Crawdad Days Festival

Crawdad Days Festival May 19-21, 2023
Northwest Arkansas District Fairgrounds
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12/21/2023

Main Street Bridge is scheduled to close

The Main Street Bridge (Highway 65B) that crosses Crooked Creek in Harrison is scheduled to close for an extended period beginning January 2, 2024.
The existing bridge will be replaced.
The work is expected to be completed by summer 2026.
The suggested detour uses Highway 65 and Highway 7. See the attached detour map for details.
Additional travel information can be found at IDriveArkansas.com or ARDOT.gov.

11/06/2023

Want to join our committee? First meeting will be November 13th at 6:30pm at the Northwest Arkansas District Fair Administration Building, 1400 Fairgrounds Road, Harrison.
Send us a message with your email address to be added to our reminders!

It’s the last day for the 31st Annual Crawdad Days Festival! Crawfish sales, carnival, food vendors, craft & retail vend...
05/21/2023

It’s the last day for the 31st Annual Crawdad Days Festival! Crawfish sales, carnival, food vendors, craft & retail vendors, pony rides, and petting zoo opens at 12pm.

📍Northwest Arkansas District Fairgrounds
📆 May 19-21, 2023
🎟 Free Admission

Crawdad DaysMay 19 - 21, 2023 Northwest Arkansas District Fairgrounds | Harrison, AR Food, Craft & Retail Vendors. Click here Crawdad Days Pageant Information Now Available Click here Live Music is Returning! Click to see the schedule. Click here The Crawdad Days 5K is returning. Check here for info...

05/20/2023
Sign up now!! Winner will receive $100.00 cash!!!
05/20/2023

Sign up now!! Winner will receive $100.00 cash!!!

Ridge Runner Cloggers performing this morning!  It's going to be a beautiful day!  Come see us!  1400 Fairgrounds Road H...
05/20/2023

Ridge Runner Cloggers performing this morning! It's going to be a beautiful day! Come see us! 1400 Fairgrounds Road Harrison!

Free Admission!!

REMINDER!!  Do not move our barricades!!  Those are in place for a reason, and that reason is to prevent cars from comin...
05/20/2023

REMINDER!! Do not move our barricades!! Those are in place for a reason, and that reason is to prevent cars from coming through those areas!! We want to allow our guests to move safely through our grounds without having to watch out for cars!

Do NOT move our barricades, or you will be asked to leave!

FREE ADMISSION!!! NO CHARGE TO GET IN. NO CHARGE TO PARK!!

05/20/2023

We're thrilled to be back at the Crawdad Days Festival! Members of RRC will be performing tomorrow at 10am.

The stage is being set! Bring your lawn chairs and listen to the Boulder Creek Band at 5:30pm and NEWCO at 8pm.
05/19/2023

The stage is being set! Bring your lawn chairs and listen to the Boulder Creek Band at 5:30pm and NEWCO at 8pm.

Crawdad Days begins at 5pm today! Hot Pots Crawfish and More will be open at 11:30am today to get your crawfish and more...
05/19/2023

Crawdad Days begins at 5pm today! Hot Pots Crawfish and More will be open at 11:30am today to get your crawfish and more. Be sure to stop by and see us this weekend!

For complete festival information, go to www.crawdaddays.net See you at the festival!!
05/19/2023

For complete festival information, go to www.crawdaddays.net

See you at the festival!!

There's still time to be involved!! We have 5 more spaces inside available!Outside is SOLD OUT!!!
05/17/2023

There's still time to be involved!! We have 5 more spaces inside available!

Outside is SOLD OUT!!!

Are you a business owner or representative? Do you create and sell arts & crafts? If so, we invite you to apply as a vendor for the 31st Annual Crawdad Days Festival, May 19-21st! We have the following locations available:
* Outdoor booths in the center of a festival activities
* Indoor booths in our climate-controlled building
Visit https://crawdaddays.net/vendor-information for applications and details.

05/13/2023

Save the date for the 2nd Annual Crawbaby Contest hosted by the 2023 Crawdad Days Court!

On Saturday, May 20, 2023, Hayfield will be taking the Crawdad Days Music Festival stage at 8:00pm. Hayefield has been r...
05/13/2023

On Saturday, May 20, 2023, Hayfield will be taking the Crawdad Days Music Festival stage at 8:00pm. Hayefield has been rocking stages all over Arkansas and is our headline band for 2023! Come out to hear Hayefield blow the top off of the Crawdad Days Music Festival!

