Hot Springs, Arkansas

Upcoming Events in Hot Springs Arkansas


January

1Annual Miss Arkansas - Contestants compete for college scholarship monies and a chance to participate in the Miss America scholarship pageant.

Address: Hot Springs Summit Arena , Hot Springs, Arkansas
Ph: (800) 264-MISS (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@missarkansas.org
Web: www.missarkansas.org

February

9 - 17Annual Daffodil Days at the Gardens - The spring season begins at Garvan Woodland Gardens with the "Dance of the Daffodils." Over 100,000 golden blooms will take center stage and perform rhythmically to nature's gentle breeze and melodic songbirds.

Address: Garvan Woodland Gardens , Hot Springs, Arkansas
Ph: (800) 366-4664 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@garvangardens.org
Web: www.garvangardens.org
Fee: $7 adults; $6 seniors; $4 children 6-12

20 - 22Annual Hot Springs Boat, Tackle & RV Show - Whether interested in activities on land or in water, the Hot Springs Boat, Tackle and RV Show is the shopping destination for outdoor enthusiasts. The largest Boat and RV show in Arkansas features over 100,000 square feet of exhibit space with hundreds of boats, RVs and specialty booths displaying marine accessories and travel destinations. The show is the best place to view, board and buy everything needed for outdoor adventures.

Friday: 10:00 a.m. â€" 8:00 p.m. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. â€" 8:00 p.m. Sunday: 10:00 a.m. â€" 6:00 p.m.

*Hot Springs Sentinel Record Day â€" Friday with a $1.00 discount coupon on admission located in the Hot Springs Sentinel Record.

Address: Hot Springs Convention Center & Summit Arena, 134 Convention Blvd , Hot Springs, Arkansas
Ph: (501) 225-6177 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: griffeyinc@sbcglobal.net
Web: www.dgattractions.com
Fee: $5 adults; children 12 and under free

March

18 - 27Annual Daffodil Days at the Gardens - The spring season begins at Garvan Woodland Gardens with the "Dance of the Daffodils." Over 100,000 golden blooms will take center stage and perform rhythmically to nature's gentle breeze and melodic songbirds.

Address: Garvan Woodland Gardens , Hot Springs, Arkansas
Ph: (800) 366-4664 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@garvangardens.org
Web: www.garvangardens.org
Fee: $7 adults; $6 seniors; $4 children 6-12

22Annual Hot Springs Bridal & Fashion Show - Designed to help engaged couples plan their wedding -- from flowers and dresses, to cakes and photography. Wedding professionals will be on hand to consult one on one. If there's a wedding in your future, this is one event you can't miss. Grand Prize will be given.

Address: Convention Center , Hot Springs, Arkansas
Ph: (501) 625-3260 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: kelly@ctmimages.com
Web: www.simply-bridal.com
Fee: $5

12 - 15Annual Nothin' But Net 3-on-3 Senior Basketball Tournament - Senior basketball team ages 50+ play 3-on-3 tournament in age groups: 50, 55, 60, 65, 70 AND 75+. Out of state participants invited.

Sponsored by : Senior Arkansas Sports Organization/

TOURNAMENT LOCATIONS: LAKESIDE AND HOT SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL GYMS and FAMILY LIFE CENTER @ FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH.

Address: 620 Central Ave, Suite 2E , Hot Springs, Arkansas
Ph: 501-321-1441 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: arsrolym@hotsprings.net
Web: www.srsports.org
Fee: Free

14Annual World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade - The parade includes the world's largest leprechaun and green fireworks finale! Pub-crawl after the parade features several of Hot Springs favorite watering holes and dancing.

Address: Downtown - Broadway Street , Hot Springs, Arkansas
Ph: (501) 321-2277 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: hscvb@hotsprings.org
Web: www.hotsprings.org
Fee: Free parade; TBA for pub crawl

15 - 21Annual Valley of the Vapors Independent Music Festival - The Valley of the Vapors Independent Music Festival (VOV) continues to bring original, innovative independent music to downtown Hot Springs for a 5 day festival. The VOV will feature 40+ bands from around the globe held at three downtown Hot Springs venues. It is open to all ages. Kid's matinee, all ages shows and 18 and over. See the Web site for complete details.

