ArkanSalsa 2014


ArkanSalsa Fest 2014


Join OneCommunity for the 2nd annual ArkanSalsa Fest in Springdale, behind the Jones Center in the Community Park
ArkanSalsa Fest is a diverse and eclectic arts and music festival that will begin with a ArkanSalsa 5K/1M Fun Run, Car Show, Feed Your Brain Kids Zone, musical performers, Salsa and Zumba lessons, Food, Best Tasting Salsa Contest, Arts and Crafts and new this year a Health and Wellness Fair.
Tickets for Lunch on the ArkanSalsa Train takes place on Sunday October 19th tickets may be purchased at A&M Railroad. All proceeds benefit scholarships and programs to inspire community leaders working together as one.


When was ArkanSalsa Fest 2014?

October 18, 2014 at the Jones Center’s Community Park


Our Programs

Through OneCommunity’s annual festival, ArkanSalsa Fest 2014, more than 4,000 individuals were exposed to the organization’s early literacy message with more than 820 books, 660 backpacks, and reading activities distributed in partnership with AETN. Launched our first health fair in collaboration with area schools, clinics and organizations. UAMS College of Pharmacy conducted 51 glucose and blood pressure screenings, UAMS Champs programs provided 600 goodie bags, 400 snack containers, 200 toiletry bags, and crayons, hand sanitizers, pens, pencils and coloring books. The American Diabetes Association interacted with 300 people on diabetes and nutrition education. Community Clinic, Tobacco Free Coalition, Watermark Chiropractic, Kangen Water, Kendrick Fincher Hydration Foundation, All About Your Health and Susan G. Komen all participated in the Health Fair, interacting with families and providing information about health resources available in Northwest Arkansas.


2014 Festival Gallery

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2014 Schedule of Events

8:30-9:30 ArkanSalsa Fun Run 5K/1M Registration
10:00 5K Race Starts
10:15 1M Family Walk Starts
Noon Welcome/Bienvenidos and call the HOGS!
12:00 to 1:00 Performances by
–Turnbow Elementary Marshallese Dancers
–Washington County Historical Society Heritage School Dancers
–Danza Azteca
12:15 Car Show begins, awards announced at 4:45
1:00 Salsa Tasting Contest, ends at 4:00
1:00 Kaution OG
1:15 El Charrito Abelito & El Charro Emiliano
1:30 Young Q and Ave Mac, Rap Performance
2:00 Calle Soul Live Salsa Music
2:30 Salsa Dance Lessons & Showcase by SalSabor and Dance & Swing
2:45 University of Arkansas International Panamanian Dancers
3:00 Ozark Mini Bass Project Performance
3:15 Elite Dance Studios Contemporary Dance Performance
3:30 Soulful Sounds, Live Soul Music Band
4:00 Zumba Dance Lessons from Vegas Fitness
4:30 Papa Rap Performance & Children’s Parade
4:45 Awards Announced for the ArkanSalsa Car Show
5:00 Closing Ceremony