Little Rock, Ark. — It’s time for Memorial Day summer kick-off weekend in Arkansas.
Arkansas communities hold events to remember those whose sacrifices carried forward the tradition of this day and bring families out into the late spring breeze.
little Rock Events are taking place throughout the weekend.
Zoo hosts red white and zoo Memorial Day weekend, daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Family events are planned to include pop-up animal encounters. Active and veteran military will be admitted for $6 with ID.
On Memorial Day itself, the day starts with A Memorial Day Pancake Run To benefit Team Red, White & BlueA veterans charity that will take place on May 29 at 7 a.m. at Fleet Feet Little Rock, 11525 Cantrell Rd.
Later that afternoon the Central Arkansas Gamers Alliance is hosting a potluck and board games From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Memorial Day in Allsop Park at a pavilion.
north little rock will continue to host Pulaski County Fair Open until May 29 at Riverfront Park in North Little Rock, from noon to 11 p.m. on weekends and from noon to 8 p.m. on Memorial Day
On the Saturday of the three-day weekend, the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery is seeking Volunteer to help with the flag raising 8 a.m. until it ends on May 27.
hot Springs Hot Springs Concert Band performing Memorial Day performance at 3 p.m. at Whittington Park Featuring patriotic music.
being held in the city on Sunday free memorial day fireworks Demonstration on Lake Hamilton in the dark around 9 p.m.
fort smith starting his old fort days rodeo with a rodeo parade 10 a.m. on Memorial Day on Garrison Avenue in downtown. what is the following week long rodeo through Saturday at K. Rogers Park.
GreenbrierNearby Woolley Hollow State Park has a program where you can join a park interpreter. Woolley Cabin Tour, The tour will be on May 28 from 2 to 2:30 pm. Other eventsEvents take place at the park throughout the weekend, including a lesson in edible bugs and a kayak tour.
eureka springs: Eureka Springs City and Underground Tour The Memorial Day launch will take place at 4 p.m. from Basin Spring Park. see you at 3:50 pm
Memorial Day was first observed in 1868 in memory of those killed in the American Civil War. It became an official holiday in 1971.
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