Arkansas is a state located in the Southern region of the United States. It has the mountainous regions of the Ozark and the Ouachita Mountains forming the high land area and a good number of water bodies like Mississippi River and the Arkansas Delta forming the lower land mass.
Little Rock is the capital and the largest city of Arkansas.
Other big cities and towns in Arkansas include – Fort Smith, Fayetteville, Springdale, North Little Rock, Rogers, Pine Bluff, Bentonville, Hot Springs, etc.
Arkansas offer residents and tourists a variety of opportunities for outdoor recreation as it is known as “the Natural State”.
Christmas Celebrations in Arkansas (AR) :
More than 60 communities join in the fun as Arkansas transforms into a winter wonderland beginning the week of Thanksgiving, all through the Christmas season and into the New Year.
Cities and towns across Arizona – The Natural State host official lighting ceremonies, parades, pageants and more.
If you are in the capital city of Little Rock then have a look at the Arkansas State Capitol Christmas Lighting and Holidays in the Park – Lights and Music in Downtown Little Rock.
The Little Rock parade and the Capitol lighting take place in the first weekend of December every year.
The Little Rock Zoo Christmas in the Wild is your chance to meet the Santa and help him feed the animals and enjoy special Christmas treats and activities.
Christmas Wonderland Light Display in Crossett is considered to be one of the best Christmas Light Displays in Arkansas.
In Pochontas, Arkansas you get to see the Candy Cane Lane – a Candy Cane lined streets lead to more lights, a nativity and animated light shows. Here there is the Randolph County Holiday Lights & Christmas Parade too.
Lights of the Ozarks in Fayetteville is also worth watching as the Fayetteville’s downtown square comes to life with 450,000 lights. Events around the square include carriages, camel and pony rides. Special days for choirs and parades.
In Hot Springs, there is an annual Christmas Parade, Winter Wonderland Arts & Crafts Festival and Holiday Highlights at the Garvan Woodland Gardens.
Other events in the state include – Lighting of the Square in Bentonville, Batesville Lighting & Christmas Parade, Lighting of the Courthouse & Christmas Parade in Newport, Festival of Trees in Wynne, etc,
Arkansas is also home to Christmas Tree Farms which allow for you choose and you cut, Christmas trees- you choose and we cut, Living Christmas trees (to plant later), etc.
We wish all readers Merry Christmas 2016 & Happy New Year 2017 !!!