday Night Deals at The Crescent Hotel
Start your weekend right with a lower rate!
Stay for only $159 in a Premium Room on  2/23.
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Mardi Gras Fun Weekends

Mardi Gras Fun Weekends at The Crescent Hotel

Pick a Fun Weekend during Eureka Springs Mardi Festival!
Stay for 2 nights in a Premium Room
Breakfast for Two
2 Tickets to the Black Light Ball (2/3) OR 2 Tickets to the Mayor’s Ball (2/10)

$419 plus taxes and fees. Valid 2/2-2/3 or 2/9-2/10.

Book Online or Call 877-342-9766

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Friday Night Deals!!

Friday Night Deals at The Basin Park Hotel

Start your weekend right with a lower rate!

Stay for only $129 in a Premium Room on   2/23

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You Deserve a Spa Day!!

Aching muscles, tension headaches perhaps feeling like it’s time for a little me-time or perhaps some just-us time? Whether you crave renewal and rejuvenation or want to fine tune your overall wellness -treating yourself to a spa day in Eureka Springs is always a one of a kind experience. The plentiful natural springs and revitalizing fresh air of the Ozark Mountains  make the picture perfect spa setting.

With several Day Spas and Massage Services to choose from in our charming lil mountain town you can customize your tune up and do it your way. Whether you prefer to spend a day being pampered in one of our many day spas or just want to chill in your room and have the relaxation brought to you, it’s all up to you. Perhaps you prefer to stop into one of our unique bath & soap boutiques and mix and match your own soaps, lotions and bath salts to delight the senses.

Here are just a few options for you to choose from:

New Moon Spa

The New Moon Spa Salon is a one of the the largest destination spas in Northwest Arkansas and the Ozark Mountains. Comforting, private spaces surrounded by the sights, sounds and smells of Crescent Garden create a rejuvenating environment year round. Come see us for a massage, facial, manicure, pedicure, waxing, teeth whitening, hair services, retail boutique and so much more! Feel relaxed, look beautiful, and be happy! New Moon is located on the garden level of the 1886 Crescent Hotel, a member of the prestigious Historic Hotels of America. Come experience The New Moon Spa where renewal awaits you!

Spa Weekend (2/23 & 2/24) 
 
SAVE $75 off any 2 Night Spa Package or $50 off any 1 Night Spa Package.
Call To Book: 877-342-9766

Photos by Scott Moore

Spa 1905
Spa1905 is a cozy Day Spa located in the center of historic Downtown Eureka Springs, AR on the second floor of The Basin Park Hotel. Spa1905 offers a Day Spa as well as a Spa Boutique. The spa is designed with warm earth tones and featuring a sun deck, hot tub and mountain backdrop, this Day Spa features a full array of services and trained therapists with a focus on skin care and relaxation. It’s you own private oasis in the very heart magical Eureka Springs! After experiencing the most fun downtown, stop and enjoy the most relaxation downtown!

 

Spa Weekend (2/23 & 2/24)

SAVE $75 off any 2 Night Spa Package or $50 off any 1 Night Spa Package.

Call to Book 877-643-4972

 
Photos by Scott Moore
Grand Central Hotel & Spa
 Phone: 479-253-6756 

Grand Central Hotel’s Spa offers a quiet, elegant stately atmosphere to relax and unwind. We invite you to relax, refresh and renew your mind body and spirit. Enjoy our specialty The Hawaiian Mana Lomi Massage utilizing hot towels and hot stones to communicate deep within the bones of the individual which allows the practicioner to connect to the soul of the person.

Grand Hotel & Sap sign photo by Scott More  Couple’s Photo and description by eurekagrand.com

Health Works Massage and Reflexology Center
Phone: 479-253-7977

Healthworks takes the time to pamper you. Soothing music, aroma therapy, and negative ion generators in each spa room all enhance the soothing, nurturing experience. Aromatherapy massage techniques include Swedish, accupressure, polarity, and Reiki. Owners Scott and Bree Donna Thompson, both Master Massage Therapists, are joined by several of Eureka’s massage therapists. Couples room available.

Description and photos by: http://healthworksmassagecenter.com/

Palace Bath House 
Phone: 479-253-8400

The Palace Hotel & Bath House, built in 1901 and restored with extra attention to detail, is listed on the National Historic Register. Serving those with a taste for the finest in unique accommodations, the Palace Hotel is a non-smoking hotel and houses the only Victorian-era bath house still in operation. All suites have a king size bed, double size water-jet spa tub, wet bar, refrigerator, and TV. A luscious continental breakfast is served to each suite.In our historic bath house you can indulge in the soothing bliss of a whirlpool mineral bath, clay mask, and massage therapy, soak in original claw-foot tubs, and enjoy a eucalyptus steam treatment in the same wood barrels our world travelers used at the turn of the century. Staff massage therapists use the Swedish technique, with an emphasis on athletic massage. The most popular treatment at The Palace is The Works, which includes a whirlpool mineral bath, eucalyptus steam, a revitalizing clay masque and massage.

 

Photo by Scott Moore Description by: https://www.palacehotelbathhouse.com/

Suchness Spa

Phone (479) 253-2828

Suchness Spa offers signature new age services for psychosomatic wellness – massage, crown chakra energy work, Thai herbal treatments, facial, hands and feet rituals. Located on historic Spring Street in Downtown Eureka Springs you sure to find your center and fine tune your balance here!

