• 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!

    Kids Summer Movie Marathon
    July 22, 24 Stars Cinema will be showing free movies for parents and their children.
    South Arkansas Networking Luncheon
    July 22 sponsored by Compliance & Screening Services from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the El Dorado Golf & Country Club.
    Arkansas Guest Service Training Class
    July 24 The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism and the Arkansas Hospitality Association are partnering to offer a free "First Impressions Guest Service Training" session.
    UCADA Antique Show and Sale
    July 25-26 The 2nd Annual Antique Show and Sale sponsored by Union County Antique Dealers Association will be at the El Dorado Conference Center-Murphy Hall.
    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. Others are noticing El Dorado; come visit and learn why!
    Local Named Arkansas Volunteer of the Year
    Posted June 23, 2014
    Lucy Bawel, a long-time El Dorado resident, was recently selected as an Arkansas Volunteer of the Year.

    Salt-N-Pepa, Coolio to Headline MusicFest 27
    Posted June 27, 2014
    Main Street El Dorado rolled out Thursday the headlining acts for MusicFest XXVII, revealing a lineup mixed with an assortment of musical flavors with a dash of comedy to an eager crowd.

    Spotlight

    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

    The spring issue of El Dorado Insider's Guide is here! Don't miss this exclusive look at the city's creative community, from live theater to the visual arts and the events slated for spring festival season.


    Showtime


    Get ready for the 2014 Showtime Concert Series! The concerts are free and include national music artists performing on Union Square.









     

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