Held on the first weekend of October, Hot Water Hills Music and Arts Festival is an outdoor event featuring original music and fine artists and artisans from around the country. There is always a special activities area for kids to have some hands-on fun. Plenty of food, soda, beer and wine too. Hot Water Hills Music and Arts Festival takes place in historic downtown Hot Springs’ Hill Wheatley Plaza. The event is open to all ages. For more information click here.