Experience Fort Smith

Fort Smith, AR: Home of, "True Grit," & one of True West Magazine's, "Top 10 True Western Towns!" Share your stories/photos as you Experience Fort Smith!

Fort Smith Convention & Visitors Bureau 2 North B St Fort Smith AR 72901 479.783.8888 800.637.1477 479.784.2421 fax

The official page of the Fort Smith Convention & Visitors Bureau, the city's designated marketing organization.

Mission: Promoting Fort Smith destinations, events, attractions and other fun ways to entertain yourself and your family, friends, or group in our fair city. We want you to have a great time in Fort Smith, and we're here to help you have it.

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Jamey Johnson (Rescheduled) | Fort Smith CVB

Due to flooding in the Fort Smith area, the Jamey Johnson concert at Temple Live (originally scheduled for June 9th) has been rescheduled to Friday, July 5th! Original tickets will be valid for the new date!

fortsmith.org Due to the historic flooding in and around Fort Smith, the Jamey Johnson concert has been rescheduled to Friday, July 5th (originally Sunday, June 9th)

Miss Laura's

Miss Laura's Visitor Center is looking for volunteers to guide tours of the historic former bordello and tell visitors about upcoming events and all there is to do and see in Fort Smith and the surrounding area.

This is a unique way to support your community as a brand ambassador of the area's growing tourism and hospitality industry.

If interested, you can send a message to this page, the Miss Laura's page, or call (479) 783-8888.

Armed with a friendly smile and a barrel full of firsthand knowledge, Miss Laura's STARRS set out to make visitors feel welcome and informed of all there is to do and see in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and the surrounding area!

Click the link below to submit our very brief online form and/or call Carolyn Joyce at (479) 783-8888!

[06/04/19]   North A & B Streets are OPEN TO TRAFFIC! Tomorrow, Miss Laura's Visitor Center will open at 9AM!

Due to flooding, Fort Smith Riverfront Blues Festival—originally scheduled for June 21st & 22nd in Downtown Fort Smith—has been postponed!

The Fort Smith Blues Society will announce rescheduled dates/details, as soon as possible! #ExperienceFortSmith #GoDowntownFS

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Parrot Island Surf-A-Thon | Fort Smith CVB

Be among the first to experience the new FlowRider® Double and help raise funds in support of the United Way of Fort Smith flood relief efforts! JUNE 22-25, only at Parrot Island Waterpark! #ExperienceFortSmith

fortsmith.org Parrot Island Waterpark is hosting a Surf-A-Thon to introduce their new attraction, the FlowRider® Double, and to raise money for the United Way of Fort Smith for local flood relief. Participants will have the opportunity to ride our NEW 2-Lane FlowRider to see how long they can surf upright. Pledg...

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Fort Smith GIS Viewer

Approx. 26 miles of streets/roads/highways in Fort Smith are within/partially within anticipated flood inundation areas. This includes 941 total structures (e.g. houses, sheds, detached garages, offices, retail, factories, etc.).

The following GIS viewer reflects anticipated inundation areas at the latest crest estimation of 42.5 ft. The City of Fort Smith IT Department will update this GIS viewer, as needed, with local road closures and barricades to assist with driver commute. #ARWX

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Best of the River Valley - All Star Preps | Fort Smith CVB

The Best of the River Valley All-Star Preps event—originally scheduled for this thursday, May 30, 2019—has been rescheduled for Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at The Fort Smith Convention Center! #ARWX

fortsmith.org Join the Times Record as we celebrate and honor the accomplishments of the 2018-2019 All-Star high school student-athletes at the annual Best of River Valley Preps Awards. The Best of River Valley Preps awards banquet is the Times Record's way of joining the community to honor thousands of outstandi...

[05/28/19]   ATTN: Please note that the monthly meeting of the Fort Smith Advertising & Promotion (A & P) Commission—scheduled for today, 4 PM, at The Fort Smith Convention Center—has been postponed. A future date will be announced soon.

