Join us! May 19th and 20th, 2017

Welcome to the 2017, 29th Annual Magnolia Blossom Festival and 28th Annual World Championship Steak Cook-Off!
This will also be the 67th Anniversary of the Annual Art Show. This year’s festival is sure to be grand as there are several new events being planned along with some fantastic music acts.  Take a minute and browse our website to see what is in store for 2017.  (Check back often, as 2017 updates are in progress.)

Want to be a Vendor?  Do you have a talent for making wonderful hand made items? If so, don’t miss an opportunity to display your wares to thousands of shoppers during the Magnolia Blossom Festival. To learn more about pricing, spaces available and to get the application form, click on the “Events” tab at the top of this page, then look for the “Craft Show & Sale” page.

Can you cook a great steak? If so, we hope you’ll sign up to participate in Magnolia’s famous World Championship Steak Cook-off in May! The best team wins the coveted Governor’s Trophy and BIG prize money!  $10,000 in total prize money is up for grabs!  The deadline to enter is (to be announced), so download your entry form now! Please check the Steak Cook-off page for more information and for your entry form.

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We were recently notified that the World Championship Steak Cook-off at the Magnolia Blossom Festival has been selected as an Automatic Qualifier for the 2017 World Food Championships!  2013-WFC-Logo-Qualifying-Event-1-1

We were also notified by America the Beautiful, America’s Destination Marketing Agency, that our event has been selected as one of the TOP 10 EVENTS ARKANSAS!

Our festival also made USA Today & Food Network’s list of the “10 Best Food Festivals

Magnolia is one of the winners of The Culture Trip’s Arkansas’s Local Favorite 2015 Award!

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AND The Magnolia Blossom Festival & World Championship Steak Cook-off has been selected as one of Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events for the month of May 2014!

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ATTENTION: City Ordinance 05-07 – Fine $105.00 Dogs will not be allowed in the festival area.

Blossom Festival Photo Gallery

Click Here to view photos from past festivals.