Hot Spring’s Arts & The Park: The Perfect Day-Outing

The Arts & The Park will showcase local artists of all varieties at its third annual festival from April 28 to May 7, 2017. With a schedule that celebrates visual art—jewelers, potters, photographers, painters, sculptors, glass makers, and more—as well as performance art by musicians, authors, poets, and dancers, there will be many events to … Read More

$86,000 Fishing Challenge on Hot Springs Lakes

Now there’s a financial incentive to enjoy fishing on Lake Hamilton and Lake Catherine, through June 30!  If all of the fish tagged for the 6th Annual Fishing Challenge, are caught, $86,000 in prize money will be awarded. Big Al is worth $15,000 this year! According to Visit Hot Springs, here’s how it works: Sixty-one … 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

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

Check Out the Hot Springs AR Art Scene

Art abounds in Hot Springs from so many different venues. The atmosphere in Hot Springs is conducive to inspiring quite a few local artists. The medium varies but the art and galleries are quite impressive. Favorite Local Artists:   One of our favorite local artists, Robin Young, is not hard to find. Robin is one … Read More

10 Summer Kids’ Activities in Hot Springs AR

Summer reminds us of all the activities in Hot Springs AR that are great to enjoy with a kid (or as a kid at heart!). Here are ten of our favorite kids activities in the area: 10. Cutwell for Kids – On the first Saturday of every month, Cutwell 4 Kids (a non-profit organization) hosts a … Read More

Family Fun On the Playlist at 2016 Magic Springs Concert Series

The Magic Springs Concert Series is known for attracting a variety of musicians–from current pop and country to 80s and 90s hits to Christian artists. This year’s line up is sure to please the entire family, or be a lovely outing for two. Starting June 4th with Hunter Hayes (pictured above), the concert series will … Read More

Valley of the Vapors 2016 Hot Springs AR

The Valley of the Vapors Independent Music Festival is around the corner, from March 18-22, and we can’t wait to see all the musicians in the lineup. Each year, this festival showcases some of the best independent acts from around the country, as well as hosting workshops, and VIP parties. The festival officially kicks off … Read More