Nestled in the Ozark Mountains, Eureka Springs is an enclave of local art galleries, enticing restaurants, live music, beautiful architecture, historic attractions, and even ghost tours. This city that began as a health and wellness destination famed for its springs, is now the place people come to host unique events in unforgettable surroundings. This historic town is complimented by its beautiful natural surroundings as well as the vibrant local culture.
Eureka Springs Meetings
Eureka Springs is the perfect place to plan a conference or meeting – it has the facilities to accommodate your group whether large or small, with the activities and natural setting to attract the people you want to attend your gathering.
1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa
The 1886 Crescent Hotel is an elegant, high end venue for moderate cost. This beautifully appointed hotel sits on a scenic overlook above Eureka Springs, still walking distance from the galleries, restaurants and shops of the downtown historic district. Wi-Fi and AV technology provide high tech meeting capability to this historic atmosphere.
- 72 guest rooms
- 7 suites
- 4 cottages
- “Faculty Lounge” 810 sq. feet, 10-70 attendees
- “Conservatory” 1180 sq. feet, 25-125 attendees
- “Crystal Ballroom” 3200 sq. feet, 75-300 attendees
The Crescent Hotel – 75 Prospect Avenue – Eureka Springs, AR 72632
1905 Basin Park Hotel
The 1905 Basin Park Hotel is located in the heart of the historic downtown district. Featuring versatile meeting spaces, a patio restaurant, billiards bar, and in-house spa, this turn of the century gem offers all you need to host your destination meeting.
- 60 rooms / suites
- “Atrium Room” 855 sq. feet, 10-80 attendees
- “Ozark Room” 1700 sq. feet, 50-120 attendees
- “Grand Ballroom” 2400 sq. feet, 70-250 attendees
The Basin Park Hotel – 12 Spring Street – Eureka Springs, AR 72632
Best Western Inn of the Ozarks and Convention Center
Located just off the historic loop and blocks from downtown Eureka Springs, this conference center offers 18,000 square feet of space, with 10 flexible event rooms on two levels, and can accommodate up to 500 people.
Best Western Inn of the Ozarks – 207 W. Van Buren – Eureka Springs, AR 72632
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From historic hotels to wow your large or small group, to quaint B&Bs that will create an intimate space, motels for hosting larger groups on a budget, and even cabins that offer a peaceful feel surrounded by nature – Eureka Springs offers lodging that will create the atmosphere for whatever type of gathering you are planning.
Check out landmark destinations in Eureka Springs such as the historic Crescent Hotel or the famous Basin Park Hotel. Looking for a secluded atmosphere that is just steps from all of the fun of the historic downtown? Try the Cottages at Crescent Park. With so many options, you only have to decide what will be the perfect setting for the meeting you are planning!
Crystal Dining Room – experience fine evening dining in this historic ballroom setting with a great view of the Crescent Hotel grounds, and don’t miss the champagne Sunday brunch
Sky Bar Gourmet Pizza – choose whether you want to sit indoors or outdoors to enjoy the casual atmosphere with a stunning view of the Ozark Mountains
Balcony Restaurant and Bar – relax at a patio table with a view of downtown Eureka Springs, and enjoy frequent live music entertainment as you enjoy the “Best Burger in Town” and other casual fare
The Lucky 7 Rooftop Billiards – cap your day with fun and comradery at this lively bar with billiards, darts, and sports on TV
Now that you’ve found the right venue in Eureka Springs, enticing people to attend your event will be easy! With its many options for accommodations, entertainment, and dining, Eureka Springs will tempt history buffs, foodies, artists, outdoor enthusiasts, and more! Eureka Springs also stands out for its year-round calendar of festivals and special events. Check out some of Eureka’s exciting activities below:
- Health Spas
- Live music
- Art galleries
- Ghost tours
- Historic Carnegie Library
- Beaver Lake
- Tablerock Lake
- Holiday Island Golf and Country Club
- Thorncrown Chapel (named 4th Best Architectural Achievement of the 20th Century, AIA)
- Turpentine Creek (the world’s largest big cat refuge)
- Hobbs State Park (for hiking and Arkansas nature exhibit)
Getting to Eureka Springs
Eureka Springs has the feeling of a secluded Ozark Mountain getaway, yet is easy to to travel to, and easy to get around once there. Located in northwest Arkansas at the intersection of State Hwys 23 & 62, Eureka Springs is only 30 min from Bentonville/Rogers, 45 min from Branson, MO, and about 1-1/2 hours from Springfield, MO. Once there, you will find plenty of parking, but you may just park your car and walk the historic streets – or for a great experience take the trolley!