2015 Schedule of Events

Monday, May 16th, 2016

6:30 PM
• Miss Blossom Festival Pageant
The Pagent will be held at the Reynolds Center Grand Hall, SAU Campus
Public viewing opens, Magnolia Arts Annual Art Show
12:00-7:00 PM

The Arkansas Artmobile will be on display at the 2016 Magnolia Blossom Festival from May 16th-21st!
The Artmobile is a perfect source of arts exposure for schools, libraries, and more! 

Look for the Arkansas Artmobile located between Central Elementary School  and the Magnolia Junior High School locataed on E. North Street, Monday-Thursday, open 12:00-7:00 and will be located on the downtown square May 20th-21st on Washington Street, across from the Magnolia Arts Center.
see more at: https://www.arkarts.com/artmobile

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
 Peoples Bank Treasure Hunt Begins!
Clues for the Treasure Hunt begin @ 7am
Listen for clues daily on KZHE, KVMA, KVMZ- FM 99.1 , www.magnoliareporter.com and The Banner News, as well as finding them here on our site. Clues will be posted twice a day. Once in the morning then a second clue given at the noon hour.
Good Luck!
Check for clues daily on the Treasure Hunt Page!

Public viewing, Magnolia Arts Annual Art Show
12:00-7:00 pm

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Magnolia Arts Annual Art Show Artist Reception,
Public Welcome!

6:00-8:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 19, 2016
•Art Show Open to Public; 
12:00-3:00 pm

Friday, May 20, 2016
12:00 Noon – 7:00 PM
Craft Show and Sale
• Food Court on The Square
•Public viewing, Magnolia Arts Annual Arts Show,
116 S. Washington, 12:00-7:00 PM

7:00 PM
• Magnolia Blossom Beef Challenge
Steak Eating Contest
Visit our Beef Challenge page for entry form and more information
In case of rain, the Beef Challenge will be moved to the Columbia County Fairgrounds, at the Pavillion, County Road 13, Magnolia, AR

8:00 Pm
• Larry McCray,
Blues artist & Magnolia native in concert

A FREE Friday Night Outdoor Concert will be held on the Farmers Bank West Stage in conjunction with The 28th Annual Magnolia Blossom Festival. 
Come join us on the FB&T West Stage for some great musical entertainment while enjoying your choice of great southern cuisine from our food vendors.

In case of rain, the concert will be moved to the Columbia County Fairgrounds, at the Pavillion, County Road 13, Magnolia, AR

 

                              downtown festival pic

Saturday, May 21, 2016

7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
 Information Booth
A lot more than just information is given here. You can also purchase your Blossom Festival Steak Tickets at the booth.(If not sold out.)  It is located on the West Side of Courthouse.

All Day Food Court

7:00 a.m.  Registration begins for Canine Fun Show

First AidA First Aid booth will be set up on the North Side of the Downtown Square at the corner of the BELL & BOYD OFFICE should anyone need medical attention.

Information Booth/Will Call-NEW LOCATION: located on the WEST side of the Courthouse.  If you have ordered your steak ticket by phone, pick them up here before 4:00 pm.

Safelight – 2:00 PM
 Tom Dehoney Memorial Fishing Tournament, Lake Columbia

7:30 AM
• 5K Race and Walk / Fun Run immediatley following 5K, approximately 8:30am.  See the “EVENTS” page for more information.

8:00 AM
 Canine Fun Show, north of Wilson Garden

8:00 a.m.-12:00 Registration for the Motorcycle Show

9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
• Car Show, held at Farmers Bank parking lot, located at 200 E. Main Street within walking distance to downtown Square.

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
• 66th Magnolia Arts Annual Art Show held inside the Magnolia Arts Center on the square at 116 South Washington.

9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
• Live Entertainment on the Farmers Bank West Stage

9:00 AM – All Day
• Craft Show and Sales located down Union, Washington & Jefferson street, just north of the Courthouse.

10:00 AM
• Parade of World Championship Steak Cook-Off Cooks

You don’t want to miss this!

11:00 AM
Family friendly Magic Show by Philips & Henry Productions at Magnolia Arts Center, 116 S. Washington on the downtown Square.

12:45 PM
Baggo Tournament Registration Begins
1:00 PM Bags Fly!

1:00 PM
Family friendly Magic Show by Philips & Henry Productions at Magnolia Arts Center, 116 S. Washington on the downtown Square.

6:00 PM
• Serving Lines Open, Steak Eating on the Magnolia Square begins! There are four serving lines located on the downtown square where you will pick up all the trimmings that go with a great steak. You will then proceed to ANY cooker of your choosing to pick up your steak. Will you pick the World Champion steak?!

7:00 PM
• Awards Ceremony for the Steak Cook-off at the Farmers Bank West Sta

8:00 PM
 FREE Live Entertainment will perform at the Farmers Bank West Stage, featuring The Josh Abbott Band, sponsored by MK Distributors

In case of rain, the concert will be moved to the Columbia County Fairgrounds, at the Pavillion, County Road 13, Magnolia, AR

 

Check out this map of our Downtown Square for event locations

Downtown Map