We could not offer thisamazing lineup of entertainers without the support of our title sponsor, Equity Bank, so please take the time to thank Equity Bank for their support of The Northwest Arkansas District Fair and Crawdad Days Music Festival.

On Saturday, May 20, 2023, The Take Cover Band will be taking the Crawdad Days Music Festival stage at 5:30pm. Take Cove...
05/11/2023

On Saturday, May 20, 2023, The Take Cover Band will be taking the Crawdad Days Music Festival stage at 5:30pm. Take Cover comes to Crawdad Days Music Festival from Bentonville, Arkansas, and plays primarily 80’s and 90’s Pop/Rock covers and 80’s and 90’s Country covers. Taking Cover has been rocking stages all over Northwest Arkansas for twenty-five years!

We could not offer this amazing lineup of entertainers without the support of our title sponsor, Equity Bank, so please take the time to thank Equity Bank for their support of The Northwest Arkansas District Fair and Crawdad Days Music Festival.

05/10/2023

Car Show Update: Due to unforeseen circumstances, the 2023 Crawdad Days Car Show has been cancelled.

On Saturday, May 20, 2023, Phil McGarrah and The Runnin’ on Empty Band will betaking the Crawdad Days Music Festival sta...
05/10/2023

On Saturday, May 20, 2023, Phil McGarrah and The Runnin’ on Empty Band will be
taking the Crawdad Days Music Festival stage at 3pm. Phil McGarrah and The Runnin’ on Empty Band comes to Crawdad Days Music Festival from Madison County, Arkansas, and has played stages from Bakersfield to Boston! Phil McGarrah and The Runnin’ on Empty Band was the 2019 Arkansas CMA’s Entertainer of the Year!

We could not offer this amazing lineup of entertainers without the support of our title sponsor, Equity Bank, so please take the time to thank Equity Bank for their support of The Northwest Arkansas District Fair and Crawdad Days Music Festival.

Congratulations!  See you May 19-21st at the 31st Annual Crawdad Days Festival!
04/30/2023

Congratulations! See you May 19-21st at the 31st Annual Crawdad Days Festival!

Another year is in the books and we have a fabulous 2023 Crawdad Days Festival Court crowned! Thank you to our staff, judges, contestants, and audience for making this a great pageant. With over 130 contestants who brought their best, it was a tough competition to say the least, and everyone should be proud of themselves.

An incredible 2,243 items were collected for the Sweetheart competition benefitting Three Wishes for Ruby's Residents. Thank you to each and every person who made a donation!

Thank you to our sponsors: Explore Harrison, A Lorraine Formal Wear, Jenny N Julissa's Bowtique, ajkhairandmakeup at Bliss A Salon, and Ridge Runner Cloggers.

Many more photos of winners coming soon. Also, a link for the photographer's gallery will be posted soon!

Don't forget to check out the Crawdad Days Festival page for all festival news and happenings. See you at the festival May 19-21 in Harrison!

🦞 2023 RESULTS 🦞

Tiny Mr. Crawdad Days 2023 - Jaxon Carver
1st Runner-Up - Re*****on Gray
2nd Runner-Up - Noah Fulton
Photogenic - Re*****on Gray

Little Mr. Crawdad Days 2023 - Ayden Sale
1st Runner-Up - Hudson Redden
Photogenic - Ayden Sale
Crowd Favorite - Ayden Sale

Mr. Crawdad Days 2023 - Brant Blevins
1st Runner-Up - Conner Derbenstedt
Crowd Favorite - Brant Blevins

Overall Most Handsome - Ayden Sale

Baby Miss Crawdad Days 2023 - Paislee Freeman
1st Runner-Up - Remi Webb
2nd Runner-Up - Willow Bartholomew
Photogenic - Remi Webb
Crowd Favorite - Rosey Williams

Wee Miss Crawdad Days 2023 - Oaklynn Canarsky
1st Runner-Up - Magnolia Smith
2nd Runner-Up - Vada Clouse
Photogenic - DaniJune McCool
Crowd Favorite - Crimsyn Clouse

Tiny Miss Crawdad Days 2023 - Ollie Kelley
1st Runner-Up - Brynn Motley
2nd Runner-Up - Ryeitt Baker
Photogenic - Savannah Thorpe

Little Miss Crawdad Days 2023 - Kynzlee Woods
1st Runner-Up - Kovie Reeves
2nd Runner-Up - Oakley Kelley
Photogenic - Liv Bottoms
Crowd Favorite - Kaylee Stucker

