The Arkansas Festivals and Events Association’s mission is to provide leadership and support for our members, the Festivals and Events industry of Arkansas. We hope that you will find this website resourceful, whether you are festival or event planner, support organization, vendor or volunteer in this industry. Click on the link below to find out what exciting opportunities are available to you through AFEA membership. Read More
Networking and Communication with other festivals, events and vendors is just one of the many benefits of an AFEA membership. As an AFEA member, you will be included in our online Membership Directory list. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be noticed. To view our Membership Directory, click on the link below. Read More
The 2014 AFEA Annual Conference & Trade Show will be Jan 30-31, 2014 at the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel in North Little Rock. With so many opportunities to get involved... from exhibiting to conference sponsorship or just attending to grow the success of your festival or event, there's something for everyone. Check out all the details in the news section below. Read More
Arkansas Festivals & Events Association Announces Winners
For Immediate Release
Arkansas Festivals & Events Association
The winners of the 2013 ALFiE Awards, given by the Arkansas Festivals & Events Association, were announced at the Association’s 30th Annual Conference held at the Wyndham Riverfront in North Little Rock, January 30 – 31. The ALFiE Awards, “Arkansans Love Festivals & Events,” honor the best and brightest of Arkansas’s festivals and special events. The winners and categories are listed below and the event photos can be viewed here.
Best New Festival or Event – Thunder on the Mountain, Ozark. Eligible events are those still within their first five years; judging is based on the operation’s growth, uniqueness, and community contribution. Previous winners include Wakarusa, Ozark; Legends Balloon Rally, Hot Springs; Little Rock’s Sculpture at the River Market Show & Sale; St. Patrick’s Day Celebration featuring the Union County Rock-Paper-Scissors Championship,