City of Fort Smith, Arkansas - City Hall

Garrison Avenue Bridge *CLOSED* in both directions due to Arkansas River levels of about 40’. Check for alternate routes. #CityWorkingForYou Fort Smith Police Department Fort Smith Fire Department Sebastian County Emergency Management and Public Safety Facility

Kevin Settle - Vice Mayor / City Director Fort Smith

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I-540 Bridge, Midland Bridge In Fort Smith Closing Due To Historic Flooding

5newsonline.com RIVER VALLEY (KFSM) — ARDOT has announced that the I-540 bridge and Midland bridge in Fort Smith will close tonight (May 27) beginning at 10 p.m. The only available crossing in the area will be the State Highway 59 bridge. BREAKING NEWS - the US 71B (Midland) and the I-540 bridges over the #Arkans...

The Steel Horse Rally

Are you ready for The Steel Horse Rally 2019?! We'll see you in Fort Smith, Arkansas!!! 😎

A great ride kicks off The 5th Annual Steel Horse Rally! The Public Guardians Poker Run takes you on the scenic roads of western Arkansas and Eastern Oklahoma! Check-in starts at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 3rd at a new addition to Fort Smith: Gus's Bar and Grill on Garrison Ave., between the Steel Horse Rally Vendors in the 800 and 1000 blocks! Thanks to Gus's Bar and Grill for being an official sponsor of the 2019 Steel Horse Rally! Get the route and details at https://www.thesteelhorserally.com/rally-info/rides

Check out the 2019 Peacemaker Festival lineup! TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY (April 19 @ 10 AM) at PeacemakerFest.com! We'll see you on JULY 26 & 27 in Downtown Fort Smith!

#ExperienceFortSmith

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Events in Fort Smith | Events Calendar | Northwest Arkansas | Fort Smith CVB

#ExperienceFortSmith and start making plans to check out one of the events coming up this week!

fortsmith.org Looking for things to do in Northwest Arkansas! View our calendar of events and start making plans to attend a festival, concert, tradeshow and more in Fort Smith, Arkansas!

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Events in Fort Smith | Events Calendar | Northwest Arkansas | Fort Smith CVB

#ExperienceFortSmith and start making plans to check out one of the events coming up this week!

fortsmith.org Looking for things to do in Northwest Arkansas! View our calendar of events and start making plans to attend a festival, concert, tradeshow and more in Fort Smith, Arkansas!

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Events in Fort Smith | Events Calendar | Northwest Arkansas | Fort Smith CVB

#ExperienceFortSmith and start making plans to check out one of the events coming up this week!

fortsmith.org Looking for things to do in Northwest Arkansas! View our calendar of events and start making plans to attend a festival, concert, tradeshow and more in Fort Smith, Arkansas!

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Events in Fort Smith | Events Calendar | Northwest Arkansas | Fort Smith CVB

#ExperienceFortSmith and start making plans to check out one of the events coming up this week!

fortsmith.org Looking for things to do in Northwest Arkansas! View our calendar of events and start making plans to attend a festival, concert, tradeshow and more in Fort Smith, Arkansas!

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Events in Fort Smith | Events Calendar | Northwest Arkansas | Fort Smith CVB

#ExperienceFortSmith and start making plans to check out one of the events coming up this week!

fortsmith.org Looking for things to do in Northwest Arkansas! View our calendar of events and start making plans to attend a festival, concert, tradeshow and more in Fort Smith, Arkansas!

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Events in Fort Smith | Events Calendar | Northwest Arkansas | Fort Smith CVB

#ExperienceFortSmith and start making plans to check out one of the events coming up this week!

fortsmith.org Looking for things to do in Northwest Arkansas! View our calendar of events and start making plans to attend a festival, concert, tradeshow and more in Fort Smith, Arkansas!

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Events in Fort Smith | Events Calendar | Northwest Arkansas | Fort Smith CVB

#ExperienceFortSmith and start making plans to check out one of the events coming up this week!

fortsmith.org Looking for things to do in Northwest Arkansas! View our calendar of events and start making plans to attend a festival, concert, tradeshow and more in Fort Smith, Arkansas!

