Upcoming Events in Morrilton Arkansas
|13 - 14||Wildflower Weekend - Spend a weekend discovering the heralds of spring on Petit Jean Mountain. Park interpreters lead wildflower walks, demonstrations and evening programs related to the celebration of wildflowers. Contact the park for a detailed schedule and further information.|
|2 - 3||Great Escape Easter Weekend - Escape to Petit Jean State Park and enjoy a Great Escape Easter Weekend. Your whole family is invited for a weekend of free outdoor activities including nature walks, spring nature demonstrations, and entertainment. The weekend will conclude with a traditional Easter Egg hunt for 2000 eggs.|
|9||Mustangs on the Mountain - Car Show and Shine. No entry fees; no judging. All year models welcome.|
|15||National Trails Day Celebration - Help celebrate Petit Jean State Park's 20 miles of trails! A day filled with hikes, hiking related demonstrations, and entertainment for all ages.|
|22||Mountain Fishing Derby - Hook, line and sinker! Catch a fish on Lake Bailey and Lake Roosevelt! Open to kids ages 16 and under and families are encouraged to participate. Prizes will be awarded. Co-sponsored by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and local merchants.|
|25 - 29||Annual Car Show & Swap Meet - Over 1500 vendor spaces with cars, parts, antiques, collectibles, arts & crafts. A little bit of everything for everybody. Antique car show judging starts at 11 a.m. on Saturday.|
|4||July 4th Fun and Games Day - Celebrate our nation's birthday with an abundance of activities including watermelon seed spittin', water balloon tosses, softball and more. Contact the park for a schedule.|
- A spectacular Fourth of July celebration where "Everyone's invited and everything is Free!" Begins at 5 p.m. with non-stop live music, children's games, adult softball tournament, hotdogs, drinks, watermelon, balloons and the largest fireworks show in the Petit Jean River Valley. Picnic baskets, coolers, chairs, blankets are allowed.
Address: Corps of Engineers Park , Morrilton, Arkansas
|23 - 25||
Annual Petit Jean Fall Swap Meet
- 300 vendor spaces filled with cars, parts, antiques, collectibles, and arts & crafts. A little bit of everything for everyone.
Daily 8am-6pm -
Open Car Show Saturday, 9am-3pm
Military Vehicle Rally Daily 8am-5pm.
|28 - 30||Fall Senior American Special - Amidst the magic of the beautiful fall foliage, join us for free guided nature walks, workshops, demonstrations and entertainment. Although intended for senior citizens, all are welcome for the fun and fellowship. Reserve your cabin or lodge room early by calling (800) 264-2462.|