Turkey Day is almost here! Looking for some fun and festive activities to enjoy on or around the Thanksgiving holiday? Check out these top Thanksgiving activities across Arkansas.
Thanksgiving is an excellent time to reflect on Native American history and to learn more about indigenous cultures. What better place to do that than at the Museum of Native American History or MONAH? Explore the museum or attend any of its outstanding events.
Looking for something truly unique to do over the Thanksgiving weekend? Check out the 87th annual World Championship Duck Calling Contest and Wings Over the Prairie Festival. This incredible event has been putting Stuttgart on the map for 87 years and counting.
Burn off some of those Thanksgiving feast calories in advance by participating in the Turkey Trot 5K and Gobble Wobble. This popular event benefits the United Way of Central Arkansas so you know you’re running (or walking or wobbling) for a good cause.
The Mountain Rendezvous is a tradition at Petit Jean State Park. For the 24th year, this Thanksgiving weekend event will be a free camp that teaches survival skill essentials.
You’ve heard of Black Friday, but what about Green Friday? There’s a growing movement to encourage people to spend the day after Thanksgiving enjoying and appreciating the outdoors rather than flooding stores for holiday shopping. This year, Mammoth Spring State Park invites all to join them in celebration of Green Friday.
The Thanksgiving weekend officially kicks off the season of Christmas and other winter holidays. That means it’s time for a visit to Wonderland Tree Farm. Head to this popular local spot to find your perfect family Christmas tree.
For most of the year, Garvan Woodland Gardens is a stunning botanical garden. Beginning right around Thanksgiving, though, it launches its popular annual holiday lights display. Grab the family this Thanksgiving weekend and check out the lovely lights.
What better way to start your Thanksgiving than with a bit of exercise and fresh air? Reserve your spot for Little Rock’s Turkey Trot 5K benefiting Sheep Dog Impact Assistance.
Get a jump on your shopping for the holidays with a special event of pop-up shops at Central Mall in Wilson. As an added bonus, many of these pop-up shops are small local businesses so you’ll be supporting the local economy too.
Mountain Harbor in Mount Ida knows how to create an impeccable Thanksgiving buffet. Check out this expansive menu and be sure to book your reservations in advance.