Lum & Abner Festival

Lum & Abner Festival

Mena’s signature event, the Annual Lum & Abner Festival is the first weekend in June at Janssen Park in Mena, Arkansas. This event is presented by the Mena Advertising & Promotion Commission and has been steadily growing year after year.  Live entertainment is...
Talimena Nat’l Scenic Byway

Talimena Nat’l Scenic Byway

Mena is the gateway to one of our country’s newest national scenic byways. The splendor of this breathtaking 54 mile meandering drive is absolutely amazing. Vistas are strategically positioned along the drive to give spectators panoramic views across the...
Fall Foliage in Mena

Fall Foliage in Mena

The fall season brings with it a lot of favorites -pumpkin flavored everything, bonfires, football, fall festivals, hayrides and the return of those gorgeous fall leaves. Nestled in the beautiful Ouachita Mountains, Mena is the perfect spot to enjoy the season’s...
Our Fall Colors

Our Fall Colors

Autumn’s changing colors bring the Ouachitas to life!  Thousands make the journey here each year to witness the beauty up close.  Local and national artists have used our splendid backdrop as the focus of paintings and photography.  Whether you’re traveling down an...

Small Town Hospitality

We may not be the ‘big city’, but our hospitality is big and our land, forest and mountain range is known as God’s Country for a reason. Visitors frequently say that they feel the stress melt away as they get closer to our neck of the woods. Mena is a charming place...