• RiverMarketBlogs

    Last post : 6/17/2022

  • Jazz in the Park returns in September

    Posted on August 26, 2021
    If you like jazz, you’ll love Jazz in the Park, featuring local musicians and their soulful tunes. Read More
  • Little Rock Farmers' Market

    Posted on August 16, 2021
    For some, the River Market district is the lifeblood of Little Rock’s downtown scene. For others, it’s a place to do business, a place to grab a marvelous meal, meet up with friends or catch some great Arkansas live music. No matter who you are, the River Market district is a good time. Read More
  • Grab a Cup from the Best Local Coffee Shops in Little Rock

    Posted on April 6, 2021
    Little Rock is fueled by the numerous independent coffee shops located around the city. Recent years have seen a surge in high-quality, independent shops opening in almost every neighborhood, and here are some of the best! Read More
  • Go small this holiday season

    Posted on November 20, 2018
    These days, what’s really big to us are the small things. We’re all about authentic experiences – how we travel, what we eat and where we shop. The holiday season is no exception. We enjoy getting out in the hustle and bustle of it all, on quests to find that special something that will create memories Read More
  • Give thanks by giving

    Posted on November 20, 2018
    With Thanksgiving upon us, what better way to celebrate thankfulness than by donating for those in need? The River Market and Arkansas Blood Institute have teamed up to host a special blood drive in the market pavilions Wednesday, November 21, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM. Read More
  • Party in the pavilions

    Posted on October 5, 2018
    It’s back! The 3rd Locally Labeled Pavilion Party delivers the fun and games Thursday, October 11, in the River Market Pavilions. This event celebrates greater Little Rock’s adult beverage scene, including local craft breweries, wineries and an award-winning distillery. Read More
  • To market we go

    Posted on September 9, 2018
    There’s just something about a Saturday stroll through a farmers’ market. Fresh produce, craft vendors and live music. Read More
  • The vibes are back

    Posted on September 5, 2018
    What’s not to love about local jazz music? The bi-annual Jazz in the Park concert series is back Wednesdays in September. Read More
  • Little Rock, big nod

    Posted on August 7, 2018
    It’s nice when people notice how awesome Little Rock is, and when research back it up, that’s just icing on the cake. Read More
  • Ten ways to tour your town

    Posted on August 7, 2018
    How many times have you actually spent been a tourist in your town? Before summer winds down and back-to-school mode sets in, now is the perfect time to discover — or perhaps rediscover — some of Little Rock’s treasures waiting to be explored. Read More
  • MINI Takes the Rock

    Posted on July 13, 2018
    Little Rock is gearing up to host more than 500 MINIs Monday, July 16, as part of the nine-day nationwide car convoy “MINI TAKES THE STATES 2018: Rally to the Rockies.” Read More
  • Freedom and fun on the Fourth

    Posted on July 3, 2018
    Observing America’s independence is a time-honored tradition. We remember the price paid for freedoms we enjoy today, and honoring that with ceremonies, concerts, fireworks and more. Little Rock hosts a number of special events this July 4 with multiple celebrations, most of which are free. Read More
  • Find directions with ease

    Posted on July 3, 2018
    Whether you’re downtown for a Sunday afternoon stroll, a weekday meeting, a Saturday night event, or in town on summer vacation, navigating the area just got easier thanks to modern technology. Read More
  • Kick it up a notch

    Posted on July 3, 2018
    Thousands of gis and colored belts descend upon downtown July 9-15 as Little Rock welcomes the return of the annual ATA World Expo. Held each year in Arkansas’s capital city, the event draws martial artists from around the globe for classes and competitions. Read More
  • Jam in East Village

    Posted on June 6, 2018
    Little Rock’s most recent up-and-coming neighborhood is already making a name for itself. Located east of Interstate 30, the East Village is a buzz of activity. Local businesses, eclectic eateries, and even a school are slated for residence. Read More
  • Movies in the Park returns

    Posted on June 5, 2018
    Nothing says summer like free outdoor movies in Riverfront Park, and this may be the best schedule yet! Read More
  • Farmers' Market is a feast of fun, freshness

    Posted on May 22, 2018
    It’s full on freshness mode every Saturday through September at the 44th Annual Little Rock Farmers' Market. Read More
  • 'Retrocation' summer fun awaits in Little Rock

    Posted on May 10, 2018
    There's something special about family road trips. They are filled with adventure, chaos, fun and more creating memories that last a lifetime. Read More
  • Wine Country: Meet Little Rock

    Posted on May 7, 2018
    Recently, Little Rock welcomed a travel writer who had long had the capital city on his radar. Read More
  • Jazz in the Park returns

    Posted on March 28, 2018
    The return of this popular, free local jazz concert series is music to our ears. Entering its sixth season, Jazz in the Park celebrates musicians in Little Rock's jazz scene. Read More
  • Springfest is in the air

    Posted on March 26, 2018
    Spring has sprung, and so has the third annual Springfest hosted this year by Museum of Discovery in the River Market District. It wouldn't be a complete museum takeover without a little awesome science. Read More
  • Easter Sunrise Service is April 1

    Posted on March 23, 2018
    Join the 30th Annual Community Easter Sunrise Service Sunday, April 1 at 7 AM at First Security Amphitheater along the peaceful Arkansas River. Read More
  • Little Rock takes international stage

    Posted on March 6, 2018
    People from around the world now have a glimpse of what locals have long known — Little Rock is a Big Gem. Read More
  • Feel "Brand New" in Little Rock

