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New Evening Entertainment in Eureka Springs

May 22nd, 2015 by babiesblog

When you visit this year you may be surprised by how many new shows we have in town. There is definitely something for everyone. If you are interested in magic, cabaret, country or variety we have loads of entertainment for you in the evenings. Don’t forget the Great Passion Play is also open for the season and Opera in the Ozarks begins its 65th season June 19!

Intrigue-Header-Gold-Foil-3 Held in a beautiful old stone church is Intrigue Theater.  They just spent all winter in the Caribbean as part of the entertainment on a cruise ship, and now they’re back in Eureka Springs for their 3rd season. A very entertaining show of Illusion, magic and mind reading!

George Brothers @ Pine Mountain JamboreeThe George Brothers are performing at the Pine Mountain Jamboree this season. They used to headline the Ozark Mountain Hoedown with great success, so successful they eventually went on tour. They’re back this year with P.Nut and Ponytail and are putting on a great show!

Lovin' Every Minute @ the Aud Lovin’ Every Minute is a variety show in the Auditorium downtown this year with big production numbers. Steve Kinworthy and his talented cast of singers and dancers perform exciting live stage production numbers. It’s eye popping production and vocals are backed up nightly by incredibly talented musicians.

Mark Wayne Beers Show Mark Wayne Beers is a singer,songwriter and drummer who started a new theater in  the Gaskin Switch Shopping Center this year. Mark’s concerts are up close and personal in his small 50 seat theater where he performs 50’s Rock and Roll, Country and Gospel music.

The Saucy Cabaret The Saucy Cabaret is a variety comedy show with three performers who have decades of professional show business experience between them. It will be held at the Main Stage Theater downtown, mostly on Monday nights.

Why Choose Us?

January 10th, 2015 by babiesblog

The Bed and Breakfast Inns of Eureka Springs is a group of 8 of the top B&B’s in Eureka Springs. We have over 80 years experience in the Innkeeping Industry. All of our Inns are professionally run and are members of the Professional Association of Innkeepers International.   4 of our 8 properties are on Trip Advisors Top 10 B&B’s in Eureka Springs. 3 are Diamond Collection Members and 1 is Select Registry.

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We have 47 unique, beautifully decorated rooms, suites and cottages to choose from in the heart of Eureka Springs. Every single one of these accommodations has a private bath, lots with Jacuzzi’s! Every Inn has it’s own décor and personality, just like its owners. Whatever your taste you will find a great place to stay. If you’d like to stay in an historic property, there are many to choose from. Want newer? We’ve got that also.


Breakfast Divine

Each Inn offers a full one of a kind breakfast each morning made from scratch by your innkeeper each day. As always this is included in your room rates. One inn specializes in Gluten Free breakfasts, although all will meet any dietary restrictions you may have. You’ll also get homemade afternoon or evening refreshments.







All Inns have porches and decks for sitting and relaxing in our beautiful Ozark Mountains. Trolley transportation comes right by, and all are within walking distance to downtown.


We hope when you choose to visit Eureka Springs, that you will also choose to stay with us in our beautiful Bed and Breakfasts!

8th Annual Sweet Treats Cookie Tour

November 24th, 2014 by babiesblog

Celebrate the Holidays in Eureka Springs, Arkansas….there a so many holiday events to experience in December!


Join us for our holiday cookie and candy tour and other events while you’re staying at your favorite bed and breakfast inn!! Check out the largest privately owned Snow Village Train, tour the historic springs around town and finish up your visit with the “best of the best” bed and breakfast inns holiday cookie tour…the details for times and tickets follows:


December 13
8th Annual Sweet Treats Cookie Tour. Self-guided tour of 8Sweet-Treat-Cookie-Tour B&B’s serving sweet treats from their kitchens, along with recipes. For more information visit

We are excited to announce our 7th annual bed and breakfast holiday cookie tour put on by the members of the Bed and Breakfast Inns of Eureka Springs, AR.

Our first tour was so successful it was featured in the Taste of the South Magazine. They said: “Take a quaint Victorian Town nestled in the Ozark Mountains of northwestern Arkansas. Add an association of bed-and-breakfast owners who love to decorate their inns for the Christmas season. Mix in a good measure of curiosity from out-of-town guests and local people alike. And garnish with an array of holiday treats and recipes to share.”

Visit 8 different bed and breakfasts sampling their favorite cookie and candy recipes and enter yourself in our contest for a chance to win a $100 gift certificate!

  • Date: Saturday, December 13th, 2014
  • Time: 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Tickets: $20 per person (included in our package deals)

Tickets are limited. Only 100 tickets will be issued this year. Contact any participating inn to purchase a ticket. A stay is not required to buy tickets, but it sure would be more fun.

