Springdale's Ozarktober Fest looks to find its spot

Posted: October 14, 2017 at 1:04 a.m.
Updated: October 14, 2017 at 1:04 a.m.

File photo: Ben Moore, left, hands a shirt to Drew Sadler of Rogers after Sadler registered for a contest on Saturday Oct. 4 2014 during the Oktoberfest and Craft Beer Experience in downtown Rogers. The event featured music, a variety of craft beers and grilled bratwurst meals.

Organizers of Northwest Arkansas' newest Oktoberfest readily admit money may not be the biggest result of the event.

Ozarktober Fest schedule

Oct. 26

• Ozark Meets Deutschland Farm-to-table dinner train excursion at the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad starting in downtown Springdale from 4:30 to 9 p.m. The event is sold out.

Oct. 27

• Ozarktober Fest Barn Party and Halloween Hayrides Multiple options departing from Shiloh Museum starting at 5 p.m.

• Mary Shelly’s 1818 classic “Frankenstein” presented by the Northwest Arkansas Audio Theatre at Arts Center of the Ozarks at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $13.

Oct. 28

• Springdale Halloween Fest from 4 to 7 p.m. Carnival games at Shiloh Square, Touch-a-Truck, pumpkin carving, costume parade and a free showing of Hotel Transylvania at Walter Turnbow Park.

Oct. 29

• Ozarktober Fest Brews and Tunes from 1 to 6 p.m. at Magnolia Gardens. Cost of beer tasting tickets and a commemorative cup ranges between $10 and $25.

Source: Downtownspringdale.org

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