Bentonville Prepares for Back to School Block Party

 

Downtown Bentonville’s First Friday theme this month is Back to School, and you’re invited to the block party! It will be held on Friday, Aug. 3 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Bentonville Square.

Live music will begin in the evening, including performances by Back Road Story, Divas on Fire and The New School Rock Band. The Bentonville and Bentonville West High School bands will also perform.

A variety of local academies and schools will be participating in the First Friday block party, including The New School, Blue Cliff College, Focus Academy of Arts and Sciences, NWA Head Start, NWA School of Performing Arts, Bentonville Schools and more. Over 70 vendors will be present, such as Macaroni Kids, The Art Experience, Trike Theater for Youth and the Bentonville Wrestling Club. Food trucks will also be serving up your favorites.

Arkansas 529 is giving away a free trip to Disney World, and double contest entries can be earned by visiting their tent at the event.

All activities are free and open to the public, and there will be something for everyone to enjoy! Don’t miss out on a chance to mix and mingle with the community.

To learn more about First Fridays, visit the website by clicking here.
The Facebook event page can be found here.

*Photo courtesy of Downtown Bentonville Inc.

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