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Events in Fort Smith | Events Calendar | Northwest Arkansas | Fort Smith CVB

#ExperienceFortSmith and start making plans to check out one of the events coming up this week!

fortsmith.org Looking for things to do in Northwest Arkansas! View our calendar of events and start making plans to attend a festival, concert, tradeshow and more in Fort Smith, Arkansas!

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Events in Fort Smith | Events Calendar | Northwest Arkansas | Fort Smith CVB

#ExperienceFortSmith and start making plans to check out one of the events coming up this week!

fortsmith.org Looking for things to do in Northwest Arkansas! View our calendar of events and start making plans to attend a festival, concert, tradeshow and more in Fort Smith, Arkansas!

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Events in Fort Smith | Events Calendar | Northwest Arkansas | Fort Smith CVB

#ExperienceFortSmith and start making plans to check out one of the events coming up this week!

fortsmith.org Looking for things to do in Northwest Arkansas! View our calendar of events and start making plans to attend a festival, concert, tradeshow and more in Fort Smith, Arkansas!

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Events in Fort Smith | Events Calendar | Northwest Arkansas | Fort Smith CVB

#ExperienceFortSmith and start making plans to check out one of the events coming up this weekend!

fortsmith.org Looking for things to do in Northwest Arkansas! View our calendar of events and start making plans to attend a festival, concert, tradeshow and more in Fort Smith, Arkansas!

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Christmas in the City FSM | Fort Smith CVB

Celebrate the sights & sounds of the Christmas season with shopping, prize drawings, good food, and live music during Christmas in the City Fort Smith, this Friday (3 PM-8 PM) and Saturday (11 AM-8 PM) at The Fort Smith Convention Center! #ExperienceFortSmith #GoDowntownFS

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Accessibility matters in Arkansas! We love all the great parks facilities in Fort Smith! 🤗🤗🤗

Every park in the world should have one of these ❤️

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Happy Thanksgiving, people! May your day be filled with friends, family and turkey-induced REM sleep! #Goals 🙌

ATTN: UP TO 50% OFF Bicentennial Merch!

Head to The Bonneville House RIGHT NOW 'til 4 PM for one of the last chances you'll have to claim your cemmemorative Fort Smith Bicentennial gift items.

Hats $5 | Shirts $5 | Coffee Cups $10 | AND MORE!

*Sale Price does not apply to Bicentennial Book*

Good evening everyone! Just a heads up that there appears to be some technical difficulties related to using the J & M Displays app to stream the audio for the Fireworks Salute at 6:30. If the issue doesn't resolve prior to that time, remember that you can also hear the soundtrack on:

Fort 94.5 FM,
Kool Oldies 104.7 FM
Marshal 1230/96.7 AM

We hope to see you all at Ben Geren Park!!

😍😎😃 Art for dayyyys! #ExperienceFortSmith #UnexpectedFS #GoDowntownFS

Ventured downtown to check out the progress of the latest The Unexpected murals. #G6Mphotography 64.6 Downtown Downtown Fort Smith Justkids

The Unexpected

Gotta love it! We'll see y'all in Downtown Fort Smith tomorrow and Saturday for more of The Unexpected urban contemporary art and TONS of great music thanks to the new Outlierfs series!

These last days at The Unexpected in Fort Smith with all the artists at work. Make sure to pass by Downtown this weekend to enjoy the art, music and good people!
#unexpectedfs #fortsmith #justkidsofficial #arkansas #downtownfortsmith #art #mural #music

If you haven't experienced The Unexpected urban and contemporary art movement in Downtown Fort Smith, this year's week long event is setting ALL THE BARS!!!

