The Portfest Rollin’ on the River festival is held each year at Jacksonport State Park on the banks of the White River and features both contemporary and classic county artistsThe annual Delta Visual Arts Show brings over 150 talent artists and over 1,000 art lovers to downtown Newport, Arkansas each yearNewport is home to two 18-hole golf courses, including the beautiful Newport Country Club course. Rarely does one have to wait to tee off.The Depot Days festival in downtown Newport features Jackson County’s Rockabilly music heritage

Welcome to Fun in Jackson County, Arkansas

The citizens of Newport and Jackson County love to have fun, and we especially love sharing our fun times with others!  You can find us jamming to country music on the banks of the White River at Portfest, rocking out with the legends of Rockabilly in downtown Newport at Depot Days, chilling to the blues at Bluesday Tuesday every month or listening to the strains of classical and cultural music at ASU-Newport Concert/Lecture Series.  If visual art appeals to you more than you will find one of the state’s largest art shows in downtown Newport at the annual Delta Visual Arts Show.  This is just a sample of the wonderful things for you to do in Jackson County and best of all, we’ll treat you to some of our wonderful southern hospitality when you visit.  See you soon!

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Regular Events

Regular Events

Annual Events

Annual Events

Local Attractions

Local Attractions

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Other Things To Do