a historic homestead along the War Eagle River in Northwest Arkansas, plays
host to the events of the War Eagle Fair™.
Rimmed by wooded hills, the exhibit area is on the level valley floor, while
parking is on the rolling meadows. Their are plenty of open areas for visitors
to enjoy while eating or reveling in the fresh, clean, open air of the Ozarks.
only are admission and parking free, but many other services and conveniences
are provided. All you have to do is come and enjoy the people, the Ozarks setting and
the marvelous arts and crafts. A well trained parking crew helps
you in and out, a first aid station is in the center of everything, there are
permanent restrooms and plenty of porta-potties, even a free package
checking service. Food, snacks, and beverages are convenient and reasonably priced.
Hamburgers, drinks and other good food eaten along the flowing river makes lasting
memories. A free Fairbook listing all exhibitors is available, and there
are two information booths.
No dogs are allowed on the grounds,
in the tents or buildings except trained Medical
Gates open at 8 a.m. each day and close at
5 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and at 4 p.m. on Sunday.
Day For The Memory Books
all the charm of its setting
and tradition, people
are the greatest asset of the War Eagle Fair. Exhibitors undergo strict
screening for entry, then must abide by carefully enforced rules and standards.
What they sell are products of their own skill and creativity.
Weavers, woodworkers, carvers, basketmakers, artisans in stained glass, pewter, leather
and scores of other arts and crafts, including oil and acrylic painting, watercolor,
sculpture, metalworking, and photography.
sample of the talented and friendly exhibitors that make the Fair unique
beautiful Fall morning at the Fair
second essential group of people are
the customers who come from all over the U.S. Those who come back year after year number in the thousands, and frequently
they have formed close friendships and associations with exhibitors. Add in
the staff, the volunteers and the warmth and hospitality of the people of Northwest
Arkansas and the entire Ozarks region, and you can see why this is very much a "people"
War Eagle Fair began in 1954 to
showcase arts and crafts. The Board of Directors of the nonprofit association
paid scrupulous attention to quality, went out of their way to revive traditional
crafts and art forms in danger of extinction, offered visitors free admission
and free parking.
While the free admission continues, 2011 will mark the first year that the
Organization will charge for parking.
Me At The Fair
Eagle Fair held at the scenic War Eagle Mills Farm