The Eureka Springs Blues Festival & Everything You Need to Know

One of the things we love the most about our town is the fantastic music and culture. If you want to experience the best of Arkansas’ music scene, be sure to attend the 2018 Eureka Springs Blues Festival! Enjoy wonderful music, delicious food and beverages, and great company. Below we’ve provided all the details you need to make the most of your experience at this year’s festival.

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Eureka Springs Blues Festival Guide

Blues Fest 2018 Details

Eureka Springs Blues Weekend2018, takes place June 14th-17th at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge and partner venues around historic downtown. One of Eureka Springs most popular events, the festival features world-class Blues music, food and beverages from the best restaurants in town, and local arts and craft vendors. In addition, the weekend includes fun for the whole family with children’s activities ranging from face painting to harmonica workshops!

The event is sponsored by several local businesses, blues societies, and radio stations. Staffed by volunteers, the Blues weekend raises funds to support Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge and other local charities. Turpentine Creek provides lifetime refuges to more than 100 lions, tigers, bears, and other neglected or abused exotic animals. Attend the Eureka Springs Blues Festival for a fun-filled day while supporting a great cause!

The Music

Eureka Springs Blues Festival features legendary performances by local, regional, national, and award-winning Blues artists. From Grammy®-award-winning Blues performers to Blues Music Award winners, you’ll find some of the best talents at this live music festival! Take a look at the 2018 lineup to discover this year’s performances!

Eureka Springs Blues Festival Tickets

Tickets and weekend passes for the event can be found here. After purchasing tickets, simply bring your Paypal receipt and photo ID to the check-in tent, and you will receive a wristband for the weekend.

Complete Your Weekend at Beaver Lake Cottages

While you’re in town for the Eureka Springs Blues Festival, book your stay at Beaver Lake Cottages! We have the best accommodations in town. Enjoy stunning lake views, a spacious deck, a Jacuzzi tub for two, and personalized care that makes your stay extra special. We also offer the perfect Weekend Getaway Package to accompany your trip! Along with two luxurious nights stay, here’s a summary of what the package includes:

  • Champagne, wine, or sparkling cider upon arrival
  • A fully prepped steak dinner for two (enjoy an evening cooking together!)
  • A cozy movie night with DVDs and fresh cheesecake
  • Brunch for two prepared by a personal chef
  • Rooftop dinner at DeVito’s Italian restaurant & an evening show at Intrigue Theatre!

Check availability all of our accommodations now and book the perfect stay today! We can’t wait to host you for the ultimate Eureka Springs vacation!