Fayetteville tourism commission plans year strategically

Posted: December 22, 2017 at 1:10 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/DAVID GOTTSCHALK Ornaments are visible in David Wright's beard as he sings along Thursday with Shaky Bugs and guests during the Winter Solstice Art Action at the Walker Stone House in Fayetteville. The event, presented by Experience Fayetteville, the city's tourism bureau, featured room-to-room performances, crafts, local food and drink and interactive activities.

City tourism officials will manage capital projects, start thinking about a reserve fund and try to bring in more dollars at the Town Center next year.

By the numbers

The A&P Commission passed its 2018 budget on Monday.

Revenue

• Experience Fayetteville: $3,570,155

• Town Center: $792,867

• Clinton House Museum: $35,700

• Total: $4,398,722

Expenses

• Experience Fayetteville: $3,163,084

• Town Center: $794,897

• Clinton House Museum: $226,368

• Total: $4,398,722

Source: Fayetteville A&P Commission

NWA Democrat-Gazette/DAVID GOTTSCHALK Ashley Rogers (right) dances Thursday with Sydney Foster and her daughters Maiya (left), 5, and Lily, 7, in a si...

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