Check it out, in real time, from Oct. 22-28...AND definitely make plans to be among the first to experience the all new Outlierfs Series bringing a flood of exceptional musicians to the city THIS FRIDAY & SATURDAY! 🙌😎👏

#ExperienceFortSmith #UnexpectedFS #GoDowntownFS

This is indeed very unexpected... Portuguese artist Add Fuel has been asked by our art curator team Justkids to paint not one mural but the entire block. This is a premiere and it’s happening right now on Towson Avenue in Downtown Fort Smith. Stay tuned for the full facade!
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A big thanks to our team and volunteers on site!
#addfuel #unexpectedfs #justkidsofficial #fortsmith #arkansas #northwestarkansas #urbanart #mural @ Fort Smith, Arkansas

Kicking off The Unexpected urban contemporary art festival, today, at 3 PM with VALOR by Yatika Fields at Bastion Gallery in Downtown Fort Smith = #WeekendGoals 🙌

Come kick off @unexpectedfs at 3pm with the opening of Yatika Starr Fields solo show VALOR at @bastiongalleryfs // curated by @justkidsofficial @yatikafields

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The Unexpected 2018 | Fort Smith CVB

The Unexpected returns to Downtown Fort Smith October 22-28, 2018, with an exciting new team of urban and contemporary street artists! PLUS, The Outlier Series (New in 2018) will close out the weekend with an EPIC lineup of band headliners! Click the link below to learn more. #UnexpectedFS #ExperienceFortSmith #GoDowntownFS

fortsmith.org The Unexpected — curated by global creative house JustKids — brings urban and contemporary art to Arkansas, culminating in an annual week-long event in downtown Fort Smith. A key element of The Unexpected, the event brings a team of international artist who add original works to a growing collec...

It's hot out there! Come cool off with us at this Must-See Art Show & Sale featuring the best of the best in the Western Arkansas Mountain Frontier and Eastern Oklahoma region! Paintings, pottery, custom jewelry, plus lots more to see! Put some color into your day and check out Art on the Border until 5 PM, today! 🙌 #ExperienceFortSmith #GoDowntownFS

More at: https://www.fortsmith.org/events/art-on-the-border/

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IT'S GIVEAWAY TIME, FOLKS! Like (+1 Entry) and Comment (+1 Entry) for a chance to win a set of FOUR (4) Peacemaker Music Fest weekend passes, 2 Nights Lodging, and $100 in Gift Certificates to Fort Smith Coffee Co., AJ's Oyster House and Bricktown Brewery Fort Smith!

Gates Open at 6 PM on Friday (July 27) and 4:30 PM on Saturday (July 28) at Riverfront Park in Downtown Fort Smith! #ExperienceFortSmith

Winner will be selected at random and announced the morning of July 23rd (Monday)!

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Fun family event to enjoy this weekend (tomorrow) at Kay Rodgers Park's Harper Stadium! Events start at 9 AM! #ExperienceFortSmith

The 2018 Arkansas Master Gardeners Conference has kicked off in Downtown Fort Smith and they’d like to invite everyone to come check out their FREE Art & Garden Show/Sale tomorrow, June 1st, from 8AM-5PM and on Saturday from 8AM-Noon at The Fort Smith Convention Center!

Plants, garden tools, fancy smocks, flower pots...Basically, everything you could possibly need to become a MASTER GARDENER, or as we like to say...#GardenerWithGRIT!

We’re there like bees on pollen!!! See you tomorrow and Saturday! 🐝 🌻 😎 #GoDowntownFS #ExperienceFortSmith

AUGGGHHHH!!!! Excuse our excitement...Someone on staff 🙋🏼‍♂️ just really, REALLY, loves Grace Potter. That's right, people, The One. The Only. The Legendary. GRACE POTTER 😭🙌😲 will be in Downtown Fort Smith alongside Anderson East and a long list of other musical awesomeness on July 27-28. Tickets for the 2018 Peacemaker Music Fest are on sale RIGHT NOW. #TreatYoSelf #ExperienceFortSmith #FanGirlingHard

The Official 2018 Peacemaker Music Fest Lineup ~ Presented by COX.

