Magnolia Blossom Festival |
Magnolia is located in Columbia County
(of which it is the county seat) west of El Dorado
and Brister along Hwy 79 near the Lousisana boarder.
In Magnolia, you can tour a classical revival courthouse and see antebellum homes. A big hit with anglers and water sports enthusiasts, Lake Columbia is a 3000 acres multipurpose reservoir with 25 miles of shoreline and a 40 acre park. Logoly State Park, Arkansas’s first environmental education state park, is comprised of 368 acres with a variety of plant life and numerous mineral streams and is located six miles north of Magnolia. Another popular attraction is the Magnolia Blossom Festival and World Championship Steak Cook-Off in May. There's the sidewalk art show, antique car show, live entertainment, arts and crafts, and a lot more.
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06/02 Coming to The area
Arkansas Literary Festival Little Rock AR April18-21 The tenth anniversary gathering with events on both sides of the river. Featuring well known authors Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana.
World Famous Armidillo Festival Hamburg AR May1-4 The World Famous Armidillo Festival takes place on Hamburg's town square and the surrounding blocks. Local bands play on Friday night of the festival and all day Saturday to ensure your weekend is the best.
Riverfest Little Rock AR May24-26 Riverfest is a celebration of visual and performing arts that is held annually over Memorial Day weekend on the banks of the Arkansas River in Little Rock.
Louisiana Peach Fest Ruston LA June21-22 The fun begins on Friday in Ruston’s historic Railroad Park at 6:30 p.m. with Dixie Tradition, followed by a return festival appearance by Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band at 8:30 p.m.
Texas Shakespeare Festival Kilgore TX June27-July28 The Texas Shakespeare Festival employs high caliber actors, designers, and directors from throughout the nation.
Hope Watermelon Festival Hope AR August9-11 Watermelon Olympics, melon judging and auction, watermelon eating contest, seed spitting contest, melon toss, antique engine show, entertainment and SW Arkansas' largest arts and crafts show.