Little Rock / Central

The heart of the Little Rock nightlife scene has become the River Market District, which is home to bars that feature live music, restaurants and shops. The district is also located next to a large outdoor amphitheater at Riverfront Park, where concerts, movie nights and festivals with well-known performers are often held. Little Rock is also home to the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and Ballet Arkansas, both of whom perform at Robinson Center Music Hall. The Arkansas Repertory Theatre and several theaters, comedy clubs, jazz and blues bars, and energetic dance clubs also host other events in Little Rock.

Just across the river in North Little Rock is Verizon Arena, where major sporting events and performances by top-notch entertainers regularly take place. A couple of blocks away is the Argenta Historic and Entertainment District where you'll find restaurants, bars, clubs and art galleries.

Front Street has rapidly become the center of Conway nightlife and entertainment. Restaurants, art galleries, and shops draw people downtown. The University of Central Arkansas, Hendrix College and Central Baptist College offer theater productions, concerts, art exhibits, and nationally known guest speakers. Summertime in Conway offers many cultural activities, such as the Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre annual festival. It is the state’s only professional Shakespeare Company.

Find more events in the Little Rock area with the following resources:

Little Rock Guest Guide

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Entertainment Section

Arkansas Times Entertainment Section

The Arkansas Repertory Theater, Little Rock

Wildwood Park for the Arts, Little Rock

Murry's Dinner Playhouse, Little Rock

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Little Rock

Celebrity Attractions National Touring Productions, Little Rock

The Village Live, Little Rock

Red Octopus Theater Company, Little Rock

Community Theatre of Little Rock, Little Rock

The Weekend Theater, Little Rock

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Argenta Arts and Entertainment District, North Little Rock

Argenta Community Theater, North Little Rock

University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall, Conway

Hendrix College, Conway

Conway Symphony Orchestra, Conway


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