Fun Things To Do In Eureka Springs


Turpentine Creek big cat reserve.
Local attractions range from the Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, home to over 100 wild cats, to the inspiring Thorn Crown Chapel, to War Eagle Mill, a working flour mill.
Canoeing on one of Eureka Springs surrounding lakes.
Day trip canoe adventures are less than 15 minutes away. Best river months are April to July, and depend on our rain fall. Schedule your paddle with Kings River Canoe or River Canoe and Kayak Floats.
Annual car show in Eureka Springs
If you love cars, you will love our Car Show weekends, including Mustang Weekend, VW Weekend, Antique Automobile Weekend, and Corvette Weekend.
Go cave exploring at Onyx Cave (5 min drive), War Eagle Cavern (25 min drive), Cosmic Caverns (25 min drive), or Blanchard Spring Cavern (2 hour drive).
Christmas in Eureka Springs
Eureka Springs festive holiday’s are not to be missed! Dazzling Christmas lights, the Christmas Parade (featured on A&E in small town parades) and the Tour of Homes are just a small sampling of Christmas celebrations.
Artistic efforts of Eureka Springs artists
Since the 60′s, Eureka Springs has attracted a strong artist community. Ask the inkeeper for a list of our favorite galleries. Eureka Springs artists are featured throught The Inn at Rose Hall.
Passion Play in the outdoor amphitheater.
This famous play of the passion of Christ opens in April and runs into the end of October. See the Great Passion Play website for details and pricing.
Crescent Hotel is a historical landmark.
Enjoy a glimpse into Eureka’s multi-faceted history at our museum, 95 S. Spring St. We highly recommend the Voices from Eureka’s Silent City that takes place in October. It is a living history tour features live actors in period costumes playing the roles of our early citizens.
Horse-drawn carriage in Eureka Springs
Treat yourself and your loved one to a romantic ride in a horse-drawn carriage.
Horses waiting to go on trail ride.
Ride through scenic Ozark mountain trails with Steve’s Stables, Red Bud Valley, Bear Mountain Riding Stables and Diner Bell Ranch.
One of lakes surrounding Eureka Springs.
Lakes and rivers abound in the area. Fish or boat on Beaver Lake, Lake Leatherwood, Table Rock Lake, Buffalo National River, White River, or Kings River.
Music at the Basin Park Bandstand<br /> in Eureka Springs
Musical acts grade the stage of the Auditorium in Eureka Springs year round. Recent acts include Willie Nelson, and Allison Krause. Chelsea’s Corner Café offers live music nightly.
Natural springs appear in the grotto's of Eureka Springs.
Spend a day visiting the natural springs tucked into grottos all over town. Or visit the lovely Blue Spring Heritage Center, where 38-million gallons of cold clear water pour daily into a trout-filled lagoon.
Olive Oil tasting room in Eureka Springs
Try the tasting rooms at Keel’s Creek Winery and Fresh Harvest with fine Olive Oils and flavor-infused Balsamic Vinegars.
Shopping in downtown Eureka Springs
Eureka Springs is a terrific shopping town, from antiques, to fine arts, to crafts, to clothing and souveniers.
Musical venues entertain visitors
Nighttime entertainment abounds on weekends in Eureka Springs with plays, live music, Ozark Mountain Hoedown and Pine Mountain Jamboree.
Welcome to Eureka Springs sign
Tour town or the haunted Cresent Hotel. Local tour companies: Eureka Tours, Guided Tours, Eureka Springs Tram Tours, Ghost Tour, and Underground Tour.
Sign post for historical walk through<br /> Eureka Springs.
Capturing the flavor of our stair-stepped Victorian town should be done on foot for the full effect. Ask the innkeeper for a map for self-guided walking tours.

For more information, please go to eurekasprings.org and check out the Events Calendar.