Early Bird (GA & VIP) 2-Day Passes ON SALE until 5/20. Save $$$ ~ Buy TODAY @ peacemakerfest.com

**Like, Share, & Tag 3-friends below for a chance to WIN 2-VIP Passes** (Winner Announced 5/14)

Meet the Alvarado family from Visit Phoenix. We had the pleasure of meeting proud parents, Jose (middle) and Maria (left), as they traveled from See Monterey where their son Carlos (right) studied Arabic at the Defense Language Institute. Their journey takes them to Visit Jacksonville where Carlos will continue his service with the U.S. Marine Corps at Camp Lejeune. With two more sons, both serving in the U.S. Navy, we couldn't have been more happy to surprise the Alvarados with a gift basket filled with Fort Smith/Van Buren awesomeness in celebration of National Travel & Tourism Week. Join us as we send wishes for safe travels, as well as our most heartfelt gratitude to the entire Alvarado family for their service to this great Nation. #ExperienceFortSmith #NTTW18

Miss Laura's

Bikers are Miss Laura's favorite kind of visitor! If you're in town for The Steel Horse Rally, saddle up and ride yourself on over to Miss Laura's (2 N. B St.) historic former Old West bordello turned Visitor Center for a guided tour...on the house, of course! #SHR18 #ExperienceFortSmith #HelloBordello

Welcome, Bikers!!! Enjoy The Steel Horse Rally and be sure to drop by Miss Laura's Visitor Center for a FREE TOUR of our historic former Old West bordello! #ExperienceFortSmith #HelloBordello #SHR18

The Steel Horse Rally

The Steel Horse Rally rolled into Fort Smith, today! If you're not already in town, make plans to visit us tomorrow for all the excitement. In honor of the Fort Smith Bicentennial, we have coordinated special rates with some of our awesome hotel partners! Check those offers out at FortSmith200.com (based on room availability)! #ExperienceFortSmith #TheSteelHorseRally

Don’t miss The Inaugural Steel Horse Rally Shootout at Tri-State Speedway tonight in Pocola, OK. Gates open at 6p.m. $10 admission, $20 pit pass. Proceeds go to the Steel Horse Rally Inc. VIBs enjoy the VIB Shootout Lounge. Come out and enjoy live motorcycle racing tonight.

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The Clayton House The Clayton House
514 N 6th St
Fort Smith, 72901

The Clayton House is Fort Smith's Victorian-era home beautifully restored & open to the public. Tours start at the top of the hour:Tues-Sat 12-3 & Sun 1-3 (last tour 3-4)

Tales of the Crypt- UAFS Historical Interpretation Program Tales of the Crypt- UAFS Historical Interpretation Program
1401 S. Greenwood Avenue
Fort Smith, 72901

This page is dedicated to the fans and visitors of Tales of the Crypt. This page is ran by the students of the Historical Interpretation Program.

Useful Fort Smith Services and Events Useful Fort Smith Services and Events
2900 Towson Ave
Fort Smith, 72901

We offer everyone a place to get the word out about their business or any upcoming events and entertainment. Join and network here for help getting noticed

Fort Smith Trolley Museum Fort Smith Trolley Museum
100 S 4th St
Fort Smith, 72901-1947

Fort Smith Regional Art Museum Fort Smith Regional Art Museum
1601 Rogers Ave
Fort Smith, 72901

U.S. Marshals Museum U.S. Marshals Museum
14 North 3rd Street, Suite D
Fort Smith, 72901

The future U.S. Marshals Museum will be located in Fort Smith, Arkansas, on the banks of the Arkansas River.

The Lawbreakers and Peacemakers The Lawbreakers and Peacemakers
300 Parker
Fort Smith, 72956

Lawbreakers and Peacemakers is a 501c3 charitable organization serving the greater Fort Smith area for over 15 years.

United States Air Force Locomotive No. 1246 United States Air Force Locomotive No. 1246
100 S 4th St
Fort Smith, 72901

Atkinson-Williams Warehouse Atkinson-Williams Warehouse
Fort Smith, 72901

Miss Laura's Miss Laura's
2 North B Street
Fort Smith, 72901

Miss Laura's is the official Visitors Center of Fort Smith, Arkansas, and first former bordello to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Fort Smith Museum of History Fort Smith Museum of History
Fort Smith, 72901

Fort Smith Trolley Museum Fort Smith Trolley Museum
100 S 4th St
Fort Smith, 72901

The Fort Smith Trolley Museum is located at 100 South 4th, Fort Smith Arkansas 72901, 479 783-0205. www.fstm.org