History & Culture

A City that time forgot

The town of Eureka Springs is on the National Register of Historic Places, was recognized as one of America’s Dozen Distinctive Destinations and has been named as a Top 25 Arts Destination by American Style Magazine. Home to hundreds of artists, Eureka Springs has dozens of art galleries featuring works by locals and nationally recognized artists. Hidden walking paths and twisting, narrow streets are lined with Victorian homes and native limestone walls and at the very top of Eureka Springs sits the famous 1886 Crescent Hotel, a Historic Hotel of America.

Eureka Springs has embraced its unique stories and history with fun tours and attractions. From a Wild West town to unsolved mysteries, guided tours give visitors a glimpse of the history and culture that make Eureka Springs so magnetic. Creative festivals like the May Festival of the Arts, Eureka Gras, Blues Weekend, and the Folk Festival draw big crowds and are usually kicked off with a spectacular parade through downtown. Live music, dance performances, art shows and theater happen throughout the whole year. Visit the Eureka Springs Museum Downtown for permanent and temporary exhibits.

Explore the mysteries of America’s Most Haunted Hotel with Crescent Ghost Tours.

Shop all day or play all night in Downtown Eureka Springs at Night

Peculiar Things Tour

A Daily Guided Walking Tour to Peculiar Places in Downtown Eureka Springs.

Cave Wine Tasting

The Basin Park Pop-up music series provides opportunities for local musician to celebrate and perform live music while guests enjoy exclusive and memorable experiences.