The 2021 Eureka Springs Christmas Festival preserves the Holiday Spirits during these trying times. Families who are searching for a hometown feel this Christmas, where friends and neighbors share the spirit of the season, can find what they’re looking for in our historic Victorian Village of Eureka Springs.
Eureka Springs decks the halls with colorful lights ablaze throughout the historic district. Residents share the warmth of a small-town Christmas with visitors through the many holiday events and activities. The city has block after block of shops, boutiques, fine art galleries, and craft emporiums perfect for those one-of-a-kind gifts for your loved ones.
Christmas from Thanksgiving night through January 4 with a by-donation drive-through light display with lights on from dark through 8:00 PM on Thursdays through Sundays on the grounds of The Great Passion Play. For more info visit www.greatpassionplay.org/christmas
Christmastime at The Crescent Hotel has become one of the region’s most popular winter holiday traditions. Don't miss great events like the Christmas Tree Forrest, Holly Jolly Painting Party, Breakfast Buffet with Santa Clause and more! Christmas begins on the first week of December and runs until the Ice Rink Opens New Years Week. Learn more at crescent-hotel.com/christmas
The largest train village display in the south! The exhibit consists of well over 300 buildings which take you back to a 1930’s to 1950’s landscape of small town America, with three Lionel 0 scale trains, a Lionel 0 scale trolley, and a Polar Express train. Admission is $5 per person with kids under 5 free.
Come downtown and enjoy Santa in the park, carolers singing in the streets, and Living Windows presented by the merchants of Eureka Springs! Actual Living Windows will be on display from 5-7pm. Stay and shop late plus you will have free 2 hour metered parking, family friendly fun, and Christmas lights!
That's right...Ol' Saint Nick returns to Basin Spring Park in the center of Eureka Springs' Downtown Shopping & Entertainment District. Santa will be ready to meet you, your kids, and the entire family, plus take a commemorative photo with you and hear your wish list from 12-2pm.