    Posted on March 6, 2018
    Little Rock is alive in a Big way. Here in Arkansas’s capital city, we celebrate... Read More
  • River Market gets bazaar

    Posted on March 2, 2018
    What could be more fun than a day of unique shopping? We think one that’s unique and bizarre, of course. Read More
  • Hear ye, hear ye - Marathon begins its quest

    Posted on February 20, 2018
    Known for its fun themes, this year’s “What’s Your Quest” medieval spin is sure to please. Read More
  • President’s Day calls for presidential tour

    Posted on February 19, 2018
    As America celebrates and honors those who have held our nation’s highest office, now is the perfect time to... Read More
  • Clinton Center features Louisiana Purchase artifacts

    Posted on February 8, 2018
    Artifacts of the original Louisiana Purchase and the story of its Arkansas beginnings are the focus of a new display at the Clinton Presidential Center through March 4. Read More
  • Adventure awaits: Plan your time off

    Posted on January 2, 2018
    When asked, most people would say they would like to travel more, but... Read More
  • Little Rock, big year

    Posted on January 2, 2018
    There was nothing little about 2017 in terms of some capital city accolades... Read More
  • Locally Labeled-Your passport to fun

    Posted on December 28, 2017
    Keep it local. That’s what we do in Greater Little Rock. If you enjoy custom-made, artisan-crafted, locally-produced products, Locally Labeled is... Read More
  • Cue up your countdown

    Posted on December 26, 2017
    It’s a question you may ask yourself at every year’s end. How will you ‘out with the old, and in with the new... Read More
  • See merry, and bright

    Posted on December 22, 2017
    Have you seen all of the amazing holiday lights this season? Well, if not... Read More
  • Give the gift of Little Rock

    Posted on December 19, 2017
    Little Rock has so many unique stores and boutiques nestled in every neighborhood, it's easy to give a gift that can only be found in Arkansas’s capital city. Read More
  • USS Little Rock commissioning makes national history

    Posted on December 12, 2017
    For the first time in the U.S. Navy’s 242-year history, a brand new naval ship will be commissioned in Buffalo, New York, Saturday December 16, alongside its original namesake. Read More
  • Nog your socks off!

    Posted on December 6, 2017
    Did someone say eggnog? Don't miss one of the hottest holiday events in town. Read More
  • Les Miserables returns to Robinson Center

    Posted on November 29, 2017
    The wait is over to see one of the most beloved musical productions of all time. Read More
  • Jingle all the way to Little Rock’s holiday parade

    Posted on November 22, 2017
    Mark your calendar for the annual Big Jingle Jubilee Holiday Parade Saturday, December 2. Read More
  • Think big, shop small

    Posted on November 16, 2017
    Shopping for special gifts will be easy Saturday, November 25 as the River Market will host a holiday block party featuring favorite retailers and restaurants during Small Business Saturday, a pop-up festival offering small shopping and big fun. Read More
  • Downtown is aglow this season

    Posted on November 16, 2017
    Thanks to many private donations by individuals and businesses, the Downtown Little Rock Partnership has secured more than $35,000 to bring a 40-ft. white fir tree from the Pacific Northwest to the Capitol Plaza at Capitol Avenue and Main Street. Read More
  • Arkansas celebrates America's 42nd president 25 years later

    Posted on November 10, 2017
    This month marks the 25th anniversary of President William Jefferson Clinton’s 1992 electoral victory. Read More
  • Honoring our veterans

    Posted on November 9, 2017
    Veteran’s Day is a time to remember the sacrifices our military heroes have made for our nation, and to thank them for their courageous service. Read More
  • Locally Labeled Pavilion Party returns to River Market

    Posted on October 23, 2017
    Get ready to party like a local in the River Market pavilions Thursday, October 26. Join our favorite local craft breweries, wineries and the state’s first legal distillery since prohibition for the second anniversary of Locally Labeled in Greater Little Rock. Read More
  • Little Rock Salutes finale rocks!

    Posted on October 18, 2017
    As the “Little Rock Salutes” military band concert series comes to a close, you’ll want to make plans to attend the grand finale Friday, October 20 with the US Navy Band Southeast Pride Rock Band. Read More
  • Ready, set, chop!

    Posted on October 16, 2017
    Want to know more about Little Rock’s food scene? “CHOP the ROCK” is a new cooking show featuring local chefs sharing their culinary passions. Read More
  • Blue Canoe Brewing set to expand

    Posted on October 9, 2017
    Three cheers for our Locally Labeled partner, Blue Canoe Brewing! The River Market microbrewery recently announced plans to expand its current operations to a facility at 1637 East 15th Street. Read More
  • World record Tesla coil sparks new partnership

    Posted on October 5, 2017
    The Museum of Discovery and Entergy Arkansas have partnered to power the museum's Guinness World Record musical bi-polar Tesla coil. Read More
  • Sculpture garden expansion opens

    Posted on October 5, 2017
    On Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, city leaders, dignitaries and the public gathered to celebrate the dedication of the 5,600-square-foot expansion of the Vogel Schwartz Sculpture Garden in Riverfront Park and to officially kick off Little Rock’s Arts and Culture Month. Read More
  • Label yourself a local

    Posted on August 22, 2017
    Keep it local. That’s what we do in Greater Little Rock. If you enjoy custom-made, artisan-crafted, locally-produced products, the Locally Labeled passport is a great way for you to explore our homegrown craft breweries, wineries and award-winning distillery. Read More
  • Robinson Center earns gold LEED certification

    Posted on August 20, 2017
    The recently restored, renovated and expanded Robinson Center has earned a ‘Gold’ LEED certification. Read More