Santa Time!

Santa will be in the Chamber room at 212 East Main St. from 3 pm to 6 pm, before the Christmas parade on Dec. 12th.  Children can share their wish list with Santa in front of the fireplace and parents are encouraged to bring cameras to capture this special moment.  Treats, hot chocolate and coffee will be provided.  Then stick around to see Santa join the parade at 6:30.


Position Available

Gentry Chamber Of Commerce/Main Street is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Executive Director. The job will begin January 2016 with a training period to begin before January. General duties of the job include economic development, community development, fund raising and being an ambassador for Gentry. Current job responsibilities and approximate salary are available upon request, email or phone 479-736-2358. Please send written resumes to Po Box 642, Gentry, Ark.
72734 or email to

Christmas Parade

Please join us for the Gentry Christmas Parade!  The theme is “A Country Christmas”. There is no entry fee or pre-registration but there are Gentry bucks to be won for the best theme, lighting, music and overall float.  Float lineup begins at 5:30 and the parade starts at 6:30pm on Saturday December 12th.  We hope to see you there!!

A Country Christmas flier

Gentry United Way Fall Festival

Co-Host Gentry Chamber of Commerce
Gentry City Park Saturday, Oct. 10 from noon to 5 pm

Cruise Night- Main Street Gentry after the festival
Car Show sponsored by the Gentry Volunteer Fire Department
Entertainment- Mark Sheilds and band from 1-3pm on the main stage
Dunking booth – featuring Gentry’s football coach Paul Ernst and others
Free play on inflatables
Horse and carriage rides $5 partial proceeds go to the Gentry United Way
Pumpkin painting sponsored by the Bloomfield 4-H Club
5K run at 8am Oct. 10. Registration at 7am. Fund raising event for the Gentry Athletic Booster Club. Participants will receive a t-shirt. information 479-233-2333.
Food Booths
Gentry United Way and Gentry Chamber of Commerce members receive free booths. Gentry businesses may display banners on the park fence for the festival at no charge. For more information call 479-736-2358 or email:

Pickin’ Time on 59

Pickin’ Time on 59 will be held Oct. 8-10th this year. Once again, folks can shop for yard sales, collectibles and antiques from the airport in Siloam Springs through Gentry, Decatur, Gravette, Sulphur Springs and to the Missouri/Arkansas border. All residents and businesses are encouraged to set up booths, sales, activities and events.
Those that do not border Arkansas Highway 59 but want to participate are encouraged to invest in some good signage to direct shoppers to their locations.
Those who would like to come to town and set up booths are encouraged to do so also. If space or information is needed, please contact your local Chamber of Commerce: Gentry – 479-736-2358; Gravette – 479-787-8998; Siloam Springs – 479-549-7616 or 479-584-6466; or Sulphur Springs 918-837-0456.
Local civic organizations are also encouraged to pool their resources and set up garage sales.