• El Dorado and Union County have evolved from an oil town into an area rich in southern charm and history. Explore our website to learn more about what makes us unique.

    • Living in El Dorado means knowing your neighbors' names and faces. It means your children will go to college, thanks to the El Dorado Promise. And it means you'll be part of a community that is continually working to create an even better place to live.

    • From healthcare to energy to education to professional services, El Dorado and Union County offer an opportunity to everyone.

    • Whether you're looking for something good to eat or something fun to do, El Dorado has it all. From our nationally-recognized Downtown to the variety of family and cultural activities, you don't have to look hard to find something entertaining.

    • There is always something to do in El Dorado and Union County. Check out our Community Calendar and start planning your week!

    Flu Vaccines at your business Dec 22- 31 We will have a Health Nurse come to your business or daycare and vaccinate your employees.
    Holiday Rides on the Downtown Square Dec 22-26  Bring your families or special someone to view the holiday lights in beautiful downtown historic El Dorado on a train, hay wagon or carriage ride.
    Holiday Light Extravaganza at the Muesum of Natural Resources Dec 26  Enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season in the Museum's Oil Field Park. This walking tour features over 200,000 lights.
    Holiday Luminaria Service and American Cancer Society Event Dec 30  Honor and Remember your loved ones with Cancer. We will light the luminaria bags on the courthouse steps.

    Voted as having America's Best Downtown in 2009, El Dorado is an area rich in southern charm and history. In 2012, El Dorado earned two City of Distinction Awards, and MusicFest was named the 2013 Arkansas Festival of the Year for the fifth time. Winner of the 2014 Arkansas Business City of Distinction, others are noticing El Dorado; come visit and learn why!

    The El Dorado Promise
    Is a unique scholarship program that provides graduates of El Dorado High School a tuition scholarship that can be used at any accredited Arkansas public university or community college or any accredited private or out-of-state university. 

    Insider's Guide
    El Dorado Insider's Guide
    You’ll find an in-depth Calendar of Events to help you plan your family’s activities throughout the months of November and December, and five El Dorado homeowners will offer a look at how their families celebrate the season. Plus, the "2014 Holiday Gift Guide” is the perfect tool for filling your gift list with the hottest items from local retailers.


    Holiday Light Extravaganza

    Enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season in the Museum's Oil Field Park. This walking tour features over 200,000 lights and has a musical show by Santa's Rock Band. View different lighted vignettes throughout including the ice castle with falling snow, a gingerbread village, and fun-loving skating bears.


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