 

 Photo by: http://suchnessspa.com/facial_ritual.htm

Suchness Spa Sign photo by Scott Moore

BATHE
Phone: (479) 253-9696
 
Located in the very  heart of downtown, Bathe offers a one of a kind selection of high quality essential oils. Here you can mix and match oils to create your very own signature scents. Whether you infuse into bath salts, shampoos, lotions or even choose to create scented products for your pet, it’s all here for your choosing! Don’t miss out on this one stop treat shop for the senses! 
 

Photos by Scott Moore 

Take some time for yourself and enjoy some down time in the city known for it’s amazing healing atmosphere!

For a complete listing of spas and services go to: https://www.eurekasprings.org/category/activities/spas-massage/

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Valentines Weekend in Eureka Springs

Valentine’s Weekend: Love… Eureka Springs’ Style

When Valentine’s Day is in the middle of the week, the question to celebrate before or after is almost always called into question.  In Eureka Springs, a center of romance in the Ozark Mountain Southern Region, celebrations will be focused on the weekend after February 14 with the Official Valentine’s Weekend being held February 16th and 17th.  In 2018, that means the Ozark Mountain’s Chocolate Festival and the award winning Americana Roots band, Asleep at the Wheel.

Held Saturday, February 17, the Annual Eureka Springs Chamber Chocolate Lovers Festival swings open its doors, this year at the new Eureka Springs Community Center (44 Kings Highway).  Over 10,000 pieces of handmade chocolate along with vendors to showcase and promote their products will feature chocolate samples from organic and household brands to select boutique labels.   An added slant to this year’s event is a special focus on brides-to-be since several vendors from “The Wedding Capital of The South” will have information available for those brides launching into the planning stage of their big event.

For the attendees two big give-a-ways have already been announced:

  • Everyone has a chance to a 2-night “Suite Deal” offered by the 1886 Crescent Hotel
  • For prospective brides, a chance to win a “Sweet Deal” that includes a free July wedding venue in the Barefoot Ballroom that includes a $500 food credit.

Find a Room Deal on Valentines Weekend

Valentines Weekend continues in the many great restaurants and bars in Downtown Eureka Springs with Entertainment that evening in the City Auditorium where the 30 album award winning  American Roots band, Asleep at the Wheel performs.  Tickets can be found at http://theaud.org/

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Mardi Gras in Eureka Springs!

 

It’s that time of year again here in Eureka Springs! Time to gather up your beads and masks and head to the town that knows how to celebrate The Mardi Gras Season in style! Laissez les bons temps rouler!!

Take a look at these fun filled events going on for this year’s Mardi Gras 2018 in One of a Kind Eureka Springs:

 

Eureka Gras Light & Sound Parade

Saturday, February 3rd is the Light and Sound Night Parade. Starting at 6 pm, the Parade will follow the usual parade route from the Carnegie Public Library, down Spring Street to the Court House on Main Street. After the parade downtown, there will be Second Line Dancing in the streets… after the parade, follow the Mayor’s Second Line to the Mayor’s Ball in the Basin Park Hotel’s Ballroom on the top floor.

JOIN US! Walk in the parade, Bring your antique car, Bring your Boat on a trailer all decked out in lights! Parade Forms are at http://www.eurekaspringsmardigras.org/nite-parade/

 

5th Annual Black Light Ball 

Dance the night away at the 5th Annual Black Light Ball! This glow spectacular includes DJ Testube pulsing out beats all night long, body artists ready to paint the glow on you and dancers lit up with glow lights. Pizza bites will be served through the night and the bar is open.

Mardi Gras is all about pirates this year and the Black Light Ball is playing along! Wear your favorite beach attire to the Pirate Booty Beach Party and glow all night!

What to wear? White and as many glow necklaces that you can handle!

Who’s invited? Anyone 21 and over! Mardi Gras in Eureka Springs is hopping this night with the annual Night Parade at 6PM downtown and then the Black Light Ball from 7-Midnight.

Get your tickets at:  http://www.reserveeureka.com/attractions/blacklightball

Eureka Gras Day Parade

February 10th from 2p-3p come Mardi Gras Eureka-style! Catch the day parade (and some beads) and  join us for this fun downtown celebration!

 

2018 Mayor’s Ball

 

AHOY, it’s a Pirate Parrrty at the Mayor’s Ball!

Mayor Butch Berry Invites you to join the Mayor’s Krewe by Walking with him in the parade and celebrating with Locals, Mardis Gras Court and visitors alike.

Eureka’s hottest party is a major social event during the celebration of Mardi Gras. Join us in the Barefoot Ballroom of the Basin Park Hotel. Dress in your finest pirate attire and join the Greater Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce for a night of live music, dancing and Mardi Gras Revelry. $35 tickets can be purchased on our website.

‘Tis a night ye won’t want to miss, savvy?

Tickets can be purchased at: http://www.reserveeureka.com/attractions/mayorsball

Crescent Jazz Brunch

February 11th, 2018 ~ seating 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Live Entertainment and Complimentary Champagne & Mimosas (does it get any bettter?)

Enjoy fine dining at the Jazz Champagne Brunch in the Crystal Dining Room at the world famous Crescent Hotel. Feast on food, fun, music, and join in on the 2nd line dance.

Adults (13 & Up) $29.95
Youth (6 & Up) $14.95
Kids (5 & Under) Complimentary $0.00

Call for reservations: 877-342-9766

This year make Eureka Springs your celebration destination for Mardi Gras Season and join in the fun in our one of a kind mountain town! (and don’t forget to do a little shopping along the way!)

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