• 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!

    HealthWorks Community Run/Walk Feb 28 Meet as a community at Union County Fairgrounds for the Couch 2 5k run/walk.
    Rhea Lana's of El Dorado Mar 1-7 Over 600 South AR families selling more than 50,000 children and teen items.
    Preservation Society Meeting Mar 2 Topic: History of South Arkansas University Speaker.
    Senior Circle Lunch & Learn Mar 4 Age gracefully, live well and have some fun. Join the circle.

    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 2014 Arkansas Festival of the Year for the sixth time. Winner of the 2014 Arkansas Business City of Distinction, others are noticing El Dorado; come visit and learn why!

    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
    El Dorado Insider's Guide
    Get an insider’s take on El Dorado with this annual guide for visitors and newcomers. We’ll steer with  essential information for getting settled in a new city, and introduce you to some of the area’s international residents,  a collection of civic organizations, clubs and services for adults and children. Also give you a look at local residents living the active lifestyle through gardening, bicycling or working out.

    Showtime

    Vince Gill and Friends Live
    Main Street El Dorado will present Vince Gill & Friends live on Thursday, March 19th at the El Dorado Municipal Auditorium (100 W 8th). The concert, which will also feature rising country stars Ashley Monroe, Charlie Worsham & Jenny Gill, begins at 7:00 PM with doors opening at 6:00 PM.







     

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