LGBTQ

If you're big on love, you're big on Little Rock

See Little Rock the way locals do: a dynamic and diverse city that welcomes its LGBTQ visitors and residents alike. Expand your perspective with thecity’s arts scene or explore the city’s historic attractions and outdoor offerings Grab your helmet and pedal any of the city’s 1,200 miles of cycling tails, and when you’re done, settle in for a meal in one our incredible restaurants.




Annual and Biennial Events

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Central Arkansas Pride Fest, October 16, 2021

Held annually in October, Central Arkansas Pride Fest is a celebration of love, community, and individuality. The day includes a parade through downtown Little Rock and a festival featuring local artists, drag performers, musicians, and vendors.



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The Kaleidoscope LGBTQ+ Film Festival

Kaleidoscope is a celebration of LGBTQ+ films, filmmakers, and stories with a mission to provide innovative and unique programming that will engage the hearts and minds of audiences in Arkansas and across the south. Kaleidoscope celebrates the diversity of the LGBTQ+ community and filmmakers and showcases the power of film to transform the lives and opinions of those both inside and outside the LGBTQ+ community.



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Diamond State Rodeo

Save a horse, ride a…well, a horse at the Diamond State Rodeo. Typically held every other spring, the Diamond State Rodeo carries on the long tradition of LGBTQ horsemanship in Arkansas and the south. The event takes place at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds and features classes, a mechanical bull, vendors, and a designated “kids zone” for the cowboys and cowgirls in the making.



Want to know more about the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau's commitment to equality? You can read our equity statement here.

LGBTQ Owned Businesses

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LGBTQ Nightlife

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Mark Your Calendars for These Fall Events

Posted on September 16, 2021
With summer coming to a close, Little Rock is gearing up for one of the most exciting times of the year: the fall festival season. There’s no better time to visit the city than when cooler temperatures make for weekends full of family-friendly, foodie fun. With a calendar that’s almost overflowing with festivals, we took the liberty of making this handy guide to treating yourself (and your tummy!) right this fall. Read More
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4 Reasons to Be Big on Little Rock this Fall

Posted on September 09, 2021
If you're big on fall, you're big on Little Rock. Here are four ways to have some fall fun in Little Rock. Read More
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Jazz in the Park Returns in September

Posted on August 26, 2021
Jazz in the Park returns on September 1! Sponsored by the LRCVB in partnership with the Art Porter Music Education, Inc. (APME), Jazz in the Park celebrates local musicians in Little Rock’s jazz scene. Read More