Tour Details

  • Eight unique bed and breakfasts included on the tour.
  • Yummy cookies & treats with recipes to add to your collection.
  • Holiday decorating ideas from each of the beautifully decorated inns.
  • A chance to relax away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
  • Finish your shopping in Eureka Springs’ unique shops and art galleries.
  • Enter our giveaway contest for a chance to win one of three $100 gift certificates good at any of the Sweet Treats Cookie Tour participating inns. (See rules below)
  • Contact any participating inn to purchase a ticket.

This will be a self-guided tour (maps of all the participating properties will be provided) so you can visit the inns and the innkeepers at your leisure. All of our bed and breakfasts are on or close to one of Eureka Springs trolley routes. Parking at each inn will be limited so we urge you to enjoy the city sights while you ride the trolley or stroll the artist gallery’s on Spring Street.


November 14 – December 23

The largest privately owned Snow Train Village in the United States will return to Eureka Springs, beginning on Saturday, November 15th 2014, and running through Tuesday, December 23rd 2014.  The exhibit consists of well over 300 buildings which take you back to a 1930’s to 1950’s landscape of small town America, with three Lionel 0 scale trains, a Lionel 0 scale trolley, and a Polar Express train.

Open generally from 5:00pm to 7:00pm on Fridays, 10:00am to 6:00pm on Saturdays, and 11:00am-5:00pm on Sundays, with additional days and hours in December, it will be located at the Gaskins Switch Village, 2051 Highway 62 East in Eureka Springs.
Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children.  This event is a fundraiser for the Eureka Springs Historical Museum, and is hosted by Larry and Cathy Handley, owners of the display.
For details on dates and hours:  Phone: 479-253-9417[Ma1]  or

December 12
Stroll the Springs-A guided tour through illuminated springs and stops on local families porches for goodies and stories at night with decorated luminaries of Upper Spring St. (Start at Sweet Spring, next to Rogues Manor Restaurant and continue to Harding Spring, Crescent Spring, and end at Grotto Spring.) Meet at Basin Spring Park. 5PM-8PM for more information visit

Whatever you decide to experience in Eureka Springs this December…we hope you make us as part of your visit. We forward to the pleasure of inviting you into our homes for the holiday season!


October, here in Eureka Springs, is so beautiful with brilliant fall colors and crispy cool weather

September 19th, 2014 by babiesblog

fall corvette weekendOctober, here in Eureka Springs, is so beautiful with brilliant fall colors and crispy cool weather.


Corvette Weekend, starts our first weekend of the month with over a thousand of these beautiful Cars in town. They will be also be on exhibit but you don’t have to look far to see them throughout the entire city. This event is October 2nd through the 5th, 2014 October 4th, 2014 is The Eurekapalooza Music Festival Music festival featuring Ozark bands playing great music under the sky and stars. This is a great family event  offering music, concessions and kid events.

A month of festivals, this leads us to The 67th Annual Ozark Folk Festival starting October 7th.  Come help us Celebrate America’s longest continuously running annual folk festival in America. Some of the activities are The Queen’s Contest, Barefoot Ball, Singer/Songwriter Contest, free music in Basin Spring Park, arts and crafts, the Folk Festival Parade, and of course, great folk music and dance!

October 16th, 17th and 18th, 2014 Is The War Eagle Craft Fair.  War Eagle is an enormous regional event which now draws visitors and exhibitors from all over the country.  Hundreds of exhibitors selling products of their own creation including pottery, weaving, woodworking, jewelry, stained glass, quilts, paintings, leather, and more…fall foliage

On Friday the 24th, the Eureka Springs School of the Arts will be hosting their 12th Annual Mad Hatter’s Ball at the Crescent Hotel from 6:30 to 11:30 pm.

A fundraiser and fun event sponsored by The Eureka Springs School of the Arts (ESSA). This event includes good food, auctions and dancing

October 26th, Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge will hold their 18th Annual Howl-O-Ween Spooktacular from 7pm to 9pm with games, food, and a children’s costume contest providing fun for all ages.

Last  but not Least, You don’t have to look far for Haunted Hay Rides, Ghost Tours, Musical entertainment But don’t forget Halloween,  falls on Friday this year and there will be costume contests at many of the clubs in town for the adults and for families, Eureka Springs is a safe place for trick or treaters.

Let Eureka Springs be the center of your Northwest Arkansas adventure.

June 18th, 2014 by dougb

Have you visited Eureka Springs many times and now say, “well we’ve been there and done that” then expand your horizons and view Eureka Springs as the hub of your adventure in Northwest Arkansas and Southwest Missouri.  Eureka Springs is uniquely situated near the middle of these areas.  Within an easy drive of 60 to ninety minutes lie things as varied Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art; Dogwood Canyon; the entertainment of Branson Mo; the many adventures on the Buffalo River including the Arkansas Elk herd in the Boxley Valley area; Table Rock Lake; Beaver Lake; Pea Ridge National Battlefield; at least 5 state parks and a myriad of small but interesting museums and historical sites; not to mention the Bass Pro Shop’s flagship store and Museum.

