• 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!

    Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week Nov 21-24 The official time for the collection of Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box.
    Holiday Light Extravaganza at the Museum of Natural Resources Nov 21-22 Enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season in the Museum's Oil Field Park. 
    Police, Fireman and First Respondents Prayer Nov 22 Come by pray for our police, fireman and first respondents and say thank you. 
    South Arkansas Networking Luncheon Sponsored by River Valley Nov 25 Hosted by El Dorado Chamber of Commerce this is an opportunity to meet other area professionals.

    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!

    Clean Harbors, North America's leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for its new incineration unit. This unit will double waste destruction capacity and add 120 new jobs. Read More ...

    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.


    El Dorado Christmas Parade

    Sponsored by Entegra-Union Power Station, the most joyous parade in South Arkansas will be held Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. The theme for this wonderful event is  "A Movie Time Christmas". Everyone is excited to see the return of the World Famous Clyesdales and the many floats and performances that will be surrounded with this holiday filled activity.


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