Experience Garvan Gardens Holiday Lights in Hot Springs

With Halloween in the rearview mirror, we can’t help but look forward to the holiday season on the horizon. One of our favorite things about the holidays in Hot Springs, AR is the giant, gorgeous light display at Garvan Woodland Gardens. Year-round, Garvan Gardens is 17 acres of beautiful blooms that showcase the natural beauty … 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

Boating on a Beautiful Hot Springs AR Lake

Grab your swimsuit, sunscreen, toys and goggles and spend some time in the water this summer. The number one pastime in Hot Springs during the summer months is boating. The water has warmed in our area lakes; lots of boats, skis, wakeboards, tubes and blow-up floats are popping up everywhere on the water. Boating is … 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

Top 5 Romantic Spots in Hot Springs AR

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, romance is on our mind more than ever. Hot Springs has great restaurants, gorgeous views, and a wide variety of activities, so we have narrowed down our Top 5 Favorite Romantic Spots in the area to help you plan a romantic getaway. 5. Grand Promenade – A brick walkway … Read More

Quirky Activities: AR Shorts Film Festival

On January 2, the 9th Annual Arkansas Shorts festival will be taking place at the Arlington. Low Key Arts, who is responsible for the Hot Water Hills and Valley of the Vapors indie music festivals, will be hosting the event. The AR Shorts Festival showcases short films made by Arkansas residents, from professionals to hobbyists … Read More

How to Celebrate the New Year in Hot Springs AR

In Hot Springs AR, there are several festive events to help you celebrate the start of a new year, but sometimes the best way to appreciate a new beginning is to spend it in a peaceful, quiet setting. Here are three of our favorite tips to help you start your year on the right note! … Read More

Pearl’s Girls, An Original Play :: Garvan Woodland Gardens

Pearl’s Girls, written by local playwright Isabel McQuiston, is an award-winning one act play centered on Pearl and her three daughters. The play will be premiered on October 25, 5:00pm in the stunning Anthony Chapel at Garvan Woodland Gardens. According to McQuiston, “My mother was Pearl, and my sisters and I often referred to ourselves as … Read More