2024 Events & Festivals
Make your way to Old Town Van Buren for our Second Saturday Shopping, Events, and Festivals. These days are filled with live music, shopping and strolling the streets of our historic Main Street. Spend your weekend local!
This is not a conclusive list of 2024 events held in Old Town Van Buren, Arkansas. Please visit our social media accounts for more!
April 13th, 2024
Spring Open House
Join us in Downtown Van Buren, as our weather is warming up and our merchants have their Spring items to debute.
June 18th, 2024
Summer Street Eats Food Truck Festival
Join us during our Second Saturday for our 3rd Annual Food Truck Festival.
Vendor applications are available, please contact us with your email
May 11th & 12th, 2024
Old Timer's Day Steampunk Festival
Full steam ahead for the 46th Annual Old Timers Day Steampunk Festival Saturday and Sunday, May 11th & 12th! Located on six blocks of nationally recognized historic Main Street.
October 12th - 13th, 2024
Join us in Downtown Van Buren for our annual Fall Festival where the streets are flooded with local merchants and vendors with handmade crafts and other collectibles.
November 8th - 9th, 2024
Holiday Open House
Sip, Shop, & Eat along Van Buren's Historic Main Street. Come and enjoy the lights as well as getting first dibs on Holiday gifts and decor! Several of our the shops will have snacks, sips, giveaways, and special sales.
December 9th, 2023
Holiday In Whoville
2nd Annual Holiday in Whoville - join us for a Grinchy good time! More information soon.
December 9, 2023
The Old Town Merchants Association is hosting the Downtown Van Buren Christmas Parade. This year's theme is "Holiday in Whoville". We encourage everyone that wants their float in the contest to fill out application for times, rules, & regulations. This is a free event to attend. Main Street will be closed to vehicular traffic and open to pedestrians.