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Events in Mountainview Arkansas

Mountain View Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce website and one of the most comprehensive lists of upcoming events.

live music events in Mountain View, Arkansas

Mountain View Tourism

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Festivals and Events in Mountain View, Arkansas

Mountain View Arkansas takes great pride in their events and festivals, and the traditions are part of what makes this town so special.  Don't miss live music on Court Square, Mountains and Motorcycles,  BeanFest, Folk Festival or any of the other opportunites to experience special events in Mountain View.  

Mountain View Bluegrass Festival

March 7-9 2024

One of the area's popular bi-annual events, the Mountain View Bluegrass Festival offers up Ozark pickin and grinnin with local talent and musicians from all around in the Spring and Fall.

Solar Eclipse

April 5-8 2024

Mountain View will be in the path of totality during this incredible event, and will have ongoing events and activities for visitors and locals alike.

Arkansas Folk Festival

April 19-20 2024

Boasting 59 years, The annual Arkansas Folk Festival, takes place every third Saturday in April . Come join us, in the beautiful Ozarks, for a fun filled weekend with activities for all ages! Activities include Music on the Square, a parade on Saturday morning, street vendors and tasty food vendors.

Dulcimer Jamboree

April  26-27 2024

Make your plans to visit Mountain View this spring for performances by the nation’s top mountain dulcimer and hammered dulcimer players during the evening on Friday, April 29th & Saturday, April 30th at the park’s 1,000-seat music venue, the Ozark Highlands Theater.  


Mountain View Iris Festival

May 3-4 2024

Folks come from all around to see the Iris in bloom in Mountain View in May and there's a festival to celebrate! Events include the carousel organs, iris garden tours, plant sales, Mountain View merchants open with arts and crafts selections, Friday night live music on the courthouse square at 7 pm, dancing on the courthouse square, food vendors on the square, and local restaurants open.

Homecoming Hootenanny

May 24-25, 2024

This spring, retreat to the Ozarks for the Cowboy Music & Arts Festival at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in lovely Mountain View, Arkansas. Join the fun us as the Folk Center celebrates the songs and stories of the American Cowboy during this two-day, family-friendly event featuring GRAMMY award-winning music, the region's finest artisans, gardens, and Southern style buffets at The Skillet Restaurant.

John Prine Tribute Concert

June 8,2024

Celebrating the life and music of John Prime, Tommy Prine and Keith Sykes will perform a tribute concert at the Ozark Folk Center.  Tickets available through the OFC.

Mountain View Mountains Music and Motorcycles

August 23-24, 2024

Grab your bikes and buddies and ride over to Mountain View, AR for the 16th Annual Mountains, Music and Motorcycles! This is a one of a kind event for Mountain View, a poker run, and a bike & car show. There is something for the biker in everyone. Music and great food...and of course, motorcycles!

Stringband Music and Arts Festival

October 11-12, 2024

Live music, craft demonstrations, and entertainment in the Craft Village of the Ozark Folk Center and the Ozark Highlands Theatre are sure to be enjoyable.


Bluegrass and Fried Chicken

November 7-9, 2024

Don't miss Bluegrass music at the Ozark Folk Center! Proceeds from the festival help fund music scholarships and the Music Roots Program for youth in Mtn. View Public Schools.

Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour

September 13-15, 2024

Visit the private working studios of fine artists and craft artisans located within 30 miles of the Historic Court Square on this FREE self-guided driving tour in the beautiful Ozark Mountains.

Bean Festival and Championship Outhouse Races

October 25-26, 2024

Sponsored by the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce, this annual event features artisans, vendors and lots of great food downtown on the square.  And, the Outhouse Races are not to be missed!

Mountain View Bluegrass Festival

November 7-9 2024

Don't miss Bluegrass music at the Ozark Folk Center! Proceeds from the festival help fund music scholarships and the Music Roots Program for youth in Mtn. View Public Schools.

Christmas on the Square

December 6-8 2024

Join us for music and festivities on the Court Square in Mountain View.

"We come to Mountain View every year for Bean Fest.  The Outhouse races are our favorite event and the music is always a great bonus.  We'll be back next year and we will be staying at one of Emily's retreats when we do!"
~Robert, Jane's Bend
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