Celebrate the Holidays at Garvan Woodland Gardens!

  An annual tradition for many is to enjoy the Holiday Lights display at Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs. This festive event, which takes place from the end of November through the end of December, is open nightly. With over

The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Experience

I had the chance to attend the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival ( HSDFF) this year. The festival has an important place in both Arkansas and cinematic culture. As Executive Director Courtney Pledger said in her welcoming address, “We can

Spa Running Festival in Hot Springs

The Spa 10K in Hot Springs was recently listed by Runner’s World as one of the top 10 races in a national park. The race, which takes place November 21 this year, has been part of the Hot Springs running

October Fun in Hot Springs

October is a beautiful month in Arkansas, packed with many events, festivals and outdoor activities to head to. Hot Springs is among the cities where many options can be found for October fun. The Hot Water Hills Music and Arts

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Lineup

The 24th Annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival is October 9 – 18 in Hot Springs. Details on the lineup in store for the opening and closing weekends of the festival are below. Information on further documentaries and special guests

Experience A Festival of Magic!

Maxwell Blade’s Festival of Magic is September 24-27 in Hot Springs! Performances are set to be held mostly at Maxwell Blade’s Theatre of Magic with some shows and galas being held at the Hot Springs Convention Center and other venues in the city.

Oaklawn Racing and Gaming Earns Kudos

Oaklawn Racing and Gaming in Hot Springs was recently voted the top Southern Casino in the 2015 Groups Today Readers’ Choice Awards. Oaklawn will be featured in the November/December issue of the publication. The magazine is geared towards the group travel industry and the readership

Hot Springs Wins International Innovation Award

  The Hot Springs Sister City Program has won the Sister Cities International’s 2015 Innovation Award. The award, which highlights the field of economic development, is for a city with a population less than 100,000. The project entered spotlights the

World Championship of Bass Fishing Hits Hot Springs in August!

Hot Springs will soon be the scene of the world championships of bass fishing! The 2015 Forrest Wood Cup is slated for August 20-23 on Lake Ouachita. The tournament will draw in 50 of the world’s best bass-fishing pros and

Enjoy the summer at Magic Springs in Hot Springs

For many, ventures to Magic Springs & Crystal Falls Water and Theme Park in Hot Springs are a summer tradition. The park is the state’s only theme park, water park and concert amphitheater in one location. Admission to all three