• 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!

    Business After Hours
    Aug 19  Hosted by South Arkansas Center on Aging. Catered by fayrays, door prizes and a virtual dementia experience.
    LifeShare Blood Centers MASH BASH 2014
    Aug 22  Joining El Dorado Chemical will host MASH BASH 2014 at Medical Center of South Arkansas.
    Swinging for Dub Golf Tournament
    Aug 23  The goal  is to provide a fun filled golf event while raising money for Deputy Dub Ingram and his family.
    Showdown at Sunset
    Aug 23  Witness the historic re-enactment of the infamous Parnell-Tucker gunfight.
    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!

    Local Named Arkansas Volunteer of the Year
    Posted June 23, 2014
    Lucy Bawel, a long-time El Dorado resident, was recently selected as an Arkansas Volunteer of the Year.

    Salt-N-Pepa, Coolio to Headline MusicFest 27
    Posted June 27, 2014
    Main Street El Dorado rolled out Thursday the headlining acts for MusicFest XXVII, revealing a lineup mixed with an assortment of musical flavors with a dash of comedy to an eager crowd.

    Spotlight

    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

    Get an in-depth look at the fall festival season in El Dorado, from an exhibit of Clementine Hunter's work to the big names of MusicFest XXVII, and an added bonus from the city's design community.


    Showtime
    LoganMize

    Get ready for the 2014 Showtime Concert Series! The concerts are free and include national music artists performing on Union Square.









     

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