1. Little Rock Marathon
March 3 – 4
The 16th annual Little Rock Marathon provides a race for every pace, with a variety of options for runners including a marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K and a children’s race. The event also includes entertainment provided by a number of sponsors
2. Wolfe Street Oscar Watch Party
Enjoy the Academy Awards at the Robinson Center with glitz and glamour for a great cause. The Wolfe Street Foundation’s annual gala raises funds for the Wolfe Street Center, to help develop programming that educates the community about alcoholism and substance abuse.
Witness the rock musical that changed the landscape of American theater, and continues to speak loudly to audiences across generations. The Tony Award-winning production will be hosted by the Walton Arts Center.
4. Mamma Mia!
March 14 – April 8
This smash hit musical, set to the infectious songs of supergroup ABBA, has played to sold-out crowds around the globe. The production will take center stage at The Rep in Little Rock, giving audiences the chance to sing along to its phenomenal score.
5. Jason Mraz
Multiple Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Jason Mraz will take center stage at the Walton Arts Center, giving audiences a chance to experience the coffeehouse musician-turned-superstar.
6. Mountain View Bluegrass Festival
March 8 – 10
The 16th annual Mountain View Bluegrass Festival is packed with first-rate performers, including Grammy Award-winning group Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers, the Grascals and so much more.
7. Glass Blowing at Terra Studios
March 10 – December
Experience the pure magic of glass blowing at Fayetteville’s whimsical Terra Studios, home of the world famous Blue Birds of Happiness. Watch as experienced glassblowers turn glass into art, beginning
8. Tulip Extravaganza at Garvan Gardens
March 1 – April 14
Celebrate the end of winter at Garvan Gardens during this annual spring bloom time event, as more than 150,000 brilliant Dutch tulips begin to bloom. It’s the biggest display of spring color between Memphis and Dallas.
An event for all ages, the 13th annual Chilirhea cookoff features more than 30 different types of chili, as well as live music, a silent auction and a lot of fun. Proceeds are donated to Alzheimer’s Arkansas, UAMS Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Broyles Academy.
10. Cow Paddy Run
The Cow Paddy Run is a 5K and 1K fun run, held each year in Fayetteville’s Gully Park. The event is hosted by the Spark Foundation, a local nonprofit with a mission to create a positive impact on the community through increased access to health and fitness opportunities.
1. Little Rock Marathon