As June heats up, there are plenty of cool events coming to Hot Springs. Here is a sampling of events AY Magazine recommends. For a full calendar of events, log on to hotsprings.org.
8th Annual Hot Springs Fishing Challenge – May 1-July 31
The eighth annual Hot Springs Fishing Challenge on Lakes Hamilton and Catherine in Hot Springs is back and it’s going to be the biggest ever.
Steuart Pennington’s World Championship Running of the Tubs – Saturday, June 1, 9 a.m.
World-Famous Bathhouse Row in the Downtown Historic District will be the scene of the 14th annual Running of the Tubs, Hot Springs’ famous bathtub races, and for just the second time with the World Championship at stake. Spectators are encouraged to bring water guns and balloons! For more information call (501) 321-2227.
Hot Springs Music Festival – June 2-15
The Hot Springs Music Festival is celebrating 24 years of bringing world-class music to town.
Garvan Rocks! – June 22, 9-10:30 a.m.
At Garvan Woodland Gardens, local artist Sissy Hubbard will share the generations-old tradition of drawing on stones. Kids and families will create their own Garvan Rocks and can hide them in the Gardens for others to find. Registration required; $10 per person, per class Register online at garvangardens.org.