The Snowman: A Family Concert Returns to Walton Arts Center

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, November 26, 2018 – Walton Arts Center and the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas present The Snowman: A Family Concert on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 2 pm.

Tickets are $10. Patrons can also purchase reserved parking in the Spring Street deck for $7. Tickets and parking can be purchased in-person at the Walton Arts Center Box Office, by calling 479.443.5600 or by visiting

Join us for the fourth annual screening of the 1982 Academy Award®-nominated film The Snowman, based on Raymond Briggs’ classic children’s book of the same name. The film, about a snowman who comes to life, has won the hearts of families across the world for more than 30 years.

Once again SoNA musicians, performing under the baton of acclaimed Music Director Paul Haas, will perform the film’s extraordinary score live along with other holiday favorites in an afternoon that is sure to enchant your whole family.

Come early and listen to a student ensemble from Fayetteville High School perform holiday tunes in Walker Atrium from 1:15-1:45 pm.

After the show the entire family can go to Community Creative Center for hot chocolate, cookies and the opportunity to build a family of snowmen out of clay. You must pre-register online for this activity and the cost is $5 per person.

Walton Arts Center is Arkansas’ largest and busiest performing arts presenter. Each year more than 195,000 people from Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma and beyond attend more than 400 events at Walton Arts Center, including performances, rehearsals, community gatherings, receptions, weddings and more. Approximately 45,000 students and teachers participate annually in arts learning programs at Walton Arts Center, and almost 200 volunteers donate 21,000 hours of time each year to its operations. Walton Arts Center presents entertainers and artists from around the world including Broadway musicals, renowned dance companies, international artists, up-and-coming jazz musicians and more. As a non-profit organization, Walton Arts Center enjoys the generous support of public sector funding, corporate sponsorship and private donors who help bring world-class arts experiences to Northwest Arkansas. To learn more about Walton Arts Center, visit