Annual Magnolia Blossom Festival & World Championship Steak Cook-off, Magnolia

Welcome to the 2018, 30th Annual Magnolia Blossom FestivalTM and 29th Annual World Championship Steak Cook-OffTM! This will also be the 68th 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. 

2018 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Monday, May 14, 2018

Peoples Bank Treasure Hunt Begins!
Check for clues daily on the Treasure Hunt Page!

6:30 PM
Miss Blossom Festival Pageant
Reynolds Center Grand Hall, SAU Campus

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Arkansas Art Mobile
In front of Magnolia Arts, S. Washington
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6:00 – 8:00 PM
Magnolia Arts Annual Art Show Artist Reception,
Public Welcome!

Thursday, May 17, 2018
12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
68th Annual Art Show Opens to Public
Magnolia Arts

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Arkansas Art Mobile
In front of Magnolia Arts, S. Washington

Friday, May 18, 2018
12:00 NOON
Craft Show and Food Court OPENS

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Arkansas Art Mobile
In front of Magnolia Arts, S. Washington

12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
68th Annual Art Show Opens to Public
Magnolia Arts

7:00 PM
Magnolia Blossom Beef Eating Challenge

8:00 PM
Free Concert Featuring The Band of Heathens

 

 downtown festival pic

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Safe Light  - 2:00 PM
Tom Dehoney Fishing Tournament
Lake Columbia

7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Information Booth

7:00 AM
Registration begins for Canine Fun Show

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

8:00 AM
Canine Fun Show
north of Wilson Garden

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Registration for the Motorcycle Show

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Jet Boat Show  Free Registration,
113 N. Pine

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Live Entertainment on the Farmers Bank & Trust Stage

9:00 AM – All Day
Craft Show and Food Court

9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Car Show
Farmers Bank parking lot
200 E. Main Street

Jet Boat Show
113 N. Pine  

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
68th Magnolia Arts Annual Art Show held inside the Magnolia Arts Center
116 South Washington

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Arkansas Art Mobile
In front of Magnolia Arts, S. Washington

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

11:00 AM
Tommy Terrific Magic Show
Magnolia Arts Center
116 S. Washington 

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Bilo’s Liquor Craft Beer Tasting Tent
S. Washington Street

11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Southern Title & Closing Battle of the Bands
Farmers Bank & Trust Stage

12:30 PM
Baggo Tournament Registration Begins

1:00 PM
Baggo Tournament Begins

1:00 PM
Tommy Terrific Magic Show
Magnolia Arts Center
116 S. Washington

6:00 PM
Serving Lines Open-World Championship Steak Cook-off

6:30 PM
Free Concert Featuring (TBA)
Farmers Bank & Trust Stage

7:30 PM
Awards Ceremony for the World Championship
Steak Cook-off
Farmers Bank Stage

8:00 PM
Free Concert Featuring Your Favorite 80′s Hits
Farmers Bank West Stage