To celebrate all things “local,” Arkansas cities and organizations located within the 501 area code are teaming up for an area-wide celebration on May 1, known as “501 Day.” We hope you’ll join us in North Little Rock for special events and discounts all weekend!
Things to Do
- 501 Day Disc Golf Tournament
- 501 Day Kids Fun Day Play Day
- Argenta Branch Library 501 Day Celebration
- Argenta Farmers Market
- ASE Tournament at Burns Park
- Ballet Arkansas Presents Live at the Plaza
- Burns Park ASA Ron Heller Cup and Funfest Jamboree
- Clean Up with Keep North Little Rock Beautiful
- Community Vaccine Clinic – North of the River
- St. Joseph Farm Stand & Tours
Funland in Burns Park
Funland Amusement Park (in Burns Park) is offering special 501 Day discounts on Saturday, May 1!
- Unlimited Ride Admission for $5.01 ($12 Value)
- Hot Dog Combo (Hot Dog, Chips, Drink and Dessert) for $5.01
- Nacho Combo (Nachos, Drink and Dessert) for $5.01
Funland is open from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturdays. For more information, call 906-6300 or visit the website here.
Address: 25 Funland Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118
Burns Park Golf Course
The Burns Park Golf Course in North Little Rock is offering a discount for 501 Day!
After 2:00 p.m., green fees will be reduced to $5.01. Golf cart rental will be at regular pricing.
For more information, call 906-6400 or visit their website here.
Address: 30 Championship Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118
Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum
The Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum is offering $5.01 deals for tours of the USS Razorback and the Hoga tugboat!
More information about this event and others, can be found at the museum’s website here.
Address: 120 Riverfront Park Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72114
North Little Rock Welcome Center
The North Little Rock Welcome Center, located in downtown North Little Rock, is the place to go for all things North Little Rock! Whether you want to learn more about our beautiful city, find things to do, where to eat or where to stay, or just want to shop locally-made products, the North Little Rock Welcome Center is your one-stop shop.
On 501 Day (May 1st), the North Little Rock Welcome Center is offering a special discount of $5.01 off purchases of $25 or more in-store (10 a.m. – 3 p.m.) or online.
Address: 600 Main Street, Ste. 120, North Little Rock, AR 72114
Eat My Catfish
Eat My Catfish in North Little Rock will be offering a cooked crawfish special on May 1st! To help #Celebrate501, customers can get 5.01 lbs of cooked crawfish for $25! For information on hours and location, please visit their website.
Address: 4216 E. McCain Blvd., North Little Rock, AR 72116
Nana’s Organix Grocery Store
Nana’s Organix Grocery Store is a local grocery store and restaurant in North Little Rock with healthy options, including vegetarian and vegan.
To help #Celebrate 501, Nana’s Organix is offering $5.01 Chicken nugget and French fries basket (regular & vegan available), and they will be offering 5.01 off any $25 grocery purchase.
Find out more about Nana’s Organix and this deal on their Facebook page.
The Boil Food Truck
The Boil Seafood Truck is offering some great 5.01 day deals!
1 lb.Crawfish & Egg $5.01
Reginas Sweet Heat Truck-$5.01
Cheese Burger & Water – $5.01.
There will also be a Pop-Up shop there on May 1st. To find out more about The Boil, follow them on Facebook.
Address: 601 W. 4th Street, North Little Rock, AR 72114
Things to Do
Ballet Arkansas Presents Live at the Plaza
A two-weekend educational and performance program in May 2021 at Argenta Plaza at 510 Main Street in North Little Rock. The program will launch Saturday, May 1.Click here for schedule and details.
Held the first and third weekends of May 2021, Ballet Arkansas Presents Live at the Plaza is sponsored by the North Little Rock CVB, the City of North Little Rock, First Orion, ACANSA Arts Festival of the South, Taggart Architects, Fit 2 Live and the Argenta Downtown Council.
Ballet Arkansas Presents Live at the Plaza live performances will include works of classical and contemporary dance by world-renowned choreographers and make use of the stage, water features and open space in Argenta Plaza. Recreational classes, sponsored by ACANSA, will be accessible for all ages and abilities. Reservations are not required.
