Things to do in Northwest Arkansas during Spring Break 2022

Spring Break Events Guide for 2022

Next week is Spring Break 2022 in Northwest Arkansas, mamas. If you’re looking for something to do with the kids, here’s a rundown of some of the best family fun events:

Movies at the Fayetteville Public Library

Visit the Fayetteville Public Library’s Event Center at 2 p.m. each day of Spring Break week (March 21-25) for a free family movie. Seating is first-come, first-served. (No food or drink in the Event Center.)

Monday – Clifford the Big Red Dog

Tuesday – PAW Patrol: The Movie

Wednesday – Encanto (Spanish)

Thursday – The Addams Family 2

Friday – Ron’s Gone Wrong

Amazeum Spring Break Camps: Academy of Superheroes and Villains

Join the Amazeum for a week of honing your hero and villain skills. Test your forensic abilities and probe your problem-solving skills in hero classes while exploring the ins and outs of sneaking and concealing as villains. In-person camp with COVID safety protocols. For ages 6-11.

Date: March 21-25

Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Location: Scott Family Amazeum, Bentonville

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Spring Break at The Jones Center

You can enjoy extended skating in the ice arena from noon – 8 p.m. each day, swimming in the pool from noon – 6 p.m. each day, plus showings of movies at 1 PM, 3 PM, and 5 PM Monday – Friday. The week also includes:
Crafting in the lobby on Monday
Dive-In Movies at the pool on on Tuesday
Inflatables in the gym on Wednesday
Runway Bike Park borrow a bike/helmet, plus free music, games & more on Thursday
Frozen Friday in the ice rink on Friday — feel free to wear a costume.

A $3 wristband/person gives all-inclusive access for any activity happening that single day/evening. No registration required.

Date: March 21-25

Time: See description above.

Location: The Jones Center, Springdale

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Spring Break Specials at Crystal Bridges

Celebrate the turn in the weather and a week off school with creative activities for all ages every afternoon. Create with artists in the studios, explore the pages of rare books in the library, enjoy live performances as a family, spend time with a board game bar in the Lower Lobby, learn about birds and blooms from guest speakers, and more. Free, no tickets required.

Date: March 19-27

Time: 1-4 p.m.

Location: Crystal Bridges Museum, Bentonville

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Digging Into Spring Break, Rogers Historical Museum

Enjoy Spring Break fun at the Excavation Station and Connecting-The-Pots. Ages 6-12. 30-minute timed reservations are required for these two free events.

Dates: March 22 & 24

Time: 10 a.m. to noon

Location: Rogers Historical Museum

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Spring Break: Peel Compton Foundation events

The Peel Compton Foundation is offering unique, hands-on camps and experiences at Coler Mountain Bike Preserve, The Quiver Archery Range, Osage Park, and Peel Museum & Botanical Garden. Your child can explore everything from archery to cycling at Peel Compton Foundation’s community spaces. Programming includes:

  • A week-long camp at Coler Mountain Bike Preserve where kids will build on skills that include biking, wellness, art, “leave no trace” principles, and map reading.
  • Day camps at The Quiver Archery Range for teens 12-17 who want to try their hand at archery.
  • Free wetland tours daily at Osage Park where families can explore this unique wetland ecosystem and learn about the animals that call it home.
  • Day camps at Peel Museum & Botanical Garden all about life in the 1800s with make-and-take activities, yard games, and garden exploration.

Dates: March 21-25

Time: Varies

Location: Varies

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Community Creative Center Art Camps

Clay, art and wheel camps for ages 7-16. Price varies.

Dates: March 21-25

Time: Varies

Location: Community Creative Center, Fayetteville

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Imagine Studios Art Camps

Draw, paint, and create with watercolor, pottery, canvas, crafts and more with different themes and projects each day. Sign up for one session or you can come for multiple sessions. Campers must be in k-5th grade. $45 per session
Dates: March 21-25
Time: 9 a.m. to Noon
Location: Imagine Studios, Rogers

Young Chef’s Academy Spring Break Camp

Students will explore a wide variety of authentic cooking techniques, cultural flavors, and learning moments. Campers are introduced to the latest trends in the culinary world. Ages 6-14.

Dates: March 21-24

Time: 9 a.m. to noon

Location: Young Chef’s Academy, Rogers

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Ozark Highlands Nature Center

Marksmanship, archery, crafts and

Dates: (Tuesday-Saturday) March 22-26

Time: Varies, depending on event

Location: Ozark Highlands Nature Center, Springdale

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Arkansas Volley Hogs (ARVH) Athletics

Spring Break volleyball camps for various grade levels, including 3-6, 6-8, and 9-12.

Dates: Varies

Time: Varies

Location: Arkansas Volley Hogs, Springdale

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