Petite Miss Crawdad Days 2023 - Parker Davis
1st Runner-Up - Violet House
2nd Runner-Up - Peyton Ray
Photogenic - Violet House
Crowd Favorite - Harley Lay

0-9 Overall Most Beautiful - Peyton Ray
0-9 Overall Personality - Kovie Reeves
0-9 Overall Photogenic - Sydnee Willmott
0-9 Sweetheart - Kovie Reeves

Jr. Miss Crawdad Days 2023 - Bellah Burns
1st Runner-Up - Amberlynn Ketterman
2nd Runner-Up - Mia Sallee
Photogenic - Aubree Rupp
Crowd Favorite - Amberlynn Ketterman

Teen Miss Crawdad Days 2023 - Cailie Wambold
1st Runner-Up - Precious Davis
2nd Runner-Up - Chayse Anderson
Photogenic - Nevah Boucher
Crowd Favorite - Mary Rupp

Miss Crawdad Days 2023 - BreAnna Grayson
1st Runner-Up - Sienna Miller
2nd Runner-Up - Maggie Brinsfield
Photogenic - Raegan Bleything
Crowd Favorite - Elayna Russell

Ms. Crawdad Days 2023 - Alex Farmer
1st Runner-Up - Megan Ketterman
2nd Runner-Up - Hailey Lummus
Photogenic - Alex Farmer
Crowd Favorite - Megan Ketterman

Classic Ms. Crawdad Days 2023 - Lauri Rottmayer
1st Runner-Up - Belinda Duncan
2nd Runner-Up - Pam Son
Photogenic - Lauri Rottmayer
Crowd Favorite - Belinda Duncan

10+ Overall Most Beautiful - Chayse Anderson
10+ Overall Personality - BreAnna Grayson
10+ Overall Photogenic - Maci Rupp
10+ Sweetheart - Nevah Boucher

We still have indoor booths available for Crawdad Days. Check out the link below for all the information. https://crawda...
04/29/2023

We still have indoor booths available for Crawdad Days. Check out the link below for all the information. https://crawdaddays.net/vendor-information

Are you a business owner or representative? Do you create and sell arts & crafts? If so, we invite you to apply as a vendor for the 31st Annual Crawdad Days Festival, May 19-21st! We have the following locations available:
* Outdoor booths in the center of a festival activities
* Indoor booths in our climate-controlled building
Visit https://crawdaddays.net/vendor-information for applications and details.

Today is the deadline!  Direct all questions to Crawdad Days Festival Pageant.
04/27/2023

Today is the deadline! Direct all questions to Crawdad Days Festival Pageant.

This is it! Absolute cut off is today at 5pm for registrations, payments, and photogenics.

Online Registration: https://tinyurl.com/CrawdadDaysPageant23

We would like to welcome Hot Pots Crawfish and More to Crawdad Days! They will be our official crawfish vendor for 2023....
04/25/2023

We would like to welcome Hot Pots Crawfish and More to Crawdad Days! They will be our official crawfish vendor for 2023. Check out their menu below and make plans to attend the 31st Annual Crawdad Days Festival. (subject to market pricing and accurate pricing will be available at the event) Along with Hot Pots, we will also have a variety of food vendors ranging from hamburgers, chicken, pineapple whip, kettle corn, sno cones, and more.

Crawdad Days Festival
📍Northwest Arkansas District Fairgrounds
📆 May 19-21, 2023
🎟 Free Admission

!!!5K Announcement!!!The Crawdad Days 5K Run/Walk is returning for 2023! It will be May 20th at 8am at the Anstaff Bank ...
04/24/2023

!!!5K Announcement!!!
The Crawdad Days 5K Run/Walk is returning for 2023! It will be May 20th at 8am at the Anstaff Bank Soccer Complex. Registration and information is now available on our website or clicking below. T-Shirts will be guaranteed for participants registered by 5/5/23. Questions? Message us or email [email protected]

Crawdad Days 5K Run/WalkMay 20th, 2023 Join us May 20th on the banks of Lake Harrison for the 2023 Crawdad Days 5K Date: May 20, 2023Time: 8amLocation: Anstaff Bank Soccer Complex Registration Fee: $30 before May 12th; $35 after May 12thTeam registration is available Register by May 5th to guarantee...

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1400 Fairgrounds Road
Harrison, AR
72601

Opening Hours

Friday 11am - 10pm
Saturday 11am - 11pm

Telephone

(870) 743-1011

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