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When You Call the Hogs

Woo Pig Sooie! There’s no doubt about it, Arkansas fans are ready for college football to begin! Students are back in town and fans will soon be headed this way as well to cheer on the Hogs as they kick off their season this weekend. You can feel the excitement all over the region! So welcome home Hog fans! Cheers to a new era at the UA! To help you plan your Razorback weekend, we’ll share everything you need to know from finding a place to stay, to where to eat and shop when not at the game. 


a group of red and white mascots at a football game.
Arkansas Razorbacks
a marching band performs at a football game.
a large crowd watching a marching band perform at a football game.
Donald W. Reynolds Stadium

Hog fans travel far and wide to support their favorite team, which means thousands of people will be looking for a place to stay before each home game. Even though the main focus of the weekend will be centered around calling the Hogs, who says you can’t enjoy some great food and shopping when not at the game? Rogers has 21 hotels with more than 2,100 rooms combined, so there are a lot of options when it comes to finding a place to rest your head after a long day of cheering. How ’bout a little bit a trivia so you can impress your friends too? Did you know the Embassy Suites in Rogers is the largest Embassy in the country? That’s right…with 400 rooms, the Rogers’ Embassy Suites is the biggest one in the entire country! To find a hotel that meets your needs, just visit our Places to Stay page


Need some new Hog paraphernalia before heading to your tailgate, or a new shirt for the game? Rogers is full of fun boutiques that have all the latest trends when it comes to Razorback shirts and dresses. So if you forgot something at home and need to replace it or just want to waste some time before the big game, you’ll find plenty of places to do just that. Rogers has several distinct shopping districts with a variety of shops and restaurants at each. Check out this post so you’ll know where to head once you get to town. If you need stuff to set up the perfect tailgate, like some new chairs or a tent, then Cabela’s is the place to be. It’s located adjacent to the Pinnacle Hills Promenade (exit 82) on Promenade Blvd. This is the only Cabela’s store in Arkansas, so load up while you are here!

What’s on the Menu: Lunch or Dinner 

When it comes to places to eat, Rogers has you covered. From some of your favorite national chain restaurants to one-of-a-kind restaurants with local flair, Rogers has it all. So if your appetite has you craving amazing pizza, rich pasta, tasty burgers or decadent steaks and seafood, you’ll find it all here. Some of the homegrown cuisine you won’t want to pass up ranges from hidden local hangouts, to great ethnic fare, to custom made pastries and brewed fresh cappuccinos. Pick out the place for your next meal by clicking here

Get something Sweet

Maybe you just need a fun dessert for pre- or post-game festivities. There are lots of cupcake shops that make some cute Razorback-themed goodies! Kirby’s Kupcakes or Bliss Cupcakes are just a couple of local places to get your sugary fix! If ice cream or froyo is more your thing, there’s also Andy’s Frozen CustardCold Stone CreameryTCBY, and Yum Yos.  

Lounges, Sports Bars and Patios

Sports bars and patios…they are plentiful in Rogers. There are lots of places where you can catch some games before you head to the game or maybe just a nightcap before heading home. Here are just a few:

  • Bonefish Grill
    3201 Market Street
    Rogers, AR 72758
    (479) 273-0916
  • Crabby’s Seafood Bar & Grill
    S. 52nd St.
    Rogers, AR 72758
    (479) 273-0222
  • Grub’s Rogers
    3001 Market Street
    Rogers, AR 72758
    (479) 268-4810
  • JJ’s Grill
    4500 W Walnut Ste. 3
    Rogers, AR 72756
    (479) 372-4460
  • Rockin’ Pig Saloon Concert Venue
    2407 W. Hudson Rd.
    Rogers, AR 72756
    (479) 633-8111
  • Ruth’s Chris Steak House Lounge
    3529 Pinnacle Hills Pkwy.
    Rogers, AR 72758
    (479) 633-8331
  • Theo’s Pinnacle Hills
    3300 Market St, Suite 100
    Rogers, AR 72756
    (479) 657-6720
  • WXYZ Bar at Aloft hotel
    1103 S 52nd Street
    Rogers, AR 72758
    (479) 268-6799

So no matter what brings you to northwest Arkansas or what team you are cheering for, just take a look around Rogers and you’ll feel right at home. Don’t forget to share your fun Razorback finds or weekend getaway pictures with us. Just use the hashtag #RogersAR on Instagram and Twitter. You can also follow us at @visitRogers on Twitter and at @visitRogersAR on Instagram. Go Hogs!

What are you looking forward to most this season? Any fun game traditions?


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