Top Ten Spring Events
Make 2023 the year you discover all the awesome experiences waiting for you in Eureka Springs. From amazing music to Mardi Gras to The Great Passion Play, Eureka Springs has just the right combination of events to make your visit one to remember. Check out these great events in Eureka Springs.
Ozark Mountain Music Festival, January 12-22
Ozark Mountain Music Festival brings the vibe of an outdoor festival indoors across multiple stages at the 1905 Basin Park Hotel. OzMoMu brings American Roots and Modern Folk bands from across the country to Eureka Springs for four days of fantastic music. Get your tickets here.
Krewe Of Krazo Night Parade, February 11
Carnival Season in Eureka Springs comes with plenty of parades and parties by the five Mardi Gras Krewes as they prepare for Fat Tuesday. Established in 2006, Krewe of Krazo holds its Night Parade a little over a week before Mardi Gras. The Krewe du Kork kicks off Carnival season on January 6 when they hang beads in their Krewe’s tree on Spring Street.
Mardi Gras, February 21
Mardi Gras comes to the mountains when Eureka Springs celebrates Fat Tuesday with parades, parties and more! Eureka Springs five Mardi Gras Krewes host the annual parade through downtown. Join the Krewes with a post-parade wrap up party at Gravel Bar at Wanderoo Lodge.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade, March 18
Celebrate the luck of the Irish on St. Patrick’s Day in Eureka Springs with Irish whiskey, bagpipes, and plenty of craft beer. Join the St. Patty’s Day Pub Crawl or step into the parade through downtown that is open to anyone wearing green!
Victorian Classic 10K, March 18
Celebrating its 40th year, the Victorian Classic 10K is a scenic and challenging certified course through the hills of Eureka Springs. The race supports Samaritan’s Feet, an international non-profit that provides shoes to children in need. This race will help children in the Eureka Springs area. The race also includes a 2-mile fun run/walk.
Amy Grant at The Auditorium, April 1
Grammy winner and 2022 Kennedy Center Honoree Amy Grant brings her trailblazing brand of contemporary Christian music to The Auditorium in downtown Eureka Springs for one night only. Get your tickets here.
The Great Passion Play, April 7-8
Mark Good Friday and Holy Saturday at The Great Passion Play. Watch a recreation of the final week in the life of Jesus Christ, beginning with the resurrection of Lazarus, running through His entry into Jerusalem and ending with His crucifixion and resurrection. After this special Easter performance, The Great Passion Play returns for regular performances on May 26.
Easter Sunrise Service at the Great Passion Play, April 9
He is risen! Register now to mark the high point of the Christian calendar with a beautiful, touching ceremony marking the resurrection of Jesus Christ at 7 a.m. at the foot of Eureka Springs’ Christ of the Ozarks statue.
Ozark Mountain UFO Conference, April 14-16
Delve into the search for extraterrestrial life and the mysteries of outer space at this conference that features expert lectures, authors, and merchandise related to the quest for intelligent life beyond earth.
Spaceberry Festival, May 11-13
Fans of the Grateful Dead and other jam bands flock to The Farm outside Eureka Springs for the return of the Spaceberry Festival. Enjoy three days of great music, camping, food and crafts in a gorgeous venue with 360-degree views of the Ozark Mountains just minutes from Beaver Lake, Table Rock Lake and the White River.