BFF 2019 welcomes more than 80,000 attendees and spreads over Downtown Bentonville for 5 days, May 7-11.

BFF 2019 expands to Fort Smith and Eureka Springs for screenings and filmmaker events.


The Festival map includes theaters, venues, and shuttle stop details you’ll need for BFF 2019. Most of the festival is walkable, but for parking, your printed map is located in the printed Film Guide with parking areas clearly marked. Check out the mobile app (Apple Store, Google Play) for an up-to-date look at BFF 2019!


Getting to BFF is simple. Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport connects to 4 airlines serving 15 non-stop destinations.

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport
1 Airport Blvd, Bentonville, AR 72712

From the free Festival shuttle to car rentals, Lyft pickup, and private car services, navigating BFF is easy.

Uber, Lyft

Both Uber and Lyft operate in Bentonville.

Taxi / Limo Services

Ambassador Transportation
(479) 250-1594

Jim’s Express Shuttle
(866) 535-0127

Pinnacle Car Services
(479) 205-0505

Dynasty Transportation
(800) 521-0097

NWA Taxi
(479) 636-8294


Daily Shuttle Service will run every 20 minutes between Lawrence Plaza, Sheraton Four Points, The Record and Skylight Cinemas.

Tuesday: Sheraton to 21C and back only, 5PM-11PM.

Wednesday-Saturday: 9:00am–1:00am


There are many free parking lots available within walking distance of Bentonville Square. For a map of locations, go to


Bentonville Film Festival is proud to partner with the Visit Bentonville. From the fresh air of the Ozarks, to the world-class Crystal Bridges Museum, arts, culture and cuisine are at the heart of Bentonville, AR. Check out Visit Bentonville for everything to do between events at BFF.


Record North

104 SW A St
Bentonville, AR 72712

BFF Competition films, blue carpets, and special screenings are taking up residence in Record North for BFF 2019.

The 21C Hotel

5360, 200 NE A St
Bentonville, AR 72712

This year, all Discussion Events, presented by MARS, are located in the Main Ballroom. Be sure to check out The Hive lounge for a bite to eat!

The Walmart World Room

105 N Main Street, 3rd Floor
Bentonville AR 72712

Experience BFF Competition Films in the Walmart World room. Enter through the Walmart Museum and head to the third floor.

Sony & Orville Redenbacher Outdoor Theater

128 W Central
Bentonville, AR 72712

Enjoy outdoor screenings all festival at Lawrence Plaza, courtesy of Sony and ConAgra.

Filmmaker Lounge

Relax and enjoy the filmmaker lounge at BFF – the perfect space to network with industry leaders, sponsors, and talented filmmakers! Open to Filmmaker, Juror, Screener, Sponsor, and Foundation Badge holders as space allows. This venue has limited seating.

Elkins Design
201 S Main St
Bentonville, AR 72712


  • Wed-Friday, 5/8-5/10: 11am – 7pm
  • Saturday, 5/11: 10am – 2pm

Box Office

5360, 200 NE A St
Bentonville, AR 72712

Visit the BFF Box Office at 21C Museum and Hotel during the festival from 9am-5pm Tuesday-Saturday to pick up tickets. Tickets available here via the website, and be sure to download the official BFF App for the full festival schedule on the go.