Hempstead County Economic Development Corporation

Welcome to Hope, Arkansas

Local Events
Hope Watermelon Festival
Hope Watermelon Festival August 7-9, 2014





For more information, Watermelon Festival History, and links.  Please visit Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Website by clicking this link.  David Nail to perform at the Hope Watermelon Festival August 9, 2014 @ 7pm.

Annual Southwest Arkansas
District Fair & Rodeo


Fair Park


Don Fuller
3509 Hwy 278 West
Hope, AR  71801

One of the largest livestock shows and rodeos in Arkansas. Carnival, arts & crafts, food preservation, horticulture, flower show, commercial and educational booths.

 Map of Fair Park                          Map of Hope, AR