Family Fun Events

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Garvan Woodland Gardens, 550 Arkridge Road

Come early for a stroll through the Garden of the Pine Wind.  There you will find a waterfall below the koi pond, and the subject of this class! The instructor, Cynthia Schainink, will provide a drawing for participants to ...
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Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 6:00 p.m.

Location: Northwoods Trailhead , 300 Pineland Drive

Do you want to howl at the moon with the Northwoods crew? Shred Valkyrie and Blue Jay by the light of the full moon? Well, turns out, you’ll have 10 chances to join us on a monthly FULL MOON GROUP ...
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September 20 -22, 2019

Location: Hot Springs Convention Center, 134 Convention Boulevard

Yeah! That's right it's back! Spa-con is a multi-genre entertainment and comic convention currently held annually. It includes not only comic books and science fiction/fantasy related film, television, and similar popular arts, but also a larger range of ...
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October 4 - 6, 2019

Location: Lake Hamilton and Hot Springs Convention Center, 134 Convention Boulevard

As further evidence of Hot Springs’ status as a fishing mecca, the $100,000 Mr. Crappie Invitational fishing tournament and the first-ever Crappie Expo will be held in the city October 4 – 6. A hundred of the top crappie-fishing ...
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October 11-12, 2019

Location: Hot Springs Convention Center, 134 Convention Boulevard

Baseball Hall of Fame pitchers Ted Simmons and Steve Carlton will be the headline guests October 11 and 12 when Hot Springs celebrates its Second Annual Baseball Weekend. They will be joined by a fellow pitching legend, Al Hrabosky, as ...
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Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Garvan Woodland Gardens, 550 Arkridge Road

Our fourth annual Celebrate Fall festival will offer even more for your family to enjoy! The gardens will be decorated for fall with mums and pumpkins galore! Climb on the Spooky Train, visit the haunted Depot and pick your own ...
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October 29 - 31, 2019

Location: Bank OZK Arena, 398 Convention Boulevard & Lakeside School

Calling all 5A State Volleyball Teams!  Are you ready? Who will take it all? Bank OZK will be hosting the 5A State Volleyball Tournament alongside Lakeside School on October 29 - 31, 2019.  Starting on Day 1 all games ...
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Saturday, November 16, 2019

Location: Hot Springs Convention Center, 134 Convention Boulevard

The Spa Running Festival is an event for everyone ..... kids, walkers, beginners to elite runners and those that like a challenge!  This  year will be the 38th running of the Spa 10K and it has been selected by the RRCA ...
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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Location: Mid America Science Museum, 500 Mid America Boulevard

The 20th Annual Taste of the Holidays will be bigger and better than ever! This year we plan over 20 food and beverage vendors, science activities and demonstrations, a silent auction and our fourth annual Student Scholarship Award. For more ...
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November 23 - December 31, 2019

Location: Garvan Woodland Gardens, 550 Arkridge Road

Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas days We’ve got some great new opening week festivities planned!  Free hot chocolate as always. The Chipmunk Café will be open nightly until 9 p.m. serving gourmet soups, sandwiches, and snacks. Schueck Rose Tree ...
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