Address: The Exchange, Schapiro's and the Old Pocket Theater Space , Hot Springs, Arkansas
Ph: 501-282-9057 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: shea@negativepr.com
Web: www.valleyofthevapors.com
Fee: $2, $5, $10 depending on show

April

21 - 22Antique Boat Show - Join us at the GWG Boat dock to see many beautiful antique wooden boats. Talk to the owners and learn about boat restoration.

Address: Garvan Woodland Gardens , Hot Springs, Arkansas
Ph: (501) 262-9300 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@garvangardens.org
Web: www.garvangardens.org
Fee: $7 adults; $6 senior adults; $4 children 6-12; free children 5 and under.

May

13Hot Springs Springfest - A variety of events including concerts, contests, and cook-offs.

Address: Downtown , Hot Springs, Arkansas
Ph: (800) 772-2489 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: hscvb@hotsprings.org
Web: www.hotsprings.org

9Annual Hot Springs Cruisers Car Show - Registration starts at 8 a.m., judging at 11 a.m. Pre-registratin $15, day of the show $20 -- 6 categories. Over 120 trophies, 100 point judging system. Drawing for 350 Chevy motor provided by O'Reilly Auto Parts, also transmission by Fryars Transmission. Door prizes, food, music, T-shirts, vendors, scavenger hunt for the ladies.

Address: Hot Springs Airport , Hot Springs, Arkansas
Ph: (501) 767-6383 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ritaslick@aol.com
Web: hscruisers.com
Fee: Free to spectators; pre-registration $15, day of the show $20.

June

21 - 19Annual Senior Softball S.P.A. Qualifier - Senior softball tournament for 50+ years old. AA and AAA teams qualify for the National Softball Player Assoc. title. (S.P.A.)teams are rated according to team ability. Out of state teams are invited.

Address: Kimery Park , Hot Springs, Arkansas
Ph: (501) 321-1441 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: arsrolym@hotsprings.net
Web: www.srsports.org
Fee: Free

31 - 13Annual Hot Springs Music Festival - The Hot Springs Music Festival brings together hundreds of international musicians each year to the city. During the festival around 200 international musicians will present 20 concerts and more than 250 free open rehearsals with at least one concert every day.

A goal of the event is to make sure classical music is and remains relevant to people today by making the music easily accessible to a wide audience range. Central to the festival is a mentorship program, which pairs world-class musicians with pre-professional apprentices. The two groups play side by side throughout the festival.

The festival takes place in a variety of venues around town including art galleries, hotel ballrooms and historic buildings. The schedule highlights a variety of musical options. Among these are opening day festivities that showcase a brass ensemble outside on the steps of the Arlington Hotel. Detailed concert and program information is available at the festival’s website.

Address: Various Venues in Historic Downtown District , Hot Springs, Arkansas
Ph: (501) 623-4763 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: festival@hotmusic.org
Web: www.hotmusic.org
Fee: Most events free; some $10-15

July

24 - 26Hickory Hill Park Gospel Music - 6 miles from downtown on Park Ave to Hwy 7N. Turn left on Hwy 7 and go 1 mile. Watch for sign, turn right on Bryant Road, go 2 blocks.
A Hawkins Family Homecoming Celebration weekend of gospel music concerts featuring southern gospel, bluegrass gospel, and plenty of old time country gospel in an outdoor amphitheater nestled in the Ouachita Mountains. Thu. Youth Talent Contest, 3-19 years; Fri. Birthday Celebration featuring a giant cake for the audience; Sat. Grand Finale' with lots a music including a Hawkins Family Reunion. Refreshment stand. Bring lawn chairs. Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. Fourth Saturday Night Weekend in July.

