1032 Park Avenue
Mountain View, Arkansas, 72560
Travel over the river and through the woods to celebrate a relaxing Thanksgiving at the Ozark Folk Center State Park. Sharing the traditions of mountain folk music, traditional handicrafts, and good old-fashioned cooking, the Ozark Folk Center is the perfect place for the whole family.
Food is the highlight of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Skillet Restaurant at the Ozark Folk Center will serve its award-winning Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday. The Skillet has been in CNN’s top ten places in the United States to eat Thanksgiving Dinner four times. Known for the quality of traditional foods like turkey and stuffing, the Thanksgiving buffet also features fried chicken as well as unique delights like Earthquake Cake and sugar-free desserts.
There are no reservations. Park in the lower parking lot when you arrive at the Folk Center and the park shuttle will take you to the Skillet. Put your name on the dinner list, and leave your phone number with the hostess. You’ll receive a call when your table is ready. While you are waiting for dinner, or to walk it off afterwards, take a tour through the Ozark Folk Center Craft Village and enjoy the Ozark Holidays Craft Show. Visit with Folk Center artisans in their working studios and visiting artists in the Administration Building. Shop for unique, handmade gifts and learn about the history and inspiration for the piece. Find one-of-a-kind treasures for the special people in your life.