Address: 510 Main Street, North Little Rock, AR 72114
ASE Tournament at Burns Park
May 1 and May 2, the ASE Top Gun baseball tournament will be at Burns Park in North Little Rock, and there’s still time to sign up!
Burns Park ASA Ron Heller Cup and Funfest Jamboree
The Ron Heller Cup & Funfest Jamboree is Arkansas Soccer Association’s annual end of year recreational tournament for ages 8U-19U Boys & Girls recreational teams.
Held at beautiful Burns Park with an abundance of sunshine, food trucks and good soccer May 1 – May 2, you won’t want to miss this tournament.
For more information, click here.
Clean up with Keep North Little Rock Beautiful
Be a part of the 2021 Great North Little Rock Clean Up!
May 1st, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Recruit a group, choose your area, register online here.
Organized by Keep North Little Rock Beautiful.
501 Kids Fun Day Play Day
Raymond Brock with Humble Living presents 501 Kids Fun Day Play Day. This free event will be held at Glenview Community Center located at 4800 East 19th Street in North Little Rock, on Saturday, May 1st, 10:30am to 1:30pm. Come join us for Nerf Wars, Dodgeball, and free food!
For more information, please contact Raymond Brock at (501) 541-6913 or Glenview Community Center: (501) 945-2921.
Address: 4800 E. 19th Street, North Little Rock, AR 72117
Argenta Farmers Market
The Argenta Farmers Market is located in the historic Argenta Arts District of downtown North Little Rock, Arkansas.
The Argenta Farmers Market will be open from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 1, at the new Argenta Plaza (510 Main Street) with fresh produce in season, including locally-grown vegetables, fruit, flowers, pasture-raised meat, poultry and dairy, and locally produced jams, jellies, bread, and candy, and more.
More information about the Argenta Farmers Market can be found here.
St. Joseph Farm Stand & Tours
St. Joseph Center of Arkansas is celebrating 501 Day with multiple offerings on Saturday, May 1st! The SJ Farm Stand will be open from 9am-1pm and will give a $5.01 discount on all purchases over $25. There will also be special merchandise available for $5.01 and the grill will be fired up to offer sack lunches for $5.01. Don’t forget outdoor yoga class (suggested donation $5.01), Come visit with the farm animals and tour the garden and grounds. Tours of the historic former orphanage will also take place from 9am-1pm for $5.01 per person. May 1st is May Day and Feast of St. Joseph the Worker so it’s a natural for SJCA to truly celebrate! Hope you’ll join us. To find out more about the St. Joseph Center, visit their website.
Address: 6800 Camp Robinson Rd., North Little Rock, AR 72118
Argenta Branch Library 501 Day Celebration
Argenta Branch Library hosts the Diamond Garrison of the 501st Legion for a 501 Day Celebration and Special Storytime in downtown Argenta on May 1.
The outside event features stories for children and photo opportunities with Star Wars universe characters for all ages from 2:15 to 4 p.m. at Laman Library’s Argenta Branch.
Address: 420 Main Street, North Little Rock, AR 72114
501 Disc Golf Tournament
Celebrate 501 (area code) by participating in our 18-Hole, 2-person 4-ball (best score) tournament on the White Course for only $5.01. funds will benefit the One Heart Playground in Burns Park (an inclusive playground for kids of all ages and abilities).
Day of Tournament:
11-12 — Player check-in
12:30 pm — Player Meeting
1:00 pm — shotgun start
Commemorative discs will be available for $10.
Community Vaccine Clinic – North of the River
Join us this Saturday, May 1 for our COVID-19 Community Vaccination Clinic – North of the River at Simmons Bank Arena!
YOU WILL GET A CHANCE TO ENTER TO WIN 2 TICKETS TO SEE ERIC CHURCH ON MARCH 26TH, 2022 AT SIMMONS BANK ARENA!
Saturday, May 1 from 8am – 4pm
For more details on how to make an appointment to receive a vaccination, call (501) 526-2211 or go to VaccineSignup.UAMS.edu/mobileclinic
Address: 1 Simmons Bank Arena Dr., North Little Rock, AR 72114
Are you a North Little Rock business or organization that wants to participate in 501 Day? Find out more here.