Life in Little Rock

Little Rock, Arkansas, is the state's center for culture, economics, education, entertainment, government, medicine, and transportation.

Below are some of the diverse cultural and entertainment attractions in Little Rock:


  • Aerospace Education Center
  • Arkansas Repertory Theatre
  • Arkansas Capitol
  • Black Hall of Fame
  • IMAX Theatre
  • Museum of Discovery
  • Old State House Museum
  • Riverfront Park
  • UALR Planetarium
  • Arkansas Arts Center
  • Old Mill
  • Historic Arkansas Museum
  • Central High Museum and Visitor Center
  • Little Rock Zoo
  • Arkansas Symphony Orchestra
  • Pinnacle Mountain State Park
  • River Market District
  • Wildwood Park for the Performing Arts


Some of Little Rock's annual special events are:

  • Arkansas River Blues Festival
  • Big Downtown Thursdays
  • Boo at the Zoo
  • Greek Food Festival
  • Jazz lights Celebration
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration
  • Pops on the River
  • Riverfest


Whatever your interests, Little Rock has something for you.

If you are interested in continuing your education, opportunities to receive a graduate and postgraduate degree are available in the central Arkansas area.

The Little Rock business community is very supportive of the Little Rock School District and participates in a number of programs that benefit students and teachers.

Citizens and parents in the Little Rock School District lend their support as well. In fact, volunteer time totals more than 500,000 hours annually. Voters approved a millage increase to fund needed facility renovations, repairs, and additions, as well as a dedicated fund for maintenance and technology enhancements for both instruction and administration.