8 Events for Memorial Day Weekend in Little Rock
There's nothing quite like a three-day weekend.
May Fest at Dairy Queen in Sherwood: Head to Dairy Queen for a petting zoo, bounce houses, face painting, balloon animals, sensory-friendly activities, T-shirts, free toys and $0.99 Blizzards. The fun goes from 4-7 p.m. FREE!
Wiggle Worms: Candy Lab at Museum of Discovery: Wiggle Worms introduces children 6 and younger to science in a fun, hands-on and interactive environment! The fun goes from 10-10:30 a.m. and regular museum admission ($10 for adults and $8 for kids 12 and under) applies. Click here for details.
Africa Day Fest in SoMa: Little Rock's third annual Africa Day Fest is a family-friendly street festival that celebrates African arts and culture through music, food a fashion show and children's activities. Enjoy activities from 11 a.m-6 p.m. and visit the website for more details. FREE!
Spring Tea Party at Castle on Stagecoach: Join Rapunzel, The Frog Princess and The Tinker Fairy for a magical tea at a real castle right here in Little Rock! Each little princess will take a horse-drawn carriage ride to the castle where they’ll receive a wand and tiara. Attendees get to feast on a full English tea service, take photos, enjoy a musical dance performance and more starting at 12:30 p.m. Call 501-960-0658 to make a reservation. Tickets are $60 for adults and $50 for children.
Memorial Day Sunrise Hike at Pinnacle Mountain State Park: Meet at the west summit trailhead at 5 a.m. for a holiday hike to the summit of Pinnacle Mountain. Ascend just in time to see the sun rise over the Arkansas River Valley. This is a moderately strenuous hike at a moderate pace. Wear sturdy shoes and bring a water bottle and flashlight. Click here for info. FREE!
“The Sound of Music” at the Robinson Center: The Hills Are Alive! Join Maria and the von Trapp family as this classic story takes the stage, filled with favorite songs like “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “My Favorite Things” and “Do-Re-Mi.” The musical is recommended for ages 7 and up. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets start at $33 and are available online.
Red, White & Zoo at the Little Rock Zoo: Head to the Zoo on any of these three days for a fun amphitheater show at 11 a.m. feautring Lynn, the Zoo's ambassador Eagle, followed by a farms show at 1:30 p.m. There will also be a $5 lunch special. Visit the website for info. Regular Zoo admission applies: $12.95 for adults and $9.95 for kids 12 and under.
Duck Duck Goose at the Outlets of Little Rock: This consignments sale is a dream come true for thrifty moms! From junior size clothing to essential baby items, find hundreds of gently used and greatly discounted items to stock your kids’ closets and playrooms. The sales goes from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday and Monday. On Monday, items are half price! Visit the Facebook page for more details.