Plan Your Trip

Seeing your favorite artists at the iconic Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion is the main event, of course, but why not plan an entire weekend visiting enthralling places in Rogers, AR? Rogers, Fayetteville, Bentonville, and nearby places are filled to the brim with opportunities for entertainment, culture, and fun. 

Besides Northwest Arkansas Mall for retail therapy, you may want to go sightseeing or sample all the wonderful restaurants during your stay. Our guide below provides some suggestions.

Hotels Close to the Music Venue

If you aim to stay for a night or two, reserve a hotel room for your trip dates. The following hotels are in town and near the Walmart Amp:

  • Embassy Suites Northwest Arkansas: Just two minutes away from Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion, this eco-certified, three-star hotel is literally just up the road. Rooms promise a quality, comfortable experience.
  • Courtyard by Marriott Bentonville Rogers Promenade: While this three-star hotel has slightly higher prices, it makes up for it with a dazzling swimming pool and a convenient seven-minute drive to and from Walmart Amp and Walton Arts Center venue.
  • Hyatt Place Rogers/Bentonville: If you want a quality three-star hotel with pool access and stellar accommodations at slightly cheaper prices, book into the Hyatt Place Rogers/Bentonville. It’s seven minutes from Walmart Amp, with incredibly affordable rooms, even during upcoming events. It’s also about twenty minutes from Northwest Arkansas Mall if you’d like to explore a little.
  • Affordable Suits of America Rogers/Bentonville: This budget-friendly, three-star hotel in Rogers, AR, is only eight minutes from Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion. You’ll enjoy open access to the pool and free breakfast on-site.

If you plan to attend an event with a high turnout, reserve your rooms in advance to ensure you get the comfortable, clean hotel you’d like at reasonable prices.

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Nearby Attractions and Things to Do Near Walmart Amp

If you plan to stay multiple days, you’ll likely want a few places to visit and things to do. Explore the following local attractions for a rich Arkansas experience:

  • Northwest Arkansas Mall: This sprawling shopping center features over 100 stores and a food court. Head to Northwest Arkansas Mall for an afternoon. It’s twenty minutes from Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion.
  • Rogers Aquatics Center: The fun for the whole family might just wear your kids out at this popular Arkansas water park. Adults enjoy the whimsy and freedom, too!
  • Ozark Beer Company: This masterful brewing company is well-known throughout Arkansas for its world-class lagers and ales. Kick back and sip on a locally brewed cold one.
  • Arkansas Public Theatre: Purchase a public ticket for a show at this stately theater. This community venue features plenty of local talent.
  • Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art: Dive deep into American visual culture and iconography here, one of the most outstanding art museums in the state. You might discover some new favorite artists.

Depending on your event dates, why not coincide with fun-filled local events like the Fayette VINTAGE Spring Block Party in Fayetteville, Arkansas, or a local college basketball or football game?

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Those Wonderful Restaurants Near Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion You’ll Want To Try

Out of all the wonderful restaurants in Rogers, AR, this guide’s most noteworthy recommendations for all flavor persuasions include the following:

  • Mirabella’s Table: Enjoy breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner the Italian way before you head to the concert venue. This local bistro features fresh bread, desserts, and other southern European eats.
  • Fish City Grill: If you’re in the mood for fried catfish or other Southern-styled seafood, this easy-going outpost sizzles.
  • Havana Tropical Grill Restaurant: An authentic Cuban restaurant, this tropical-inspired venue features colorful dishes and cocktails and will often host lively Latin music.
  • Lucy’s Diner: If you want something traditionally American even a Canadian artist like Allison Russell might enjoy, you’ll find a friendly waitstaff at this classic diner with fried chicken, fresh pies, and burgers on the patio or indoors.
  • Saiwok Vietnamese Street Food: This authentic Vietnamese restaurant near the venue serves classic pho, Asian-seasoned seafood, and vegan dishes. Some say its lively vibe makes it one of the best places to eat in Rogers and within easy reach of Fayetteville, AR.

If the above recommendations don’t tickle your tastebuds, you can always check with locals or order online—you’ll find no shortage of choices near the Walmart Amp venue.