Latte, Cappucino, Poetry and Lit in Historic Hot Springs

We are so very fortunate to have Kollective Coffee+Tea in Historic Downtown Hot Springs. First of all, the coffee and tea is superb and includes batch, manual and nitro cold brew coffees; espresso; latte; cappuccino, flat white, mocha, caramel latte, cortado and a large selection of loose-leaf tea. Second of all, Kollective sponsors Wednesday Night … Read More

Grand 25th Anniversary, Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

Film goers will be celebrating in high style as celebrities descend upon Hot Springs October 7-16!  Join Louis Gossett Jr, Beau Bridges, Barry Bostwick, Ed Asner for amazing documentaries and festivities.  Seriously! The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival (HSDFF) is the oldest non-fiction festival in North America and an Academy-qualifying festival in the category of … Read More

Magic & Music: September Festivals in Hot Springs

 One of the most popular and fun activities in Hot Springs is visiting the Maxwell Blade Theater of Magic. This is not your average magic show; the performances are fascinating from beginning to the end, performed in an intimate venue. In addition, each year Hot Springs hosts a magic festival. This year the Maxwell Blade … Read More

Your Guide to the Garland County Fair in Hot Springs AR

Some of my favorite memories of my childhood involve spending time at the county fair. We would eat funnel cakes and corn dogs, watch the Demolition Derby, and ride the ferris wheel. Each year, the Garland County Fair rolls into town just in time for fall to be kicking into gear. Enjoy all the rides … Read More

Hot Springs, Arkansas Colorful Past, Present and Future

Hot Springs is rife with an interesting history starting with the Native American inhabitants before the first Europeans arrived. The Native Americans referred to this area as Valley of the Vapors and they obviously understood the significance of the hot springs, befitting from the healing of the hot mineral waters. In the mid-1500s Spanish and … Read More

Spa City Summer Fest 2016: JazzFest and Blues Festival

The Spa City Summer Fest will be combining two unstoppable musical forces this Labor Day–Jazz and Blues. For one weekend, you can experience two very different, active genres with a schedule that will excite and dazzle you. Sensing that the Hot Springs Jazz Society and the Hot Springs Blues Society complement each other, they decided … Read More

8 Reasons for Dallas Couples To Plan a Fall Wedding at This Arkansas Inn!

It’s close! Our Hot Springs, Arkansas wedding venue is a just short, easy drive from the Dallas area, but you’ll feel like you’re a world away. It’s one-of-a-kind! Lookout Point Lakeside Inn is the most gorgeous setting, featuring stunning lake views and beautifully landscaped gardens. Choose your favorite from three unique ceremony sites: on the … Read More

Lake Catherine State Park: Summer Day Trips

Lake Catherine is the smallest of our three area lakes near Hot Springs and is the least crowded, and one of the true gems in our area. It is easy to make a day of fun spending time hiking at Lake Catherine State Park, lunching on Lake Catherine in Diamondhead and spending the afternoon among … Read More