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.
City Wide Yard Sale Weekend
The City of Decatur, Arkansas is hosting their City Wide Yardsale Weekend the same weekend as Pickin' Time on 59. All residents may hold a yardsale or garage sale with no permit required during the weekend of September 28th thru October 1st. The resident can hold the sale all 4 days if they so choose.
Pickin' Time on 59
Begins: 9/28/2023 - 8 am
Ends: 9/30/2023 - 5 pm
Pickin' Time on 59 is an annual event that is hosted by several different Chambers of Commerce down the Highway 59 Corridor, and the surrounding area. It starts on September 28th, and ends on September 30th. Each day it is open from 8 am to 9 pm. If you like to go flea marketing, or "junkin," then this is the event for you!!!
Beat the Wait Time at the Revenue Offices By Coming to Decatur, Arkansas
Begins: 10/4/2023 - 8 am
Ends: 10/4/2023 - 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: 10/9/2023 - 6 p.m.
Ends: 10/9/2023 - 8:30 p.m.
The City of Decatur Council Meeting is the second Monday of every month unless otherwise posted. It starts at 6 pm and is located at the Decatur Municipal Building in the Council Chambers. All Citizens are invited to attend, and if a citizen would like to speak, there is a time allotment for that. There is a 30 minute window set aside for citizen comments, and each citizen is allowed to speak for 5 minutes.
Council packets are available upon request.
Inside City-Wide Clean-Up!
City-wide clean-up has been scheduled for October 19th and October 20th. You must live inside the city limits to participate, and you must have your trash out by 6 am those two mornings. If your trash pickup is on Thursday, then your fall cleanup will be picked up on Thursday. If it is on Friday then that will be the day they pickup your Fall cleanup items. You can visit this link to see a list of what is accepted and what is not. Watch for more advertisement to come.
Glow Ride and Bike Give Away
Begins: 10/21/2023 - 4:00 pm
Ends: 10/21/2023 - 8:00 pm
Pathways to Progress is sponsoring a Glow Ride and Bike Give Away on October 21st from 4 pm to 8 pm in the Old City Park off of 2nd street.
Tree Give Away
Begins: 10/21/2023 - 8 am
Ends: 10/21/2023 - Noon
The City of Decatur is hosting their Fall tree give away on October 21, 2023 from 8 am to noon. If you are interest in receiving a tree, just bring your City of Decatur, Arkansas water bill as proof of residency to claim it. Watch for more information to come.
Trunk or Treat in Veterans Park
Begins: 10/28/2023 - 6 pm
Trunk or Treat in Veterans Park located at 1105 N. Maint St., Decatur, AR 72722.
Starts at 6 pm.
Open to anyone that wants to put a trunk in! There will be prizes for best decorated Trunk.
If you would like to enter a trunk or have any questions please call 479-752-3912 option 1.
It Will Be a Great Time of FUN!!!!!