Beaver Lake  Buffalo River

Pick your favorite member of the Bed and Breakfast Inns of Eureka Springs and let us help you plan your adventure.  Enjoy the comfort, breakfast and hospitality of your favorite B&B; then your day of discovery and adventure and return to Eureka Springs for dinner at your favorite restaurant, a visit to a show or pub if you chose and then a great nights sleep!  You’ll still probably have time to visit your favorite shops to find those treasures.


Eureka Springs is the heart of your vacation and your favorite B&B “your home away from home”.

May Festival of the Arts in Eureka Springs, AR

May 5th, 2014 by babiesblog

May Festival of the ArtsMay is Festival of the Arts in Eureka Springs!

 If you like art, you’ll like May in Eureka Springs. Events which include gallery exhibits, art receptions, concerts, a gathering of famous authors, and the North Main FamFest are part of the May Festival of the Arts.  Eureka Springs has been named a “Top Twenty-Five Arts Destination” by American Style Magazine. Artists of all types call this area home and enjoy sharing their talent.

 There are several month-long exhibits including “Art as Prayer” which is an exhibit of original work exploring art as a vehicle of spirituality. Many artists will be on hand for special exhibits and galleries hosting receptions.

 Every Saturday night in May, the downtown galleries put on a special show with some of their most popular artists. Artists will be in the gallery doing demonstrations and “meet and greets”. Most of the galleries also offer refreshments during the artist receptions.

 One of the favorite events of the month is the White Street Studio Walk on Friday, May 16. Historic White Street is the working address of several local artists who will welcome the public into homes and studios to view their latest works. They will be joined by more than forty guest artists from the Eureka Springs area, who will show weaving, watercolors, jewelry, oils, pottery, stained glass and much more.

 Books in Bloom Literary Festival is a free event held on the grounds of the Crescent Hotel. This year’s featured speakers include bestselling authors Kathy Reichs, Michael Shelden, Terry Brooks and Elizabeth Berg. Throughout the afternoon dozens of regional authors are also on hand reading from their work.

 Music is also part of the celebration. Free concerts in Basin Park, Ozarks Chorale Spring Concert and the John Two-Hawks Mothers Day Concert are just a few. Headlining at the Auditorium on May 23rd is premier American Singer & Songwriter Michael Martin Murphey.

 In case your idea of art is the four-wheeled kind, there are three car shows this month: The PT Cruiser Rally; the Camaro Fest and the Mustang Show and Parade, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary of the iconic American car.

 Please be sure to check out and for a full schedule of events and have an Artrageous visit in Eureka Springs! Plan ahead by finding the best lodging in Eureka Springs, most within walking distance of all the Mayfest events, at Bed and Breakfast Inns of Eureka Springs.


Extraordinary Art Destination

July 23rd, 2013 by babiesblog

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Eureka Springs is known for its art scene, but did you know we also have an art school? The Eureka Springs School of the Arts  holds workshops in visual arts and fine crafts every month for the interested, emerging or professional artist.  There are nearly fifty classes per year across all mediums for all ages and skill sets at the ESA campus.  Just a few to choose from are Digital Photography, Pit firing Ceramics, Split Oak Basket Weaving, and all forms of Painting and Drawing.

For the past four years, American Style magazine has named Eureka Springs as a “Top Twenty-five Arts Destination.” Downtown Eureka Springs Art Galleries represent more than 1,000 local, regional and national artists. Every month on the 2nd Saturday the galleries join forces for a gallery stroll from 6pm-8pm.

Also be sure to visit the Art Colony on North Main Street where you can find a collection of shops housing artists working and displaying their own creations. We are truly an art destination!

Sweet Treats Cookie

August 7th, 2012 by Jack Waknitz


We are excited to announce our 6th annual bed and breakfast holiday cookie tour put on by the members of the Bed and Breakfast Inns of Eureka Springs, AR.

B&B Inn Tours

August 7th, 2012 by Jack Waknitz


Be sure to check out our extraordinarily popular inn tour where you can taste food prepared by our member inns, collect recipes and enter to win prizes. In December of each year we have our Sweet Treats Cookie Tour with different cookies each season.

Eureka Springs

August 7th, 2012 by Jack Waknitz


Are you looking for the perfect place to relax? A romantic getaway with someone special? Peace and quiet? Luxurious suites? Great tasting breakfasts? Wedding &  Honeymoon packages? Historic lodging? Look no further, the B&Bs belonging to the Bed and Breakfast Inns of Eureka Springs can help you find all of these things and more.

We are a select group of Eureka Springs’ best Bed and Breakfasts committed to providing you the highest level of quality and value. Each Bed and Breakfast is chosen carefully to ensure it upholds our promise of providing you a unique and memorable experience filled with the utmost in hospitality.