Family Fun Events

November 17 – December 31, 2018 - 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m ( Nightly)

Location: Garvan Woodland Gardens, 550 Arkridge Rd.

The most celebrated outdoor light display in Arkansas for the holiday season opens at Garvan the Saturday before Thanksgiving and runs through New Year’s Eve (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas days). The Gardens will be aglow with nearly 5 million lights ...
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November 19 - December 31, 2018

Location: Downtown Hot Springs

Love Christmas lights? Hot Springs, Arkansas, which is surrounded by the picturesque Ouachita Mountains, has long been and remains a top destination to visit.  The holidays are a beautiful time of year to experience the city. The Christmas lights downtown will ...
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Every Wednesday- 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Kollective Coffee+Tea, 110 Central Ave.

First held February 1, 1989, Wednesday Night Poetry has not missed a Wednesday of poetry reading in historic downtown Hot Springs since. Thought to be the longest continuously-running weekly poetry event in the country.  Wednesday Night Poetry is currently ...
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Every Wednesday- 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Kollective Coffee+Tea, 110 Central Ave.

First held February 1, 1989, Wednesday Night Poetry has not missed a Wednesday of poetry reading in historic downtown Hot Springs since. Thought to be the longest continuously-running weekly poetry event in the country.  Wednesday Night Poetry is currently ...
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March 7 - 9, 2019

Location: Bank OZK Arena

We will be posting updates closer to the date on our Facebook Page  so check us out daily.  To receive more information check us out online at www.ahsaa.org/ Tickets will go on sale Thursday, March 7, 2019 at ...
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May 1 - July 31, 2019

Location: Lake Catherine and Hamilton

More money. More fish. It's back! The eighth Annual Hot Springs Fishing Challenge on Lakes Hamilton and Catherine in Hot Springs is going to be the biggest ever. Seventy-one fish will be tagged and released into the lakes by ...
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June 1, 2019

Location: Downtown Hot Springs

Join us for Hot Springs’ famous bathtub races along World-Famous Bathhouse Row in the downtown historic district.  Teams will compete June 1, 2019 in Steuart Pennington’s World Championship Running Of The Tubs bathtub races along Bathhouse Row in downtown ...
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July 3, 2019

Location: Oaklawn Racing and Gaming

FREE ADMISSION! Spa Blast, presented by Budweiser, is back for the 28th year at Oaklawn Wednesday, July 3. This is a free, family-friendly event so please come to enjoy live music, the Kids Zone, a petting zoo, and the best ...
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July 4, 2019 - at dusk

Location: Lake Hamilton Highway 7 South Bridge

The annual free public Independence Day fireworks display on Lake Hamilton will be held Thursday, July 4, at dark. The fireworks will be shot from the middle of Lake Hamilton from barges located on the east side of Highway 7 ...
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August 9 - 11, 2019

Location: Hot Springs Convention Center and Lake Hamilton

Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today a new location for the 2019 Forrest Wood Cup along with the full rules and entry dates for the 2019 FLW Tour. Originally scheduled to return to Lake Ouachita ...
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