4th of July weekend in North Little Rock

Need something to do to celebrate the weekend for the Fourth of July? Here are some fun things to do over the holiday weekend in North Little Rock!

We’ve also just got in some new arrivals at the North Little Rock Welcome Center to help you celebrate! Check out our new Arkansas tees, Dogtown tank tops, reusable shopping bags and travel blankets.

4th of July Fireworks Watch Party

Dickey-Stephens Park, 400 W. Broadway Street, North Little Rock AR 72114

Looking for the perfect spot to watch the fireworks on July 4th? How about the ballpark! Dickey-Stephens Park will be open starting at 7 PM this Sunday, July 4th. Admission is free and limited concessions will be available. All bags entering the ballpark must comply with the Travelers Clear Bag Policy: https://atmilb.com/3wHxveA

Live music at Four Quarter Bar

415 Main St., North Little Rock, AR 72114

Four Quarter Bar in the Argenta Arts District has some fun music lined up for Fourth of July weekend!

Friday, 9 p.m. – The Crumbs

Saturday, 9 p.m. – The Blues All Star Band

Sunset kayak tour to watch fireworks

Rock Town River Outfitters invites you to their Annual Fourth of July party on Sunday, July 4:

  • Open at 9am plus 10% off kayak rentals ALL DAY
  • Starting at 2pm at the boathouse – food, drinks, inflatables & games
  • A one-of-a-kind sunset tour with entertainment from all of the fireworks we can see from the river. Book by calling (501)831-0548.

Watch baseball at the 42nd Busch Softball Classic

4080 Joe Poch Rd., North Little Rock, AR 72118

The 2021 Busch Softball Classic will be held on July 2 – 4.

It has become a lasting testament to the wonderful sport of softball. The Busch Softball Classic is about to start its 42nd year.

Founded in 1979 as a fundraiser for a class A team from Arkansas, the Classic had humble beginnings with 32 teams. Now over 2,700 teams from 39 states have participated and the tournament has grown into a softball showcase of fiercely competitive men’s & women’s teams of all classifications from all over the USA! Some of the greatest players, coaches, & sponsors ever known have been a part of this event.

Enjoy some laughs with Argenta’s own comedy act

301 Main Street, North Little Rock, AR, 72114

Just Shut Up and Drive is a two-act original comedy performed by The Main Thing comedy trio at The Joint Comedy Theater in North Little Rock. The Fertles are sick of being cooped up at home in Dumpster, Arkansas, so the entire family decides to take a road trip to California and put the Coronavirus behind them.

Catch a performance at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 2, or Saturday, July 3. All seating is reserved. If you purchase tickets online your seats will be chosen based on availability.

You may call the box office at 501-372-0205

Learn about U.S. Naval history at the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum

120 Riverfront Park Dr., North Little Rock, AR 72114

Their fireworks watch party for Sunday night is sold out, but Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum is the place to be if you want to learn about American naval history, particularly World War II. Tour the submarine USS Razorback, the tugboat Hoga and view naval artifacts Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Show off your axe-throwing skills at Take Aim Axe Throwing

500 North Magnolia Street, North Little Rock, AR 72114

Recreational axe throwing in North Little Rock, Arkansas. Ages 14 and up; all participants must follow safety rules, throw in a safe manner and teens must have guardian or parent present. Proud member of World Axe Throwing League (WATL).

HOURS OF OPERATION: Friday, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., Saturday 2 p.m. – 10 p.m. Bookings are encouraged, but walk-ins are also welcome.

Take a ride on a METRO streetcar

METRO streetcars are FREE to ride! Hop on in the Argenta Arts District in front of Laman Library’s Argenta Branch, at Bishop Lindsey Avenue and Main, or on Maple & Broadway.