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 the city’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

Central Arkansas Pride
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.

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.

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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8 of Little Rock's Best Hikes

Posted on May 12, 2022
Little Rock is a city surrounded by nature, so finding the right spot for a hike is never hard. We've got you covered whether you're looking for a leisurely stroll or a strenuous hike. This list is in order of difficulty, with the hikes getting more challenging the further down the list they appear. Read More

The Top 6 Stops on the "President Clinton's Little Rock" Self-Guided Tour

Posted on May 03, 2022
You may not know a lot about Little Rock, but chances are you’ve at least heard of our most famous former resident: President Bill Clinton. Explore the sites that shaped him and, in turn, shaped America. Read More

The Top 5 Stops on Little Rock's Military History Tour

Posted on May 03, 2022
Little Rock is full of monuments, memorials, and museums dedicated to those who have served our country and sacrificed for its freedom. From the Army and Air Force, the National Guard and Navy, Little Rock is a city where America’s military history will never be forgotten…nor will it fade away. Read More