Holiday Lights

Participate in a festive parade. Lace up your ice skates for a twirl around the rink. Cozy up with loved ones while sipping apple cider. Sing along with your favorite Christmas carols. Find something special for that special someone on your Christmas list. Wherever the sparkle leads you, make sure to share your favorite photos on the official Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights Facebook fan page. It’s a great way to spread the holiday cheer and create lasting memories.

What comes after Thanksgiving in Arkansas? The Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights! This year will be the 20th anniversary of the program, which highlights more than 60 communities around the state. The Trail of Holiday Lights brochure is available both online at www.Arkansas.com and in printed version. Printed copies are available at all Arkansas Welcome …
Enjoy the holiday season in the northeast and southeast sections of Arkansas. Youngsters and the young-at-heart will enjoy the many parades, lighting ceremonies and celebrations throughout eastern Arkansas. On Dec. 1, Batesville is the place to be! The town lights up with over half a million lights at 6 p.m. at the Batesville Municipal Building …
Christmas in Little Rock means the Lighting of the Arkansas State Capitol just as it has for the past 75 years. Prior to the throwing of the switch on Saturday, Dec. 6, the annual Big Jingle Jubilee Christmas Parade will be held. It begins at Second and Broadway, ending at the State Capitol. Bands, marching …
Oh la la! The City of Paris celebrates the holiday season with extra flair this year with the installation of the Eiffel Tower Park on the town square. Don’t miss the lighting ceremony of the new tower at 5 p.m. this Sunday, Nov. 23. Located on the southwest corner of the downtown square, the new …
This year, Holiday Lights at Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs is showcasing the greatest number of lights the exhibit has seen to date: over 4 million. Last year, around 2 million lights were featured. The event, which is open through Dec. 31, was created by the Gardens staff in 2001 and is noted as …
Get ready to do some major Christmas celebrating in Central Arkansas.  Many of the events, which were postponed from last weekend due to the icy weather, have been rescheduled. The annual Big Jingle Jubilee Parade  kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 14. The parade features floats, marching bands, animals, and two very special grand marshals — …
The 2013 Helena Holiday Festival in historic Helena offers events and activities for the entire family, ranging from ice skating to lighting events to Christmas sing-a-longs. On Sunday, Dec. 1, the acrylic ice-skating rink opens at 5 p.m. at Court Square Park on Cherry Street. At 6 p.m., the official lighting ceremony of Court Square …