Ales & Tails crawfish and craft beer festival to host two NWA events

Who’s ready for crawfish season?

If your mouth started watering just now, we’ve got great news for you. It is here, and there are two chances to chow down on those tasty little creatures coming up in NWA.

The annual Ales & Tails Festival is hosting two events this year; one in Bentonville and one in Fayetteville.

The Bentonville event will take place at 8th Street Market and Bike Rack Brewery from 2-5 p.m. this Saturday, March 31.

A week later, a Fayetteville event will take place from 2-5 p.m. at the Washington County Fairgrounds.

Tickets are $45, and include all the boiled crawfish, potatoes, and corn you can eat. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.

Block Street Hot Club will play the Bentonville event, and Rachel B Table for 3 and Second Line Strings will play in Fayetteville.

Proceeds from Bentonville event will benefit the Humane Society of the Ozarks, and the Fayetteville event will benefit the Lib Horn Animal Shelter, the Humane Society, and Ranger’s Pantry.

For a bit more information about the festival or to purchase tickets, visit