Kids

Arkansas is one of the best family vacation destinations in the South, and this website has all of the travel tools and fun activities you need to help plan your trip to the Natural State.

Ready for some weekend fun? It starts at noon today at Springfest in Heber Springs and goes through Saturday night. A lot of the entertainment takes place at the Spring Park Band Shell: 11 a.m. Clogging Thunder 12 p.m. Jubilation Jazz 2 p.m. Ronald McDonald Meet and Greet 3 p.m. Prestin Garey concert 4:30 p.m. …
For art lovers, there’s nothing quite like Eureka Springs in May. The entire month is devoted to the arts. This year’s 29th May Festival of the Arts celebrates the visual, performing, and even edible arts, and showcases more than 350 working artists that live in the community. The ArtRageous Parade, beginning at 5 p.m. on …
Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs has landed the Institute for Museum and Library Services National Medal for Community Service. The award stands out as only 10 museums and libraries around the country are awarded it each year. U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama will award the medals at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.  at the …
Get ready for gypsy-jazz, an old-fashioned White River shore lunch, parade, car show, fly casting demonstrations and more on the first weekend of May during the annual Cotter Trout Festival. The fun kicks off from 4:30 p.m. until dark on Friday, May 6 at the pavilion in Big Spring Park. Live music will be by …
The Delta Resort & Spa, located six miles northeast of McGehee, sponsors the first Southeast Arkansas Outdoor Expo on April 23. The event, which benefits the Boys and Girls Club of McGehee, features a variety of demonstrations, sporting competitions, activities for all ages, exhibitors and vendors. The event offers something for every age group, not …
Blues skies will be filled with vivid color on May 13-15 during Balloon Dayz in Russellville. Fun in the sky comes in the form of balloon flights, balloon glow, tethered balloon rides, helicopter rides, and powered parachutes. Other activities include charity dog walk, chainsaw carving, monster truck rides, kid zone, vendors, food, live entertainment, and …
April brings fun and fantasy for kids of all ages to the Arkansas Delta On April 1-4, the Forum Theatre in Jonesboro offers Rapunzel & Robin Hood: A Double Feature. Rapunzel features a rapping cast telling the story of the long-haired beauty, and Robin Hood and his merry men bring a comical edge to the …
Celebrating its 10th anniversary event, the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G will return June 20 – 26 to Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers. Along with the women’s professional golf tournament, there is a week-long lineup of additional activities, including a 5k, community concert, and an expanded and rebranded two-day food festival. The event …
The gracious Victorian home of Harry and Robin Loucks announces that its inhabitants are artists before you even set foot inside: Works of art spill from it, greeting you on the porch and peeking above the top of the fence. It’s a fitting introduction, because it only takes a few minutes with the Louckses to …
There is no better time to become a Junior Park Ranger than the centennial year of the National Parks Service. The NPS Junior Ranger program is an activity-based program offered in almost all parks that lets kids join the National Park Service “family” as Junior Rangers. Interested youth complete a series of activities during a …