• El Dorado and Union County have evolved from an oil town into an area rich in southern charm and history. Explore our website to learn more about what makes us unique.

    • Living in El Dorado means knowing your neighbors' names and faces. It means your children will go to college, thanks to the El Dorado Promise. And it means you'll be part of a community that is continually working to create an even better place to live.

    • From healthcare to energy to education to professional services, El Dorado and Union County offer an opportunity to everyone.

    • Whether you're looking for something good to eat or something fun to do, El Dorado has it all. From our nationally-recognized Downtown to the variety of family and cultural activities, you don't have to look hard to find something entertaining.

    • There is always something to do in El Dorado and Union County. Check out our Community Calendar and start planning your week!

    Walk Away From Domestic Violence Shoe Drive  Oct 29-31  The goal is to collect 7,500 pairs of shoes to be funding with the South Arkansas Women's Crisis Center.
    Library Book Sale
    Oct 29-Nov 1 Barton Library Book Sale: Come see their great selection!
    Spooktacular Radiothon-Union County Circle of Friends & AR Children's Hospital
    Oct 30
    The Spooktacular Radiothon is taking over the airwaves of 98.7-Real American Country  for American Cancer Society.           
    Fall Community Yard Sale and BBQ  Oct 31-Nov 1
    Come out and have a good time with Second Chance @ Life. Booths and food are available.
    Voted as having America's Best Downtown in 2009, El Dorado is an area rich in southern charm and history. In 2012, El Dorado earned two City of Distinction Awards, and MusicFest was named the 2013 Arkansas Festival of the Year for the fifth time. Winner of the 2014 Arkansas Business City of Distinction, others are noticing El Dorado; come visit and learn why!

    Clint Black Live
    Posted October 8, 2014
    Clint Black will be performing November 1st at El Dorado Municipal Auditorium.
     You can purchase tickets online or by calling (870) 862-4747. HURRY, tickets are selling FAST!


    The El Dorado Promise is a unique scholarship program that provides graduates of El Dorado High School a tuition scholarship that can be used at any accredited Arkansas public university or community college or any accredited private or out-of-state university.

    Insider's Guide

    Get an in-depth look at the fall festival season in El Dorado, from an exhibit of Clementine Hunter's work to the big names of MusicFest XXVII, and an added bonus from the city's design community.


    Murphy USA Classics

    Each fall, an Arkansas college football team is pitted against another in a friendly game on a Saturday afternoon. This year Southern Arkansas University will be playing for the title against Henderson State University.  There are activities surrounding this family-friendly event, including the El Dorado Jaycees hosting the NFL Punt and Kick and Pass competition for children.


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