The 2022 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.
Experience Christmas from Thanksgiving night through January 1 with a by-donation drive-through light display with lights on from dark through 8:00 PM on Fridays 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
Dec 2 – Holiday Lights for Family Photos
Dec 17 – Holly Jolly Painting Party & Cheer
Let’s celebrate SHOP SMALL in Eureka Springs! 100 SWAG BAG giveaway at the Basin Park Hotel! Every bag is a winner! Gift certificates to restaurants, shops, and SEVERAL return trip stays in Eureka! Our community has come together to make this the best SHOP SMALL event EVER! Come early for fun in the park! Refreshments and treats!
The Eureka Springs Christmas Parade of Lights is one of Eureka Springs' most popular night-time parades with floats, walkers, bands and thousands of twinkling christmas lights. This year's theme is "A National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation"!Pick a spot along Spring Street ot catch all of the action. Come early to see the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremonty at Basin Spring Park at 5 pm. The parade is scheduled to start at 6:00pm and run to 7:00pm.
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.
For more than 40 years, the Eureka Springs Preservation Society in this Victorian village have invited visitors inside their historic residences to share the joys of the holiday season. The tradition continues Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022, when the Annual Eureka Springs Christmas Tour of Homes takes you on a spectacular journey through time. For more information and tickets, click here.
Our window displays come alive with this annual Eureka Springs tradition! Elves, Santa, and delightful characters come alive for kids and adults to be surprised! The evening is sprinkled with holiday spirit as the magic unfolds one shop after the other. Shop in the Living Christmas Card, stop in for treats at local shops and have dinner all while delighting in the magic that happens in Downtown Eureka Springs.