13 Events for Father's Day Weekend in Little Rock
This weekend is all about Dad!
BHealthy Farmer's Market at The Promenade: Baptist Health BHealthy Farmer’s Market is popping up at The Promenade at Chenal Courtyard. Visitors can shop local produce from more than 10 local farmers including Faulkner Lake Orchard, Big D Beef, Gerri's Jams & Jellies and more! The market is open from 4-7 p.m. and shops at the Promenade will be open as well. FREE!
"Toy Story" at the Pavilion at Sherwood Forest: Enjoy a classic movie under the stars! Pack up your own snacks to bring along and then relax on a picnic blanket as you watch "Toy Story" on an outdoor screen. The film starts at 7:30 p.m. Click here for more info. FREE!
Go! Mile at the Clinton Center: This annual family fun run is just one mile long, but packs in a punch. There's an elite runners race, a half-mile for kids and The First Mile, a heat designed for newbies with zero pressure, just fun. The run is part of the Arkansas RRCA Grand Prix and benefits the Winston Penn Wardlaw Memorial Fund. It all goes down at 7 a.m. Click here for more info.
Breakfast With the Rhinos at the Little Rock Zoo: This VIP experience lets guests get up close and personal with the rhinos and the keepers who care for them. The event includes breakfast in Café Africa, special keeper chats and unlimited photo opportunities with the rhinos. All guests must be 6 years old or older. The fun goes from 8:30-10 a.m. Purchase tickets ($20-$45) online in advance.
Dads & Donuts at The Painted Pig: Spend the morning with Dad! Each father-child duo will get a mug and donut bank to paint together while they enjoy donuts, fruit, juice and coffee. Registration is $40 per duo and $18 for each additional child. Seating is limited so get your tickets here.
Barnyard Games at Heifer Urban Farm: Kids in kindergarten through fifth grade can enjoy a free hour of outdoor fun at Heifer Urban Farm! Explore what Heifer has to offer, visit with various animals and play barnyard games with friends from 11 a.m.-noon. Click here for more details. FREE!
Juneteenth Celebration at Mosaic Templars Cultural Center: Juneteenth is the oldest nationally-celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. This free, annual event features activities, vendors, food and entertainment for the entire community from noon-6 p.m. Visit the website for more information. FREE!
Little Rock Rangers Soccer at War Memorial Stadium: Bring some hometown spirit to the stadium! Now in their fourth season, this men’s soccer team plays as part of the National Premier Soccer League. Game time is 7 p.m. and tickets are $5 for ages 11 and under and $10 for ages 12 and up. Click here for more info.
Father's Day at the Little Rock Zoo: General admission covers your day at the Zoo and an afternoon of live music with Darn Country Band. Stop by the pavillion for burgers, wings and hot dogs and then explore the rest of the Zoo with the whole family. Music and lunch specials go from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Click here for details; regular Zoo admission applies.
Father's Day Fest at MacArthur Park: It's time to Celebrate Dad! Father's Day Fest is a fundraiser for the Arkansas Brewers Guild and the MacArthur Park Group. There will be beer, food and games. Tickets are $10 with beer and $5 without. Kids 10 and under get in free. Tickets are available online until June 14 and the fun goes from 1-6 p.m.
River Cities Dragon Boat Festival at Lake Willastein Park: This annual festival benefits the Children’s Protection Center. Teams race in authentic, 46-foot dragon boats. On Friday evening starting at 7 p.m., enjoy live music and food trucks and a fireworks display and then the racing fun starts Saturday morning. Visit the event website for more details. FREE!
"Matilda the Musical" at The Studio Theatre: Matilda is unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her schoolteacher, the highly loveable Miss Honey. Her school life isn't completely smooth sailing, however – thanks to the school's mean headmistress, Miss Trunchbull. But Matilda has courage and cleverness in equal amounts, and could be the school pupils' saving grace. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Click here for tickets.
Dad's Day at At the Corner: Enjoy a tasty brunch with dad featuring a special menu just for this weekend! The downtown hotspot is open for brunch from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. Click here for all the delicious details.