Peacemaker Fest & The Gun That Won The West!

This July 31-Aug 2, the inaugural Peacemaker Fest hopes to, “bring a diverse cultural, musical, and art experience to Downtown Fort Smith, Arkansas.” Judging by the talent lineup consisting of country, blues, rock, gospel, and bluegrass acts, we think it is safe to assume that the festival is definitely going to achieve that goal. In addition to that, the festival will highlight local… More Peacemaker Fest & The Gun That Won The West!

Hometown Hospitality Hero — Nancy Smreker

It’s a fact that attracting and retaining conventions and events in the Fort Smith, Arkansas region relies heavily on the efforts of both the community and the growing tourism and hospitality industry. Typically, our Hometown Hospitality Heroes are those who have helped achieve this goal in a very specific way by either helping to secure… More Hometown Hospitality Hero — Nancy Smreker

Congratulations 2015 GRIT Award Recipients!

The Fort Smith Convention & Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce this year’s Giving Recognition in Tourism (GRIT) Award recipients. The GRIT Awards were presented at the MovieLounge on the evening of April 23, 2015. Attendance was at a record-high, this year, as were the amount of nominations received in each category. The event serves… More Congratulations 2015 GRIT Award Recipients!

Record-Breaking Nominations for 2015 GRIT Awards Finalists!

After receiving more than 300 nominations from the public, we at The Fort Smith Convention & Visitors Bureau are proud to announce the finalists for the, “4th Annual Giving Recognition In Tourism (GRIT) Awards. These men, women, businesses, and organizations have demonstrated true grit through their contributions to the region’s growing tourism and hospitality industry. Awards… More Record-Breaking Nominations for 2015 GRIT Awards Finalists!