Calendar of Events

No matter what the season, there is always something going on in the City of Decatur. Keeping our residents informed of scheduled events and local happenings is important. 

Know of an upcoming event that we need to add? Give us a call at 479-752-3912 Extension 4 or send us an email and we will be happy to add it for you.

Upcoming Events

Decatur Depot Museum Opening

Begins: 6/1/2024 - 10 am
Ends: 6/29/2024 - 2 pm

The Decatur Depot Museum will be opening for the 2024 season on May 4th from 10 am to 2 pm. It will open every Saturday there after until the last Saturday in September which is September 28, 2024. 

June Dates: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th

July Dates: 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

August Dates: 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st

September Dates: 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

Summer Bilingual Reading Program

Begins: 6/18/2024 - 3:00 PM
Ends: 7/30/2024 - 4:00 PM

The Summer Bilingual Reading Program will start on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 from 3 pm to 4 pm and will be held every Tuesday through the end or July. It will be held at the Iva Jane Peek Public Library located at 121 N. Main St., Decatur, AR 72722. Come join in the fun of reading!!!

Next Open Date for the Revenue Office

Begins: 6/26/2024 - 8 am
Ends: 6/26/2024 - 4 pm

The City of Decatur has a revenue office that you can renew or get your State issued ID, get a new driver's license, renew a driver's license, change over to a new enhanced driver's license (with proof of residencey and a birth certificate), pay sales tax on a newly purchased vehicle, and get the tag for it; renew tags for vehicles, boats, and even if you need a CDL, they issue those as well. 

You will need to be sure to assess any personal property you have with the county you live in before tagging. The closest assessor to Decatur is in Gravette Arkansas, or you can go to the one in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. However, you can do somethings by phone or online. The phone number to the Benton County Assessor is 479-271-1033 ( for personal property) 479-271-1037(for Real Estate), or you can go to this link: Benton County.


City Council Meeting

Begins: 7/8/2024 - 6 p.m.
Ends: 7/8/2024 - 8:30 p.m.

The City of Decatur, Arkansas City Council meetings are always held the second Monday of each month unless otherwise posted. This year those dates will be as follows:

July 08, 2024          6:00 PM     August 12, 2024           6:00 PM     September 09, 2024     6:00 PM       

October 14, 2024       6:00 PM     November (TBD Due to Veteran's Day)     December 09, 2024        6:00 PM

All citizens have the right to bring a concern or compliment to council and are given 5 minutes to speak about their concern to the council at the appointed time. However, the council does not have to act on the concern at the time it is presented.