- Hope, Arkansas in Hope, AR
Hot August days and cool, sweet watermelons go together for nearly every festival activity imaginable. Live music, food, outdoor sports, antique engines and cars, arts and crafts and more happened here since the 1920s.
- Clinton, Arkansas, U.S.A. in Clinton, AR
Since 1985, three-person chuckwagon teams have raced past 20,000 visitors every Tuesday before Labor Day trying to stay upright and win. Fiddling, BBQ and other wild west fun ensues.
September brings motorcycles, blues music and excellent BBQ to northwest Fayetteville along with 100,000 visitors. Live performances, races and cook-offs lure them in and entertain them. It's nonprofit and family friendly.
- Lyon College campus Batesville, AR 72501-3699 in Batesville, AR
This festival is all Scottish all the time with pipes, drums, food, dance, sheepdog demonstrations and Scottish athletic events. Celtic music, a feast and a Saturday night Ceilidh round out this blast of Gaelic culture.