Tontitown Grape Festival Begins Tuesday

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Tontitown kicks off their annual grape festival with a grape stomp Tuesday and Wednesday (Aug. 6-7).

Participants of all ages are invited to come to  Henri De Tonti Boulevard between 7-9 each night to stomp a vat full of grapes. When they’re done, participants will leave their purple footprints on a piece of paper, creating a person festival keepsake.

The 115th festival continues through Saturday with live music, a carnival, bazaar, and homemade spaghetti dinners.

The dinners will be served Thursday-Saturday from 4:30-8:30 p.m. each night. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children.

For full details, including a lineup of live performances, visit