USS Razorback turns 75

On Wednesday, April 3, the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum will hold a celebration ceremony at 12 p.m. in honor of the 75th anniversary of the USS Razorback’s commissioning at Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum (AIMM) at 120 Riverfront Park Drive in North Little Rock. The keynote speaker will be retired Vice-Admiral Kenneth Floyd. Vice-Admiral Floyd hails from Lewisburg, West Virginia, and he assumed command of the U.S. Third Fleet headquartered in…

2019 Spring Break ideas in North Little Rock

Trying to find something to do over spring break? North Little Rock, Arkansas, has you covered! Everything from Alabama at Verizon Arena (plus an after-party at Four Quarter Bar) to an Arkansas Brews Cruise brewery tour; from a treat yo’self day with McCain Mall to The Great Inflatable Race. It’s the perfect time to #ExploreNLR.

Sports bring $6.75 million economic impact to North Little Rock

Sports events in North Little Rock, Arkansas, resulted in a $6.75 million economic impact last year. “More than 31,600 athletes came to North Little Rock from all over the country,” said Erica Goss, North Little Rock CVB sales manager. “Because of our facilities and central location in the U.S., but also because North Little Rock…

Work begins on new North Little Rock visitors center

Though the ground had already been “broken” a few weeks earlier, the North Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) team was excited to get together with the City of North Little Rock and its two future neighbors, Taggart Architects and the Arkansas Automobile Dealers Association, to celebrate the progress on the new 600 Main…

North Little Rock locals recognized at state tourism awards

On February 26, 2019, the Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism concluded with the annual Henry Awards, where organizations and individuals across the state are recognized for their contributions to the tourism industry. Central Arkansas Trail Alliance (CATA), an organization that has had a significant impact on tourism in North Little Rock, was nominated and won…

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in North Little Rock

If you’re coming to North Little Rock over St. Patrick’s Day weekend, then you’re lucky! There’s plenty going on all weekend all over town for you to proudly display your greenest St. Patty’s Day wear. Friday, March 15 Argenta Art Walk – Main Street, North Little Rock Cash’d Out – Four Quarter Bar EverSol –…

Groundbreaking scheduled for North Little Rock visitors center

UPDATE: This event has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 5, at 2 p.m. On February 19 at 2 p.m., the North Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau, TAGGART/Architects and Arkansas Automobile Dealers Association will gather with City of North Little Rock Mayor Joe Smith, Nabholz Construction and North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce at 600…

Deal of the Week: Ballet Arkansas Presents Fire & Rain

Don’t miss Ballet Arkansas’s Fire & Rain at UA-Pulaski Technical College’s Center for Humanities and Arts February 14 – February 17. The production will feature the iconic Romeo and Juliet balcony scene; Fiery Act III Don Quixote Suite, and a tribute to James Taylor. Get a special $10 off your tickets for one of the…

Black History Month events in North Little Rock

February is Black History Month, and UA-Pulaski Technical College’s Center for Humanities and Arts (CHARTS) in North Little Rock has a great lineup of events. All of the events are free and open to the public except Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom. The new play with gospel music tells the true story of Lynda…

#ExploreNLR hits milestone on Instagram

Thanks to hundreds of photographers – amateurs and professionals, local and visiting – we’ve now reached more than 9,000 images with the hashtag #ExploreNLR on Instagram! The North Little Rock CVB originated the hashtag in 2013 for locals to show community pride and for visitors to see the personalities and beauty of North Little Rock….