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Best things to do in Fayetteville

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Café
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“Looking for the best coffee in town? This is it. They also serve Sunday brunch, just make sure and go early!”
61 locals recommend
Premise
“The Arkansas Music Pavilion, located just of I49 in Rogers, is part of the Walton Arts Center and offers big-name performances throughout the year in an 11,000 seat open air venue (3000 seats are under a tented area).”
32 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“Perhaps one of the most iconic restaurants in Fayetteville! Amazing burgers, huge baskets of fries, great beers on tap, and delicious crepes! A must-do for anyone who wants to truly experience Fayetteville. But be prepared to wait - they don't take reservations and it's always busy!”
49 locals recommend
Bar
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“My favorite bar in Fayetteville, cool atmosphere, amazingly creative cocktails, and trivia on Sundays. If you go to Fayetteville check this place out!”
48 locals recommend
University
“See if the Hogs are playing baseball, football, or basketball while you are here.”
27 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“They serve all kinds of fancy grilled cheese and their sweet potato fries are worth the trip!”
28 locals recommend
Food
“Fayetteville is BIG on keeping it local, especially with our food. Every Thursday night and Saturday morning there is a large Farmer's Market hosted at the downtown square. You will find everything organic your heart desires!”
32 locals recommend
Bar
“This is an iconic concert hall that hosts awesome local/regional bands and shows. A must-see for anyone who like music!”
33 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Locally sourced ingredients. Fresh and healthy breakfast and lunch options.”
29 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Upscale food & drink, happy hour and lounge menu available. Perfect spot to meet for cocktails before catching a show at the Walton Arts Center. ”
28 locals recommend
College Football Field
“If you’d like to walk to a football game, head down the driveway, make a right and then another right on Prospect. Take a left on Willow and a right on Maple. Walk straight down Maple about a mile, pass campus and all the sorority houses and you’ll land at the U of A Football Stadium. Alternatively, about $7 and 5 minutes will have you at the game via Lyft!”
12 locals recommend
Bar
“Fun place for a craft beer and a great tasting and interesting pizza. Just south of the Fayetteville Square.”
21 locals recommend
Bar
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“Fine dining in Fayetteville. Great wine, and a menu that’s often being updated by a talented chef. Be sure to call ahead for reservations here, but if you’re not able to get them, you can eat from the full menu in their large bar area. ”
23 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Beautiful lake with a 5.5 mile paved mix-use trail around the perimeter! Perfect walk or run - we like to park at Apple Blossom Brewery and enjoy a beer and a game of pool after a run around the lake!”
17 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“The Walton Arts Center is a performing arts center. It is located in Fayetteville, Arkansas near the campus of the University of Arkansas, and serves as a cultural center for the Northwest Arkansas area. The building was opened in 1992 in large part because of funds donated by the Walton family (of Walmart). The center is host to many musicals, plays, and other artistic and educational events throughout the year.”
17 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Great spot for fun and good food. Thursday nights through the summer they host concerts with some national acts. Great for families.”
15 locals recommend