New Things to See in 2023
A new year is upon us and for most people there is excitement and anticipation that comes with it. The new year provides the feeling of a fresh start or a reset for daily routines, health goals, career endeavors, etc. With that being said, what are you looking to accomplish this year? Northwest Arkansas is full of places, people, and tools to help you achieve your goals and aspirations in 2023. Take a look at some of the “new” things to experience right here in your own backyard.
A new, one-of-a-kind natural surface trail that runs through the University of Arkansas. Eventually, this trail will offer connectivity to Kessler Mountain Regional Park & Centennial Park.
The first-ever bikeable building opened its doors in Downtown Bentonville. It features 6 stories of bike path as well as Airship coffee, co-working spaces, meeting rooms, and more.
Over 17 miles of biking & walking trails that lead to Airship at Coler, a coffee & food hangout. A new addition is The Rise, an exercise staircase that leads to the Hub.
It seems like every year the Walmart Amp is bringing new, it artists to NWA. Some artists you can grab tickets to see in 2023 include Walker Hayes, Matchbox Twenty, Foreigner, and more to be announced!
A new live music venue, bar, & restaurant located right on Dickson St. Be sure to check out their calendar for upcoming musicians, DJs, and karaoke nights!
An up and coming music venue that holds up to 2,500 people. Some artists they have hosted include Parker McCollum, Snoop Dog, Chase Rice, and more! Their goal is to host 150-250 concerts/events each year so check their page for upcoming shows!
Here is a list of new restaurants to try in 2023-
Conifer (Bentonville), Table at the Hickory Inn (Bentonville), Lady Slipper (Bentonville), Girls Gone BBQ (Fayetteville), Plomo Quesadillas (Fayetteville), Blue DTR (Rogers), B List on the Bricks (Rogers), Bauhaus Biergarten (Springdale), Casa Alejo (Springdale)
Both Crystal Bridges & The Momentary have permanent and temporary exhibits for guests to experience. They also host community events and programs for families to learn more about art!
A new experience to book in 2023 is a cooking class at Bentonville Provisions. Learn how to make tasty meals while meeting new people.
In 2023, the Walton Arts Center & TheatreSquared will be presenting new shows for those who love performing arts. Be sure to check their calendars so you don’t miss the touring shows!
A new, unique experience coming to Rogers in 2023 is Blue Zoo Rogers. You will get to experience hands-on fun and see aquarium attractions including sharks, clownfish, seahorses, and more.