Events in Little Rock

In Little Rock you’ll find some great events for visitors of any age on any given weekend.  

The Little Rock Marathon is considered one of the top marathons in the country. People from all over the nation and world converge in Little Rock each year to cheer on the participants as they race through the streets of Arkansas’ capital city. The Big Dam Bridge 100 is Arkansas’s largest cycling tour.  Each year, thousands of cyclists from around the country participate in the annual event. The routes take riders across Central Arkansas and the Big Dam Bridge, a landmark in the city and the longest bridge in the nation built specifically for bicycle and pedestrian traffic. War Memorial Stadium plays host to major college football games, concerts and more.  

If you enjoy food and culture, the International Greek Food Festival holds title as the largest ethnic festival in the state. The World Cheese Dip Festival is one of Little Rock's largest and a delicious annual festival. The Main Street Food Truck Festival is also a popular annual festival.  

The Six Bridges Book Festival is a celebration of literacy and  language that is put on by the Central Arkansas Library System. The Arkansas State Fair is a multi-day event in October filled with fun for everyone. 

Check our calendar of events for current and upcoming events before your visit. Start planning your vacation to Little Rock and see what the capital city has to offer. You'll leave with memories, stories to tell and a new favorite vacation spot.

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The dates, details, and admission prices in this calendar of events were submitted to Arkansas Tourism and are accurate to the best of our knowledge. We recommend that you check with local sponsors before making a trip to any event.
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July 25, 2024
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area
1980 Hwy. 278 West
Wickes, AR 71973
southwest
July 25, 2024
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area
1980 Hwy. 278 West
Wickes, AR 71973
southwest
July 25, 2024
Lake Fort Smith State Park
15458 Sheperd Springs Road
Mountainburg, AR 72946-0004
northwest
July 25, 2024
Lake Fort Smith State Park
15458 Shepherd Springs Road
Mountainburg, AR 72946-0004
northwest
July 25, 2024
Petit Jean State Park
1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road
Morrilton, AR 72110
central
July 25, 2024
Parkin Archeological State Park
60 State Hwy 184
Parkin, AR 72373
upper-delta
July 26, 2024
Petit Jean State Park
1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road
Morrilton, AR 72110
central
July 26, 2024
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area
1980 Hwy. 278 West
Wickes, AR 71973
southwest
July 26, 2024
Hampson Archeological Museum State Park
33 Park Avenue
Wilson, AR 72395
upper-delta
July 26, 2024
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area
1980 Hwy. 278 West
Wickes, AR 71973
southwest