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Events happening in 2023!        

Pick a date when the town is buzzing! Come stay with us and attend local area events such as Folk Festival, Bean Festival, and Caroling in the Caverns!

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February 18, 2023

Sylamore Trail 50k-25k Run

Allison is located along the White River at the junctions of Highways 5, 9, & 14. It is 5.9 miles north of Mountain View. The 50k will begin at 7am and the 25k at 8am.

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May 5-6, 2023

Mountain View Iris Festival

Iris garden tours, music on the square, car show, contests & more!

For more information www.yourplaceinthemountains.comCall 870-269-8068 or 870-269-2859

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March 9-11, 2023

21th Annual Mountain View Spring Bluegrass Festival. 

For more information

Ozark Folk Center State Park


April 14-16, 2023

60th Annual Arkansas Folk Festival

Held since 1963, the event attracts thousands of people to the small mountain community, where the livelihood of many residents is based on tourism. The town has become nationally renowned for its folk music, and the downtown area is a popular place for impromptu “pickins” as musicians gather informally to perform.

For more information
Call 870-269-8068 or 870-269-2859


April 28 & 29, 2023

Annual Dulcimer Jamboree

This event consists of workshops, jams, and special concerts.

For more information

Ozark Folk Center State Park
Call 870-269-3851

Fishing Rod

Noon Friday June 9 til Midnight Sunday June 11, 2023

Free Fishing Weekend

Residents and non-residents may fish this weekend without fishing licenses or trout permits. Regulations for Arkansas waters apply: daily limits, slot limits and length limits must be observed.

For more information


Saturday July 1, 2023

Jack's & JoJo's Fireworks Display

Join us on the River to celebrate our great country and our Independence day! Fireworks will begin approximately 10:00 p.m. (after the restaurant closes)

For more information

870.585.2211 or 870.585.2121


August 18-20, 2023

Mountain Music & Motorcycles

This is a one of a kind event for Mountain View. With biker games, a poker run, and a bike show. There is something for the biker in everyone. Prizes, Games, Music and Good Food for the whole family.

For more information
Call 870-269-8068 or 870-269-2859


September 15-17, 2023

Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour

​An open studio tour such as this provides visitors a unique opportunity to connect with local artists and craftsmen in their working environments.


October 27 & 28, 2023

Bean Festival & Championship Outhouse Race

Artisans Market on the Square 
Beans and cornbread served on the court square, 
Outhouse Races.

For more information
Call 870-269-8068 or 870-269-2859

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November 9-12, 2023

Bluegrass Festival

Annual Mountain View Fall Bluegrass Festival.

For more information
Call 870-269-8068 or 870-269-2859


December TBA

Caroling in the Caverns

 This Christmas concert of area musicians performing seasonal carols in the Majestic Cathedral room is a must attend event which sells out each year. The combination of music and the acoustically perfect Cathedral Room at Blanchard Caverns is "a natural." 

For more information
Call 870-269-8068 or 870-269-2859

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