• 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!

    Kids Summer Movie Marathon
    July 29 & 31 Stars Cinema will be showing free movies for parents and their children.
    Bunko Night
    July 31 Everyone is invited! Come play BUNKO and help fundraise with South Arkansas Administrative Professionals- whether you're a newbie or an old pro.
    2014 KIX103 Wildcat Scramble
    Aug 1 is a golf tournament sponsored by KIX103 for the El Dorado Wildcat football team. 
    This tournament is a fun way to help raise money for the Wildcats.
    Back 2 School Bash
    Aug 2 is an effort by United Way of Union County, the Boys & Girls Club, South Arkansas Regional Health Center and the Back 2 School Blast Committee.

    Free backpacks, resource fair, games and food.
    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

    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 and the events slated for spring festival season.


    Showtime


    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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