Crawdad Days Festival

The Crawdad Days Festival held each year in Harrison, Arkansas, has grown into one of the "must attend" festivals in Arkansas. Attended by thousands each year, the Crawdad Days Festival in Harrison, Arkansas is held each year the third weekend of May around the banks of Lake Harrison and the downtown historic square.

A 5K run kicks off things on the festival's Saturday morning, and other activities include a bike race, canoe rides, bungee jump, pony rides, car show, and a Crawdad eating contest, just to name a few.

The Crawdad Days Festival in Harrison, Arkansas offers something for the entire family. Carnival rides are a great addition to the festival. Vendors include food, crafts, clothing items and the star attraction – CRAWFISH!

Crawdad Days Car Show is located on Harrison's Historic Square that features hundreds of vintage and one-of-a-kind cars. Each year the car show gets bigger and better.

Come and enjoy the free music which includes a venue for every taste; country, rock-n-roll and down home. Bring your lawn chairs and appetite to one of the best festivals in the South! It's Crawdad Days in Harrison, Arkansas! For more information contact the Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce at 870.741.2659 or visit the Crawdad Days website at