Holidays in Little Rock
Thanksgiving and Black Friday
Thanksgiving is the day to slow down before the holiday rush begins. Did you know that Arkansas is the number 4 producer of turkey's in the nation? We produce more than 24 million turkeys a year! That means that bird on your table just could have came from Arkansas.
- Places to eat out on Thanksgiving
- Getting Your Meal Catered / Prepared Foods
- Where to buy Holiday Pies
- Where to find the Best Baking and Food Decorating Supplies
- Go Black Friday Shopping
Volunteer and Donate
The holiday season makes us feel a little more giving. Here are places that would be happy to take donations of time, goods or money.
- Local Food Pantries and Food Banks
- Local Shelters and Soup Kitchens
- Clothing Drop-Off Locations and Thrift Stores
Christmas Events & Light Displays
Winter in Arkansas means ice skating in the River Market, shopping, parades and events all over the state. We also have some awesome light displays throughout the state.
- Central Arkansas Christmas Events in 2013
- Christmas Theater Productions
- Arkansas Christmas Events and Parades in 2013
- The Best Arkansas Public Christmas Light Displays
See some photographs of Christmas lights and other neat holiday events in the natural state.
I know it's not really the spirit of the season, but shopping is still a major part of the holidays. Here are some places to go and advice.
New Year's Day traditional meals in the South include hog jowls for wealth and black-eyed peas for health. Cabbage is also said to bring wealth, but it's "purse" or spending money. Find out more about News Year's in Arkansas here.