Christmas is not cancelled in Arkansas! Check out all of the locations you can find Christmas cheer around the state this month.
http://www.facebook.com/explorecamden Christmas in Camden is full of fun Christmas activities! A flashlight candy cane hunt for kids on December 4 at 7pm downtown, A chili cookoff on December 5, Run Run Rudolph 5k, and a living nativity with carolers on December 12 beginning at 6pm!
Eureka springs is delivering a twist on tradition with their Giving Back Stationary Christmas Parade! From 6-8pm on December 4th you can catch beautiful floats and displays throughout the city. Be sure to pick up your map at the Chamber to get started! You can find full details for this fun charity centered event at www.eurekaspringschamber.com/christmas
The operating hours of the 2020 Enchanted Forest Trail of Lights are 6-9:30 p.m. Nov. 20 through Dec. 30. The mile-long drive-through trail entrance is located in the parking lot of the Sherwood Sports Complex, just past Sylvan Hills High School at 511 Bear Paw Road. The gate at the entrance to the parking lot will close by 9:30 p.m. to allow visitors to get through the light display promptly. Cars that are inside the gate by this time will be allowed entrance. Admission to the trail is free, but cash donations help provide new displays and upgrades each year.
Lots happening downtown El Dorado all month long! https://www.mainstreeteldorado.org/holiday-2020-1
The 24th annual Enchanted Land of Lights & Legends, Arkansas’ largest drive-thru holiday lights exhibit, will open at 6 p.m. Nov. 17 at Pine . Bluff/Jefferson County Regional Park. The exhibit will be open from 6-9 p.m. Nov. 17 through Dec. 31. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted, according to a news release. The Pine Bluff Festival Association Inc., a nonprofit organization, welcomes visitors to the ark for the celebration, according to Kerry Battle, the association’s director. The display of holiday lights has 1.3 miles of more than 240 displays. Also, people may purchase a lighted star for $25. Stars “In Honor of” or “In Memory of” a person or organization will be displayed on Beachfront Drive at the park. An acknowledgement card will be sent in recognition of the donor’s generosity. The individual or organization will receive recognition in the program that is distributed at the park, and their name will be visible on the lighted billboard.
The Jacksonville Parks & Recreation Department wants to keep the Christmas spirit alive by hosting a Reverse Christmas Parade on December, 5th from 2 pm – 4 pm. This parade features decorated floats and the featured guest, Santa, along with parade favorites: marching bands, floats, dance groups, and the fire department. The parade will begin at the corner of James St. and Main Street and will end at First United Methodist Church on Main Street. Admission is FREE! AR Department of Health guidelines will be enforced. For more information call (501) 982-4171 or visit www.jacksonvilleparks.com. We are asking community members to set up their floats at stationary spots for spectators to drive along the parade route and view. There will be no fee to enter. If you have any questions regarding the parade, please contact Alicia at (501) 982-4171 or email@example.com
Enjoy a first ever, Reverse Christmas Parade at Stewart Park on Tuesday, December 8th. The event will take place from 5:30-8:00 p.m. In addition to the reverse parade, floats may also be left in the designated spot for the following week for more visitors to view. Santa will be located at the end of the park loop. The lights in Stewart Park will also be available for viewing. If you would like to participate, please contact City Hall at 870-886-6638 or through email: firstname.lastname@example.org • This is a drive-thru event only; viewers must remain inside their vehicle. The floats will be set up in a stationary spot and viewers will drive through and look at the floats. • Vehicles will enter the park from North East Second Street; Park Road from NE Front to NE Second will be closed to traffic. • Vehicles will make the loop around the park before turning right into the parking lot located between the baseball fields where the event ends.
Catch the beautiful light display on the square!
Lights of the Ozarks illuminates Downtown Fayetteville until January 1! The lights illuminate the square each evening from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. and remain on through January 1, 2021. Winter treats, hot cocoa, and festive music make the Lights of the Ozarks an event that cannot be missed. https://www.experiencefayetteville.com/lights-of-the-ozarks
Main Street Batesville’s Old-Fashioned Christmas will take place on Friday, December 4 and Saturday, December 5. The event will include a Winter Market, live music, carolers, pop-up shops, kid activities and much more.
White River Wonderland: The famous City of Batesville Christmas light display takes over Riverside Park for community members and visitors to experience a magical holiday season on the White River! Visitors will enjoy ice skating, carriage rides, train rides, and a fantastic light show covering over 15 acres. https://experience-independence.batesvilleareaalliance.com/experience-independence/see-and-do/family-friendly-page/9/white-river-wonderland-
What: Holidays on Main is a COVID-safe winter wonderland featuring a high-tech tree, holiday scenes, lights, décor, and plenty of photo-worthy spots!Where: Union Plaza (located at Capitol Avenue and Main Street) and all along Main Street in downtown Little Rock.When: The holiday installation will be open to the public from Monday, Nov. 30 through early January.Who: You! Holidays on Main is geared toward all ages and all faiths. There is no schedule and no tickets. Just walk or drive through as you please (be respectful and keep your distance, please)