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Hot Springs Music Festivals Set for Labor Day Weekend

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Labor Day weekend in Hot Springs will contain not one, but two, music festivals, according to a news release. Donít miss the 26th annual Hot Springs JazzFest and the 21st annual Hot Springs Blues Festival. JazzFest is set for August 31 to September 4. Some JazzFest events are free; for the paid events, tickets may cost up to $35. Concerts and events will [...]

Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa Sold to Little Rock Group

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The Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa, the largest hotel in the state, has been sold to a Little Rock group, according to a news release. Sky Capital Group LP of Little Rock bought The Arlington, located at 239 Central Avenue in Hot Springs National Park, from Southwest Hotels Inc., according to a release from The Arlington. The purchase was a private t[...]

Oaklawn Announces Spa Blast Headliner

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If you’re an Aerosmith fan, you’ll be pretty pumped for this news. An Aerosmith tribute band will be the headline act at the 26th Annual Spa Blast at the Oaklawn Infield at 2705 Central Avenue in Hot Springs July 3, according to a news release. Local groups like Spa City Young Bloods, Mayday by Midnight, John Calvin Brewer Band and R&R will warm th[...]

May I Offer you a Bottled H2O?

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    The Mountain Valley Spring Water Company located in Hot Springs, Arkansas, has been named the official water of New Orleans-based Glo Airlines. According to KARK beginning this month, GLO passengers will be offered a complimentary bottle of water. Glo Airlines provides flights to New Orleans, Little Rock, Memphis, Shreveport, Huntsv[...]

Old-growth forests at Hot Springs National Park

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Zoie Clift, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Shelley Todd, Natural Resource Program Manager for Hot Springs National Park, has sent news about the Dogwood, Goat Rock, and Sunset trails at the park. Sections of these trails have been formally dedicated into the Old-Growth Forest Network, a national network of protected native forests[...]

Racing season opens at Oaklawn

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Zoie Clift, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism This year marks the 113th season of live racing at Oaklawn in Hot Springs. Oaklawn is not only Arkansas's only Thoroughbred racing venue, it holds title as one of the top tracks in the nation. The venue, which is located at 2705 Central Avenue, is open year-round for simulcasting and elec[...]