• What’s to Come…Fall Travel

    Crescent Hotel Is Ready for Fall Travelers Following a most successful summer thanks to careful and responsible attention to the safety of guests during these pandemic days, the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa now has turned its focus to be in ready for fall travelers.  For it is the fall of the year when this Historic Hotel of America sees its greatest influx of those wanting to escape to Eureka Springs and the Arkansas Ozarks. “We are open to 100 percent capacity in our lodging offering,” said Jack Moyer, general manager and executive vice president, “while continuing to maintain protocols that reflect social distancing in our restaurants and ghost tours. …

  • Celebrate A Full Reopening 6/15

    Eureka Springs’ two landmark historic hotels, the 1886 Crescent and the 1905 Basin Park, will be reopening to full service on Monday, June 15.  This comes on the heels of several successful “weekend only” careful openings at both properties.  Both properties will continue to strictly adhere to health safe protocols as set down by Governor Hutchinson and the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) during this reopening phase. “Our guests are ready to come back to the places that have provided such wonderful lifetime memories and fun throughout the years.  Eureka Springs and our two hotels are such places.” said Jack Moyer, general manager and executive vice-president for both properties.  “This includes all of…

  • SHRED Eureka Springs

      Announcing “SHRED Eureka Springs”:  A Spring Food, Wine & Adventure Festival (Eureka Springs, Arkansas) – Shred is not only a way to mountain bike but also an attitude of appreciating the good things in life.  This spring, the 1905 Basin Park Hotel and its partners present “SHRED Eureka Springs”, a nine-day festival, March 27 thru April 4, in this exciting Arkansas Ozark village with SHRED being an acronym for SIP HIKE RIDE EAT DANCE. It all gets underway Friday evening of weekend one with The Mighty Pines jamming at the Kickoff DANCE Party in Basin Spring Park located in the center of Eureka Springs Entertainment District.  This party, benefiting…

  • Your Cozy Spot for a Winter Getaway…

    Wintertime doesn’t have to leave you feeling cooped up, there are plenty of fun things to do to stay active during the day and be cozy at night together in the quieter season at the Crescent Hotel. Your day might start out by the just the two of you enjoying morning coffee on your balcony deck, with the quiet surroundings and mountain views. Kick up your feet and take in the beauty of the Ozark Mountain hillside. Many guests choose to enjoy sitting around the hotel lobby by the fireplace with a good book to read. Ready for some active adventure? Grab your camera and step out the front doors…

  • Halloween Seance

    On the heels of last year‘s Amazing and Hair-Raising Séance – Intrigue Theater’s Sean-Paul and Juliana Fay return to the Crystal Ballroom to present an evening of Mysteries that embody the Legends and History of Eureka Springs’ Crown Jewel – the Crescent Hotel. BUY TICKETS The Crescent Hotel: The Crescent Hotel’s legacy is built on many different personalities, and none were more notorious than that of Dr. Norman Baker. But long before he was a “doctor” he was starstruck with the highest grossing performer on the Vaudeville circuit, Ms Anna Eva Fay – the indescribable phenomenon. The Original Ghost Talker: She was born of the spiritualist movement and could see…

  • “Christmas At The Crescent” in Eureka Springs

    Christmastime at this Historic Hotel of America has become one of The Ozarks region’s most popular winter holiday traditions.  Part of that tradition is the 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa’s week-long schedule of activities for visitors, residents and guests which is called “Christmas at the Crescent”.  This year’s yuletide celebration at this mountaintop spa resort runs from December 1 through December 7 located at 75 Prospect Avenue on the Historic Loop.  It is all part of the full, nearly month-long calendar of seasonal events planned here at one of America’s Dozen Distinctive Destinations. “When we first started this holiday week back in 2000, it consisted of a decorated lobby and…

  • Fall Color & Webcam

    FALL COLOR IN THE OZARKS: COMING TO A MOUNTAINTOP SPA RESORT NEAR YOU If you enjoy watching movie trailers (i.e. coming attractions), take a sneak peek at Eureka Springs’ fall colors on the Internet.  The 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa, that sits atop the Arkansas Ozarks on 15 acres, has just installed a webcam allowing views of the increasing fall colors in the hills and hollows that surround this Historic Hotel of America. For this sneak peek at the changing colors, go to eurekaspringsfallfoliage.com.  The views offered are refreshed every 15 daylight minutes. The view shows the huge hardwood trees that as one looks across the Ozark valley to Eureka’s East…

  • Roaring 20’s Eureka Jazz Lawn Party

    This has been a favorite event for locals and visitors! Kick off Jazz Eureka Festival with a Roaring 20’s Party on the Lawn at the 1886 Crescent Hotel. Live Jazz Music from Four Score, lite snacks, drinks, and more! Roaring 20’s theme and costumes are encouraged. Guest are also encouraged to bring their own blankets and/or chairs. 7PM-11PM This is a fun, casual event that puts you in a unique setting under the stars. Bring your friends and dancing partner! TICKETS $10 ~ BUY TICKETS

  • May Festival of the Arts

    May Festival of the Arts~ May 1st-30th Live the Arts in Eureka Springs The 31st annual May Festival of the Arts is loaded with events all month long with one-of-a-kind art exhibits, demonstrations, performances, parades, culinary arts, free music in the park, and the wildest street party thrown by artists – The White Street Walk. Visit this rich, historic artist community nestled in The Ozarks for that unique getaway experience; where the arts comes alive throughout downtown. View Full Schedule Make Lodging Reservations  

  • Spring Break Top 5 Reasons To Visit

    As spring approaches, so do spring breaks.  And now is the time to start planning –and booking early– for a most memorable several days.  A popular destination for families in mid-America is a little village in the southern Ozarks region: Eureka Springs, Arkansas.  Here are five reasons why… 1) Proximity – Eureka Springs, located in Northwest Arkansas, is less than a half-day’s drive from such key metropolitan areas as Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Kansas City, Springfield MO, Little Rock AR and all points in the vicinity of these larger cities.  Gas is saved; frayed nerves avoided from hearing the incessant “Are we there yet?”; and the best part, more time at…