El Dorado, Arkansas
Downtown is the focal point of the town. A gamut of shops, retail stores, eateries, and alternative for partying situated in close proximity with the stately 1928 Union County Courthouse makes Downtown an ideal place for visitors. Magnificent turn-of-the-century architecture and scenic storefronts bridges a definite blend of specialty shops that deal in everything from collectibles to pieces of art. Downtown also hostsOil Heritage Park, which commemorates the city’s boom-town history. El Dorado’s colourful festivals are one of the prime reasons why it is known as the entertainment capital of South Arkansas. One of the most famous events,Showdown at Sunset, which is a yearly held historical re-enactment of the infamous Parnell-Tucker gunfight, attracts people from all over the state.