Saturday, October 24, 2020 / 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Bean Festival & Championship Outhouse Races

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Meeting Place: Downtown Mountain View and Ozark Folk Center
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Adult - Admission to Artisan Craft Village: $12.00
All-day park pass to music shows & crafts: $19.50
Adult - Admission to music show in Ozark Highlands Theater: $12.00

The 38th Annual Bean Festival features artisan crafts, live music, and lots of great food and entertainment in downtown Mountain View and at the Ozark Folk Center (1.2 miles north of the square). Events on Saturday at the court square in Mountain View include the pinto bean and cornbread cook-off, followed by the most unique spectator sport in the Ozarks: the Arkansas Championship Outhouse Races.

For details about the schedule of events in downtown Mountain View, visit

The Artisan Craft Village will be open from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday during Bean Fest. Activities throughout this weekend include hands-on programs featuring heritage crafts such as corn shuck doll making, letterpress printing, weaving, and more.

We invite you to dine-in, stay the night, or explore the artisan village in scenic Mountain View. To learn more about the Skillet Restaurant, music shows at Ozark Highlands Theater, or the beautiful new rooms at the Cabins at Dry Creek, visit