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Little Rock's Big Jingle Jubilee is Back

Posted on November 12, 2021
After a year off in 2020, Little Rock’s Big Jingle Jubilee is back and celebrating its 50th anniversary with a brand-new format: a holiday street fair! Read More
Here's a secret that even some locals may find surprising: Little Rock is home to a thriving ethnic restaurant scene. These local favorites may be a little off the beaten path, but we promise they're worth the trek. Read More

Your Guide to Arkansas's Best Shopping

Posted on October 18, 2021
With sprawling malls, the state’s only outlet mall, and dozens of unique boutiques, there’s a shopping scene for every taste. Here’s your guide to all the must-see shopping hot spots in Little Rock. Read More

Festival of Darkness: Nighty Night 2021 Release Party

Date: 10/23/21 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
East Village

Darkness is coming. And with it, one hellacious party! Our biggest, baddest, boldest 3 Barrel-Aged 2021 batch of Nighty Night Imperial Stout makes its limited debut Oct. 23rd. The return of our most anticipated, most limited barrel-aged beer deserves a celebration as dark and dank as it's rich, boozy body. Gather your ripped plaid shirts, your chainsaws, your axes, your boots, your best post-zombie-apocalypse look and join us for the Lost Forty Brewing Festival of Darkness: Nighty Night 2021 Release Party. We'll celebrate the shorter days ahead with the release of Nighty Night 3-Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout alongside 20+ local and regional breweries pouring samples of their selections for our dark beer garden, annual Zombie Lumberjack costume contest, live music by award-winning musicians, cash prizes for best dressed zombies, a tasty lineup of central Arkansas food trucks, and of course... beer. Lost Forty Brewing is thrilled to bring you the ultimate celebration of the official beginning of dark beer season. Take advantage of the Halloween season, and get those costumes ready! NOT JUST A BEER FESTIVAL. WE’RE ALSO GIVING BACK TO OUR COMMUNITY! The Festival of Darkness is a celebration of beer, music, food, and shenanigans, but did you know it's also a fundraiser for one of our favorite local non-profits? Since 2016, we've raised over $10,000 to support Recycle Bikes for Kids' mission of providing children and adults in need the opportunity to own a bicycle. This year, we're giving away a brand new KEGERATOR to raise funds for RB4K. Each dollar donated = one entry to win*. All funds collected go directly to supporting this incredible local non-profit serving our immediate community. To learn more about Recycle Bikes for Kids, visit www.recyclebikesforkids.org. *The winner will be drawn at the end of the festival. You do not need to be present to win.

Event Information
Lost Forty Brewing
501 Byrd Street, Little Rock, AR, 72202
Pricing: $30-$200

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Little Rock Like a Local

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Central Arkansas is, well, at the center of it all. Located in the very middle of Arkansas, it serves as the state’s tourism hub and political epicenter. It comes complete with commerce centers, world-class healthcare facilities and outdoor recreational opportunities. This part of the state has a bit of everything. Once here, you’ll want to stay awhile, so sit back and enjoy the ride — and, the view.

North of the Arkansas River is the city of North Little Rock. Little Rock’s neighbor has a fun downtown vibe in its Argenta Arts District. It is home to the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum, the only museum in the intercontinental United States to have World War II bookends. The USS Hoga tugboat was instrumental at Pearl Harbor, and the USS Razorback submarine was present at the Tokyo Bay surrender. Step further back in time at the Old Mill, the Gone With the Wind opening scene backdrop. Standing on the river bank is Verizon Arena, home to concerts and sporting events.

Explore Downtown

Unique Neighborhoods:

People often refer to a city’s downtown as its heartbeat. Little Rock’s is certainly alive and well, and celebrating with much fanfare. This revitalized area has been one of the city’s crowning jewels. Situated on the Arkansas River banks, downtown Little Rock is anchored by a beautifully restored and renovated Robinson Center Performance Hall and the William Jefferson Clinton Presidential Center and Park. In between, you’ll find layers of history and heritage mixed with culture and contemporary style.

Explore Midtown

Unique Neighborhoods:

Located in the center of Little Rock, Midtown is a wonderful collection of old and new, and has earned every bit of its unique personality. This district is full of landmark restaurants, new cafes, popular wine bars and quirky coffee shops. The streets are lined with beautiful historic homes, quaint shops, and friendly folks nestled in several Little Rock neighborhoods. In the middle of it all, you’ll find shopping malls, retail centers, the Little Rock Zoo and War Memorial Park.

Explore Airport

Adjacent to the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport, Little Rock’s Industrial Park and the local port authority, this area's food scene means blue plate diners and historic restaurants. It’s a culinary option worth exploring.

Explore West

West Little Rock is a way of life with its majestic homes, upscale restaurants, numerous shopping venues and an IMAX theater. Further west along tree-lined roads sits the enchanting Wildwood Park for the Performing Arts. It’s a bit of hustle and bustle, with a touch of elegance and finesse.

Explore Southwest

Celebrated for its diverse culture, Southwest Little Rock is the city’s largest district in size. It’s home to many ethnic restaurants and groceries specializing in Indian, Asian and Spanish cuisine, as well as great soul food offerings. It is also home to Pulaski Technical College Culinary Arts and Hospitality Institute with a number of specialty classes for the public in addition to its education program. It’s neighbor, the Outlets of Little Rock, is Arkansas’s first outlet mall and worth the spree.

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