Friday May 3
Saturday May 4
Andy Allison Super Kids Run
601 Main St
705 Main St
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The Chamber has a great partnership with Southern Bancorp, the city of Arkadelphia and the Downtown Arkadelphia Organization. We look for opportunities to provide entertainment for the public to enjoy. This event is to provide local entertainment and showcase our downtown area.
2019 CrawFest T-Shirts
The Downtown Crawfest t-shirts are now available ONLINE. Order yours today or before April 8th to receive the first rounds of shirts.
Adult, youth, and toddler sizes are available.
CRAWFISH BOIL DINNER
Enjoy 3 pounds of fresh-boiled crawfish served up with potatoes, corn, and a drink starting at 5:30 pm on Friday, May 3rd. A limited number of tickets are available. You don’t have to have a ticket to enjoy the music, kid’s zone, or food trucks, but you’ll need one if you want crawfish. Tickets are $25. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs!
CRAWFISH EATING CONTEST
How fast can you eat 5 lbs of crawfish? Find a sponsor and join our annual crawfish eating contest and show us how it’s done. Starts at 7 pm on Friday, May 3rd. To sponsor a crawfish eating contestant or to find out if a sponsor is looking for someone to represent them, contact the Arkadelphia Area Chamber of Commerce at 870-246-5542 or [email protected]
2018 CRAWFISH EATING CONTEST
SOUTHERN BANCORP ANDY ALLISON SUPER KIDS FUN RUN
Kids ages 0 to 10 will sprint around Downtown Arkadelphia in this decades-old race that routinely attracts more than 200 kids. Everyone gets a medal for completing the race, and winners in each age category receive a trophy. Advance registration is $10, and race day registration is $12. T-shirts are guaranteed for racers who register by May 2nd. Download registration forms and additional information here, and follow the race’s Facebook page for updates prior to the race. The race begins in Downtown Arkadelphia at 10:30 am on Saturday, May 4th.
CAJUN CLASSIC DOG SHOW
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Zac Dunlap Band
presented by Southwest Auto Collection,
The Zac Dunlap Band has performed on stage with multiple national acts including Brad Paisley and Bobby Bones! They have opened for other national acts including Sister Hazel, Thompson Square, Granger Smith, Corey Smith, and many others! The band plays a mix of modern country with lots of popular covers!
Big Shane Thornton
Enjoy a beautiful Spring morning run through Arkadelphia’s downtown, college district, and nationally recognized Feaster Trail. Race starts at 8:30 am, Saturday, May 4th on Clinton Street in front of Slim & Shorty’s restaurant. Registration Fee: $25 per person until May 4th, and $30 per person the day of the race. Anyone under 17 may register for $15 through May 3rd, and $20 per person the day of the race. T-shirts are guaranteed for runners who register by April 27th.
Downtown Crawfest Crawfish Boil brings residents and visitors downtown for a celebration of two important things – community and crawfish! Mark your calendars for the annual event and prepare your bellies for some tasty crawfish, live music and shopping during the Friday night block party in the heart of historic Downtown Arkadelphia.