Email: loutabor@sbcglobal.net
Web: www.hawkinsfamilyministries.com
Fee: Free; offering will be received

August

12South Hot Springs Lions Gun & Knife Show - 400 tables of guns, knives, and related items in a semi-annual show.

Address: Hot Springs Convention Center , Hot Springs, Arkansas
Ph: (501) 767-2855 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: hscvb@hotsprings.org
Web: www.hotsprings.org
Fee: $5 adults; children 12 and under free

September

16 - 20Arkansas Senior Olympic State Game - Athletic and recreational competition for seniors 50+ . Track & Field, road races, tennis, table tennis, Badminton Bowling, Archery, Golf,Tennis, Trap Shooting, air rifle and pistol shooting, shuffleboard,cycling, race walk, basketball tournament, basketball/softball/football throws, beanbag baseball, scrabble, skip bo, weight lifting and more.

Seniors compete in age categories.
A qualifying year for the 2013 National Senior Games.

Address: State office 620 Central 2E , Hot Springs, Arkansas
Ph: 501-321-1441 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 501-321-4961
Email: arsrolym@hotsprings.net
Web: srsports.org
Fee: Free

21 - 18Annual Diamond International Competition - Exhibit of juried art works submitted by artists from around the world.

Address: Garvan Woodland Gardens , Hot Springs, Arkansas
Ph: (501) 624-0489 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.hotspringsarts.org
Fee: Free to art exhibit, $7 garden tour

October

24Hot Springs Annual Arts and Crafts Fair - This is the 2nd largest juried arts and crafts show in Arkansas. Over 350 crafters, artisans, vendors. Petting zoo, pony rides and great home cooked food make this a wonderful family event.

Address: 4831 Malvern Rd. (Hwy 270E) , Hot Springs, Arkansas
Ph: 501-623-9592 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: sephpipkin@aol.com
Web: www.hotspringsartsandcraftsfair.com
Fee: Free

9 - 18Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival - The annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, showcasing more than 100 documentaries from around the world, is one of the longest running documentary film festivals in the U.S. Throughout the festival industry professionals, filmmakers, and celebrity guests will participate in workshops, panels, and discussion forums at venues like Low Key Arts and Maxwell Blade’s Theater of Magic.

**The historic Malco Theatre, which usually hosts the film celebration, was damaged in a storm the summer of 2012. While repairs are being made to the landmark building, the festival's center stage will be the Arlington Resort Hotel and Spa. Film screenings will take place on the hotel's second story. Special room rates are available at the Arlington for festival attendees and filmmakers.

Address: Malco Theatre , Hot Springs, Arkansas
Ph: 501-538-2290 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.hsdfi.org

16 - 21The Haunting of Cedar Glades Park - Cedar Glades Park Fall Festival Festival begins at 5:00pm. Free Entertainment for the entire family. Professional Storytellers. FUN, FOOD AND FEAR. Nightly Performances by: Mustang Sally, Trudeau, Tia's Cultural Dance Fusion, Our goal is to have a safe environment for the entire family.

HAUNTED HAYRIDE starts at 7:30 pm - $2.00 Haunted Hayride
TRAIL OF FEARS $5.00 for the full tour. At a pre-designated spot, you will be dropped off from the Haunted Hayride...IF YOU DARE...and continue on foot on a journey into your deepest and darkest fears! Pay to get in...Pray to get out!

Address: 559 Wildcat Road , Hot Springs, Arkansas
Ph: 501-627-2826 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 501-622-3659
Email: DGEORGE@garlandcounty.org
Web: www.cedargladespark.com
Fee: Free admission to Park, charge for rides

17Mrs. Arkansas Pageant - Contestants judged on interviews, evening gown and swimsuits. Winner competes for national title.

Address: Hot Springs Convention Center, 134 Convention Blvd , Hot Springs, Arkansas
Ph: 501-282-7076 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ldejar8122@aol.com
Web: www.mrsarkansas.org
Fee: General Admission:$15-25, Children under 10:$8, Children under 2: Free


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