Altus Springtime Gala upcoming May 11

The 44th annual Altus Springtime Gala will be held all day Saturday, May 11 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Altus City Park, in downtown Altus, the “Wine Capitol of Arkansas”.  Reserve a booth space(s) for a nominal fee and keep all proceeds for your groupCrafters come from many areas and sell a variety of products including Mother’s Day gifts!  Food booths are available throughout the festival. 

Come and enjoy arts and crafts, live musical entertainment, games, plant sales, great food, and more in the heart of Arkansas’ wine country. An annual tradition is the Prince and Princess Contest for children ages 3 to 6, and winners are announced at the Festival. An event from last year will be the Firefighter’s Challenge which offers prizes for the best times of those completing the contest. Master Gardener Plant Sales will be here! Barrel Train Amusements will be set up to offer several fun activities for children of all ages also.

In addition to the festival activities, visitors can enjoy tasting, tours and shopping at the local wineries. For the history buffs, visit the historic St. Mary’s Catholic Church, the Coal Miner’s and Veteran’s Memorials and the Altus Heritage House Museum.

The festival offers FREE parking and FREE admission. Held rain or shine, it is sponsored by the Altus Parks and Recreation Committee. Need a Mother’s Day Gift – No Problem- come to browse the various booths and find a great and unique gift while enjoying the fun at the Gala! Come enjoy the day with us and visit with friends and family. It will be a day of fun, prizes, and gifts available in the Altus City Park!

For more information, call 479-468-4191 or 479-518-1963. 

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