Russellville Annual Events

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Downtown Art Walk

Held quarterly, this event opens up downtown to live music, art displays and plenty of food.

Downtown Fall Fest Chili Cookoff

Started in 1992, Russellville's Downtown Fall Festival is a fun filled street festival held each year on the last Saturday in October. This day-long celebration harkens back to the "good ole days" when carnivals set up on the streets of Downtown Russellville.

KidsFest at the Hughes Center

Presented by the Russellville Recreation and Parks Department, KidsFest is held annually around Halloween at the Hughes Community Center. Games, prizes, and candy are free to all area children. For more info, call the Hughes Center at 968-1272.

River Valley Business Expo

This event is a business expo, open to the public, with over 100 booths, exhibiting businesses and organizations throughout the River Valley. It is held annually at Tucker Coliseum on the campus of Arkansas Tech University. For more information, visit the Russellville Chamber of Commerce website.

Russellville Christmas Parade

Touted as the largest Christmas parade in Arkansas, this annual event draws floats and participants from all around the State.

Taste of the Valley

Taste of the Valley is Main Street Russellville's award-winning tasting party featuring a delicious assortment of food and drink provided by River Valley restaurants, caterers, delicatessens, vineyards, and food service institutions.

Community Fireworks Display

The Community Fireworks Display is held on July 4th and attracts thousands of visitors from across the River Valley.


This outdoor festival is a project of the Boys and Girls Club of the Arkansas River Valley. It is held in June of each year. You will have the opportunity to treat yourself to some of the best food, games and live entertainment in the State of Arkansas.

Russellville Veterans Day Parade

Honors all veterans, this parade features local military units, military organizations and public safety personnel.