• 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.

    • The 22nd Annual Mayhaw Festival is May 4 on the grounds of the Newton House Museum. This lively, family-friendly festival includes children's activities, 5K and 10K runs, rock climbing, live music, crafts and more!

    • There is a new festival coming to town! Learn about the brand new Southern Folk Festival!

    It's Your Planet: Love It Girl Scout Series
    Apr 21, Girl Scouts and the Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources team up to bring you this program.
    Jaycees 17th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
    Apr 19, The hunt is at the South Arkansas Arboretum and is free for ages 0-12.
    South Arkansas Networking Luncheon
    Apr 22, We are Ready to Jam at the luncheon sponsored by the Mayhaw Festival!
    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. Others are noticing El Dorado; come visit and learn why!
    Southern Folk Festival Headliners Announced
    Posted Apr 16, 2014
    The new Southern Folk Festival, presented by MSE, Coca-Cola and Murphy USA, is slated for May 9 and 10. Rising country music stars The Cadillac Three, J.T. Hodges and Dylan Scott will headline.

    Beebe to Speak at Academic Signing Day
    Posted Apr 16, 2014
    Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe will be this year’s keynote speaker for Academic Signing Day for recipients of the El Dorado Promise scholarship program.

    The spring issue of El Dorado Insider's Guide is here! Don't miss this exclusive look at the city's creative community, from live theater to the visual arts, plus all the amazing events slated for spring festival season.


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