city of Wilson, Arkansas

City of Wilson

Small town, big ambitions.

Small town,
big ambitions.


Located deep in the heart of the American South on Highway 61, Wilson, Arkansas is a small town with great ambitions.

A farming community and former “company town,” Wilson unites education, food, history, and agriculture to offer a cultural experience unlike any other in the region. Built on a foundation of community, Wilson is growing and expanding, looking to become a catalyst for change in Mississippi County.

Day Trips

Located just 45 minutes away from Memphis, TN and just a little over 2 and a half hours away from Little Rock, AR, Wilson makes for the perfect day trip. Whatever you’re interested in, Wilson offers a little something for everyone, so make a day of it.

Plan Your Trip

Stay Awhile

Looking for more than a day trip? Wilson invites visitors to stay awhile and explore all our region has to offer. Whether you are looking to spend a weekend, rent a home, or bring your business to Wilson, we’ve got you covered.

Book Your Stay


Wilson is not your average Delta town. With a love for learning, regional culture, and community deep inside its roots, Wilson has become a bustling hub for folks near and far looking to experience something out of the ordinary.

Discover Wilson

Upcoming Events

September 28, 2019 / 12- 8 PM

2019 Fall Fest

Celebrate the arrival of Fall in Wilson, AR with a day full of live music, food, crafts, and activities for kids of all ages! Festival admission is FREE!

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September 29, 2019 / 2- 8 PM

61 South Music Fest

Join us for the 61 South Music Fest in Wilson, Arkansas featuring Ray Wylie Hubbard with Red Shahan, Erin Enderlin and Jesse Hammock II

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August 25, 2019 / 4- 8 PM

End of Summer Bash

Join us August 25th from 4 PM to 8 PM to celebrate the last days of summer at our End of Summer Bash at the Grange.

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April 27, 2019 / 12- 8 PM

5th Annual Crawfish Festival

Come feast on the best crawfish in the region and experience the charm of Wilson! Enjoy live music, kid-friendly activities, food trucks and much more. The fun doesn't stop until the crawfish are gone! Free admission.

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April 13, 2019 / 7- 9 PM

An Encore with Maggie Rose

By popular demand, Maggie Rose returns to the Wilson Music Series to bring down the house once again!

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February 23, 2019 / 8-10 PM

Brent Cobb

Brent Cobb is kicking off the 2019 Wilson Music Series at The Grange on February 23. Tickets are on sale now, so come on out and let’s have a good time!

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