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Press Releases | Hot Springs National Park Arkansas
Hot Springs' Sister City Program Wins National Award As 'Best Overall' in the United States
Published: July 17, 2020
HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, Arkansas — The Hot Springs Sister City Program, in which the city partners with Hanamaki, Japan, this week was named the Best Overall Sister City Program in America among cities of its size by Sister Cities International. “This is a tremendous honor for Hot Sp...
15th Annual World Championship Running of the Tubs Bathtub Races Postponed Until Summer of 2021
Published: June 29, 2020
The 15th Annual edition of the Stueart Pennington World Championship Running Of The Tubs bathtub races scheduled for July 11 was postponed Monday until 2021 because of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, organizers announced. “The increasing number of people nationwide who are testing positive f...
Lake Hamilton Fourth of July Fireworks Scheduled
Published: June 24, 2020
The annual free public Independence Day fireworks display on Lake Hamilton will be held at dark on Saturday, July 4. “The Memorial Day fireworks display showed us we can do the fireworks this year and still maintain a safe environment under COVID-19 health and safety guidelines,&rdquo...
Pullman Trail Opens to Mountain Bikers and Hikers
Published: June 24, 2020
The National Park Service, together with the City of Hot Springs and Visit Hot Springs, announce the opening of the new Pullman Trail. This 0.65-mile trail connects hikers and mountain bikers from downtown Hot Springs to the Northwoods Trails through a section of Hot Springs National Park. Parking i...
Free Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas, License Plates To Be Installed Without Charge on Residents' Cars June 24
Published: June 8, 2020
HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, Arkansas — The annual free installation of Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas, license plates on cars of Hot Springs and Garland County residents will be held Wednesday, June 24, at the Hot Springs Convention Center, “These free license plates convert Hot S...
Character Designer for The Simpsons Among Four Guest Artists Added to Lineup for Spa-Con V in Hot Springs September 18-20
Published: May 17, 2020
Ever wonder what you’d look like as Bart Simpson’s sibling? You’ll be able to find out September 18 – 20 when Spa-Con V in Hot Springs welcomes special guest artist Phil Ortiz, creator of more than 200 characters on The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy television...
Hot Springs Baseball Weekend Rescheduled August 14-15, 4 Legends to Highlight City's Historic Link to America's Game
Published: May 13, 2020
Personal appearances by four baseball legends will highlight the Third Annual Hot Springs Baseball Weekend, now rescheduled for August 14 - 15. The weekend was postponed from its scheduled May celebration because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “This will be the greatest weekend of...
Lake Hamilton Memorial Day Fireworks Set For Sunday, May 24; Radio Station to Broadcast Music Synchronized With Display
Published: May 11, 2020
The annual free public Memorial Day fireworks display on Lake Hamilton will be held Sunday, May 24, at dark. “The Memorial Day fireworks traditionally signal the beginning of the summer vacation season for Hot Springs,” said Steve Arrison, CEO of Visit Hot Springs. “We discu...
2020 Version of World Championship Running of the Tubs Bathtub Races Now Scheduled for July 11 on Bathhouse Row As City Welcomes Visitors to Return for 'Cleanest Event in State'
Published: May 10, 2020
HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, Arkansas — The 2020 edition of the Stueart Pennington World Championship Running Of The Tubs bathtub races will be held July 11, organizers announced Monday. “Hot Springs will begin welcoming visitors to the city with the cleanest events in the state —...
Celebrity Participants All Sign On for First Ever Second 17th Annual World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade Now Set Oct. 16-17 in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas
Published: May 3, 2020
All of the celebrity participants who had been scheduled for the First Ever 17th Annual World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade and its accompanying festivities have signaled they will be present for the rescheduled parade to be held October 16 and 17 in downtown Hot Springs on world-f...
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