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Celebrate Memorial Day at These Exciting Annual Events in Fort Smith

2016 Memorial Day Parade and Events Fort Smith AR

Are you looking to get ahead of the game when it comes to planning your Memorial Day weekend? While it is important to remember the fallen this Memorial Day, there are few better ways to celebrate veterans than to spend time with your family. With a wealth of exciting Memorial Day events and festivities in the Fort Smith area, there is no shortage of fun and excitement for the whole family. If you are looking for Memorial Day fun, just hop in your new 2016 Toyota Tacoma and check out the 2016 Memorial Day Parade and events in Fort Smith, AR.

2016 Old Fort Days Parade and Rodeo

WHEN: Monday, May 30 through Saturday, June 4
WHERE: Old Fort Days Rodeo in Fort Smith, AR

A favorite annual Memorial Day event that is fun for the whole family, the 2016 Old Fort Days Parade and Rodeo promises truckloads of fun. Kicking off the event is the annual Memorial Day Parade that will include hundreds of horses and festive parade floats. Continue the fun when you head to the rodeo and throw your lasso around some fun.

With everything from bronco busting and bull riding to calf roping and barrel racing, there is no shortage of adrenaline-fueled fun at the annual rodeo. When you add live music, a fair atmosphere, a national anthem contest and the family-friendly Mutton Bustin’ event for kids, this Memorial Day event is tough to beat.

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3rd Annual Judge Parker’s Rope War

WHEN: Saturday, May 28 from Noon to 4 p.m.American Flag Waving
WHERE: Harry E. Kelley Park in Fort Smith, AR

Who doesn’t love a good tug-o-war competition? Few events are more fun than a good, old-fashioned rope war and the 3rd Annual Judge Parker’s Rope War is among the best. Kick off the Memorial Day weekend with a few well-earned rope blisters that can only come from a ton of fun. Get a team together with friends and family and start training now for the annual tug-o-war battle royale in Fort Smith. Different divisions and a bracket-style tournament assure that you will have plenty of fun at this Memorial Day weekend event.

Art on the Border

WHEN: Saturday, May 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WHERE: Old Frisco Station in Fort Smith, AR

Celebrate western heritage along with Memorial Day this year and take in some incredible local art at Art on the Border. The annual Arkansas-Oklahoma Fine Arts Show is fun for the whole family and will celebrate local artists with a litany of colorful and creative exhibits that are sure to entertain family members of all ages. An excellent opportunity for kids to learn about art and western heritage, this event is a great way to kick off the Memorial Day weekend.

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Here at J. Pauley Toyota, we are much more than just a car dealership — we are a member of the community and we want you to have the perfect Memorial Day weekend. While you and your family enjoy the annual 2016 Memorial Day Parade and events in Fort Smith, AR, don’t forget the real reason we are celebrating — our veterans and their sacrifice. Should you need a new Toyota this Memorial Day, the J. Pauley Toyota inventory has plenty to offer including the power-packed 2016 Toyota Tundra pickup truck. Stop in today to see what we have to offer!