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Sizzlin' Summer Events | Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas | Hot Springs National Park Arkansas

Sizzlin' Summer Events | Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas

Summer is just around the corner, and Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas is the place to spend it! Hot Springs offers fun events year round for the whole family to enjoy! From concerts and water parks to fireworks and racing bathtubs, check out what’s happening this summer that you won’t want to miss!


Fishing Challenge | May 2 - July 31

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! The notorious Big Al Gang is back swimming in Lake Hamilton and Lake Catherine. We need YOUR help to catch them! The Hot Springs Fishing Challenge is back and 66 tagged fish will be calling Lake Hamilton and Lake Catherine home from May 2 - July 31, and they’ve got a bounty on their tails. Grab your fishing gear and hit the lake, maybe you’ll get lucky and reel in a winner! Tagged fish include: Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Redear Sunfish, and Channel Catfish. Catch Big Al and win $20,000, or one of his fishy cohorts for $10,000, $5,000, $1,000, or $500.

For more information call 501-321-2027.


Buddy Jewell | May 26

Nashville Star winner, country legend, and Arkansas native, Buddy Jewell will be taking over the Bridge Street LIVE! Entertainment District on Friday, May 26 for a FREE concert. Start your summer with the smell of jasmine and magnolia (if you know, you know!), and the sound of Buddy Jewell live on Bridge Street at 7 PM.

For more information call 501-321-2027.


Fireworks Displays | May 28, July 2, September 3

Let’s celebrate and light up the sky! Visit Hot Springs will be bringing three firework displays to Lake Hamilton in 2023. Join us on Sunday, May 28th, July 2nd, and September 3rd for Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day. The fireworks will be shot from the middle of Lake Hamilton from barges located on the east side of Highway 7 at the first Highway 7 bridge opposite the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel. Boom! Pow! Oooo! Ahhh!

For more information call 501-321-2027.


World Championship Running of the Tubs | June 2 - 3

It’s tub time in Hot Springs, Arkansas! The Steuart Pennington World Championship Running of the Tubs is taking over Bathhouse Row in Hot Springs, National Park, Arkansas - get ready to get SOAKED! Join teams from all over the south as they compete in the silliest bathtub race around, The World Championship Running of the Tubs! The action starts at 9 AM Saturday, June 3 on historic Bathhouse Row in Hot Springs, Arkansas!

For more information call 501-321-2027.


Bridge St. LIVE! | Every Thursday in June

Hot Springs LOVES a rockin’ block party! That’s why we have Bridge Street LIVE! Join us every Thursday in June for music, vendors, games, food, drinks, and immaculate vibes in downtown Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas. Bring your pups along too! Pets on a leash and lawn chairs are welcome, but please, no coolers. The fun starts at 5 PM, every Thursday in June.

For more information call 501-321-2027.


Magic Springs Concert Series | June - August

Dance barefoot in the grass at the Timberwood Amphitheater located in the gates of Magic Springs Theme and Water Park all summer long! Magic Springs has a long list of summer concerts every Saturday that you won't want to miss! From GINUWINE and Skillet to Hanson and We The Kingdom - be sure to end your day of thrill rides and water slides with one of these amazing concerts.

For more information call 501-624-0100 or visit magicsprings.com.


Hot Springs BikeFest | June 8 - 10

Hot Springs BikeFest is back for another great weekend of fun and scenic motorcycle rides! After riding, come down to the Entertainment District to check out the vendors, food, and cold beverages while you listen to live music! This year's BikeFest will be bigger and better than ever.

For more information visit hotspringsbikefest.com.


Hot Springs Baseball Weekend | August 25 - 26

Major League Baseball Hall of Famers, Rollie Fingers, Wade Boggs, Goose Gossage, Steve Carlton, AND Al (The Mad Hungarian) Hrabosky will all be at the Sixth Annual Hot Springs Baseball Weekend August 25-26, 2023 at the Hot Springs Convention Center! What more could a baseball fan want? Bring your best questions for some of baseball's biggest players to take a crack at.

For more information call 501-321-2027.

Featured Listings

The Dog House

609 Park Avenue 71901

Days Inn

501-624-5551 | 2208 Central Avenue 71901

McClard's Bar-B-Q

501-624-9586 | 505 Albert Pike Road 71913