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150th Challenges

In support of the City of Bentonville's 150th celebration in 2023, Trailblazers will host a challenge to encourage the use of trails, paths, and on-street bike facilities in Bentonville.


For people who complete the challenge in 2023, Trailblazers will give them a pair of limited-edition socks.  These socks are not available to the public other than through the challenge.


To receive a pair of socks people must do the following before the end of 2023.  Winners will be contacted monthly!



Step 1: Follow Trailblazers on Instagram:


Step 2: Sign up for the Trailblazers Newsletter:


Step 3: Join the Trailblazers Strava Club at:


Step 4: Complete and log on Strava 150 miles of human-powered activity (e.g., walking, running, hiking, bicycling) on trails, paths, and on-street facilities in Bentonville.


Step 5: Send an email to with your Strava Name and your Instagram Username letting us know that you completed the challenge.  


Trailblazers will confirm you have completed the challenge and notify you to come to pick up your socks at their office in downtown Bentonville.

Throughout 2023, Pedal it Forward will be giving away 150 bikes! 

For more information, email Kenny Williams at

AutoPay or Paperless Sweepstakes

Ten Bentonville residents will each be awarded a $50 statement credit for their utility bill as part of the 150th celebration. 


Enter by signing up for AutoPay or by signing up to Go Paperless with e-bills when either viewing or paying your City of Bentonville utility bills online. When you do one of these two things for the first time between 1/1/2023 and 3/23/2023, you'll be entered in the sweepstakes. The maximum number of entries per account is two. The Invoice Cloud service website's database clock will be the official timekeeper for the Sweepstakes. Internet entry must be made by the entrant, only at the City of Bentonville's payment portal.

If you are already enrolled in either AutoPay or Paperless, you are automatically entered.

Click here to learn more about AutoPay or Paperless

Click here for the official rules

150 Adoptions

The first 150 pets adopted from Bentonville's new Animal Services Building will receive a free pet tag with the 150th logo on it. 

For more information, visit

Library Card Design Contest

The Library is looking for a colorful design that celebrates Bentonville’s 150th Anniversary. Help BPL design a new commemorative library card! The contest ran from February 6 - March 6. Check back to see who won!

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