May Events in Eureka Springs:
May Festival of the Arts: May 1st-30th. www.eurekaspringsfestivalofthearts.com
Phunkberry Music Festival: 5/4-5/6 www.phunkberry.com
The Eurekan Spectacle in Basin Park: 5/4 at 6pm in Basin Spring Park. The Eurekan Spectacle is an augmented reality based experiential app that allows users to witness a Shakespearean play at various real-world locations around Eureka Springs.
Unveiling of the 4 seasons project: 5/5 6pm-7pm in Basin Spring Park. The art installation will be on display in Basin Spring Park and will consist of four separate mobiles, each representing the beauty of our four seasons. Each mobile is unique structurally, representational of the season it depicts and each an estimated 6 to 8 feet in diameter.
The Great Passion Play Season Opening: 5/5 www.greatpassionplay.org
Artrageous Parade: 5/6 at 2pm in Downtown on Spring St.
Drumming in the Park: 5/6 6pm-9pm in Basin Spring Park.
Outback in the Ozarks: 5/5 & 5/6 at Lake Leatherwood. An overnight challenging relay race through Northwest Arkansas. Race begins at Lake Leatherwood and ends in Fayetteville. www.outbackintheozarks.com
Dance of Deceit Play: 5/7 at the City Auditorium from 2pm-4pm. Five and Dime Drama Collective presents a full length play. Admission $10 www.fiveanddimedramacollective.org
Bridge of Love: 5/8-5/14 Mother’s Day Living Art Installation on the Main Street air bridge in downtown. If you love women…mothers, grandmothers, daughters, sisters, aunts, cousins, and friends…bring fresh flowers (only) to fasten on to the Bridge of Love! Photo op on Mother’s Day, 5/14, at 1:30pm.
Eureka Springs House Concert: 5/10 5pm-8pm with Jonathan Byrd & Corin Raymond. Music starts at 6pm. eurekahouseconcerts.com
Nuits Rose Eureka Springs Wine Fest: 5/12-5/14 Various restaurants and lounges in Eureka Springs, Arkansas will be offering Rosé tastings, flights, and pairings to serve with special menu items during this Rosé wine festival.
Uncorked with Rigdon Irvin: 5/12 7pm-11pm Paint and Wine at Event Eureka (above Grotto.) Enjoy the excellent teachings of Rigdon from The Bird Cage Art Gallery and wine. $40 for the class and supplies. Doors open at 7pm class starts at 8pm. Bring nothing but your friends!! www.facebook.com/eventeureka
Sock Hop at Melonight Ballroom: 5/12 7pm Join us for a 50’s themed dance party upstairs at Melonlight Ballroom! Break out your old poodle skirts, letter jackets, and bobby socks for this immersive vintage experience featuring classic Fifties era Rock n’ Roll. $10 admission 2 Pine Street Eureka Springs.
Art in the Park: 5/13 11am-5pm. Enjoy artistry of every form in Basin Spring Park.
Free Music in the Park: 5/13 Noon-3pm in Basin Spring Park.
Spirited Rose Wine Tour: 5/13 1pm-4pm Starting at Brews, shuttle leaves to travel to Keels Creek Winery, Railway Winery and returning to Brews. $30 per person. https://hauntedeurekasprings.com/book-now/
Grand Gallery Stroll: 5/13 6pm-9pm. Sip and stroll to several downtown gallies that will be producing specialized exhibits. www.artofeurekasprings.com
Ozarks Chorale Spring Concert: 5/13 7:30pm-10pm at the City Auditorium. The Ozarks Chorale boasts the ability to sing anything from Bach to Beatles! $10 at door.
Mother’s Day Brunch: 5/14 at the Crescent 10am-2pm. $29.95 per person. $12.95 5yrs-17yrs. Free 4 yrs adn under.
Mother’s Day Concert with John Two Hawks: 5/14 2pm at the City Auditorium. $12 at door -All mother’s get in Free.
White Street Studio Walk: 5/14 4pm-10pm Visit the homes and galleries along White Street. Wine and snacks along the way.
Mid American Photo Symposium 5/19 & 5/21. Top photographers will give presentaitons on photography projects and practices designed for all levels of photography enthusiasts. Learn, share and take photos in Eureka Springs. Night shoot in historic downtown, shoot at Lake Leatherwood City Park and all around. www.mapsym.org
3rd Saturday Music in the Park: 5/20 5pm-7pm with Grady Nichols in Basin Spring Park.
Books in Bloom Literary Festival: 5/21 Noon-5pm at the Crescent Fountain Garden. A celebration for writers and readers. www.booksinbloom.org
2nd annual Plein Air Festival: 5/21-5/25 3pm-7pm. 60 Plein Air artists from across the country will be coming to Eureka Springs for four days of intense plein air painting in and around the beautiful town.
Celebrate Jesus: 5/26 at 2pm Celebrate Jesus in Basin Spring Park. Parade rolls at 2pm through downtown.
Dancing in the Park: 5/28 1pm-3pm in Basin Spring Park.
Eureka Springs Cruiser Nights: 5/30 5:30pm Enjoy a fun, easy, social bicycle ride through downtown Eureka Springs. facebook.com/bicycleES