The top places to visit in Hot Springs, Arkansas, for art lovers.

Hot Springs, Arkansas, has a thriving arts community.  Galleries, museums, music and film festivals, and arts and crafts shows make it a cultural hub for artists and art enthusiasts.  In the Hot Springs Fine Arts District, dozens of artists and patrons of the arts have transformed historic buildings into galleries and studios.  Most galleries stay open late for Gallery Walk on the first Friday of every month.  Because of its diverse arts scene, Hot Springs is ranked fourth on the list of 100 Best Art Towns in America.

Don’t miss these hot tickets in Hot Springs:

  • Valley of the Vapors – An independent music festival held annually in March featuring innovative performers from the global underground music scene.
  • Arts & the Park - A 10-day festival beginning the last weekend in April which celebrates the arts and culture of Hot Springs.
  • Hot Springs Music Festival – Takes place in June each year and showcases the best in classical music.
  • Hot Springs Blues Festival - A full day of blues music in the heart of Downtown Hot Springs occurring annually during Labor Day Weekend. 
  • Hot Springs Jazzfest - A multi-venue festival celebrating all things jazz spanning Labor Day Weekend.
  • Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival – A 10-day event in October that draws thousands of filmmakers, directors, and actors from around the world who come for more than 100 films, panels, workshops, and other special events.
  • Hot Water Hills Music & Arts Festival - Held the first weekend in October, Hot Water Hills has become a quirky mix of music, art, food, drink, and family-friendly activities.