Fill up your family with events that won't empty your wallet. Paragould's Get DownTown Festival has something for everyone. Ride a Century or Metric Century Cycling Event and then enjoy food and music in Downtown Paragould!

Friday June 2 & 3 2017 // PRUETT STREET // PARAGOULD

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Be apart of this year's 12th annual Pedal The Ridge taking place at 8:00 a.m. Choose from 25, 62 or 100 miles and ride through a mix of flats and challenging climbs. See to sign up!

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BBQ Cooking Contest

Friday night, June 2nd, there will be a BBQ Cooking Contest downtown in connection with the Kansas City BBQ Sanctioned Event. For more information, please contact Tony and Andrea Williams at (870) 476-8628. Download the contest form.


Take a look at the savory food options available this year! There will be something for everyone to choose from. Cold beverages will be available for sale in connection with the Main Street Paragould Committee on Saturday, June 3rd at 5:00 p.m.

  • Kona Ice of NEA
  • Lemonade House Grill
  • MemPops
  • Elby's
  • Happy Kettle Poppers
  • Jones Snack Shack
  • Blank Slate Mobile Café
  • Eat at Eric's

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Participants will be able to listen to the music and bands playing on Saturday, June 3rd. There will be two different stages with music starting at 5 featuring Lil Red & Matt Claude. Dillion Cate starts at 7:00 and will be playing on South Pruett.

For the Entire Family

This year, we are offering some fun kid activities. There will be a kid's fun run that starts at 6:00 on June 3rd, an obstacle course provided by The National Guard, bounce house provided by Hijinx and Skip Schalk is coming to do balloon animals from 5-8. Come join the fun!


June 2nd

Get Downtown BBQ Cooking Event – Downtown Paragould. Contact Tony Williams at 870-476-8628 if you have a team that would like to enter.

June 3rd

Pedal the Ridge 8:00 a.m. for more information, go to

4:00 p.m to 10:00 p.m. Food Trucks

Music 5-7: Matt Claude and Big Red

Music 7-10: Dillan Cate

Kids Activities 4:00

Kids Activities start at 4:00 including Hijinx Bounce House, National Guard Obstacle Course, Balloon Animals by Skip Schaulk, Smile Photo Booth provided by Bill Pollard and Farm Bureau, and Branch Thompson Warmath & Dale

Kids Fun Run at 6:00 at The Crossing

There will also be a dunking booth featuring local celebrities.

Don't Forget Your Lawn Chairs

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Does your Civic Organization want to be part of the festival? Booth space is available. Contact Us using the form below for more information.


Get Downtown On Pruett Street!