Annual EventsLearn More About the Events We Hold in Rogers Each Year
The Main Events
Main Street Rogers sponsored family-friendly events are scheduled all year-round, including the Downtown Rogers Restaurant Weekend, Annual Frisco Festival, live musical performances on the Frisco stage, OctoBeerFest, the Halloween Goblin Parade, the Christmas Parade, Holiday Movie at The Victory and more. Below, we detail our Annual events that happen in Downtown Rogers and give you just a quick glimpse at what each entails. You can find more details on our events calendar page.
Barks & Brews
April 22nd, 2017
There will be a dog-show/ beer tasting and fundraiser for the Rogers Animal Shelter.
Contest Categories include:
Dog/Owner Lookalike,Best Trick, Best Costume, I’m So Ugly,I’m Cute, Cutest Dog (under 20lbs), Most Adorable Medium Dog 21-40lbs), Best Looking Big Dog (40lbs or more) and Best in Show!
Volunteers needed! Sign up below:
May 8th-14th, 2017
Main Street Rogers will work with local restaurants and bars, and the local culinary scene, by incorporating theme events in which downtown restaurants and bars can participate. There will be a Best on the Bricks Bartender Challenge, Dining Demo and local craft beer, local wine and cheese showcase at the Downtown Rogers Farmers Market, also Chopped Nite in Downtown Rogers. Be sure to check it out!
Farm to Table Dinner
May 13th, 2017
Please join us for our first Farm to Table Dinner at the Downtown Rogers Farmers Market. This will be a beautiful multi-course meal featuring Chef Sara Adams in which all food is sourced from our very own Downtown Rogers Farmers Market vendors. Tickets are $60 and include meal & 2 drink tickets. There will be live music by Honey Shuffle and a suggested donation cash bar.
Movie Nights May-October
Join us the 3rd Friday night of every month May through October for Movie Nights at the Downtown Rogers Farmers Market. Enjoy an evening with friends & family on the lawn (or inside if the weather isn’t cooperating). Free and open to the public. There will be snacks and beverages for sale!
August 25th – 26th, 2017
Downtown Rogers Frisco Festival was selected by the readers of Celebrate Arkansas magazine for the “Very Best 2013” as the best Annual Festival. The Frisco Festival has been delighting people from all over for more than two decades and if you’ve never been, you don’t want to miss this fun street festival. It will be held August 25th-26th in Downtown Rogers.
If you would like to be a vendor at the 2017 Frisco Festival follow the link below:
October 7th, 2017
Oktobeerfest sponsored by Brick Street Brews!
Please join us for a traditional German Oktoberfest-themed craft beer, food and game festival sponsored by Brick Street Brews. The festival will take place at the Downtown Rogers Farmers Market on Saturday, October 7th from 3:00pm-7:00pm following the Oktoberfest Strongman Competition!
Purchase your armband here:
October 31st, 2017
The annual Goblin Parade provides a safe, fun opportunity for children to trick-or-treat with Downtown Rogers businesses. A parade of costumes including ghosts, princesses, chiefs, firefighters, and cowboys parade through downtown and are greeted by shop owners. It’s safe and fun for the whole family. The Goblin Parade runs from 3:30-5:30 p.m. every Halloween in October. The parade lines up in Frisco Park, at the corner of Poplar and First Streets.
Razor Rail | U of A Football
Arkansas vs. Mississippi State
It’s that time of year again. You don’t want to miss this! Join us for the 2017 Razor Rail. Whether you choose to get off the train on Dickson St. or at the stadium for the Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs game, it is going to be a fun time. Enjoy food and drinks on board the train for the hour long trip to Fayetteville.
Children (3-12) $25VIP tickets(Silver) include: First Class/Dome Car, food and open bar.
General Admission tickets(Bronze) include: food and 2 drink tickets.
*No outside food/drinks.Game time TBD
Train will depart from Rogers 2hrs prior to game time.
Departure from Fayetteville is 1hr after the game clock strikes zero.Get your tickets here:
December 1st, 2017
“A Hollywood Christmas”
On December 1, the streets in Downtown Rogers will be decked with Christmas cheer for its annual Christmas Parade to welcome Santa. This years theme is “A Hollywood Christmas.” The sidewalks line up with all the naughty and nice boys and girls enjoying beautiful floats passing through downtown. Santa makes his appearance at the end of the parade to the delight of all the kiddos.
Holiday Movies at the Victory Theater
“It’s A Wonderful Life” brought to you by Iron Horse Coffee Company & Arkansas Public Theatre
“Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas!”(1966) – Brought to you by Noble Insurance Agency – Keith Noble – Nationwide Insurance!
“Elf” – Brought to you by Noble Insurance Agency – Keith Noble – Nationwide Insurance!
Downtown Rogers Farmers Market | 2017 Market opens May 6th
The City of Rogers purchased an auto repair shop on Cherry Street in 2015, and has renovated the space to be home to the new Downtown Rogers Farmers Market, managed by Main Street Rogers. The market opened April 30th of 2016 and housed over 40 vendors in drive-up bays. The indoor-outdoor facility is very unique and vendor friendly, and is expected to attract some of the best vendors from Northwest Arkansas to sell their goods.
For more information about the Downtown Rogers Farmers Market such as schedules and vendor listings, check out the Farmer’s Market page of the Main Street Website.